Certified Electrician

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Job Detail

  • Career Level Certification
  • Experience 5-7 Years
  • Posting ID CERTI008859
  • No. of Openings 1
  • Department Maintenance & Skilled Trades
  • Relocation Allowance Yes

Job Description

West Fraser is a leading forest products company in North America. Recognized for the ninth time as one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers, we continue to grow. Our goals are straightforward – excellence in people, responsibility in communities in which we live, challenge, and growth.

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


Reporting to the Electrical and Instrumentation Supervisor, the Electrician will be a key player in a company-wide continuous improvement effort through daily use of predictive and preventative maintenance strategies. As a member of this high performing team, you will be responsible for working safely within the pulp mill.

Key responsibilities:

  • Performing electrical repairs and maintenance in accordance with electrical code specifications, including but not limited to assembling, installing, repairing and maintaining electrical equipment and components
  • Testing, troubleshooting and isolating faults in electrical and electronic systems and replacing faulty components as required
  • Maintaining a safe work environment
  • Ensuring consistent operations of all electrical equipment
  • Verification and documentation of repairs

The successful candidate will possess:

  • A valid Alberta Electrician Certification and/or Interprovincial Red Seal Certification required.
  • A minimum of five (5) years of experience in a live plant
  • Mechanical, hydraulic and pneumatic knowledge and aptitude
  • Experience in an industrial environment with VFDs, PLCs, MCCs, HMIs
  • Experience with high voltage (600-23,000 volts)
  • Strong organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills
  • Demonstrated problem solving, troubleshooting and analytical skills
  • The desire to progress, learn, grow and succeed

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.

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 site: www.hinton.ca.

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 characteristic.

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

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

Please reference “mytrades.ca” in your application to this job posting!

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