Notice: Norbord is now part of West Fraser.  Click here to visit

Type: Full Time

Location: Inverness

Salary: £44,041.39

About Us

West Fraser is a diversified wood products company with more than 60 facilities in Canada, the United States and Europe. From responsibly sourced and sustainably managed forest resources, the company produces lumber, engineered wood (OSB, LVL, MDF, plywood, particleboard), and other products including pulp, newsprint, wood chips and renewable energy.

Our UK-manufactured products are used extensively in the construction, DIY and furniture sectors. Our brands, SterlingOSB Zero, CaberFloor and Caber MDF, are well known in the construction industry and are commonly specified by architects, national housebuilders and specifiers.

We are proud that as a certified net carbon negative company we lock up more carbon in our products than we emit making them, helping the UK construction sector comply with net zero targets and beyond.

Our Inverness Mill

Our mill continues to invest in multi-million pound projects following extensive upgrades over the last 5 years, making us one of the most competitive and largest OSB plants across the globe.

Safety is our top priority, and we are proud to have won Safety Awards for two consecutive years.

The Role

We have exciting opportunities available for Shift Electricians to join at our continuous investment site in Inverness. 

Reporting to the Electrical Supervisor, the successful candidate will be responsible for the safe and efficient utilisation of all electrical equipment on site.

This role will involve, but is not limited to:

  1. Repair of all electrical breakdowns throughout the plant.
  2. Modification and improvement of procedures and programmes as required.
  3. Carrying out preventative maintenance on all electrical equipment as required.
  4. Identification and reporting of any signs of equipment failure.
  5. Ensuring that all documentation is kept up to date i.e. logbook, programme additions, changes etc.
  6. Installation and commissioning equipment and services as requested.
  7. Isolation and de-isolations in accordance with permit to work code of practice.
  8. Assisting with other engineering work when and where required as directed by Electrical Supervisor.
  9. Adopt and maintain good engineering and housekeeping procedures in all work area.

What We Require from You


We recognise that our people are our future and the importance of investing in continuous training and development programmes.  You will be provided with the opportunity to advance your career, in addition to the following package:

Our Vision and Values

Integrity, humility, teamwork, frugality, innovation, competitiveness, and respect for fellow employees are words that define West Fraser’s organisational culture and the way we do business every day.

If you’re interested in developing your career and joining the biggest plant of this type in

Europe then we’d love to hear from you.

To apply, please send your current CV and a letter of interest to our HR Department[email protected]

Request a sample

Request an A5 sample of any of our boards. Our samples come with an informative wraparound cover.

Request a sample