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WestRock Company Industrial Electrician 442A in Etobicoke, Ontario

Career Opportunity

We are seeking an Industrial Electrician for our Etobicoke Plant. The Industrial Electrician will be responsible for maintenance and repair of paper board manufacturing equipment in a unionized environment. To be considered for this position, you must be able to work on all shifts Monday to Friday (days 6:45 am, afternoons 2:45 pm, nights 10:45 pm). Shifts rotate weekly. The position reports to the Maintenance Manager. Starting wage for a certified Electrician is $42.23. Shift premiums for afternoon($0.75/hour) and night shift ($1.25 per hour).

All successful applicants must be able to provide a satisfactory criminal background check, and pre-placement medical.

How will you impact WestRock:

  • Minimum 3 years’ experience at Journeyman Electrician level.

  • Experienced with 480 and 600 VAC, 3 phase along with lower voltages.

  • Able to trouble shoot and repair semi-automated production equipment.

  • Experience with trouble shooting and preventive maintenance of large DC and AC motors/drives.

  • Able to effectively use standard electrical test equipment including voltmeter, amprobe and megger

  • Experience with troubleshooting Allen Bradley and Delta V Control Logix PLC’s.

  • Experience with AC and DC drives in fan, pump, and conveyor applications.

  • Ability to set up AC and DC drives.

  • Experience with HMI touch screens

  • AutoCAD

  • Able to lift up to 50 pounds.

  • Willing and able to work rotating shifts, nights, weekends, holidays, and overtime, as needed.

  • Able to perform electrical construction projects and repair.

  • Responsible for the overall Safety and cleanliness of equipment and area.

  • Work in a safe and efficient manner in accordance with company policies and procedures.

  • Overtime is required.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

What you need to succeed:

  • Certified Industrial Electrician Certificate 442A

  • Three years of experience as an Industrial Journeyman Electrician.

  • Willing and able to participate in safety programs and activities.

  • Must have good written and verbal communication skills.

  • Able to effectively work within a team environment.

  • Solid technical problem solving and communication skills.

  • Familiar with and able to safely apply with the Canadian/Ontario Electrical Code and other local safety codes, policies, and procedures.

  • Able to read and interpret facility blueprints and equipment technical manuals.

  • Attention to detail.

  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

  • Computer literate and able to be effective and efficient with various computer applications.

  • Positive, can-do attitude

  • Willingness to go the extra mile to get it right.

What we offer:

  • Corporate culture based on integrity, respect, accountability and excellence

  • Comprehensive training with numerous learning and development opportunities

  • An attractive salary reflecting skills, competencies and potential

  • A career with a global packaging company where Sustainability, Safety and Inclusion are business drivers and foundational elements of the daily work.

WestRock Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to creating and maintaining a diverse workforce: Minorities/Females/ Disabled/Veterans.

WestRock (NYSE:WRK) partners with our customers to provide differentiated paper and packaging solutions that help them win in the marketplace. WestRock's team members support customers around the world from locations spanning North America, South America, Europe, Asia and Australia. Learn more at

WestRock is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We strive to create and maintain a diverse workforce where everyone feels valued, respected, and included. WestRock does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law.