Certified Electrician

Date Posted: October 26, 2017
Job Location: Manning
Job Type: Full Time
Start: Immediately
Company: West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd.
Website: www.westfraser.com
Address: PO Box 370, Manning, Alberta, Canada T0H 2M0

Job Description

West Fraser is a leading diversified North American forest
products company that is listed on the TSX. Recognized as one of
Canada’s 10 Most Admired Corporate Cultures and one of Canada’s 10
Best Companies to Work For, West Fraser is a growing company
looking for talented people to be part of our team. We were
recently named for the fifth time as one of Canada’s Top 100
Employers and one of Canada’s Best Employer for Recent Graduates.
Our Manning Forest Products Division, located in Manning Alberta
has an immediate opening for an exceptional:

Certified Electrician

Reporting to the Electrical Supervisor, the Electrician will be
a key player in a company-wide continuous improvement effort
through daily use of troubleshooting, predictive and preventative
maintenance strategies. As a member of this high performing team
you will be responsible for all machinery and duties including:

  • Maintain a safe work environment
  • Ensure consistent operations of all electrical equipment
  • Verification and documentation of repairs

Our ideal Electrician candidate possesses:

  • Several years of experience as an electrician
  • A valid journeyman or inter-provincial certification is
  • Mechanical, Hydraulic and Pneumatic knowledge and aptitude
  • Experience in an industrial environment with VFDs, PLCs, MCCs,
  • Experience with Delta RMC motion control
  • Strong organizational, and communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and team building skills
  • Demonstrated problem solving, troubleshooting and analytical
  • Valid AB  driver’s license

West Fraser believes strongly in promoting from within and we
are looking for individuals who are interested in a full-time,
long-term career. We offer an excellent compensation package
including a competitive wage, excellent benefits and an outstanding
pension plan.

Manning Forest Products is a sawmill located approximately 280
kilometers north of Grande Prairie, Alberta. The town is situated
around the scenic Notikewin River that provides an idyllic backdrop
for the tree lined streets, an abundance of flower stands and
pedestrian friendly streets. Medical, educational and retail
services are provided to the approximate 1400 residents along with
a pool, ball diamonds, curling and hockey facilities, golf course
and river walking trails. Manning is known as the land of the
mighty moose and the area surrounding Manning is a paradise for
hunting, fishing, quadding and snowmobiling.

Interested applicants should apply online by sending their
resume, cover letter, and proof of qualifications in
confidence.  To apply, click on our job ad at www.westfraser.com/jobs and
then click “apply now” in green at the top of the

We thank all candidates for their interest, only those
selected for an interview will be contacted.

  • Minimum experience: 0 to 1 year
  • Minimum educational level: Grade 12 or Equivalent
  • Language: English