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PLC Technician

Posting ID: 1094
Job Title: PLC Technician
Category: Trades / Maintenance
Location: Graham Sawmill


Who We Are:

Canfor - a leading integrated forest products company and one of the world’s largest producers of sustainable lumber, pulp and paper - is a recognized employer of choice and an exciting place to grow your career.

We have an established presence in the southern US and in Western Canada, as well as sales offices around the world, and are proud of our committed team of over 6,500 employees.

 

The Opportunity:

Responsible for the safe maintenance, repair, installation and modification of all sawmill-related equipment, you will apply your skills to maximize uptime, quality and production. Shift work might be required.

Competitive compensation and benefits are offered, together with a safe, high quality work environment.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Act as lead person on projects, installations or other assignments
  • Follow all safety guidelines, policies and procedures as required for this job
  • Troubleshoot, repair, and install electrical equipment to help meet production goals
  • Troubleshoot and maintain three (3) phase electrical systems including PLC system
  • Diagnose cause of electrical or mechanical malfunction or failure of operational equipment and perform preventive and corrective maintenance
  • Set up and perform calibrations on equipment
  • Troubleshoot low voltage systems
  • Assemble and test experimental motor control devices, switch panels, transformers, generator windings, solenoids and other electrical equipment and components
  • Modify electrical prototypes to correct functional deviations
  • Develop wiring diagrams, layout drawings and engineering specifications for system or equipment modifications or expansion and direct personnel performing routine installation and maintenance duties
  • Plan, direct and record periodic electrical testing and recommend or initiate modification or replacement of equipment which fails to meet acceptable operating standards

 

Required Skills:

  • Electrician or maintenance technician diploma/degree
  • A strong background in PLCs
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work in a safe and efficient manner
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Solid background in heavy industry and construction
  • Knowledge of the lumber manufacturing process would be an asset

 

As we continue to expand our company and our markets, now is the ideal time to grow your career with Canfor. We offer competitive compensation and benefits packages, and are committed to the professional development of our employees. Join Canfor for the stability, exciting career opportunities and growth potential while working for a recognized industry leader.

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Graham, North Carolina
Located in the state’s heartland country, Graham is a warm and inviting community. There’s plenty of affordable housing, schooling, events and activities for all-ages to enjoy in the area including watching the races at the Speedway to cheering on hometown favaourites in NCAA athletics. For more information, visit http://canfor.com/our-company/our-communities/graham-nc


Nearest Major Market: Greensboro

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