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Certified Electrician (Temporary) - Pulpmill Maintenance Outage - April 2021

Posting ID:     20212
Position Type:    Temporary 
City:   Prince George, BC, Canada 
Location:   Intercontinental Pulp (BC17) 

Canfor’s strength comes from the diversity of our skilled and resilient workforce. As our company continues to grow and diversify, so do our career opportunities. Let us take this opportunity to tell you how you could be the best fit for Canfor.  

Pulpmill TA - Temporary Electrician


The Opportunity:
Canfor is currently seeking motivated and experienced individuals to join our team as Temporary Certified Electricians to assist in our annual mill maintenance shutdown on April 19th, 2021 (Dates are subject to change)

The Role:
As part of the Electrical and Instrumentation team you will apply your knowledge of PLCs at our highly technical and innovative mill facilities. Along with your BC or Interprovincial TQ (a copy of which must accompany your application), you have strong analytical skills and the ability to work in a safe and efficient manner. Pulp mill experience would be ideal.

Compensation and benefits based on the Local Collective Agreement are offered, together with a safe, high quality work environment.

Required Skills:

  • Red seal or Interprovincial TQ
  • 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 pulp and paper industry would be an asset


Please attach all certification documents to your application.


Living out Allowance:Canfor will provide living out allowance to successful out of town trades candidates hired for our shutdown.


Background Checks: Successful candidates will be required to complete a background check prior to being hired on at Canfor. You must be willing to complete this in order to be considered for the role.


Eligibility: To be considered for this position please apply today and attach all certification documents to your application. Your application will NOT be considered if it does not include a copy of your Red Seal/Interprovincial TQ Certification.


Canfor Values
At Canfor, our values are at the core of everything we do. Safety comes first, and we are proud of our unwavering commitment to excellence, and customer satisfaction, which allows us to safely and efficiently deliver quality products to our customers around the globe.

  • Safety comes first.
  • We succeed when our customers succeed.
  • We are resilient and resourceful. We always find a way forward.
  • We are a good neighbour in our communities and a responsible steward of the environment.
  • We demonstrate integrity by doing what we say we are going to do.

At Canfor, diversity means understanding, recognizing and valuing the differences that make each person unique. We see inclusion and diversity as an essential part of our productivity, creativity, innovation and competitive advantage. We strive for a fair and equitable recruitment process, where hiring decisions are based on the individual qualifications and experience of each applicant. 


We are not your run of the mill forest products company, join us and find out why. #canfortalent

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Prince George, BC

Known as BC’s Northern Capital, Prince George is city that offers big city comfort and convenience, but small town serenity and sensibilities. As the largest city in northern BC, Prince George is a hub of industry, offering numerous employment opportunities and is home to the University of Northern British Columbia. This region’s temperate climate creates a lush environment of emerald-green forests and ample opportunities for outdoor activity. For more information, visit http://canfor.com/our-company/our-communities/prince-george

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