Journeyperson - Industrial Electrician (#151)

Location: Winnipeg, Manitoba · Posted on May 3, 2017


Must hold a certified Journeyperson Industrial Electrician License issued by the Province of Manitoba or bear the Red Seal Certificate from another Jurisdiction.

3 - 4 years experience as a Journeyperson Industrial Electrician.



A Journeyperson Industrial Electrician has the ability to perform preventative maintenance and diagnostic procedures primarily in commercial, institutional and industrial buildings and structures.


To work safely and point out anything that maybe unusual or unsafe to Supervision.
Receive work instructions from Superintendent / Foreman/ Facilities Supervisors.
Plan work and perform jobs with minimum supervision.
Review written documents such as work orders and equipment specific manufacturer’s publications to perform repairs.
Plan and prioritize workflow according to business needs and Management instructions.
Use computerized software, prints, manufacturer’s instructions sheets and sketches to assist in repair work.
Design and build electrical/network power circuits and PLC Programming Ladder Logic.
Perform preventative maintenance to equipment as per automated report system.
Order necessary parts and materials and work with suppliers and participate in supplier meetings.
May operate a forklift and material handling equipment on an as needed basis depending on the departmental needs.
Train an apprentice as part of a formal program or work with junior staff as part of informal training and mentoring in job performance.
Complete maintenance shift report at the completion of each shift using computerized software.
Make electrical repairs to all types of mobile, building, production and hydraulic equipment.
PLC programming and troubleshooting.
Must be able to weld, solder and use cutting torches.
Perform preventative maintenance to equipment.
Layout and install machines according to manufacturer’s recommendations.
Operate forklift and material handling equipment as required.
Order necessary parts and materials and liaison with suppliers for these items.
Expected to work in a responsible and safe manner, follow proper lock out and safety procedures.
Directs helpers in safety and proper work procedures.
Know and understand WHMIS labeling system and attaches labels when decanting.
Must be able to perform work in compliance with the requirement of the Canadian Electrical Code.