Job Position: Electrician

Company: Richardson International

Expected salary:

Location: Vancouver, BC

Electrician Job Details:


At Richardson International, being truly invested is at the heart of everything we do. For over 160 years, Richardson has been dedicated to Canadian agriculture. Recognized as a global leader in agriculture and food processing, Richardson is one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies. Richardson has approximately 3,000 employees across Canada, the U.S. and the U.K. At Richardson, we are committed to enhancing our facilities and services and investing in our people and our communities.

Richardson operates port terminals from coast to coast across Canada and exports Canadian-grown grains and oilseeds to end-use markets in over 50 countries around the globe.

We currently have an opportunity for an Electrician at our Richardson Port Terminal located in North Vancouver, BC. This is an opportunity to work at one of the most successful grain handling facilities in the world, which exports canola and cereal grains to countries along the Pacific Rim. Reporting to the Maintenance Supervisor, the Mechanical Tradesman – Electrician will provide journeyman level skill for the repair and maintenance of plant equipment in a heavy industrial environment.


Installs, modifies, repairs and maintains electrical circuits, devices and equipment

Troubleshoots and diagnoses electrical and control equipment

Participates in training related to this position

Operates in accordance with health, safety, and fire prevention regulations and practices

Provides assistance to other Maintenance team members

Responds to after-hours emergency calls on a rotational basis



Electrician ticket with Red Seal

Journeyman Electrician Certificate or Inter-provincial certification under the Red Seal Program

Minimum 3 years of experience as an Electrician in a heavy industrial environment

Strong skills in reading and interpretation of electrical schematics/logic drawings

Knowledge of automated systems and suppliers

Must be capable of lifting and stacking 50 lbs without assistance

Demonstrated organizational skills and personal initiative

Strong analytical, problem solving and decision-making skills

Excellent documentation, communication and interpersonal skills

Proficient computer skills .eg.. MS Word/Excel, etc

Strong work ethic and a proven safety record

Ability to work in conditions such as confined spaces, heights, dust, and temperature extremes

Ability to work shift work, scheduled shutdowns and respond to Emergency Call-Ins


Diploma of Technology

Strong IT background

Networking experience (Ethernet, Profibus and Modbus)

Programming experience (Ti-Soft, Step 7, WinCC)

Any other mechanical trades, fabricator would be considered an asset

Interested candidates should click the Apply icon to apply online by February 22, 2024

Candidates may be asked to participate in competency examinations and/or skill tests to assist in determining required qualifications.

Richardson International provides an excellent compensation package consisting of competitive salary, pension, a flexible benefits plan and training and career development opportunities.

Richardson International values diversity in the workplace. Women, Aboriginal People, Visible Minorities and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply and self-identify.


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