As a member of our management team, you will be reporting directly to the Maintenance Superintendent. Your responsibilities include supervising a high performing electrical crew to provide safe and efficient services to the division.


  • Ensure a safe work environment for the Maintenance department by enforcing safe work practices, supporting company policies, investigating incidents, and ensuring proper training and adherence to electrical best practices
  • Work collaboratively with Production, Technical and Purchasing departments to effectively maintain mill equipment
  • Manage, schedule and supervise a crew, including work orders, priorities, shutdowns, breakdowns
  • Manage major maintenance projects
  • Work with reliability engineer(s) to coordinate preventative and predictive maintenance programs
  • Initiate mechanical expense and capital budgets and oversee all maintenance costs


The ideal candidate will possess:

  • A journey trade certificate
  • A strong electrical background knowledge and familiarity with manufacturing equipment
  • Experience in decision making with proven trouble shooting skills
  • 5-8 years of experience is preferred

The ideal candidate will possess:

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Innovative supervisory & mentorship skills
  • Experience promoting a team culture with well-established organizational skills
  • Experience in maintenance and a demonstrated passion for electrical systems
  • Experience in an industrial environmental with PLC’s, VFD’s, MCC’s, and HMI’s
  • Ability to think outside the box with strong problem-solving skills
  • Proficient with MS Office, CMMS systems
  • Preference may be given to candidates with experience and qualifications in the forest industry

West Fraser is a leading diversified forest products company, listed on the TSX and NYSE. Recognized for the eighth time as one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers, we are a growing company looking for talented people to be part of our team. We have over 11,000 employees and operations in Canada, Southern United States, United Kingdom and Belgium.

West Fraser continues to invest in our manufacturing facilities to ensure they are modern and competitive.  We have a sustainable forestry practice and continue to innovate our processes and diversify our products, including investing in bioenergy.

West Fraser believes inclusive, diverse teams build a more vibrant workforce, safer operations and a stronger company overall. We strive to create workplaces and leadership teams that are reflective of the diverse communities we are a part of. We will not discriminate against any applicant for employment on the basis of race, gender, national origin or any other protected legal characteristic.

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We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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