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Certified Electrician

Skilled Trades

Date Posted: June 09, 2021

Job Location: Hinton

Job Type: Coop

Start: Immediately

Company: West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd.

Website: www.westfraser.com

Address: 99 West River Road, Hinton, Alberta, Canada T7V 1Y7

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 Hinton Wood Products
division has an opportunity for a highly motivated:

CERTIFIED
ELECTRICIAN

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
    sawmill
  • Verify and document repairs
  • Monitor product quality and provide feedback
  • Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) programming, control
    Logix
  • 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 Journeyperson Certification is required
  • Strong organizational and communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and team building skills
  • Demonstrated problem solving, troubleshooting and analytical
    skills
  • 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
    environment

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.

Hinton, Alberta is 20 minutes east of Jasper National Park and
2½ hours west of Edmonton.   Hinton, set amidst the
stunning scenery of the Alberta Rockies, is a modern community of
10,000 offering terrific lifestyles for individuals and families.
Relocation assistance is available.

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.

Job Conditions

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

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