Electrical Engineer

Sciences and Engineering

Date Posted: March 24, 2023

Job Location: Hinton

Job Type: Coop

Start: Immediately

Company: West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd.


Address: 760 Switzer Drive, Hinton, Alberta, Canada T7V 1V7

Job Description

West Fraser is a leading forest products company in
North America.
Our goals are straightforward – Excellence
in performance and people, leadership in our field, responsibility
in communities in which we work, profitability, and growth as an

Our Hinton Pulp Division is seeking individuals
with strong technical, planning, organization and interpersonal
skills to fill the following position: 


Reporting to the Engineering Superintendent, the Senior
Electrical Engineer will be a key player in overall plant asset
management and reliability supporting the safe production of

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Electrical Engineering for capital and maintenance
  • Contribute to Asset life cycle planning and continual
  • Maintain plant standards for electrical assets
  • All aspects of E&I change management workorder and project
    execution, planning, design, scoping, construction supervision,
    commissioning, and project completion

The successful candidate will possess:

  • Electrical Engineering Degree from an accredited
  • Experience in an industrial environment with VFDs, PLCs, MCCs,
  • Experience with various electrical systems (600V-13.8kV)
  • 5-10 years’ experience in an operating plant environment – Pulp
    Mill experience preferred
  • Demonstrated successful execution of E&I Projects including
    design, specification, contracting, install, commissioning, and
    operations/maintenance turnover.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in oral and written form
    with all levels of the organization.
  • Problem-solving and technical skills.
  • Embody the West Fraser traits of Integrity, Respect, Humility,
    Hard Work, and Frugality.

Our employees drive our success.  We believe in providing
opportunities for growth and advancement and are looking for
someone who wants to build their career in our company. In addition
to competitive wages and benefits, Hinton Pulp offers a stable,
rewarding career. Hinton Pulp also offers an attractive relocation

We are located in Hinton, Alberta, 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. 

Our region is an outdoor enthusiast’s paradise, with exciting
activities from skiing, snowmobiling, camping, hiking, fishing,
hunting, and ATV’s.  Hinton features a full-service acute care
hospital, major retail and restaurant chains, community parks and
pools, educational institutions for pre-school through
post-secondary.  To learn more, visit the Town of Hinton Web

Interested applicants should apply online by sending their
resume, cover letter, and proof of qualifications in confidence. To
apply, click on our job ad at and then
click “apply now” at the top of the page.

West Fraser believes inclusive, diverse teams build a more
vibrant workforce, safer operations and a stronger company overall.
We strive to create workplaces and leadership teams that are
reflective of the diverse communities we are a part of. We will not
discriminate against any applicant for employment on the basis of
race, gender, national origin or any other protected legal

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

Job Conditions

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

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