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Industrial Manufacturing Electrician- 2nd Shift

Company: West Fraser
Location: Chappells
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Our Industrial Manufacturing Electrician will be responsible for troubleshooting, correcting, and maintaining all electrical equipment within the manufacturing facility.
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:

    • High School Diploma or GED
    • Detailed and accuracy oriented
    • Understanding of AC and DC control circuits
    • Ability to read and interpret electrical schematics and wiring diagrams; have knowledge of 3 phase motor circuits, MCC's, power distribution and lighting circuits
    • Ability to work outdoors in all temperatures in loud, high-volume environments performing physical tasks throughout the shift
    • Ability to perform the essential functions of the position which includes walking, standing, sitting, climbing stairs, bending and lifting-up to 50 pounds, climbing ladders, work in elevated work areas and tight close spaces
    • Pass a basic written, oral and or visual electrical exam
    • Offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a pre-employment background check, drug screen test and physical

      Preferred Skills:

      • Proven troubleshooting skills; troubleshooting and tuning of PID loops; Pneumatics and hydraulics
      • Allen Bradley family of PLC's and Powerflex drives and corresponding software
      • Scanning and Optimization systems within the Lumber Business (Baxley, USNR)
      • Process Network Communication Systems and Components-Ethernet & Fiber Optic
      • Basic network topography and infrastructure

        What will make you stand out:

        • Ability to perform all tasks in accordance with West Fraser safety policies and procedures to include performing safety observations, operate equipment according to safe work procedures and follow Zero Energy procedures.
        • Must be willing to perform all job assignments in an effective and timely manner with minimal supervision
        • Recognize and support our team culture, communicating effectively with all team members
        • Have 4-5 years of electrician work experience in Industrial/Manufacturing environment

          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.
          Our -Electrical position pay is based on experience & training with the expectation that self-motivated individuals will advance with our company paid training. - -Beginning pay approximately $25-$28/hr. - Increases with Co. provided training. - -
          With our highly competitive compensation package and outstanding benefits, you will get:

          • Benefits starting Day 1
          • Competitive starting pay
          • On-the-job training and a
          • A culture that strongly believes in promoting from within
          • Medical
          • Dental
          • 401k with company match
          • Life Insurance
          • Disability Insurance
          • Paid vacations and holidays

            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, & energy with over 60 facilities in Canada, the US, & 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, & pride ourselves on providing a challenging environment with continuous development. The successful candidate should be interested in future growth opportunities with WF. We offer a competitive benefits package including, quarterly appreciation payments, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short and long-term disability, 401-k savings plans with company match, and vacation.
            West Fraser is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/V/D & Drug-Free Workplace -

Keywords: West Fraser, Columbia , Industrial Manufacturing Electrician- 2nd Shift, Professions , Chappells, South Carolina

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