Electrician Level 3 - Joyce

Closing Date:

Oct 31, 2017

Student Position:


Job Category:

Trades & Maintenance

Job Location:







Electrician Level 3

Joyce, LA

West Fraser operates several sawmills across the U.S. South and a Corporate office in Germantown, Tennessee.  The business has approximately 2,400 employees and fifteen plants.  West Fraser is a wholly-owned U.S. subsidiary of West Fraser Timber Co. LTD., Canada.

Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Troubleshoot and maintain equipment using programmable logic controllers
  • Identify and troubleshoot objects using electrical control schematics
  • Install variable frequency drives, diagnose hydraulic and pneumatic systems
  • Maintain and troubleshoot various optimization systems

Required skills and experience include:

  • Lock-out Procedures
  • Field Level Hazard Risk Assessments (FLHRA)
  • Electrical circuitry and components, including circuit breakers, motors and controllers, control devices, motor theory, rigging, precision alignments
  • Reading and interpreting electrical schematics
  • Predictive and preventative maintenance
  • Computer and PLC skills
  • Able to use hand and power tools and to understand proper use, including multi-meters, knowledge of 480 volt 3 Phase AC


  • Able to work on call shifts and work night shifts
  • Must successfully complete a pre-employment drug screen, physical and background check


  • West Fraser offers competitive benefits including, medical, dental, life insurance, disability, and 401-k savings plans

All persons meeting that criteria above are encouraged to apply, however, only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted. Applications will not be accepted at the location.  No phone inquiries, please.

West Fraser is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/V/D