Journeyman Electrician

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Job Detail

  • Career Level Journeyman
  • Experience 3-5 Years
  • Posting ID JOOUR006820
  • No. of Openings 1

Job Description

West Fraser is a leading diversified forest products company. 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 Manning Forest Products division in Alberta has an opportunity for a:


Reporting to the Maintenance Supervisor, you would 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 at the sawmill complex
  • Verify and document repairs, via computer-based software
  • Monitor product quality and provide feedback
  • Ability to read Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) programming, for AB PLC5, Control Logix 5000
  • Preventative maintenance with small construction projects
  • Troubleshooting various pieces of equipment, with other trades

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
  • An understanding of Process Controls and Instrumentation, including but not limited to electric over pneumatic, or hydraulic
  • 7 On/7 Off rotating D/S G/Y shifts
  • 3rd & 4th year Apprentices are encouraged to apply

Considered a strong asset:

  • Previous experience working in a sawmill or an industrial environment

West Fraser Timber has over 60 locations across Canada, the United States and Europe. We believe strongly in promoting from within and pride ourselves on providing a challenging environment with continuous development. The successful candidate should be interested in future growth opportunities within the company. West Fraser offers an excellent compensation package including a competitive salary, excellent benefits, and an outstanding pension plan.

Located in northern Alberta, Manning known as ‘Land of the Mighty Moose’ is a family friendly community, offering affordable housing, and is situated around the scenic Notikewin River which provides an idyllic backdrop for the tree lined streets.  Manning boasts a newer full service acute care medical facility, educational, retail and recreational services that are provided to the approximate 1400 residents including an outdoor pool, new ball diamond park, hockey/skating arena, curling rink, skate park, beautiful 9 hole golf course, rodeo grounds, indoor riding arena and river walking trails. Outdoor enthusiasts will enjoy camping, fishing, and hiking at nearby Twin Lakes Provincial Park and Notikewin Provincial Park. Learn more at or

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 based on race, gender, national origin, or any other protected legal characteristic.

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. 

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