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Plant Maintenance Electrician

Maple-Ridge - BC, British Columbia,CANADA
Job ID
Fraser Plastics Ltd.
Job Category
Posting Date
March 23, 2018
Expiry date
February 21, 2019

Plant Maintenance Electrician
(National Occupational Classification  2016 - NOC Code: 7242)

Company Summary: 

The principals of Fraser Plastics Ltd. are experienced manufacturing businessmen and women who have developed their process gradually to meet the growing demand for an effective grinding, washing, and extruding processing facility in the Pacific Northwest. The plant is located in the Albion Industrial area of Maple Ridge. Fraser Plastics processes post-consumer and post-industrial plastic, and sell plastic pellets, washed/regrind flakes and baled plastic.

The company’s success in attracting multi-national and domestic end-users, coupled with its acquisition of a fleet of tanker railcars to service the plant, resulted in notable growth and has allowed us to employ and provide work for Millwrights, Plant Maintenance Electricians, Supervisors (Plastic Products Manufacturing), Yard Supervisors (Shipping and Receiving), Extruder Operators, Sorters (Plastics Product Manufacturing), Wash Line Operators, Truck Drivers and other workers.  We are currently looking for an energetic, experienced and efficient Plant Maintenance Electrician to join our team. This is a permanent full time position reporting directly to the Maintenance Supervisor.

Company Operating Name:  Fraser Plastics

Business Address:  23371 Fisherman Road, Maple Ridge BC V2W 1B9 Canada

Job Summary:

The Plant Maintenance Electrician is responsible for maintenance, troubleshooting, replacement, repair, and testing of energized equipment and circuits; installs electrical conduit systems, feeders, branch circuits, panel boards, transformers, disconnects, variable frequency drives, and other related electrical equipment and systems according to national and local electrical codes; and, examines various electrical systems and makes recommendations for new equipment, repairs, and modifications.  You work as part of a team but would routinely perform work independently and maintain a high level of accuracy and safety, while performing your duties.

Job Title: Plant Maintenance Electrician

No. of Positions: 1

Job Description and Duties:

  • Read and interpret drawings, blueprints, schematics and electrical code specifications to determine layout of industrial electrical equipment installations

  • Install, examine, replace or repair electrical wiring, receptacles, switch boxes, conduits, feeders, fibre-optic and coaxial cable assemblies, lighting fixtures and other electrical components

  • Test electrical and electronic equipment and components for continuity, current, voltage and resistance

  • Maintain, repair, install and test switchgear, transformers, switchboard meters, regulators and reactors

  • Maintain, repair, test and install electrical motors, generators, alternators, industrial storage batteries and hydraulic and pneumatic electrical control systems

  • Troubleshoot, maintain and repair industrial, electrical and electronic control systems and other related devices

  • Conduct preventive maintenance programs and keep maintenance records

  • May install, maintain and calibrate industrial instrumentation and related devices

  • Adhere to workplace safety policies, regulations and compliances and maintain a clean and environmentally safe work area

Terms of Employment:
Permanent Full Time, Long Term

Hours of Work:
40 hours per week

Wages:  $37.50 per hour 

Overtime: One and one-half times the regular wage rate as per provincial regulations 

Benefits Package: 

  • Insurance from Workplace Safety and Insurance Board covered by employer

  • Vacation pay as per provincial regulations will be paid each payday on a semi-monthly basis 

Location of Work: 23371 Fisherman Road, Maple Ridge BC V2W 1B9 Canada

Anticipated Start Date of Employment:  As soon as possible

Education, Experience and Language Requirements:

  • Completion of Secondary School is required

  • At least two years of experience in the trade (OR) a combination of over three years of work experience in the trade and some high school, college or industry courses in industrial electrical equipment 

  • Able to speak, write, read and understand English

  • Punjabi speaking is an asset but not a condition or requirement

Working Conditions and Physical Capabilities: 

  • Fast-paced environment, attention to detail, manual dexterity and
    hand-eye co-ordination

  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking, bending, crouching and kneeling

  • Strength and agility are necessary for lifting and climbing 

Additional Skills and Other Requirements: 

  • Install, maintain and calibrate industrial instrumentation and related devices

  • Ability to develop and sustain cooperative working relationships with co-workers, contractors and company management

  • Ability to anticipate, troubleshoot and solve problems

  • Effective interpersonal skills

  • Flexibility and Judgement

  • Must be a team player, reliable and organized

  • Must be available for all hours of operations and shifts including overtime and weekend work as required 

Preference to Canadian citizens, Canadian Permanent Residents, New Immigrants, Indigenous Persons / Aboriginals and Youth

If interested in this position, please apply by email to us at with resume and cover letter. Only qualified candidates will be contacted.