Certified Journeyperson - Electrician

Location: Vanderhoof, BC
Closing Date: Open until filled


As a member of Plateau’s Maintenance Team, the successful applicant will be an energetic team player that will apply their skills by performing various maintenance requirements in a safe working environment.  Expect competitive compensation and benefits, together with a safe, high-quality work environment and a great team of friendly, family orientated and committed individuals.  Graveyard shift work is required.  A relocation allowance may be available.

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Safe maintenance, repair, installation, and modification of all sawmill-related equipment;
  • Shift coverage for Sawmill, Planer, Kilns, and Energy Plant


The successful candidate will bring the following experience and expertise:

  • Certified Journeyperson with the ability to work in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Industrial experience is preferred.
  • Previous experience in a solid woods production plant would be an asset.
  • Superior troubleshooting skills.
  • A strong background in programming PLC5 and Control Logix PLCs.
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team environment.
  • WHMIS and First Aid training would be an asset.
  • A strong commitment to working safely with excellent communication and interpersonal skill are essential.

Preference will be given to those with extensive experience with:

  • Allen Bradley, Toshiba, G3, G7, and Mitsubishi A500, A700 VFDs,
  • Good knowledge of MS Windows and MS Office

Interested applicants should submit their resumes to:

John Weese
Canfor – Plateau
Fax:       (250) 567-3911
Email:   John.Weese@canfor.com

We thank all applicants for their interest in Canfor; however only those selected for interview will be contacted.

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