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Licensed Industrial Electrician

City:  St. Stephen
Country/Region:  CA

St. Stephen, NB

ARAUCO is a global manufacturer of sustainably-produced forest product solutions for construction, industrial, and retail markets. With over 120 facilities worldwide, we manufacture and distribute the industry’s most-comprehensive selection of wood composite panels, premium plywood, millwork, lumber, and FSC-certified wood pulp.

ARAUCO is growing in North America, with innovative manufacturing, state-of-the-art facilities, and a commitment to make a difference in the communities where we are located. We are seeking the right individuals for high-caliber opportunities in manufacturing, supply chain, maintenance, safety, and other related fields. This is a direct-hire role with benefits. We look forward to considering you as part of our team at ARAUCO!



Position: Licensed Industrial Electrician
Location: St. Stephen, NB


Position Summary:
Successful candidate will play a key role in electrical troubleshooting, repairs, and preventative maintenance. Safely and efficiently install, service and repair wiring, conduits and other electrical devices and systems and strives to increase overall mill reliability.


  • Troubleshoots and maintains production equipment, which includes electrical, hydraulic, mechanic and pneumatic systems.  Works from wiring diagrams, engineering drawings and equipment specifications.
  • Repairs and replaces electric and electronic components such as motors, contactors, relays, timers, and kind of switches, PLC’s, light curtains, motor controls, etc.  Make calculations for load requirements for circuits and chooses appropriate size and grade components.
  • Run new power supply lines to new and relocated equipment according to Hydro codes and other applicable standards and regulations.  Works to IEE wiring regulations, Electrical Safety Code and company codes.
  • Wires new control panels according to drawings, and verbal instructions under consideration of Hydro Codes and other applicable standards, and regulations.  Locates and diagnoses faults on electrical equipment or systems which may involve complex interlocking or interrelated circuits.
  • Informs electrical coordinator about changes in electric circuits or updates the original diagrams.  Works primarily on voltages up to 575V
  • Maintains and adjusts electrical supply and production equipment to maximize operating performance.  Helps to maintain electric spare part inventory levels in stock room
  • Maintains work order and preventive/predictive maintenance system by filling in the required forms.
  • Read and write electrical and electronic schematics as well as read basic hydraulic and pneumatic circuits
  • Install, examine, replace and repair electronic wiring, receptacles, switch boxes, conduits, feeders, cable assemblies, lighting fixtures and other electrical components
  • Test electrical and electronic equipment and components for continuity, current, voltage and resistance
  • Follow all safety rules and occupational health and safety act.


Required Knowledge and Skills:

  • Minimum 2 years as a Licensed Industrial Electrician
  • Manufacturing experience required
  • Experience working with PLC’s required
  • Familiarity of the basic functions of a Computerized Maintenance Management System preferred.  (SAP preferred)
  • Proven ability to effectively communicate and interact with people for problem solving, coaching, and work planning
  • Shift work is required


Arauco is committed to creating an inclusive culture across the organization by preventing and removing barriers for persons with disabilities.  Where it is not possible to remove barriers, Arauco will make efforts to accommodate persons with disabilities in a timely, effective and suitable manner.  If you require any accommodations during the recruitment process, please let us know.