Plant Electrician

At P&H Milling Group, the Certified Electrician is responsible for the repair of plant electrical equipment in an efficient, timely and safe manner ensuring the safety of everyone on site as well as maintaining efficiency of production.

Day to day activities will include:

  • Maintain a safe working environment by ensuring Health & Safety programs, policies and procedures are being followed
  • Perform preventative and corrective maintenance tasks and work orders throughout the plant, ensuring they are completed in a timely manner and in compliance with safety rules and standards
  • Conduct repair, maintenance and troubleshooting of equipment and systems such as Electrical, Mechanical, Electromechanical, Pneumatic, Hydraulic and PLC
  • Perform weekly scheduled maintenance on planned shutdown in order to achieve plant and equipment efficiency as well as building maintenance, when required
  • Conduct routine plant inspections, identify equipment malfunction, and provide observations and recommended corrective actions to Maintenance Supervisor
  • Perform and/or assist in the testing and calibration of machines and equipment
  • Abide by routine maintenance procedure and effectively utilize the preventative maintenance software in conducting service routines
  • Monitor spare parts inventory level and provide the Maintenance Supervisor with this information as reference for procurement plan
  • Comply with high standards for product quality, housekeeping and sanitation in accordance with GMP, Food Safety and Brand Reputation Compliance Global Standards (BRCGS) procedures
  • Maintain documents and records in accordance with all relevant Quality and Safety policies and procedures
  • Attend safety meetings, trainings and certifications as required

A successful Certified Electrician candidate should enter the position with the following qualifications:

  • Ontario Certified Journeyperson Electrician (309A or 442A)
  • Red Seal Certificate is an asset
  • Minimum 3 year of experience as an Electrician, preferably in a flour mill environment
  • Working knowledge and experience with Programmable Logic Control (PLC), VFD’s and troubleshooting, pneumatics, hydraulics and electrical systems
  • Proficient computer skills in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, etc.)
  • Excellent troubleshooting, analytical and multi-tasking skills
  • Strong communication skills, both oral and written
  • Self-directed, able to work independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to work on a rotating schedule for after-hours calls and weekends

“Working as an Electrician at P&H has provided me the opportunity to work with members of a striving team. A wide variety of day-to-day tasks gives me the ability to consistently progress in my field, while maintaining a good work-life balance.”

Nick G.

Halifax, NS.