Electrician (Job code: EL11)
Iyinisiw Management Inc. - Prince Albert, SK

About Iyinisiw

“Iyinisiw” means “wise” in Cree. It is our goal to achieve the ultimate benefit for our customers, our industry and our people in a sustainable manner.

Iyinisiw Management Inc. provides engineering and contracting services to the pulp and paper industry. We offer engineering and contracting solutions to our customers that include construction, installation and commissioning, as well as project management. We also perform equipment and system maintenance, de-bottlenecking, and facility upgrades. Please visit www.iyinisiw.com for additional information.

Job Description

Title: Electrician

Department: Projects

Reports to: Foreman, Project Supervisor, Project Manager

Location: Various project sites in BC and SK

Duration: Depends on duration of the project

Number of Openings: 5

Compensation: $37.00/h in BC, $34.50/h in SK

Work Hours: 10h/d, depending on shift cycle, overtime at 1.5 times regular wages

Responsibilities and Tasks

- Read and interpret drawings, circuit diagrams and electrical code specifications to the location of wiring and equipment and to ensure conformance to building and safety codes
- Assemble, install, test, and maintain electrical or electronic wiring, equipment, appliances, apparatus, and fixtures, using hand tools and power tools
- Diagnose malfunctioning systems, apparatus, and components, using test equipment and hand tools, to locate the cause of a breakdown and correct the problem
- Pull wire through conduits and through holes in walls and floors
- Connect wires to circuit breakers, transformers, or other components
- Install brackets and hangers to support electrical equipment
- Install, replace and repair fixtures and electrical control and distribution equipment, such as switches, relays and circuit breaker panels
- Splice, join and connect wire to fixtures and components to form circuits
- Inspect electrical systems, equipment, and components to identify hazards, defects, and the need for adjustment or repair, and to ensure compliance with codes
- Test electrical systems and continuity of circuits in electrical wiring, equipment, and fixtures, using testing devices such as ohmmeters, voltmeters, and oscilloscopes, to ensure compatibility and safety of system
- Troubleshoot and isolate faults in electrical and electronic systems and remove and replace faulty components
- Repair or replace wiring, equipment, and fixtures, using hand tools and power tools
- Conduct preventive maintenance programs and keep maintenance records
- Actively participate in the safety program of Iyinisiw
- Other tasks as related to electrical work as assigned during the course of business

Required Qualifications
- Completion of secondary school
- Completion of a four year apprenticeship program
- A minimum of 5 years’ work experience as an industrial Electrician
- Trade certification in Saskatchewan or Interprovincial Red Seal
- Basic English communication skills
- Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals
- Ability to write routine reports and correspondence
- Demonstrated ability in troubleshooting
- PLC trouble shooting and programming is an asset
- Valid safety certifications are considered an asset
- Valid driver’s license is an asset

Please mention the job code in your email of job application. No phone call please.


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IYINISIW Management Inc is an engineering company focusing on services to the pulp and paper industry in Canada and U.S.