Electrical & Instrumentation Apprentice

Skilled Trades

Date Posted: December 02, 2019

Job Location: Peace River

Job Number: CN 1985

Job Type: Full Time

Start: January 01, 2020

Company: Mercer Peace River

Address: Postal Bag 4400 Pulp Mill Site, Peace River, Alberta, Canada T8S 1V7

Job Description

Mercer Peace River Pulp Ltd. is an integral part of the Canadian forest products industry, providing the North-West, Alberta region with approximately 300 jobs while sustainably managing the forests. A career at Mercer Peace River offers an opportunity for growth, meaningful work and a collaborative learning environment. Throughout your career you will be supported by a team of highly skilled professionals and provided the self-motivating environment needed to make your goals achievable.

Mercer Peace River has an exciting opportunity for a motivated individual to fill the full time, temporary position of Electrical and Instrumentation Apprentice. In this role, the E&I Apprentice will be responsible for the installation, maintenance, troubleshooting and repair of electrical and instrumentation equipment.

Role and Responsibilities
- Maintain equipment integrity and perform safe and efficient maintenance of all electrical, instrumentation and control systems in accordance with established procedures.
- Responsible for the installation, maintenance, troubleshooting, and repair of equipment.
- Support department targets on production, safety and maintenance.
- Manage and work with the Honeywell system.
- Execution and communication of daily electrical/instrumentation maintenance activities.
- Respond quickly and effectively as requested to problems / breakdowns.
- Gather data in support of equipment condition monitoring.
- Help plan and estimate, efficient and cost effective execution of jobs while minimizing the impact on operations and incurred costs.
- Actively participate in post event failure analysis and root cause discussions, and contribute to developing solutions.
- Ensure that preventative maintenance guidelines are adhered to and maintain complete and accurate records associated with the technical and preventative aspects of this position.
- Review and apply continuous improvement to safe work practices, procedures and standards.
- Operational shift work as required with scheduled and short notice overtime—paid at double the rate.
- Additional duties as required

Qualifications and Experience
- High School diploma or equivalent.
- Strong technical, organizational and problem solving skills.
- Strong verbal and written communication skills.
- Ability to read and interpret equipment specifications, engineering drawings, blueprints, charts, and tables as required.
- Mechanical aptitude with strong troubleshooting skills.
- Proven safety conscious individual with ability to work in a physically demanding environment.
- Pulp mill and industrial maintenance experience preferred.
- Experience with Microsoft Office, Honeywell systems and a computerized maintenance management system, specifically Avantis is considered an asset.

Job Conditions

  • Overtime may be required.
  • Shift work may be required.
  • Minimum experience: 0 to 1 year
  • Minimum educational level: Grade 12 or Equivalent
  • Certifications:
    • Driver’s licence
  • Language: English

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