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Maintenance Electrician

Job Locations CA-BC-Richmond
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Why work for Lafarge?

Lafarge in Canada is proud to provide construction solutions in the buildings, infrastructure and industrial segments. These solutions are built with high performance products from our cement, aggregates, ready-mix concrete, asphalt and road construction, and concrete products divisions.  From the use of alternative materials and recycling to renewable energy, Lafarge's focus is to develop innovative products that can contribute toward sustainably constructed building solutions.  Lafarge takes personal growth and development to heart, and provides resources for our employees to take control of their own careers. Through our commitment to communities, to the health and safety of our employees and their families, or through the many volunteer hours of our employees, Lafarge demonstrates our care for people. If you want to work in an environment that values hard work, entrepreneurship, and collaborative teamwork, Lafarge is for you.   Building Better Cities is what we do. Come Build a Better Career with us!  More information can be found at .



All duties are performed in a work-safe manner; plant safety rules are followed and individual works as a
team member. The prime objective of this position is to ensure the integrity and reliability of all plant
equipment via timely, planned, thorough and consistent maintenance activities and inspections. The
electrician is responsible for carrying out electrical/maintenance processes and PM program inspections
throughout the plant.


  • Understand and comply with Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) policies to assure that
    environment, health and safety are the first priority of the business.
  • Actively support key safety initiatives at the facility and assist the department as needed to improve
    EHS performance and results.
  • Ensure safe practices (including coworkers, employees and contractors) in all areas of his/her work.
  • Report on accidents / incidents assuring follow-up as per the Richmond procedure.
  • Read and interpret drawings, blueprints, schematics and electrical code specifications to determine
    layout of industrial electrical equipment installations.
  • Install, examine, replace or repair electrical wiring, receptacles, switch boxes, conduits, feeders and
    coaxial cable assemblies, lighting fixtures and other electric components.
  • Test electrical and electronic equipment and components for continuity, current, voltage and
  • Maintain, repair, install and test switchgear, transformers, switchboard meters, regulators and reactors.
  • Maintain, repair, test and install electrical motors, generators, alternators, industrial storage batteries
    and hydraulic and pneumatic electrical control systems.
  • Conduct preventive maintenance program, inspections (first and second level) of all plant equipment,
    keep maintenance records and generate reports. The electrician will also be part of the Thermography
  • Coordinates with assigned Foreman and/or other trades for the purpose of completing projects and
    work orders efficiently.
  • Maintains assigned equipment, and tools for the purpose of ensuring availability in a safe operating

Specific Accountabilities:

  • Compliance with all safety policies, procedures and applicable laws.
  • Follow state and local building regulations based on the National Electric Code.
  • Must be able to work within a team environment as well as independently.
  • Must be able to communicate to multiple levels within the organization.
  • Must keep all company property in good working order and clean.
  • Punctual and reliable; good attendance required



  • Certified Journeyman electrician – BC Red Seal.
  • Aptitude for mathematics.
  • Good eyesight and hand-eye coordination.
  • Must be able identify electrical wires by color.
  • Must be able to pass pre-employment physical/drug/alcohol test.
  • Willing to work overtime and weekends as needed.
  • Mechanical skills are required.


  • High school diploma or equivalent.

Experience requirements:

  • Certified trades person (minimum 5 years’ experience).
  • Good communication skills – verbal and listening.
  • Knowledge about computerized systems.
  • Safety experience with lock out/ tag out and working at heights.
  • Experience with PLC systems.
  • Experience with Gas Analyzer and CEMS maintenance.
  • PM program experience.
  • Instrumentation experience.
  • Experience with inspection tools and technologies (motor testing, Thermography).
  • SAP experience preferred.


Pre-employment medical including drug & alcohol testing and a criminal record check may be required.


Through LafargeHolcim’s 2030 Plan, Lafarge is committed to providing solutions using sustainable manufacturing practices and improving the environment in and around its operations. The company has a sixty year history in Canada and works continually to reduce carbon dioxide emissions, restore wetlands for native plants and animals, and identify waste materials that can be recycled and used in our operations.


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