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Job ID 286908 Date posted 02/15/2024 Location : High River, Canada Category  BUILD OPERATE MAINTAIN (PLANT OPNS) Job Status  Hourly Full Time

Want to build a stronger, more sustainable future and cultivate your career? Join Cargill's global team of 160,000 employees who are committed to safe, responsible and sustainable ways to nourish the world. This position is in Cargill’s protein and salt business, where we provide wholesome, high-quality food products to a wide range of customers, from foodservice operators and grocery stores to manufacturers and exporters.



Location: High River, AB 
Position Type: Full Time
Shift Available: Rotating


Expectations: 
Electricians are expected to do be good and in strong decision making, problem solving troubleshooting and multi-tasking skills in a very dynamic environment. Demonstrate ability to prioritize workload and effectively meet deadline, also to have the ability to work independently and in a multifunctional team with minimum supervision. 


Principal Accountabilities:

  • Read and interpret drawings, blueprints, schematics and electrical code specifications to determine layout of industrial electrical equipment installations
  • Install, examine, replace or repair electrical wiring, receptacles, switch boxes, conduits, feeders, fiber-optic and coaxial cable assemblies, lighting fixtures and other electrical components
  • Test electrical and electronic equipment and components for continuity, current, voltage and resistance
  • Maintain, repair, install and test switchgear, transformers, switchboard meters, regulators and reactors
  • Maintain, repair, test and install electrical motors, generators, alternators, industrial storage batteries and hydraulic and pneumatic electrical control systems
  • Troubleshoot, maintain and repair industrial, electrical and electronic control systems and other related devices
  • Fire-alarm troubleshooting and installation/construction
  • Design and carry out minor modifications on industrial equipment
  • Conduct preventive maintenance programs and keep maintenance records
  • Install industrial instrumentation and related devices
  • Understanding and adhering to all safety rules and regulations
  • Maintaining a safe and clean work environment
  • Other duties as assigned


Required Qualifications: 

  • Must be legally entitled to work for Cargill in Canada
  • Cargill requires that employees be a minimum of 18 years old
  • Ability to understand and communicate in English (verbal/written)
  • Ability to perform physical job duties which may include bending, lifting up to 50 lbs, kneeling, climbing, crawling, and twisting safely, with or without a reasonable accommodation
  • Ability to work in varied indoor and outdoor conditions which may include heat, cold, dust, loud, noise, etc., with the use of personal protective equipment (PPE), including a respirator
  • Ability to work in elevated areas (4 feet and above)
  • Ability to work overtime, weekends, different shifts, and holidays with advance notice
  • Basic ability to use a computer and typing skills
  • Must be able to operate machinery and/or industrial equipment
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft office software, with an emphasis on Excel and Word
  • High School diploma or Equivalent
  • Must be Alberta Journeyman Electrician or Canadian Journeyman Electrician with Red Seal Certificate


Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Must be able to perform maintenance electrical trades
  • Able to perform maintenance trades including Hydraulic and Pneumatic Systems
  • Prior experience in production related work
  • Experience with SAP or a Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS)
  • Experience with Arc flash and shock training


Considered candidates will receive a phone call from a (204) area code. Please note that this position does not include relocation reimbursement.



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