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    West Fraser


    • Est. $37
    • Full-time
    • Clarks, LA 71415
Estimated Pay
$31 per hour
About this job

What you will do:

  • Test electrical systems and circuits in electrical wiring, equipment or fixtures
  • Inspect electrical systems, equipment or components to identify hazards, defects or repair
  • Troubleshoot, program and upgrade Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC)
  • Work with vendors to identify needed parts and recommend to Supervisor
  • Understand and update instrumentation loop diagrams, E & I drawings, blueprints and schematics
  • Program AC & DC variable speed drivers
  • Update power distribution system, MCC and switch gears
  • Install electrical equipment

What you need to be successful:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Detailed and accuracy oriented
  • Understanding of AC and DC control circuits
  • Ability to read and interpret electrical schematics and wiring diagrams; have knowledge of 3 phase motor circuits, MCC’s, power distribution and lighting circuits
  • Ability to work outdoors in all temperatures in loud, high volume environments performing physical tasks throughout the shift
  • Ability to perform the essential functions of the position which includes walking, standing, sitting, climbing stairs, bending and lifting-up to 50 pounds, climbing ladders, work in elevated work areas and tight close spaces
  • Pass a basic written, oral and or visual electrical exam
  • Offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a pre-employment background check, drug screen test and physical

Preferred Skills:

  • Proven troubleshooting skills; troubleshooting and tuning of PID loops; Pneumatics and hydraulics
  • Allen Bradley family of PLC’s and Powerflex drives and corresponding software
  • Scanning and Optimization systems within the Lumber Business (Baxley, USNR)
  • Process Network Communication Systems and Components—Ethernet & Fiber Optic
  • Basic network topography and infrastructure

What will make you stand out:

  • Ability to perform all tasks in accordance with West Fraser safety policies and procedures to include performing safety observations, operate equipment according to safe work procedures and follow Zero Energy procedures.
  • Must be willing to perform all job assignments in an effective and timely manner with minimal supervision
  • Recognize and support our team culture, communicating effectively with all team members
  • Ability to work rotating shifts, holidays and weekends; ability to work overtime and willing to be on-call 24/7
  • Have 4-5 years of Electrician work experience in Industrial/Manufacturing environment

Outstanding benefits package including:

  • Benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K with company match)
  • Competitive starting pay
  • On-the-job training and
  • A culture that strongly believes in promoting from within
  • Paid vacations and holidays
  • Wellness Pay Program

If you are ready to build your career in a company that thrives on growth, a safe work environment, rewarding work, challenge and opportunity, come build your career with us at West Fraser: /careers

We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Please apply through our online application process.  Be sure to attach your resume to your online profile as resumes will not be accepted at the site.  No phone inquiries, please.

West Fraser is a diversified wood products company producing lumber, OSB, LVL, MDF, plywood, pulp, newsprint, wood chips, and energy with over 60 facilities in Canada, the United States, and Europe.  We are the largest lumber producer in North America, a leading global manufacturer of wood-based panels and the world’s largest producer of oriented strand board (OSB).

We are a growing company, believe strongly in promoting from within, and pride ourselves on providing a challenging environment with continuous development.  The successful candidate should be interested in future growth opportunities within the company

West Fraser believes inclusive, diverse teams build a more vibrant workforce, safer operations, and a stronger company overall. We strive to create workplaces and leadership teams that are reflective of the diverse communities we are a part of. We will not discriminate against any applicant for employment on the basis of race, gender, national origin, or any other protected legal characteristic.

West Fraser is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/V/D & Drug Free Workplace (DFW)



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