Head Electrician

West Fraser - Quesnel, BC (30+ days ago)

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West Fraser is a leading diversified forest products company, listed on the TSX and NYSE. Recognized for the eighth time as one of Canada's Top 100 Employers, we are a growing company looking for talented people to be part of our team. Our Quesnel Sawmill team has an opportunity for a:


Reporting to the Maintenance Superintendent, you will be instrumental in the continuing development and modernization of our Quesnel Sawmill operation. As a member of this high performing team you will be responsible for managing an electrical team as well as all electrical equipment. Duties include, but are not limited to:

Maintain a safe work environment
Ensure consistent operations of all electrical equipment
Verification and documentation of repairs

As our ideal candidate you bring:
Several years of experience as an Electrician
Experience managing people
A valid Journeyman or Inter-Provincial Certification is required
Mechanical, Hydraulic and Pneumatic knowledge and aptitude
Experience in an industrial environment with VFDs, PLCs, MCCs, HMIs
Experience with Delta RMC motion control
Experience with and strong Control Logix programming and trouble shooting skills
Strong organizational, and communication skills
Excellent interpersonal and team building skills
Demonstrated problem solving, troubleshooting and analytical skills

West Fraser believes strongly in promoting from within and we are looking for an individual who is interested in a full-time, long-term career. The successful candidate should be interested in future growth opportunities within the company. We offer an excellent compensation package including a competitive salary, excellent benefits and an outstanding pension plan.

If this position sounds like the career for you, submit your application including your resume, cover letter and proof of qualifications at www.westfraser.com/jobs click "apply now" in green at the top of the page.

For more information on West Fraser and our current opportunities, visit our website at: www.westfraser.com/jobs

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those short-listed will be contacted.