Industrial Tradesman - Electrician/Technologist
Richardson International Limited
Vancouver, CA
1d ago

Industrial Tradesman - Electrician / Technologist

Job Description

At Richardson International, being truly invested is at the heart of everything we do. For 160 years, Richardson has been dedicated to Canadian agriculture.

Recognized as a global leader in agriculture and food processing, Richardson is one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies and has more than 2,500 employees across Canada, the U.

S. and the U.K. Richardson operates port terminals from coast to coast across Canada and exports Canadian-grown grains and oilseeds to end-

use markets in over 50 countries around the globe. At Richardson, we are committed to enhancing our facilities and services and investing in our people and communities.

We currently have an opportunity for a Mechanical Tradesman Electrician / Technologist at our Richardson Port Terminal located in North Vancouver, BC .

This is an opportunity to work at one of the most successful grain handling facilities in the world, which exports canola and cereal grains to countries along the Pacific Rim.

Reporting to the Maintenance Supervisor, the Mechanical Tradesman - Electrician will provide journeyman level skill for the repair and maintenance of plant equipment in a heavy industrial environment.

Responsibilities :

  • Installs, modifies, repairs and maintains electrical circuits, devices and equipment
  • Troubleshoots and diagnoses electrical and control equipment
  • Participates in training related to this position
  • Operates in accordance with health, safety, and fire prevention regulations and practices
  • Provides assistance to other Maintenance team members
  • Responds to after-hours emergency calls on a rotational basis
  • Qualifications : Requirements


  • Electrician ticket with Red Seal
  • Journeyman Electrician Certificate or Inter-provincial certification under the Red Seal Program
  • Minimum 3 years of experience as an Electrician in a heavy industrial environment
  • Strong skills in reading and interpretation of electrical schematics / logic drawings
  • Knowledge of automated systems and suppliers
  • Must be capable of lifting and stacking 50 lbs without assistance
  • Demonstrated organizational skills and personal initiative
  • Strong analytical, problem solving and decision-making skills
  • Excellent documentation, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Proficient computer skills .eg.. MS Word / Excel, etc
  • Strong work ethic and a proven safety record
  • Ability to work in conditions such as confined spaces, heights, dust, and temperature extremes
  • Ability to work shift work, scheduled shutdowns and respond to Emergency Call-Ins
  • Asset

  • Diploma of Technology
  • Strong IT background
  • Networking experience (Ethernet, Profibus and Modbus)
  • Programming experience (Ti-Soft, Step 7, WinCC)
  • Any other mechanical trades, fabricator would be considered an asset
  • Interested candidates should click the Apply icon to apply online. Candidates may be asked to participate in competency examinations and / or skill tests to assist in determining required qualifications.

    Richardson International provides an excellent compensation package consisting of competitive salary, pension, a flexible benefits plan and training and career development opportunities.

    Richardson International values diversity in the workplace. Women, Aboriginal People, Visible Minorities and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply and self-identify.


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