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Industrial Electrician

Posting ID:   19381
Position Type:      Regular/Full-Time  
City:   Washington, GA, United States 
Location:   Washington Laminating (GA10) 


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.

 

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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Washington, GA
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. The town of Washington, GA, nestled approximately 100 miles east of Atlanta, is a small town with a rich history. The wealth of antebellum homes tell stories of life before the Civil War and the natural beauty surrounding the town help residents and visitors reap the benefits of a relaxed pace of life. For more information, visit http://canfor.com/our-company/our-communities/washington-ga