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JBS USA 2nd-3rd Year Apprentice Electrician-Brooks, Alberta in Brooks, Alberta

2nd-3rd Year Apprentice Electrician-Brooks, Alberta

Department: Electrical

Location: Brooks, AB

2 nd -3 rd Year Apprentice Electrician-Brooks, AB

With approximately 3,300 employees, JBS Food Canada ULC (-JBS Canada-) is one of Canada's largest beef processors. Consisting of four locations-the main processing facility located in Brooks, Alberta, where approximately 4,200 head of cattle are harvested and processed daily; the Head Office and a case ready plant, both based in Calgary, Alberta; and JBS Ontario, a case ready plant located in Belleville, Ontario. The JBS Canada facility in Brooks has the capacity to produce products ranging from boxed beef primals, ground beef, beef trimmings, beef by-products and hides which are shipped across Canada and worldwide. At the multi-protein Mountain Creek Farms case-ready facility in Calgary, JBS Canada produces value-added products including marinated, portion sized, multi-pack options, kebabs and much more. JBS Ontario in Belleville produces fresh meat and seafood products for leading retailers in Canada.

During the pandemic, we have implemented hundreds of safety measures including offering unlimited PPE, constructing permanent physical barriers, establishing physical distancing protocols, and installing hospital-grade ventilation systems in all of our facilities.

JBS Food Canada ULC is one of the largest beef processors in Canada. We are currently recruiting 2 nd -3 rd Year Apprentice Electrician for our Brooks, Alberta facility which has the capacity to harvest more than 4,000 head of cattle per day.

NOTE: Apprentice Electrician Job will be located in Brooks, Alberta

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • 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, fiber-optic and coaxial cable assemblies, lighting fixtures and other electrical components;

  • Test electrical and electronic equipment and components for continuity, current, voltage and resistance;

  • 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;

  • Troubleshoot, maintain and repair industrial, electrical and electronic control systems and other related devices;

  • Conduct preventive maintenance programs and keep maintenance records;

  • May install, maintain and calibrate industrial instrumentation and related devices.


  • Completion of college/CEGEP/vocational or technical training;

  • Experience as an electrician apprentice is required

  • Medium Voltage, Weigh Scales, Vision Systems, HMI, Siemens S5/S7, Allen Bradley SLC5 PLC, VFD, Servomotors, Profibus/Ethernet Network Communications experience essential;

  • Electrical construction, installation experience required;

  • Must be able to design and carry out minor modifications on industrial equipment;

  • Strong decision making, problem solving troubleshooting and multi-tasking skills;

  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize workload and effectively meet deadlines;

  • Ability to work independently and in a multifunctional team with minimum supervision.

  • Must be available for Shift Work

Work Site Environment : Noisy, Odours, Hot, Cold/refrigerated.

Earn Competitive Wage

Permanent Full Time Employment

Please note that Applicants may be subject to drug and alcohol testing. If an Applicant is requested to take a drug and alcohol test, any offer of employment to the Applicant will be conditional upon passing the drug and alcohol test.

Exceptional Benefits including:

Competitive Wage | Relocation Assistance | Extended Health/Medical Benefit | Group Life & Accidental Death Insurance | Short/Long Term Disability | Vision/Dental Care | Employee Beef Purchasing Program | Voluntary Employee RRSP Contributions |Employer RRSP Contributions | Medical Clinic on-site | Career Growth and Continued Training

JBS Food Canada ULC

PO Box 1868 Brooks AB T1R 1C6

Physical Location: 4 kms west of Brooks on Trans-Canada Highway #1, Brooks, AB

Phone: 403-501-2223Fax: 403 501 2239