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Location: Inverness

Job Type: Full Time

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 CaberWood 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.

The Role

An opportunity has become available for a Shift Electrician at our Inverness site. 

Reporting to the Electrical Supervisor, he/she will hold relevant electrical qualifications.  We invite applications from manufacturing or production backgrounds.

The role will be responsible for the safe and efficient utilisation of all electrical equipment throughout the factory, yard and offices.

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.

This list is neither prescriptive nor exhaustive

The successful candidate will be a time served electrician with PLC knowledge, preferably Allen Bradley 5/40. Siemens Step 5.  The candidate must have strong health and safety awareness and the ability to work unsupervised.

A full Job description is available from HR. 

Please send your current CV or a letter of application to Maureen Burnett (HR) – [email protected]          

Closing Date:  15th April 2022


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