Electrical Engineering Student

Date Posted: February 02, 2019
Job Location: Slave Lake
Job Type: Coop
Start: Immediately
Company: West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd.
Website: www.westfraser.com
Address: P.O. Box 1790, Slave Lake, Alberta, Canada T0G 2A0

Job Description

Electrical Engineering Student

Slave Lake Pulp, a division of West Fraser
Mills Ltd., operates a state-of-the-art BCTMP pulp mill 225 km NW
of Edmonton, and is seeking a temporary full-time Electrical
Engineering Student for the Summer and Fall 2019 for an 8 month
work term. The opportunity is to be involved in supporting the
electrical and instrumentation team in the design and installation
of major capital projects power distribution systems and gain
experience in the field of ac motors (up to 13.8kV, 23,000hp), high
voltage, instrumentation and reliability.  


  • Electrical Engineering with completion of ac Motor course
  • Experience in AutoCAD and MS Office applications
  • Strong organizational and communication skills
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Will consider 2nd, 3rd or 4th year coop engineering

RESPONSIBILITIES: Working under the direct
supervision of the E&I Supervisor, the successful candidate’s
responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

  • Commitment to SLP’s Health & Safety Program
  • Electrical drawings verification and updates
  • PLC programming design and implementation
  • CMMS upgrade support for E&I
  • Site inspecting & field verification
  • Support the E&I team during shutdowns and perform medium
    voltage motors testing, power outage support, etc.
  • Performing an energy study and providing recommendations to
    improve overall efficiency
  • Provide technical support to the electrical and instrumentation
  • Prepare and organize documentation
  • Assist in the E&I shop 5S by
    revising the spare parts stored in the shop and obsoleting retired
    equipment spare parts in addition to merging the E&I duplicated
  • Other duties as assigned
  • The E&I Department will also offer the successful candidate
    a valuable learning experience by pairing him/her with experienced
    electricians and project engineers.

Slave Lake Pulp is one of Canada’s top 100 Best Employers. We
work to achieve ultimate health, safety and environmental
standards. Our modern, efficient pulp mill is committed to the
highest standards of customer satisfaction and product excellence.
This is an excellent opportunity for a coop engineering student to
join an industry leader intent on developing young

If this position sounds like the career for you, apply
at www.westfraser.com/jobs 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: www.westfraser.com/jobs

We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only those
selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls

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