Certified Electrician

Skilled Trades

Date Posted: April 03, 2021

Job Location: Fraser Lake

Job Type: Coop

Start: Immediately

Company: West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd.


Address: Yellowhead Hwy 16 P.O. Box 100, Fraser Lake, British Columbia, Canada V0J 1S0

Job Description

West Fraser is a leading diversified forest products company.
Listed on the TSX, NYSE and rated as one of Canada’s Top 100
Employers for eight years, we are a growing company looking for
talented people to be part of our team. Our Fraser Lake division
has an opportunity for a highly motivated:


Reporting to the Electrical Supervisor and Sawmill Maintenance
Superintendent, 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:

  • Maintain a safe work environment
  • Ensure consistent operations of all electrical equipment in the
  • Verify and document repairs
  • Monitor product quality and provide feedback
  • Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) programming, control
  • 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 certification is required
  • 3rd year apprentices will also be considered
  • 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 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.

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.

Job Conditions

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

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