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Company: West Fraser Careers
Location: Opelika
Posted on: June 1, 2024

Job Description:

Our Electrician position is responsible for troubleshooting, correcting, and maintaining all electrical equipment within the manufacturing facility.
What you will do:

  • Test electrical systems and circuits in electrical wiring, equipment, or fixtures
  • Inspect electrical systems, equipment, or components to identify hazards, defects, or repair
  • Troubleshoot, program, and upgrade Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC)
  • Identify and troubleshoot objects using electrical control schematics
  • Work with vendors to identify needed parts and recommend to Supervisor
  • Understand and update instrumentation loop diagrams, E & I drawings, blueprints, and schematics
  • Program AC & DC variable speed drivers
  • Update power distribution system, MCC, and switch gears
  • Install electrical equipment consisting of variable frequency drives, diagnose hydraulic and pneumatic systems
  • Maintain and troubleshoot various optimizations systems

    Required skills and experience you will need:

    • Lock-out procedures
    • Field Level Hazard Risk Assessments (FLHRA)
    • Electrical circuitry and components, including circuit breakers, motors, and controllers, control devices, motor theory, rigging, precision alignments
    • Reading and interpreting electrical schematics
    • Predictive and preventative maintenance
    • Computer and PLC skills
    • Able to use hand and power tools and to understand proper use, including multi-meters, knowledge of 480 volt 3 Phase AC
    • Be willing to work rotating shifts, overtime and to be on-call to support 24/7 operations
    • Have 4-5 years of Electrician work experience in the Industrial/Manufacturing environment
    • Must have High School Diploma or GED
    • Must successfully complete a pre-employment drug screen, physical and background check

      Experience with:

      • -Allen Bradley PLC5
      • Allen Bradley ControlLogix 5000
      • Allen Bradley Panelviews
      • Allen Bradley Communications - Devicenet & Ethernet
      • Scanning and Optimization systems within the Lumber Business (Porter, USNR)
      • Process Network Communication Systems and Components - Ethernet & Fiber Optic

        Our highly competitive compensation package and outstanding benefits include:

        • Benefits starting Day 1
        • Competitive starting pay
        • Wellness Pay Program
        • One-the-job training
        • A culture that strongly believes in promoting from within
        • Medical
        • Dental
        • Vision
        • 401K with Company match
        • Life and Disability Insurances
        • Paid vacations and holidays
        • Safety is one of West Fraser's core values and our employees can expect a challenging, stable work environment with career development opportunities

          No phone inquiries, please.
          If you are ready to build your career in a company that thrives on growth, internal promotions, training, safe work environment, rewarding work, challenge, and opportunity, come build your career with us at West Fraser:
          We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Please apply through our online application process. Be sure to attach your resume to your online profile as resumes will not be accepted at the site. -
          West Fraser is a diversified wood products company producing lumber, OSB, LVL, MDF, plywood, pulp, newsprint, wood chips, and energy with over 60 facilities in Canada, the United States, and Europe. We are the largest lumber producer in North America, a leading global manufacturer of wood-based panels, and the world's largest producer of oriented strand board (OSB). We are a growing company, believe strongly in promoting from within, and pride ourselves on providing a challenging environment with continuous development. The successful candidate should be interested in future growth opportunities within the company.
          West Fraser is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/V/D & Drug-Free Workplace

Keywords: West Fraser Careers, Auburn , Electrician, Professions , Opelika, Alabama

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