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Electrical Engineer / Technologist

Posting ID:     11161
Position Type:    Temporary Salaried 
City:   Prince George, BC, Canada 
Location:   Intercontinental Pulp, Prince George Pulp & Paper Mill

Who We Are:
Canfor is one of the world’s largest and most respected integrated forest products companies. For more than 75 years, we have been delivering top-quality lumber, pulp and paper products to our valued customers worldwide. With operations in Western Canada and the Southern United States, and sales offices around the world, you can find Canfor products in every corner of the globe. We are leaders in sustainable forest management and in converting wood residuals into green energy.

As we continue to grow our company and our markets, find out how you can grow your career with us.

The Opportunity:
Operating in an environment committed to safe and environmentally responsible practices, you will join the Electrical and Instrumentation Department where you will report to the E&I Team Leader.


Main Responsibilities:

  • Design, implementation and supervision of electrical projects including enhancements and modifications and will provide sound technical support in the resolution of electrical problems; indepentantly and working closely with your team.
  • Technical and troubleshooting resource to Operations and to other members of the Electrical and Instrumentation Department
  • Ensure facilities are capable of achieving maximum production and quality standards while maintaining safety, cost efficiency and viability.


Required Skills:

  • Ideally you are equipped with a Bachelor of Science, Electrical Engineering Degree and are a member of, or eligible to register with, APEGBC at least as an Engineer in Training (EIT) (title Engineer) OR have a related diploma from a Technical college and are a member of, or eligible to register with, ASTTBC at least as a Technologist (AScT) (title Technologist).  You will also have several years' broad-based experience, ideally including tenure in a modern pulp/paper mill or similar industrial facility.
  • Forward thinking, flexible and resourceful, you can apply your technical insight and analytical abilities to develop novel solutions.
  • Well developed interpersonal and communication skills, a creative yet pragmatic approach to problem solving and the ability to work in teams.

Hiring for this position is ongoing and will be filled as required. To be considered for this position, please apply today.

In order to be eligible for this position, you must be legally entitled to work in Canada for our Company.

There has never been a better time to join the Canfor team and become part of the modern forest industry. We have a wide range of rewarding careers in some of the best communities in North America, with plenty of room for advancement. Our mills are modern, high-tech and safe; and our marketing and sales activities are world-class. We offer competitive compensation and benefits packages, and are committed to the professional development of our employees.

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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

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