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Certified Electrician - $5,000 Signing Bonus

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Fort St. John, BC, Canada
Fort St. John

You, just like the very best Electricians are a do-er, who enjoy hands-on challenges, where you can focus in on a particular task, to get the job done right the first time! You might even say it's just hard-wired in your system(Pun intended).

As a safety conscious team player, you'll soon recognize why Canfor is consistently rated as one of the industry's leaders when it comes to safety. We're seeking a Certified Electrician for our Fort St. John, BC Sawmill , where you can utilize your Red Seal technical expertise, knowledge of PLCs and a couple years of experience in an industrial or manufacturing environment.

We're innovators, and that's why we need people like you to make a difference, and work alongside the best and brightest in the business. It's time to grow your career. What are you waiting for?

This position entails the graveyard shift, starting at 11:00 pm on Sundays and wrapping up at 7:30 am on Thursdays, with a minimum of 40 hours per week . Additionally, the successful candidate will be eligible for a $5,000 signing bonus.

As a Certified Electrician, your responsibilities will include:
  • Conduct regular inspections and maintenance on electrical systems, including wiring, circuits, and control panels within the mill.
  • Diagnose and repair electrical issues in machinery, sensors, transmitters, and other equipment to ensure uninterrupted operations.
  • Program, troubleshoot, and optimize programmable logic controllers (PLCs) and other control systems to enhance efficiency and precision in the mill processes.
  • Adhere to safety protocols and guidelines when working with electrical systems.
  • Identify and address electrical safety hazards within the mill environment to maintain a safe working atmosphere.
  • Respond promptly to electrical emergencies and breakdowns to minimize downtime.
  • Prioritize and address critical electrical issues to ensure the continuous operation of sawmill equipment.
  • Collaborate with other maintenance and operations personnel to coordinate electrical repairs and maintenance activities.
  • Communicate effectively with supervisors and team members to convey information about electrical systems and potential improvements.

For this role, we are looking for candidates who have:
  • Red seal or Interprovincial TQ
  • Strong background in PLCs setup and troubleshooting
  • Solid background in heavy industry and construction

The hourly rate for this position is: $46.08

Please Note: The wage provided is for base pay only. In addition to wage, Canfor proudly offers its employees a comprehensive and competitive total rewards package. It features cash and non-cash programs such as employer paid group benefits, paid leave, retirement & saving options and health & well-being. We also continually invest in the development of our talent to help them thrive professionally and personally. Above all, we are proud to offer our employees a value proposition that promotes diversity, equity and inclusion and fosters an environment where talent and performance is recognized and acknowledged.

Don't check off every single bullet point? At Canfor, we prioritize the right fit for our organization over a strict checklist of criteria. We encourage applications from individuals whose backgrounds may not perfectly align.

Our people-focused approach prioritizes safety, embraces diversity, valuing everyone's unique qualities. We believe that inclusion and diversity are crucial for our productivity, creativity, innovation, and competitive edge. Our recruitment process is fair and equitable, based on qualifications and experience.

We appreciate all candidates' interest but will contact only those selected for interviews. Our hiring for various positions is ongoing and includes different screening processes such as behavioral assessments, references, and criminal record checks, depending on the role and location. #CADH #LI-CC1

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About Canfor

Canfor is one of the world’s largest and most respected integrated forest products companies. For more than 75 years, we have been delivering top-quality lumber, pulp and paper products to our valued customers worldwide. With operations in Western Canada and the Southern United States, and sales offices around the world, you can find Canfor products in every corner of the globe. We are leaders in sustainable forest management and in converting wood residuals into green energy.


Construction Forestry, Fishing, Mining, Oil and Energy

Company Size

5001-10,000 employees

Application closing date is 2024-08-11

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