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Posting ID:   27052
Position Type:   Regular    
City:     Conway, SC, United States
Location:   Conway Plant  


The minimum starting pay is $25/hour + bonus opportunities; however, pay is negotiable based on experience. The hourly wage will vary based on position and shift.


The Opportunity:


Working as an Electrician, you'll be the go-to person for all things electrical in our sawmill. You'll ensure our machinery and equipment are operating at their best, troubleshoot and fix electrical issues, and play a key role in maintaining a safe workplace. If you love working with your hands, solving problems, and being part of a dynamic team, this opportunity at our Sawmill in Conway, SC, could be the perfect job for you! Join us and put your skills to use to help keep our modern sawmill running at peak performance.


This role is a full-time permanent position working Monday-Friday with occasional weekends.


What you will do as an Electrician:


  • Perform regular maintenance on electrical systems, machinery, and equipment to ensure they are in top working condition.
  • Diagnose and repair electrical problems in a timely manner to minimize downtime.
  • Install new electrical systems, machinery, and equipment as needed.
  • Ensure all electrical work complies with local, state, and federal safety regulations.
  • Recommend and implement upgrades to improve electrical systems and processes.
  • Keep detailed records of all maintenance and repair work.
  • Work closely with other team members, including mechanics and production staff, to ensure smooth operations.


Experience and skills that will help you stand out:


  • Minimum of 3 years of experience as an industrial electrician, preferably in a sawmill or similar setting.
  • Strong knowledge of electrical systems, blueprints, and schematics. Excellent troubleshooting skills.
  • Ability to work in a physically demanding environment, including standing for long periods, lifting heavy objects, and working in various weather conditions.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. 
  • Experience working in a manufacturing and/or industrial environment would be considered a plus. Knowledge of the lumber manufacturing process would be an asset.
  • A commitment to safety and the ability to follow strict safety protocols.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team, collaborating with other electricians, operations, production staff, and supervisors.
  • High degree of urgency.


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 to still apply.


At Canfor, we embrace 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.


Why Canfor? We're a global leader in low-carbon forest products like lumber, pulp, paper, wood pellets, and green energy. We prioritize innovation, environmental practices, and community support. In the U.S., we operate as Canfor Southern Pine, offering high-quality, sustainable Southern Yellow Pine.


Our people-focused approach prioritizes safety, well-being, and growth. We provide learning opportunities for skill development at every career stage, competitive compensation, and industry-leading benefits for employees and their families.


Join us today, and together, we can build a sustainable future.


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, criminal record checks, and drug testing, depending on the role and location.

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