Our client located in the Northeast, British Columbia has an immediate opening for an Electrical Supervisor


  • Ensure safety of all employees and contractors working in operating unit or department by driving continuous improvement towards a true safety culture. This includes supporting all corporate safety programs; developing SOP’s, identifying and eliminating hazards, and enforcing all safety rules.
  • Ensure compliance with all standards and programs (safety, environmental, quality, maintenance and manufacturing policies and procedures) within area of responsibility.
  • Drives continuous safety, quality and environmental improvement through active participation and leadership with employees.
  • Supervise electrical department personnel, including training, performance management and scheduling activities.
  • Assist with hiring and orientating new employees.
  • Develop self and staff to ensure personal and professional growth.
  • Lead and participate in process improvement, cost reduction and continuous improvement projects.
  • Schedule and assign all tasks required to meet preventative/predictive electrical maintenance needs of the facility including hydraulics, electrical, pneumatics and power distribution (transformers & PDC), and motor control, variable speed drives (AC & DC) utilizing the EAM system.
  • Manage inventory of spares and critical spares according to site business plan and engage with key suppliers to optimize cost savings opportunities for the department.
  • Supervise construction, installation, modification, troubleshooting and repair of equipment including EOM and Cap-X projects.
  • Work closely with Vendors, Regulatory Agencies, Corporate Engineering and our Project
  • Managers to meet plant objectives, diagnose complex problems, and meet plant goals.
  • Develop PLC & HMI software programs to operate or improve plant equipment.
  • Participate on multi-function site business team and manage to department budget.
  • Maintain knowledge of industry-wide technological developments.
  • Ensure compliance and perform all duties in accordance with all safety, health and environmental rules and regulations.
  • Perform other duties as necessary.


  • Demonstrated knowledge of plant electrical equipment, operations and predictive/preventative maintenance systems.
  • Knowledge of safety, health, and environmental rules, laws, requirements, and applicable programs.
  • Ability to interpret and apply HR, Safety and Environmental policies and procedures.
  • Knowledge of the correct application of systems and processes that ensure continuous improvement (safety, environmental, maintenance, quality and manufacturing)
  • Knowledge of continuous operation manufacturing process and improvement process.
  • Knowledge of medium and high voltage systems.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of PLC’s and the writing and troubleshooting of control logic, programming, HMI systems, data communications networking, electronic and instrumentation equipment.
  • Knowledge of IT systems, PC hardware and software, servers, fiber optic cabling and network switches.
  • Knowledge of current management and supervisory techniques.
  • Effective leadership, interpersonal, and organizational skills.
  • Strong oral and written communication and math skills.
  • Basic budgeting and financial analysis skills.
  • Ability to effectively motivate, coach and lead direct reports through daily assignments and to effectively lead meetings and team assignments.
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints.
  • Strong electrical troubleshooting skills.
  • Ability to implement change.
  • Ability to use computer and programs with reasonable proficiency.


Please submit resumes to george@halliwellconsulting.com including salary expectations and availability or contact George Halliwell @ 1 877-737-6562 extension 109.

Job Number 1926