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The successful candidate vying for the post of apprentice electrician will work under the supervision of an electrician, and will be expected to perform the following duties, tasks, and responsibilities shown in the job description example below:




  • Reads, interprets, and executes drawings, schematics, blueprints, and electrical code specifications to see layout of commercial electrical equipment installations

  • Tests electrical and equipment and parts for continuity, current, voltage, and resistance

  • Installs, repairs, or replaces AC/DC motors and drives, transformers, motors, starters, relays, and hydraulic and gas electrical controls

  • Installs repairs, or replaces electrical wiring, receptacles, switch boxes, conduits, feeders, fibre-optic, and line assemblies, lighting, and alternative electrical parts

  • Installs, repairs, or replaces generators and industrial storage batteries

  • Do preventive maintenance and testing of electrical systems (including power distribution equipment)

  • Installs electrical circuits, as well as panels, conduit, protecting devices, switches, and equipment required to accommodate the CEC and/or NEC

  • Works on electrical failures and replaces components wherever production time is often affected

  • Corrects connections and wiring on equipment controls wherever incorrect applications may cause harm and dangerous conditions

  • Conducts preventive and maintenance programs, and also keeps maintenance records

  • May install, maintain, and calibrate industrial equipment and connected devices

  • Complies with standards and procedures of industry, Safety Manual, and abide by safety rules.

DESIRED Skills and Expertise

  • Ability to perform – sometimes strenuous – manual labor 

  • Good carpentry skills along with power equipment safety and use 

  • Ability to work independently and as a team in a demanding, fast-paced environment; and must have a comfort for change 

  • Possess strong initiative and positive attitude towards all work 

  • Candidates must have a valid driver's license and reliable personal transportation. A 10-year background check will be performed. 




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