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Industrial Electrician

Company: West Fraser
Location: Ehrhardt
Posted on: July 2, 2024

Job Description:

West Fraser is a diversified North American wood products company producing southern yellow pine lumber, OSB and wood chips across the Southern US and Western Canada. We are the largest lumber producer in North America!
Our employees operate in a culture that values safety first and rewards hard work. We recognize and support our team culture and focus on growing our team by promoting from within - many of our employees have built their careers with us.
At West Fraser, our Industrial Electrician is takes with repairing, replacing, installing, programming, and testing all electrical circuits and equipment. Occasionally, this role will be expected to perform or assist in repairs or installation of electrical controls systems.

  • Perform preventative maintenance on electrical components of mill equipment.
  • Repair, modify, and maintain a variety of electrical equipment.
  • Wire circuits, replace components, and repair electronic devices.
  • Perform tests using various measuring instruments to include multi-meter and Megger.
  • Remain current in technical changes and equipment designs by attending necessary classes as required.
  • Ability to work rotating shifts, including nights, holidays, weekends, and overtime as required.
  • Willing and able to maintain strict adherence to safety rules, regulations, and guidelines to include the wearing of necessary PPE, the use of safety equipment, and completing all necessary training.
  • Other duties as assigned by leadership.


    • Possess a High School Diploma or GED.
    • Eligible to legally work in the United States without employer sponsorship.
    • Have a strong background with proven work experience using electrical fundamentals.
    • Understanding of 3-phase and single-phase power distribution systems, motor controls, and wiring.
    • Experience with 480-volt power, logic circuits, and machine control systems.
    • Proven understanding of electrical schematics
    • Possess advanced electrical and electronic troubleshooting skills.
    • Ability to fully identify the features and functions of controllers and differentiate from pneumatic and electronic.
    • Ability to identify the signal path through a control circuit.
    • Willingness to work a 12-hour rotating schedule to include nights, weekends, and holidays.
    • Willingness to work on an emergency, on-call, basis as required.
    • Ability to work as part of a team to deliver value to the mill as a individual and as a whole.
    • Willingness to cross-train to learn new jobs and skills.

      • Be reliable and possess consistent and predictable attendance behavior.

        Our highly competitive compensation package and outstanding benefits include:
        Benefits starting Day 1Competitive starting pay
        Wellness Pay ProgramOn-the-job training andA culture that strongly believes in promoting from withinMedicalDentalVision
        401k with company matchLife InsuranceDisability InsurancePaid vacations and holidaysSafety is one of West Fraser's core values and our employees can expect a challenging, stable work environment with career development opportunities.
        If you are ready to build your career in a company that thrives on growth, internal promotions, training, safe work environment, rewarding work, challenge, and opportunity, come build your career with us at West Fraser:
        We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Please apply through our online application process. Be sure to attach your resume to your online profile as resumes will not be accepted at the site. No phone inquiries, please.
        West Fraser is a diversified wood products company producing lumber, OSB, LVL, MDF, plywood, pulp, newsprint, wood chips, and energy with over 60 facilities in Canada, the United States, and Europe. We are the largest lumber producer in North America, a leading global manufacturer of wood-based panels, and the world's largest producer of oriented strand board (OSB). We are a growing company, believe strongly in promoting from within, and pride ourselves on providing a challenging environment with continuous development. The successful candidate should be interested in future growth opportunities within the company.
        West Fraser is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/V/D & Drug-Free Workplace

Keywords: West Fraser, Summerville , Industrial Electrician, Professions , Ehrhardt, South Carolina

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