West Fraser is a diversified North American wood products company producing southern yellow pine lumber and wood chips across the Southern US and Western Canada. We are the largest lumber producer in North America!
Our employees operate in a culture that values safety first and rewards hard work. We recognize and support our team culture and focus on growing our team by promoting from within many of our employees have built their careers with us.
Our Electrician position is responsible for troubleshooting, correcting, and maintaining all electrical equipment within the manufacturing facility.
Responsibilities include but not limited to:
Test electrical systems and circuits in electrical wiring, equipment or fixtures
Inspect electrical systems, equipment or components to identify hazards, defects or repair
Troubleshoot, program and upgrade Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC)
Identify and troubleshoot objects using electrical control schematics
Work with vendors to identify needed parts and recommend to Supervisor
Understand and update instrumentation loop diagrams, E & I drawings, blueprints and schematics
Program AC & DC variable speed drivers
Update power distribution system, MCC and switch gears
Install electrical equipment consisting of variable frequency drives, diagnose hydraulic and pneumatic systems
Maintain and troubleshoot various optimizations systems
Field Level Hazard Risk Assessments (FLHRA)
Electrical circuitry and components, including circuit breakers, motors and controllers, control devices, motor theory, rigging, precision alignments
Reading and interpreting electrical schematics
Predictive and preventative maintenance
Computer and PLC skills
Able to use hand and power tools and to understand proper use, including multi-meters, knowledge of 480 volt 3 Phase ACOther required skills
Be willing to work rotating shifts, overtime and to be on-call to support 24/7 operations
Must have High School Diploma or GED
Must successfully complete a pre-employment drug screen, physical and background check
Allen Bradley PLC5
Allen Bradley ControlLogix 5000
Allen Bradley Panelviews
Allen Bradley Communications Devicenet & Ethernet
Scanning and Optimization systems within the Lumber Business (Porter, USNR)
Process Network Communication Systems and Components Ethernet & Fiber Optic
Competitive starting pay along with on-the-job training and a culture that strongly believes in promoting from within
Outstanding benefits package including medical, dental, 401k, life insurance, disability, paid vacations and holidays
If you are ready to build your career in a company that thrives on growth, a safe work environment, rewarding work, challenge and opportunity, come build your career with us at West Fraser: www.westfraser.com
We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Please apply through our online application process as resumes will not be accepted at the site. No phone inquiries, please.
West Fraser is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/V/D & Drug Free Workplace (DFW) Associated topics: capacitor, electric, electrical, harness, power, solar, transformer, troubleshoot, voltage, wire
* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.