Duties and Responsibilities:

Measures, cuts, bends, threads, assembles, and installs electrical conduit; connects wiring to lighting fixtures and power equipment
Installs control and distribution apparatus such as switches, relays, and circuit-breaker panels
Plans, designs and performs new equipment installations; repairs faulty equipment or systems
Knowledge of motor theory and VFD controls and possesses ability to troubleshoot complete drive systems
Cuts and welds steel structural members
Calculation and selection of conduit and wire sizes for equipment supply installations
Complete PM work orders of equipment to manufacturer’s recommendations or PM guide and provide feedback on activities and changes to improve the service of equipment
Observes mechanical devices in operation and listens to their sounds to locate causes of trouble
Required to have basic understanding of OHSA regulations on machine safety devices and guarding. Also may be required to modify equipment to meet PreStart to Health and Safety requirements
Dismantles devices to gain access to and remove defective parts
Repair/replace defective parts; lubricate/inspect/clean machine parts as per machinery PM procedures
Layout of occasional fabrication of various materials; may include Mig/Tig, Arc welding
Connects wiring and hydraulic lines to install electrical and hydraulic components
Diagnosis and replaces faulty mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic components of machines and equipment
Understand and practice safe working procedures. Use personal protective equipment with lockout/isolation procedures as required. Understand the specific environmental aspects and impacts of maintenance duties and work towards reducing them
Understand and interpret schematic drawings and symbols, as well as manufacturers’ manuals and specifications and logic diagrams for pneumatic, electrical, and hydraulic systems
Understand PLC programming and interpreting ladder logic for troubleshooting, revisions or new equipment installations. Ability to upload/download programs and troubleshoot PLC hardware using laptop computer
Use fall arrest and safe work practices at elevated heights using Skyjack or ladders to do installations, servicing or removal of plant equipment
Understanding of power distribution and protection device ratings and proper installation practices. Also required to be competent in the safe operation, modification, and maintenance of plant power systems
Comply with Ontario Electrical Safety Code regulations for installations and modifications. Required to log activities and review with Inspection authorities for approvals
Ability to communicate openly and clearly with fellow team members, read/write/understand specific work instructions and procedures, and practice sharing information with others
Perform other maintenance duties as assigned to meet departmental responsibilities
Job Qualifications:

Must possess a current Maintenance Industrial Electrician Certificate
Experience:

Minimum two years of experience
Formal manufacturing electrical experience an asset
Advanced training/understanding of hydraulics, pneumatics, and electronics of PLC’s a preferred asset
Ability to upload, download programs and troubleshoot PLC hardware using laptop computer
Training
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