Electrician – Plant Maintenance

Atlantic Aqua Farms Ltd.

This is an exciting time and role for Atlantic Aqua Farms. We are undergoing a state-of-the-art transformation and expansion of our processing facilities in Borden PEI. This upgrade will bring modern processing equipment and systems to our facility. We are looking for a motivated and skilled individual to join our team as we make these upgrades and to take a lead in implementing and maintaining our new production lines.
Atlantic Aqua Farms is a successful and growing mussel and oyster aquaculture business primarily based in Prince Edward Island, Canada. Committed to customer service and quality products for 35 years, Atlantic Aqua Farms is North America’s number one grower and processor of the widely recognized, high quality Prince Edward Island Mussels, under the brand name Canadian Cove. The company also farms some of the finest quality Prince Edward Island Oysters, with such brands as Barstool Cocktails, Sweet Island Kiss, Naked Islanders, and Chappell Creek. Atlantic Aqua Farms continues to expand farming and processing operations with its ongoing acquisition activities in Canada and the USA.

Reporting to the Maintenance Manager, the Electrician will be a key member of the Atlantic Aqua Farms Plant Maintenance team. The Electrician is responsible for repairing and maintaining equipment and facilities in a safe and efficient manner.

Job Responsibilities:

Arrives on time properly dressed for work.
Maintain a “clean as you go” attitude throughout the day.
Maintain all required documentation for equipment and maintenance logs.
Repair or replace defective machinery parts and fabricate parts required during overhaul, maintenance or set up.
Detect and troubleshoot irregularities and malfunctions.
Operate grinders, pumps, compressors, fans, blowers, hydraulic systems, and industrial and stationary engines.
Learn and follow all AAF policies and procedures.
Maintain Inventory
Reports and documents employee safety issues, and equipment deficiencies to a person of authority for corrective action. Participates in safety meetings.
Participate in safety meetings.

· Red Seal Journeypersons Certificate
· Valid Driver’s License
· Canadian Citizen, Valid Work Permit or Permanent Resident
· Must currently live in PEI or willing to relocate.
· Experience working in Industrial and Commercial Settings
· Willingness and ability to drive to different locations in PEI to respond to issues related to the plant operations.
· Ability to read and interpret drawings, circuit diagrams, and electrical code and project specifications.
· Ability to design and layout PVC, EMT and galvanized conduit for plant systems.
· Troubleshoot the existing system and make improvements.
· Repair, replace and install distribution equipment and electrical controls such as switchboards, panelboards, and switches.
· Confidently use electrical instruments to test and troubleshoot issues.
· Repair and replace existing electrical fixtures and wiring.
· Ability to operate hand tools and power tools safely to improve equipment and infrastructure.
· Work in a face paced environment and be flexible throughout the workday to respond to issues in a timely manner.
· This position requires a person to bend, climb, squat, lifting loads up to 50 lbs., carry, walk, push, and stand while working on equipment and facilities.
· The candidate must have manual dexterity and an attention to detail.
· Work as part of a team with minimal supervision.

Compensation & Benefits:
· Starting wage $28.00/hour
· Opportunity for learning and growth
· Company paid health & dental benefits.
· Company matched RRSP.

Position Details:
· 40 hours/week Mon-Fri (occasional weekends)
· Permanent Full Time

Thank you for your interest in our business.