Journeyman Industrial Electrician (#JIE-001)

Location: Winnipeg, Manitoba · Posted on May 27, 2016



Education and Experience

Must hold a certified Journeyman Industrial Electrical License or Equivalent issued by the Province of Manitoba or bear the Red Seal Certificate from another jurisdiction.

Skills and Knowledge

Job Requirements

Maintain a good attendance record and comply with company rules and regulations.
Work in a safe and responsible manner.
Shift Work may be required.
Lubricate and clean equipment, if applicable.
Maintain a clean work area and inform area supervision of any unsafe conditions.
Perform other miscellaneous duties inherent to the job or as assigned.



Repairs factory production and building equipment by diagnosing failed electrical components by observation or dismantling and then repairing or replacing the components. Makes repairs to a variety of sophisticated production manufacturing machines, mechanical or electrical equipment, hydraulic or pneumatic equipment which requires a high degree of accuracy. Performs construction, fabrication and installation of various electrical equipment and electrical projects and wiring as assigned


The following are the main job responsibilities and priorities that this position must focus on, must achieve and must excel at:

Receives work instructions from Foreman / Supervisor / Chargehand / Leadhand.
Must be able to plan work and perform jobs with a minimum of supervision.
Must supply hand tools required for the trade.
Plans repairs or fabricates involving the use of prints, manufacturer’s instruction sheets, sketches, shop work orders and/or verbal instructions.
Must be able to make electrical repairs to all types of mobile equipment.
Must be able to make electrical repairs to all types of building equipment.
Must be able to make electrical repairs to all types of production equipment.
Must be able to make electrical repairs to all types of hydraulic equipment.
PLC programming and troubleshooting.
Must be able to weld, solder and use cutting torches.
Performs preventative maintenance to equipment.
Must be able to 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.