Certified Electrician

Location – Penticton, BC

Years of Experience – 5+ years of experience in a manufacturing environment

Who You Are

You have a gift for ensuring that equipment is performing at optimal levels. In fact, when it comes to manufacturing, you know how to install, remove, maintain, diagnose, repair and improve the operation’s machinery and equipment.

You’re team-focused, organized, and an exceptional problem solver. You have a gift for improving uptime, and an impressive work ethic.

Indeed, your willingness to go the extra mile, contribute to Penticton Foundry’s success, and deliver results will be prized.

Responsibilities

Preventative Maintenance

You’ll contribute to the success of the preventative maintenance program. You’ll test and calibrate equipment throughout the plant. You’ll ensure equipment is functioning at optimal levels, and refine the work order program to make it even stronger. You’ll collaborate with the maintenance team.

Machinery and Equipment Repairs

Break downs will happen. You’ll provide leadership and problem solving to minimize downtime, and prevent future equipment failures. Safety is of the utmost importance, and you’ll carefully consider potential hazards when equipment breaks down. You’ll identify electrical failures, and assist the mechanical team in failure diagnostics. You’ll repair damaged machinery and equipment to ensure a safe and productive work environment.

Equipment Additions and Removal

We pride ourselves on continuous improvement. To that point, you’ll collaborate with management, supervisors and contractors, providing recommendations for the successful implementation of new equipment. You’ll ensure the preventative maintenance program is in place, and that the old equipment is safely removed and properly stored.

Operational Support

You’ll provide operational support when needed. Our customers are our top priority, and everyone pitches in to deliver for them.

Requirements

  • Red Seal electrician (FSR Class B) would be an asset
  • Strong familiarity with programmable logic controllers’ operation and programming
  • Proficient in motor controls, circuit design and troubleshooting
  • 5+ years of relevant experience
  • Self-motivated – will take the initiative
  • Able to work autonomously
  • Team minded – strong desire to help fellow team members and employees be successful
  • Respectful and hard working
  • High level of proficiency with hand tools, multimeters, megohmmeters and various calibration instruments
  • Able to read drawings
  • Can update existing drawings with changes
  • Safety-oriented

What We Offer

Penticton Foundry is a place where innovation meets hard work and determination. While other foundries have fallen by the wayside, Penticton Foundry has continued to flourish in large part because of its high quality and desire to innovate.

What We Offer:

  • Competitive compensation package and incentive bonuses
  • Extended health and dental benefits
  • Investment in our people, and a learning environment
  • Company events and a supportive culture
  • Opportunities for growth and development

Our foundry is in the outdoor-minded Okanagan Valley, BC, where your lifestyle is defined as much by your after-work interests, as it is by your career.

We invest in people like you – organized, self-motivated, with an ability to excel in a team environment.

How to Apply

If this sounds like you, then apply today. Send a resume to hr@pentictonfoundry.com, or drop a resume off at Penticton Foundry (568 Dawson Avenue, Penticton BC). You can also use the Apply function on our website (located at the bottom of the job posting). Please make sure to indicate that you are applying for the Electrician role.

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