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Electrician

Posting ID:     18300
Position Type:   Regular/Full-Time   
City:   Urbana, AR, United States 
Location:   Urbana Plant (GA11) 


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.
 

**DUE TO THE CURRENT COVID-19 PANDEMIC, WE WILL NOT BE ACTIVELY HIRING FOR ANY POSITIONS FOR SEVERAL WEEKS. PLEASE FEEL FREE TO APPLY TO THIS POSTING, HOWEVER, IT MAY BE SEVERAL WEEKS BEFORE WE MOVE FORWARD WITH YOUR APPLICATION.**

 

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.

 

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

 

Responsibilities:

  • Troubleshoot, repair, and install electrical equipment to help meet production goals
  • Troubleshoot and maintain three (3) phase electrical systems
  • Diagnose cause of electrical malfunction or failure of operational equipment
  • Perform preventive and corrective maintenance
  • Effectively resolve production problems in a timely manner
  • Troubleshoot low voltage systems
  • Troubleshoot and repair motor control devices, switch panels, transformers, and other electrical equipment and components

 

Required Skills:

  • 2-5 years of industrial electrical experience
  • Electrical/Electronic/Automation technician diploma/degree/certificate considered an asset
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work in a safe and efficient manner
  • Solid background in heavy industry
  • A working knowledge in PLC applications and software is considered an asset
  • Knowledge of the lumber manufacturing process is an asset


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

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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El Dorado, AR
This operation joined Canfor in 2015 following our acquisition of Anthony Forest Products and plays a key role in Canfor’s growing presence in the US South.

Historic El Dorado and nearby Urbana are located in the Timberlands region of South Arkansas. Nestled near the calm waters of the Ouachita River, this oil “boom town” of the 1920s has evolved over the years into an area rich in southern charm, history and well-known festivals. The citizens of El Dorado have made education a priority demonstrated by their school district being known for its innovation and unsurpassed financial support. For more information, visit http://canfor.com/our-company/our-communities/el-dorado-ar
 


Nearest Major Market: El Dorado

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