• Posted on:
    Jan 10, 2019
  • Application Deadline:
    Feb 28, 2019
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  • Position Type:
    Full Time
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Industrial Electrician (442)


Job Description


The Industrial Electrician will plan, lay-out, assemble, install, test, troubleshoot and repair electrical wiring, fixtures, control devices and related equipment in buildings and other structures. Their plans of new or modified installations will minimize waste of materials, provide access for future maintenance and avoid unsightly, hazardous and unreliable wiring consistent with specifications and electrical codes.  The Industrial Electrician will be expected to provide input into system design, installation and coordination, and take part of the initial handover team to plan the job from the onset.  The Industrial Electrician will be responsible for installing and terminating conduit wire, cable, equipment, panels, sensors and various control components and devices. Other responsibilities will include the fabrication of control panels, installation of interlocking wiring and performance of wiring check out, and assistance of systems start-up, and will be required to participate in job site final walk-through and prepare all as built markup drawings for the design engineer.


  • Plan, lay-out, assemble, install, test, troubleshoot and repair electrical wiring, fixtures, control devices and related equipment in buildings and other structures
  • Maintain a working knowledge of changes in technology, compliance and repair techniques
  • Ensure that work is in accordance with relevant codes and specifications;
  • Installs system components and wiring in compliance with the NEC, NESC, NFPA and the UFC
  • Use hand tools and power tools
  • Inspect electrical systems, equipment and components to identify hazards, defects and the need for adjustment or repair to ensure compliance with codes and specifications
  • Advise management on hazardous continued operation of equipment
  • Maintain current electrician's license or identification card to meet governmental regulations
  • Direct and train workers to install, maintain, or repair electrical wiring, equipment, and fixtures
  • Prepare sketches or follow blueprints to determine the location of wiring and equipment and to ensure conformance to building and safety codes
  • Reviews blueprints and specifications; ensures drawings and specifications will function as designed in environment intended for use
  • Provides material take-offs for electrical facilities equipment requirements
  • Constructs electrical control panels
  • Rough and finish wiring and control systems
  • Coordinates or prepares shipment of materials and supplies for electrical construction to the job sites
  • Proposes changes or modifications to plans to enhance operation and efficiency of systems plans and specifications for sanitation facilities
  • Plans and coordinates the implementation of designed facilities in accordance with approved agreements through field staff and village labor force
  • Schedules critical and non-critical activities effectively for project success
  • Coordinates project logistics for remote and limited access construction sites
  • Implements corrective actions and conducts performance evaluations
  • Ensures accuracy and completion of assigned tasks and projects
  • Reviews coding accuracy of assigned accounts
  • Provides electrical systems training assistance
  • Provides technical Assistance/Emergency Response of existing facilities electrical systems
  • Clean, lubricate and perform other maintenance work
  • Keep detailed and accurate maintenance reports and documentation
  • Other assigned work as required
Education RequirementPost Secondary Diploma Experience Requirement


  • Completion of five year apprenticeship program
  • Government Trade Certification
  • Possess a valid driver's license
  • Automation & PLC competence an asset
  • Ability to work independently in a busy environment
  • Experience with routine maintenance operations
  • Highly flexible, with solid interpersonal skills that allow one to work effectively in a diverse working environment
  • Able to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing
  • Able to work well under pressure
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Able to deal with people sensitively, tactfully, diplomatically, and professionally at all times
  • Computer literate
How to Apply

Please email resume to careers@weedmd.com - specify Industrial Electrician Role in the subject line.

About Employer

WeedMD Inc. is the publicly-traded parent company of WeedMD Rx Inc., a federally-licensed producer and distributor of cannabis and cannabis oil for both the medical and adult-use markets under the Cannabis Act. The Company operates two facilities: a 26,000 sq. ft. indoor facility in Aylmer, Ontario and a state-of-the-art greenhouse facility located in Strathroy, Ontario. The Greenhouse currently has 44,000 square feet of licensed space in production and is expected to have a total footprint of more than 500,000 square feet online by year-end 2018. WeedMD has a multi-channeled distribution strategy that includes supply agreements with Shoppers Drug Mart and provincial distribution agencies, as well as through strategic relationships across the seniors' market in Canada.

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