Electrician Level 1

at West Fraser
Location Maplesville, Alabama
Date Posted July 29, 2022
Category Trades & Services
Job Type Full Time


West Fraser Timber Co Ltd. is an integrated forest products company producing lumber, wood chips, fiberboard, plywood, pulp, and newsprint. West Fraser, Inc. is the company s wholly-owned subsidiary in the United States. The business has 15 lumber producing locations throughout the U.S. South.

The position is located at the Maplesville mill. The Electrical Technician will report to the Electrical Supervisor.

Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Troubleshoot and maintain equipment using programmable logic controllers

  • Identify and troubleshoot objects using electrical control schematics

  • Install variable frequency drives, diagnose hydraulic and pneumatic systems

  • Maintain and troubleshoot various optimization systems

    Required skills and experience include:

  • 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


  • Able to work on call shifts and work night shifts

  • Must successfully complete a pre-employment drug screen, physical and background check


  • West Fraser, Inc. offers competitive benefits including, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, disability, 401-k savings plans, and vacation.

    All persons meeting that criteria above are encouraged to apply, however, only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted.

    West Fraser, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/V/D

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