Instrumentation & Electrical Engineer / Technologist – Williams Lake, BC

West Fraser

Are you a natural leader looking for an exciting career opportunity? Are you ready to take ownership and grow an already dynamic global business?Cariboo Pulp is a West Fraser and Mercer International joint venture located in Quesnel, BC. We have an immediate opening in the Engineering Department for the role of:Instrumentation & Electrical Engineer / TechnologistAre you ready to join an industry that provides a real work/life balance and opportunities for the future in a green and sustainable industry? We’re looking to build our high-performing team with passionate people seeking interesting work in a dynamic environment. Cariboo Pulp & Paper is a forerunning producer of NBSK pulp as well as clean, green energy. Forward thinking ownership, capital investment, and movement towards bio-product opportunities has contributed to Cariboo’s longevity and very bright future. Cariboo offers competitive salaries, top-end pension plan, flexible benefits, opportunity for development, advancement, and most importantly, the opportunity to make a positive difference in a renewable industry.Reporting to the Engineering Superintendent, the Instrumentation and Electrical Engineer is responsible for managing high voltage and power distribution infrastructure while supporting the safe, reliable production of pulp. As the E&I Engineer, you will be responsible for annual high-voltage inspections, planning and executing capital projects to modernize Cariboo Pulp’s electrical infrastructure, and supporting the E&I maintenance team on critical infrastructure jobs. In this role, you will become learn about all areas of the kraft pulp production process and interact with management and superintendents daily.Key responsibilities include:E&I engineering, budgeting, execution, and support of capital and maintenance projectsDesign and implementation of electrical and instrumentation installationIdentify aging electrical assets and develop multi-year modernization plansMaintain plant standards and AutoCAD drawings for E&I assetsSupervise contractor crews during project execution and annual maintenance shutdownsProvide technical expertise to Cariboo Pulp’s E&I Maintenance crewsAct as technical expert on Cariboo Pulp’s distribution equipment and turbo generatorsQualifications:Electrical Technologist Diploma OR Electrical Engineering DegreeExcellent interpersonal and leadership skillsAbility to communicate effectively in oral and written formThe desire to progress, learn, grow, and succeedThe following would be considered a strong asset:Experience maintaining electrical distribution equipmentExperience in an industrial environment with VFDs, PLCs, MCCs, DCSExperience with various electrical systems (600V-13.8kV)Experience in an operating plant environmentDemonstrated successful execution of E&I Projects including design, specification, contracting, install, commissioning, and operations/maintenance turnoverStrong knowledge of PLC/DCS programming is preferred.Cariboo offers a comprehensive relocation package to assist your move to Quesnel. Located in central BC, Quesnel has a population of approximately 25,000 and features all major conveniences, including its own airport.  Quesnel offers affordable housing, modern recreational and educational facilities, regular community events, as well as unlimited recreational activities for the outdoor enthusiast. It doesn’t take long to feel part of Quesnel’s welcoming community. A family business at heart since 1955, West Fraser values excellence in performance and people, challenge and satisfaction, and profitability and growth. We practice leadership in our field and responsibility in our communities. We are a diversified wood products company with more than 60 facilities in Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom, 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. West Fraser is publicly traded on the NYSE and TSX under the symbol WFG. For more information on the Company and our current opportunities, visit our website at: www.westfraser.com/jobsWe thank all candidates for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.