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Electrician - Urbana

Posting ID:     15442
Position Type:   Regular/Full-Time   
City:   Urbana, AR, United States 
Location:   No Selection 


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. Positions available on 1st, 2nd and weekend shifts.

 

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

 

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
  • Plan, direct and record periodic electrical testing and recommend or initiate modification or replacement of equipment which fails to meet acceptable operating standards

 

Requirements:

  • 3-5 years of Industrial Electrician or Maintenance Technician experience with a strong background in PLCs
  • Industrial Electrical or Maintenance Technician diploma/degree considered an asset
  • Strong analytical and troubleshooting 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


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
 


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