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Electrical engineering technician needed in Canada by Western Grain Dryer Inc.

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Electrical engineering technician needed in Canada by Western Grain Dryer Inc.

Electrical engineering technicians interpret the designs and technical instructions of electrical engineers, then ensure they are accurately carried out. They also develop, install, test and maintain equipment that produces, transmits or uses power.

Job details

  •  Location: Elie, MB
  •  Salary: $25.00 to $35.00HOUR hourly for 40 to 55 hours per week
  •  Terms of employment: Permanent employment
    Full time
  •  Overtime
  •  Start date: Starts as soon as possible
  •  Benefits: Health benefits, Other benefits, Long term benefits, Financial benefits
  •  Vacancies: 2 vacancies

Job Duties

1) Provide technical assistance and resolution when electrical or engineering problems are encountered before, during, and after construction.
2) Assemble electrical and electronic systems and prototypes according to engineering data and knowledge of electrical principles, using hand tools and measuring instruments.

3) Install and maintain electrical control systems and solid state equipment.
4) Modify electrical prototypes, parts, assemblies, and systems to correct functional deviations.
5) Set up and operate test equipment to evaluate performance of developmental parts, assemblies, or systems under simulated operating conditions, and record results.

6) Collaborate with electrical engineers and other personnel to identify, define, and solve developmental problems.
7) Build, calibrate, maintain, troubleshoot and repair electrical instruments or testing equipment.
8) Analyze and interpret test information to resolve design-related problems.

Job requirements




Bachelor’s degree


3 years to less than 5 years

Specific Skills
Install, maintain and service equipment; Assist in building and testing prototypes to specifications; Assist in design, development and testing; Conduct or supervise the installation, commissioning, and operation of electrical and electronic equipment and systems
Additional Skills
Supervise the building and testing of prototypes; Read and interpret blueprints; Assist in preparing estimates, schedules, specifications and reports
Area of Specialization
Testing; Repair; Operations or production; Installation; Design; Troubleshooting; Development
Type of Industry Experience
Security and Safety
Bondable; Criminal record check
Own Tools/Equipment
Steel-toed safety boots
Transportation/Travel Information
Willing to travel; Valid driver’s licence; Travel expenses paid by employer
Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities
Attention to detail
Work Location Information
Rural area
Computer and Technology Knowledge
TCP/IP; Programmable logic controller (PLC); Computer-aided design (CAD)
Equipment, Systems and Controls Experience
Programmable logic controller (PLC)
Personal Suitability
Initiative; Team player; Client focus; Organized
Health benefits
Health care plan; Dental plan; Vision care benefits
Financial benefits
Long term benefits
Group insurance benefits; Registered retirement savings plan (RRSP); Deferred profit-sharing plan (DPSP)
Other benefits
Learning/training paid by employer; Team building opportunities; Parking available; Travel insurance
Screening questions
Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?; What is the highest level of study you have completed?; Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?; Do you have the above-indicated required certifications?; Do you have education in this field of employment?


Health benefits

Health care plan, Dental plan, Vision care benefits

Other benefits

Learning/training paid by employer, Team building opportunities, Parking available, Travel insurance

Long term benefits

Group insurance benefits, Registered retirement savings plan (RRSP), Deferred profit-sharing plan (DPSP)

Financial benefits


Who can apply to this job?

Only apply to this job if:

  • You are a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada.
  • You have a valid Canadian work permit.

If you are not authorized to work in Canada, do not apply. The employer will not respond to your application.

How to apply

By email

Include this reference number in your application


How-to-apply instructions

Here is what you must include when submitting your application:

  • Cover letter
  • Proof of the requested certifications
  • Copy of portfolio or relevant work examples
  • Highest level of education and name of institution where it was completed
  • Copy of latest school transcript

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