Electrical Fitters (A) are responsible for the installation of cabling, wiring, mechanical, and pneumatic components into deployable shelters. They are also responsible for testing completed shelters for functionality and inspecting the electrical installation work completed by other employees. In addition to mechanical skills, the Fitter A, Electrical is expected to train and mentor other employees.
Reports to: Manufacturing Manager
Assemble, install and test electrical components into deployable shelters using engineering drawings and associated design data.
Read schematic drawings and service manuals to determine work procedures.
Operate standard equipment including but not limited to multimeters, grinders, verniers, micrometers, and band saw.
Able to assemble and install component pieces using hand and power tools.
Adhere to all Health and Safety policies and procedures
Due to projected manufacturing demands, there may be a requirement to work shifts and overtime, when required.
Train, develop and mentor other employees.
Inspect electrical assembly work of other employees, ensuring the work meets established codes.
Participate in the creation of job instructions.
Participate in continuous improvement activities.
Other duties as assigned by the Manufacturing Manager.
Minimum three years’ experience in a manufacturing environment.
Red Seal Electrician trade certification.
Experience with electrical, pneumatics, and controls are preferred.
Available to work overtime as required.
Must be well organized, self-motivated and results oriented, to ensure work assignments are completed in a timely manner.
Able to deal with and support change.
Strong communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills;
Soldering skills considered an asset.
Understanding of lean manufacturing principles including 5S, Kanban and SMED
Attention to detail.
Able to build trust and respect among fellow team members.
Knowledge of computer software such as Microsoft Excel/Word, Outlook.
Must be eligible to meet requirements of export control and security regulations including Canadian Controlled Goods Program (CGP) and Canadian government security clearances.