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Electrician

Position Status: Full-Time Temporary (this position to last not later than December 31, 2019)
Department: Liquid Waste Services
Employee Group: GVRDEU
Location: Lake City Operations Centre, Burnaby

Description:
Our Liquid Waste Services Department is seeking an Electrician who will join our team to assist in maintaining critical water distribution and liquid waste collection infrastructure.

You are a candidate that is self-motivated, hardworking and professional in both teamwork and attitude.

This role:
  • Troubleshoots, tests, inspects and repairs of many types of industrial electrical equipment. This includes all electrical equipment or components such as motors, pumps, lighting systems and fixtures, industrial I/O devices, industrial PLC control devices, transformers and distribution equipment.
  • Conducts planned preventative maintenance and keep maintenance records.
  • Reads and interprets drawings, schematics and electrical code specifications to determine layout of industrial electrical equipment.
  • Plans and carries out small electrical installations.
  • Works cooperatively with other trades, operations personnel and management to solve problems.

To be successful, you have:
  • BCTQ Electrical Red Seal certification or equivalent Canadian journeyperson certification with Interprovincial Red Seal.
  • Experience and familiarity with safe working practices in regards to operation and maintenance of medium and low voltage industrial distribution equipment.
  • Industrial controls experience preferred (e.g. Allen Bradley PLC, VFD Drives, HMI, basic industrial networking).
  • Familiarity with PC and PLC applications such as Excel, Word, RSLogix etc.
  • Commitment to work in a safe and orderly manner (adherence to lock-out tag out, confined space, fall protection, arc flash and other applicable regulations and practices).
  • Basic understanding of mechanics in regards to pumps, and motorized valves.
  • Demonstrated excellent attendance and punctuality record.
  • Able to work independently and within a team environment.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.

Our Vision: 
Metro Vancouver seeks to achieve what humanity aspires to on a global basis – the highest quality of life embracing cultural vitality, economic prosperity, social justice and compassion, all nurtured in and by a beautiful and healthy natural environment. 

Please follow this link http://www.metrovancouver.org/about/careers/ to our Careers page where you can submit your application by May 27, 2019.

Location: Burnaby, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Categories: Electrical/Electronic Services
Posted: May 13, 2019, 12:00 pm
Expires: May 27, 2019, 4:30 pm