Reference : 585004

Industriel Maintenance electrician

  • Technical Production
  • Canada
  • Permanent / Regular (US)
  • Posting date : 02/09/2021

Position description

Reporting to the Maintenance Supervisor, the Maintenance electrician is responsible for completing electrical maintenance work as directed by the Maintenance Supervisor, and other plant personnel, to ensure suitable availability and reliability of plant equipment and machinery associated with the manufacture of wallboard.


  • Maintain a safe working environment with regards to all electrical maintenance work.
  • Work within the parameters of the plant’s WCM & quality system with multi-functional teams on WCM projects.
  • Maintain strong focus on Availability/Utilization targets for process equipment.
  • Assist with improving and maintaining plant electrical, instrumentation & automation systems; including preventative, predictive, spares planning/inventory control, purchasing, work procedures & documentation.
  • Assist with planning and scheduling of electrical preventive & corrective maintenance work.
  • Provide off shift support for electrical equipment breakdowns.
  • Assist in generating & recording maintenance history on SAP.


  • Trades level certification with RED SEAL (IP) electrical ticket mandatory.
  • 5 – 10 years of experience in a manufacturing environment. Experience working in the wall-board, cement, mining manufacturing industries is a PLUS.
  • Extensive working knowledge of SCADA systems, preferably ‘GE’ iFix. Must also be confident working with PLC/control system Historian and ‘pulling tags’ to record trends.
  • Display proficiency in PLC programming & troubleshooting Allen Bradley PLC systems & Variable Frequency Drives.
  • Experience working with Motion Control software such as Rockwell Control Logix (5000).
  • Must be adept at conducting IR scanning of plant equipment as required.
  • Some experience working with Maintenance SAP system.
  • Working knowledge of Lock-Out Tag-Out, Electrical Safety, Arc Flash protection requirements are a must.
  • Preference will be given to candidates with machine installation experience
  • Must be able to perform rotating shift work if required.
  • Candidates must have strong trades, written and communication skills, as well as the ability to manage a variety of jobs or projects simultaneously.
  • Candidates must show a strong commitment towards quality and service, and be able to promote CertainTeed’s vision and values.
  • The successful candidate will be expected to operate effectively in a team-oriented environment.
  • Strong computer literacy & knowledge of MSOffice tools required.

Who are we ?

Through the responsible development of innovative and sustainable building products, CertainTeed, headquartered in Malvern, Pennsylvania, has helped shape the building products industry for more than 110 years. Founded in 1904 as General Roofing Manufacturing Company, the firm's slogan "Quality Made Certain, Satisfaction Guaranteed," inspired the name CertainTeed. Today, CertainTeed is a leading North American brand of exterior and interior building products, including roofing, siding, fence, decking, railing, trim, insulation, drywall and ceilings.

A subsidiary of Saint-Gobain, one of the world’s largest and oldest building products companies, CertainTeed has more than 6,300 employees and more than 60 manufacturing facilities throughout the United States and Canada.

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