Journeyperson Electrician

Date Posted: November 09, 2017
Job Location: Edson
Job Type: Full Time
Start: Immediately
Company: West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd.
Address: 53115 Highway 47 PO Box 6810, Edson, Alberta, Canada T7E 1V2

Job Description

Listed on the TSX, West Fraser is a leading diversified North
American forest products company. Recognized for the fourth
time as one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers and one of Canada’s Best
Employers for Recent Graduates for 2017, we continue to grow. Are
you interested in working for a company that offers both a
challenging work environment and a rewarding career path? Our Edson
Sawmill located in Edson, Alberta has an immediate opening for


You will be a key player in the company-wide continuous
improvement effort through daily use of troubleshooting,
predictive, and preventive maintenance strategies.

Responsibilities include:

  • Maintaining a safe work environment
  • Ensuring consistent operations of all electrical equipment in
    the sawmill
  • Verification and document repairs
  • Monitoring product quality and providing feedback
  • PLC (Programmable Logic Controller)
  • Preventative maintenance
  • Troubleshooting for various pieces of equipment

Our ideal candidate will have:

  • Several years of experience as an Electrician
  • Candidates must possess a Red Seal Certificate
  • A valid Journeyman or Inter-Provincial Certification is
  • Strong organizational and communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and team building skills
  • Demonstrated problem solving, troubleshooting and analytical
  • Weekend and/or shift work would be required
  • Valid AB driver’s license

Considered a strong asset:

  • Previous experience working in a sawmill or an industrial

West Fraser is currently looking for individuals who are
interested in a full time long-term career. We offer an excellent
compensation package including: a competitive salary, excellent
benefits, and an outstanding pension plan. Our employees can expect
a challenging, stable, safe work environment with career
development opportunities.

Edson is located 2 hours west of Edmonton and 2 hours east of
Jasper National Park. Edson is a growing community of approximately
9,000 permanent residents and has a full range of recreational and
cultural facilities. People from Edson enjoy outdoor hockey,
camping, hiking, hunting, fishing, downhill and cross country
skiing, curling, kayaking, golfing and various outdoor and indoor
activities. With a friendly “small town” atmosphere and some great
recreational and cultural facilities, once you get a taste of
living in Edson you’ll be hooked.

If this position sounds like the career for you, apply at click “apply
now” in green at the top of the page.

For more information on West Fraser and our current
opportunities, visit our website at:

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

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