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Certified Journeyman Electrician – High Level, AB

Jun 11, 2019

Excellent people make excellent business

Norbord is the leading global OSB manufacturer, our success comes from hiring skilled and talented team members in all areas of our business. We are dedicated to developing and retaining a strong and committed workforce that ensures we remain at the front of manufacturing excellence. At Norbord we are committed to teamwork and safety without compromise.  We are currently seeking an exceptional individual for the following vacancy:

Certified Journeyman Electrician – High Level, Alberta

Reporting to the Electrical Lead, the Electrician is a key member of the maintenance team. At Norbord we live health and safety without compromise and as the successful candidate you will be responsible for assisting in safely maintaining all electrical, electronic, instrumentation and process control programming and computer networking on the plant site to ensure maximum uptime. Other duties include:

  • Configuring, developing and programming industrial computer network and PLC systems.
  • Optimizing the facilities’ process control systems as well as improving reliability of the process systems.
  • Maintaining a high level of safety awareness by continually adhering to safety standards and ensuring participation in safety meetings.
  • Following and adhering to lock-out procedures.
  • Maintaining the equipment to ensure maximum running time and tuning programs for the maximum throughput and quality.
  • Installing, troubleshooting and maintaining VFD, and DC drives.
  • Installing new electrical equipment and maintaining on a preventative maintenance schedule.
  • Ensuring computers, LAN and programs are serviced effectively and that computer programs are designed, implemented and the required training of operators is conducted.
  • Preparing and submitting proposals for upgrading equipment and programming.
  • Assisting in the installation of approved improvement projects.
  • Ensuring the use of correct procedures when dealing with hazardous materials and spills and ensuring the reporting of spills is carried out in a prompt and responsible manner.

We offer the following as part of our employment package:

  • Very competitive wages
  • Profit Sharing
  • Northern Retention Bonus
  • Opportunity for advancement
  • An excellent comprehensive benefits package, including company contributions to pension plan
  • A stable environment with a fixed work schedule, with ample time off.
  • Non-union environment

As the ideal candidate you have at least five years’ experience in the trade in an industrial plant and preventative maintenance program training. You have a proven record of safe work habits.  You treat others with respect and you are a self-starter with sound judgment and common sense; you possess the ability to balance competing priorities and deadlines; and work with minimal supervision.

Must be willing to relocate.

Interested applicants should send their letter of application and current resume to:

Attention:  Human Resources
Norbord Inc.
P.O Box 1856
High Level, AB T0H 1Z0


Fax:  (780) 841-3662