Industrial Electrician, Whitby, Ontario, Canada

Job Description
Are you an Electrician open to a new opportunity with an amazing company? Our client offers a range of long steel and special steel products from a network of mills across the United States and Canada. They are seeking an Industrial Electrician for their facility in Whitby, ON. This role will be responsible for performing all operations required to install, troubleshoot, repair, construct, modify, calibrate, test, service, and program highly complex equipment in support of steel production operation and related plant facilities. This is a chance to join a company that provides job security, environmental solutions, social projects, and developmental opportunities, so don’t wait! Give us a call at 1-855-733-7325 (RED)-(SEAL), text 647-484-0311, or submit your resume online now!

Whitby, ON is located about 30 minutes’ drive to Toronto, and just 15 minutes from Oshawa and Ajax. Whitby is the urban hub of the area, complete with shops, restaurants, theatres, museums, and more. Sitting on the northern shore of Lake Ontario, Whitby boasts an award-winning marina, as well as Canada’s largest municipally owned and operated recreation facility, the Iroquois Park Sports Centre. Due to its amenities, natural beauty, and proximity to the GTA, Whitby is a great place to call home.

Salary: $36.65 per hour, with additional shift premiums available for weekend work and OT. Unionized.

Benefits: Excellent benefits package, including dental, medical, prescriptions, life insurance (employer-paid premium – no monthly cost to the employee), pension matching up to 3%, vacation pay and vacation bonus, all PPE and major tools provided, meal allowance, and a cost of living allowance updated twice per year.

High school Diploma or equivalent.
Red Seal Industrial Electrician or Journeyperson 442A or Construction Electrician 309A ticket required.

At least 5 years’ Electrician experience.
Experience in a heavy industrial or manufacturing environment would be highly desirable.
Experience with hydraulics, pneumatics, gear boxes, bearings, overhead cranes and drive shafts would be preferred.

Skills and Abilities:
Intermediate knowledge of AC/DC motor and drive theory and ability to troubleshoot with PLC.
Intermediate drive knowledge, electrical controls, NFPA 70E, and high voltage power systems, with experience in ARC flash requirements.
Ability and willingness to work as part of a self-directed team with limited supervision.
Basic computer skills, specifically, SAP experience.
Ability to follow all PPE requirements and safety rules and guidelines for all tasks being performed.
Ability to communicate with coworkers through two-way radio and hand signals.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Install, troubleshoot, and repair electrical and electronic controls and systems, using required knowledge and understanding of mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic, fluidic, and electrical systems/components, as well as how they operate.
Exercise judgement when troubleshooting AC/DC motor controls, PLC, electrical drives, and all high-voltage systems at or below 600 volts.
Inspect and perform daily maintenance on all shop machinery, mobile equipment, HVAC Systems, PLC networks, and cranes, and repairs or replaces worn items as required.
Service the electrical aspect of pumps, motors, cranes, and hydraulic/pneumatic systems as needed.
Provide technical assistance to maintenance and production personnel as needed.
Assist in maintenance personnel as needed.
Assist in training of coworkers as needed.
Other duties as required.
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