• Full Time
  • Whitby

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4th Year and Higher Year Electricians – 309A  

Location: Whitby

Number of positions: 2

Work Hours:  Full-Time (40 hrs./wk.)

*Ordinary hours are 6 am – 3 pm – Lots of overtime right now – offers and rotations available at ‘time-and-a-half’ (1.5x pay)

Pay:  $34/hr. (Licensed)

*Apprentices start pay dependent on skills experience

Start Date: Immediately

Own Transportation Required? : No but have to be punctual

Education / Certificates Required: Industry Standard Requirements

Main Responsibilities:

·        Commercial and industrial electrical work, mostly in active, large paper mill – job sites generally in Whitby (to Mississauga)

·        Preparing, assembling, installing, testing, troubleshooting and repairing electrical wiring, fixtures, control devices and related equipment in all types of buildings and other structures – with home base in paper mill

·        Devising viable plans for electrical installations

·        Laying conduit in walls, temporary partitions, and other concealed areas

·        Inspecting and maintaining existing electrical systems

·        Ensuring that electrical system in buildings (both residential and industrial) comply with local electrical codes and safety standards

·        Provide preliminary planning, sketches, and estimates for installation, repair, upgrade, and maintenance of electrical systems

·        Training and supervising new hires on the intricacies of electrical installation standards

·        Interpreting and reading blueprints and electrical drawings

Job Requirements:

·        Industrial experience huge asset but not required

·        Proficiency in using electrical tools and equipment

·        Understanding of how different electrical systems work

·        Time management and organization skills

·        Knowledge of mathematics and basic calculations

·        Communication skills, both verbal and written

·        Ability to continuously learn about trends in the electrical industry

·        Leadership and teamwork; creativity

Number of Years of Previous Experience Required: Industry Standard Requirements

Describe the Ideal Candidate for this Role:

·        Strong command of electrical engineering concepts

·        English communication skills

Company Culture:  Team play with industry-specific skills and expertise to offer diverse clients

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