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Industrial Electrician at West Fraser

Industrial Electrician

West Fraser Blackshear, GA (On Site) Full-Time
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Our Electrical opening comes with the expectation that self-motivated individuals will advance in their electrical skills and earnings through company-provided training at our Blackshear Lumber Mill.

What you will do:

  • Test electrical systems and circuits in electrical wiring, equipment or fixtures
  • Inspect electrical systems, equipment or components to identify hazards, defects or repair
  • Troubleshoot, program and upgrade Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC)
  • Work with vendors to identify needed parts and recommend to Supervisor
  • Understand and update instrumentation loop diagrams, E & I drawings, blueprints and schematics
  • Program AC & DC variable speed drivers
  • Update power distribution system, MCC and switch gears
  • Install electrical equipment

What you need to be successful:

  • Lock-out procedures
  • Detail and accuracy oriented
  • Planning and organizing skills
  • Communication skills
  • Problem analysis and problem-solving skills
  • Works well in a team
  • Highly motivated

Other required skills: 

  • Be willing to work rotating shifts, overtime and to be on-call to support 24/7 operations
  • Have 4-5 years of Electrician work experience in Industrial/Manufacturing environment
  • Must have High School Diploma or GED
  • Must successfully complete a pre-employment drug screen, physical and background check

Experience with:

  • Allen Bradley PLC5
  • Allen Bradley ControlLogix 5000
  • Allen Bradley Panelviews
  • Allen Bradley Communications – Devicenet & Ethernet
  • Scanning and Optimization systems within the Lumber Business (Porter, USNR)
  • Process Network Communication Systems and Components – Ethernet & Fiber Optic

Outstanding benefits package including:

  • Benefits starting Day 1
  • Wellness Pay Program
  • Competitive starting pay
  • On-the-job training 
  • A culture that strongly believes in promoting from within
  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • 401K with company match and additional retirement contribution
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Life Insurance
  • Disability Insurance
  • Paid vacations and holidays

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If you are ready to build your career in a company that thrives on growth, a safe work environment, rewarding work, challenge, and opportunity, come build your career with us at West Fraser: [ Link removed ] - Click here to apply to Industrial Electrician/careers.

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 believes inclusive, diverse teams build a more vibrant workforce, safer operations, and a stronger company overall. We strive to create workplaces and leadership teams that are reflective of the diverse communities we are a part of. We will not discriminate against any applicant for employment on the basis of race, gender, national origin, or any other protected legal characteristic.

West Fraser is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/V/D & Drug-Free Workplace

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