Date: May 16, 2023

Location: Winnipeg, MB, CA, R2K 4H3

Company: Jeld-Wen Inc.

JELD-WEN is currently seeking a Electrician to join our growing team.


The Opportunity


As an Electrician at JELD-WEN, you will be responsible for maintaining, troubleshooting, and repairing the various machines in our facility. Electricians are part of our Maintenance Department, and the team works together to serve as the go-to problem-solvers for any issues that occur to keep our plant running smoothly and efficiently.


This is an on-site role and is based in our Winnipeg plant.


What You Will Do

  • Assemble, install, troubleshoot, and test electrical and automated control circuits and electrical and electronic equipment.
  • Maintain electrical equipment to meet regulatory codes at provincial and federal levels.
  • Utilize testing devices such as multimeters, megar, and thermal imaging to ensure compatibility and safety of systems.
  • Assist with rigging activities, safety-related functions, and other miscellaneous electrical functions.
  • Collaborate with a team of skilled trade workers and production managers to ensure timely and proficient maintenance work.
  • Work in a diverse environment that can be hot, cold, dirty, and fast-paced.
  • Use various powered industrial trucks such as forklifts and high lifts.


Who You Are

  • Industrial Electrician Red Seal Journeyman
  • 5 years’ experience in a maintenance manufacturing/production environment
  • Physically capable of performing work from ladders, scaffolds, and roofs to install, maintain, or repair production and facility equipment.
  • Thorough knowledge in PLC’s and VFD’s (troubleshoot, program).
  • Clear understanding of reactive, predictive, and preventative maintenance.
  • Available to work 8-hour evening shifts, callouts, and overtime as required.
  • Willing to take equipment training courses and travel if required.


How You Stand Out

  • Commitment to safety, environment, and trade profession of the Red Seal
  • Strong troubleshooting skills
  • Strong understanding of schematics/blueprints.
  • Strong mechanical knowledge
  • Self-starter but able to take orders when directed.


Who We Are

Headquartered in Charlotte, NC, JELD-WEN is a leading global manufacturer of high-performance interior and exterior building products, offering one of the broadest selections of windows, interior and exterior doors, and wall systems. JELD-WEN delivers a differentiated customer experience, providing construction professionals with durable, energy-efficient products and labor-saving services that help them maximize productivity and create beautiful, secure spaces for all to enjoy. The JELD-WEN team is driven by innovation and committed to creating safe, sustainable environments for customers, associates, and local communities. The JELD-WEN family of brands includes JELD-WEN® worldwide; LaCantina™ and VPI™ in North America; Swedoor® and DANA® in Europe; and Corinthian®, Stegbar®, and Breezway® in Australia.

In 2022, Newsweek named JELD-WEN as one of America’s Most Trustworthy Companies.

What We Offer

Investing in People is one of our Core Values, we strive to attract & retain great people! As such, JELD-WEN offers competitive compensation & benefits packages. As a global organization, specific benefits may vary, however typically including medical & dental, retirement program, etc.

JELD-WEN is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any applicant for employment or employee on the basis of race, color, religious creed, gender, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other classification protected by applicable discrimination laws.

JELD-WEN does not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters, recruitment agencies, or fee-based recruitment services.