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Technician, Electrician

Skilled Trades

Date Posted: July 09, 2024

Job Location: Boyle

Job Number: 2024-56

Job Type: Contract

Start: Immediately

Company: Alberta-Pacific Forest Industries Inc.

Website: alpac.ca

Address: Box 8000, Boyle, Alberta, Canada T0A 0M0

Job Description

POSTING DATE: July 9, 2024
CLOSING DATE: July 23, 2024
JOB NUMBER: 2024-56
HYBRID WORK: Not-Eligible
POSITION TYPE: Long-Term, Non-Permanent
LOCATION: Athabasca, AB Area


Alberta Pacific Forest Industries Inc. (Al-Pac) is seeking a Technician, Electrician to work out of our mill site near the Athabasca, AB area. The successful candidate is responsible for performing a wide range of electrical work in construction, buildings, office, and plant areas. They are also responsible for covering the installation and maintenance of a wide range of electrical and instrument industrial equipment, repair of generators, high voltage switch gear, transformers repair and replacement, nuclear instrument isolation and safety, distributors, and production equipment.


Who Are We?

Al-Pac is the largest single-line kraft pulp producer in North America. Our mill is located near the communities of Athabasca, Boyle & Lac La Biche. We are leaders in our industry, from our quality products, mill operations and responsible forest management practices, to the way we grow and develop our team members and work with local communities. We are continuously exploring new and innovative ideas, while delivering premium products with a commitment to strong environmental stewardship and corporate social responsibility – a commitment that is demonstrated by our long-standing Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®) certification*.

Role Responsibilities

• Troubleshoot complex machines and systems, adjusting processes to optimize quality and productivity, and generating solutions to complex inefficiencies.
• Assemble, install, test, and maintain electrical or electronic wiring, equipment, appliances, apparatus, and fixtures, using hand tools and power tools.
• Diagnose malfunctioning systems, apparatus, and components, using test equipment and hand tools, to locate the cause of a breakdown and correct the problem.




• Inspect electrical systems, equipment, and components to identify hazards, defects, and the need for adjustment or repair, and to ensure compliance with codes.
• Maintain and troubleshoot high voltage switch gear and power distribution specialized equipment.
• Request any follow up work after conducting repairs or inspections on systems or assets to improve reliability, job procedures and productivity or reduce cost.
• Maintain and service nuclear level and flow instruments, pneumatic controls, field devices and large portal cranes.
• Understand Analyzers for preventive and troubleshooting tasks.
• Participate in the planning and executing of electrical installations.
• Provide directions and supervision to contractors during projects and shutdowns.
• Ensure all mandatory safety documentation is completed, hazard assessments are performed including all required learning sign offs. Follow safety protocols at all times and ensure workspace is clear and hazards are controlled.

Role Requirements

• Must hold an Alberta or Interprovincial Journeyperson Electrician certificate.
• 5-7+ years’ Experience working in electrical maintenance in manufacturing or forestry.
• Considered an asset:
o Strong computer skills (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Access).
o An instrumentation certificate.
• Ability to work independently, prioritize, manage time well, multitask and troubleshoot.
• Understands complex instructions and can read/interpret electrical drawings.
• Familiar with varying work conditions. Ability to work indoors (high temperature) and outdoors (sub-zero temperatures) at physically demanding tasks at various elevations, often requires climbing and lifting or moving heavy items.
• Accuracy in processing.
• Adaptable to change and working under pressure with changing priorities and deadlines.
• Is a motivated team player with good interpersonal and communication skills.
• Must be able and willing to work shift work, as it may be a requirement after appropriate training, responding to any and all electrical troubleshooting inquiries mill wide.

What we offer:
• A competitive annual salary including a company-paid pension at 7% and matching RRSP up to 3%.
• Company-paid dental and extended health benefits, including a health care and taxable spending account and supplemental life insurance.







• A compressed work schedule (Monday-Thursday, 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.).
• Four week’s annual vacation to start, increasing with years of service.
• Relocation Assistance Program, depending on eligibility.
• A team-based culture that encourages work-life balance.

Please note this current opportunity is open till July 23, 2024. Resumes can be forwarded in confidence to careers@alpac.ca.

Legal Statement

Al-Pac is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from all qualified individuals. We wish to express our thanks to all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position; however, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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Job Conditions

  • Minimum experience: 5 to 10 years
  • Minimum educational level: Certificate/Diploma from a Technical School
  • Certifications:
    • Journeyman
    • Driver’s licence
  • Language: English

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