Journeyman Electrician

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The Resorts of the Canadian Rockies Inc / Nakiska Resort is looking to fill a full time year-round Journeyman Maintenance Electrician position.

You will work closely with our Maintenance Department teams to use your knowledge and experience as an Electrician. If you enjoy the front line of hands-on work, fast paced and dynamic environment and love the mountain lifestyle, this is the right job for you.

Why work here:
Our Journeyman or apprentice electricians will experience every aspect of the trade. Each day offers variety and challenge. Surrounded by co-workers who are engaged in the Resort and Ski community, our employees take pride in the work that they do and the company that they work for.
5 day/40+ hour work week during the winter October to April (paid overtime when required)
4 day/40 hour in summer May to October (Mon-Thursday) 6 months of 3-day weekends!
What your work looks like
We seek Journeyman or apprentice electricians with relevant Mountain Resort and Ski Industry experience. With a consistent focus on safety, the Electrician will also have a history of producing quality work with attention to detail that meets or exceeds industry standards.

Selected candidates can be expected to:
· Install, examine, replace, or repair AC/DC Motors and Drives, PLC’s, 480-volt power, 120-volt control circuits, transformers, motors, starters, relays, and electrical controls.
· Install, examine, replace, or repair electrical wiring, receptacles, switch boxes, conduits, feeders, fiber-optic and coaxial cable assemblies, lighting fixtures and other electrical components.
· Install, examine, replace, or repair generators, alternators, and industrial storage batteries.
· Size and install electrical circuits including panels, wire size and type, conduit, protective devices, switches, and related equipment needed to comply with the CEC and/or CSA Z-98
· Fabricate, install and/or run conduit, 3-Phase work, motor terminations, control and instrument troubleshooting and panel work.
· Test electrical and electronic equipment and components for continuity, current, voltage and resistance.
· Perform preventive maintenance inspections and testing of various electrical systems (including electrical for facility maintenance and operations.)
· Correct wiring and connections on machinery controls where incorrect applications could cause damage and hazardous conditions.
· Conduct preventive maintenance programs and keeps maintenance records.
· Work on systems operating at 240 volts, 480 volts wye, 480 volts delta, 4160-volt switchgear, transformers, and motors by following electrical drawings and using test instruments such as a voltmeters, ammeters and PC’s, scope, and other diagnostic tools.
· Read and interprets drawings, blueprints, schematics, and electrical code specifications to determine layout of industrial electrical equipment installations.
· Quickly repair electrical failures and replace parts where up time of Ski Lifts can be affected.
· Comply with standards and procedures of the RCR Policy & Safety Manual and Occupational Health and Safety Regulations.

· Red Seal Electrician
· 2 – 5 years’ experience as an electrician performing electrical maintenance and installation in a resort environment
· Possess a high degree of initiative, creativity, communication skills, self-supervision, and respect for safety requirements.
· Be a team player and work closely with maintenance, operations, engineering, and outside services when needed.
· Have a flexible work schedule – overtime and weekends and schedule changes as required of this position especially during winter season.
· Be proficient in fundamentals of lockout/tagout.
· Have a knowledge or ability to interpret the Canadian Electric Code and CSA Z-98 code
· Be able to understand a project request from upper management, lay it out, determine and order materials needed and be responsible for successful completion and start-up.
· Possess the ability to read electrical schematics, diagrams, and blueprints.
· Be experienced in performing preventive maintenance tasks, taking corrective action for repairs, and be knowledgeable in electrical equipment installations.
· Have experience with AC & DC motors and drives and PLC’s
· Be able to climb ladders, towers, and no fear of working at heights with proper PPE

Personal qualities
· Proud of the work that you do as a team player.
· Go the extra mile to finish what you start.
· Openly share your ideas and skills with team members.
· Clear respect and support for the complimentary trades.
· Ability to see around the corner – taking a safe approach in everything that you do.

Additional details of what we offer:
· Comprehensive company benefit plan after 90 days employment
· A staff season’s pass for the resort
. Discounts on food, retail, and hotels
. Shuttle from Calgary, Cochrane and Canmore if required
. Pro-deals
. Staff events- meet great people who share a passion for the mountain lifestyle!

Please Note:
For your safety and the safety of everyone around you, the following may be required:
. Valid QR code to meet RCR workplace policy
· Valid Class 5 drivers’ license and a clean Drivers Abstract
· Pre-employment Drug and Alcohol testing may be requested.
· Red seal qualification documentation
· Two professional references
We thank all applicants for their interest in RCR Nakiska. We regret that only those applicants eligible to work in Canada without sponsorship may be considered for this roll. Only those that qualify will be contacted.

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