Journeyman Electrician – City of New Westminster

Our hardworking Electrical Services staff is seeking an experienced Journeyman Electrician to join their qualified team of professionals. You will become part of a crew who repair and maintain electrical systems including city facilities, traffic signals as well as street and park lighting. You will also install and remove revenue metering. In addition, your duties will include responding to emergency repairs, customer complaints and performing other related duties as required.

Requirements include:
Certification as a Journeyman Electrician and licensed to work in British Columbia.
IMSA Traffic Signal Technician certification is preferred.
Class 3 Driver’s License with Air Brake Endorsement.
Thorough knowledge of the standard methods, practices, materials, tools and equipment used in the work.
Ability to understand and carry out written and oral instructions and work from sketches, blueprints and diagrams.
Ability to maintain logs and other records.
Ability to work as a member of a team and adapt to changing tasks and locations.
Good mechanical aptitude, physical coordination and manual dexterity.
The physical strength, stamina and coordination to perform all tasks associated with the work in all weather conditions.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a variety of internal and external contacts on matters related to the work; and to employ contemporary service excellence principles.
*Our successful applicants will enjoy the benefits of an earned day off system (17 days per year).

Apply by sending your resume quoting competition #17-47, by April 7, 2017 to the Human Resources Department, City of New Westminster, 511 Royal Avenue, New Westminster, BC, V3L 1H9, Fax: (604) 527-4619 or e-mail to

We thank all applicants in advance; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

The City of New Westminster is committed to employment equity.
We welcome diversity and encourage applications from all qualified individuals.

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