West Fraser is a leading diversified North American forest products company. Listed on the TSX and rated as one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers for six years, we are a growing company looking for talented people to be part of our team. Our Manning Forest Products division has an opportunity for a highly motivated:

JOURNEYPERSON ELECTRICIAN

Reporting to the Electrical Supervisor and Sawmill Maintenance Superintendent, you will 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 in the sawmill
  • Verify and document repairs
  • Monitor product quality and provide feedback
  • Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) programming, control Logix
  • Preventative maintenance
  • Troubleshooting for various pieces of equipment

Our ideal candidate will have:

  • Several years of experience as an electrician
  • Candidates must possess a Red Seal Certificate
  • A valid journeyman certification is required
  • 3rd-year apprentices will also be considered
  • Strong organizational and communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and team-building skills
  • Demonstrated problem solving, troubleshooting and analytical skills
  • Weekend and/or shift work would be required
  • Valid driver’s license

Considered a strong asset:

  • Previous experience working in a sawmill or an industrial environment

West Fraser is currently looking for individuals who are interested in a full-time long-term career. We offer an excellent compensation package including a competitive salary, excellent benefits, and an outstanding pension plan. Our employees can expect a challenging, stable, safe work environment with career development opportunities.

Manning Forest Products is a sawmill located approximately 280 kilometers north of Grande Prairie, Alberta. The town is situated around the scenic Notikewin River that provides an idyllic backdrop for the tree-lined streets, an abundance of flower stands and pedestrian-friendly streets. Medical, educational and retail services are provided to the approximate 1400 residents along with a pool, ball diamonds, curling and hockey facilities, golf course and river walking trails. Manning is known as the land of the mighty moose and the area surrounding Manning is a paradise for hunting, fishing, quadding and snowmobiling.

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

We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.