Share this Job


Posting Start Date: Jun 19, 2022

Location: Richmond, BC, CA

Company: Cascades


Founded in 1964, Cascades produces, converts and markets packaging and tissue products that are composed mainly of recycled fibers. The Company employs 11,000 employees, who work in more than 90 production units located in North America and Europe. With its management philosophy, half a century of experience in recycling, and continuous efforts in research and development as driving forces, Cascades continues to deliver the innovative products  that customers have come to rely on.



The Containerboard Packaging Group, a division of Cascades, is the largest containerboard producer in Canada, and is also a top converter of corrugated products in the country. The Group manufactures a wide range of products made from recycled fibres for its North American customers in the food, beverage and consumer products sectors, among many others. The Division, which employs close to 3,400 people, owns six containerboard mills and nineteen corrugated products plants in Canada and the United States.

Job Description

Cascades Containerboard Packaging - Richmond is located at 3300 Viking Way, Richmond, BC.  CCP - Richmond has been offering custom made packaging to the Lower Mainland of BC and beyond for close to 50 years.  Currently we are looking for an experienced Industrial Electrician to join our Maintenance Team.

The successful candidate will be able to make use of an exceptional benefit package:

  • The starting rate for the position is $44.99/hour
  • The ability to work with a large organization
  • The ability to work for a company that has sustainable development at the heart of its philosophy
  • A benefit plan that offers heath benefits, dental benefits, STD & LTD benefits, life insurance, critical illness insurance, accident disability insurance, retiree benefits
  • An exceptional Defined Benefit (DB) pension plan
  • A Share Purchase Plan after one year of continuous service
  • Profit sharing that is unique to all other companies

Job Responsibilities

Reporting to the Maintenance Supervisor, the successful candidate will have the following main responsibilities:

  • Be available for a three-shift rotation including days, afternoons, and graveyards.
  • Be able to work 8- and 12-hour shifts.
  • Maintain, repair, test and install electrical motors, generators, alternators, industrial storage batteries and hydraulic and pneumatic electrical control systems.
  • Read and interpret drawings, blueprints, schematics and electrical code specifications to determine layout of industrial electrical equipment installations.
  • Troubleshoot, maintain, and repair industrial, electrical and electronic control systems and other related devices.
  • Conduct preventive maintenance programs and keep maintenance records.


The successful candidate will have the following qualifications and experience:

  • Completion of Industrial Electrician Red Seal Certificate
  • 5 years Industrial Electrician experience, preferably in a manufacturing environment
  • In depth knowledge and experience with PLCs, AB, and solid understanding of electrical and process instrumentation diagrams
  • Experience in the installation, repair and maintenance of electrical systems and equipment
  • Ability to work within a team environment
  • Demonstrate and maintain a safe working environment
  • Cascades believes in the success of an inclusive organization that values diversity within its team. All qualified candidates will be considered for this position in a fair manner.

Cascades believes in the success of an inclusive organization that values diversity within its team. All qualified candidates will be considered for this position in a fair manner.

Use of the masculine in our communications refers equally to both men and women.


Job Segment: Electrical, Electrician, Hydraulics, Instrumentation, Engineering