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Certified Electrician

Date: Oct 6, 2021

Location: Woodbridge, ON, CA, L4H 3G9

Company: Jeld-Wen Inc.


JELD-WEN (NYSE:JELD), founded in 1960, is one of the world’s largest door and window manufacturers, with more than 22,000 employees operating in 24 countries globally. Headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, JELD-WEN designs, produces and distributes an extensive range of interior and exterior doors, wood, vinyl and aluminium windows and related products for use in the new construction and repair and remodelling of residential homes and non-residential buildings. 
Our products and services afford us the opportunity to enter peoples’ workplaces, homes and daily lives. With this privilege comes great responsibility to ensure that the products we deliver are reliable and enrich the places and lives that they touch. We bring beauty and security to the spaces that touch our lives.

We act with integrity, invest in people, inspire through innovation, deliver on our promises and improve every day. We are seeking talented individuals who share this purpose and values and want to excel in their field of expertise. We offer excellent benefits, a collaborative environment in which to apply your talent and a dynamic and growing company, with exceptional career progression opportunities.




Based in Vaughan, this individual will report directly to the Maintenance Manager. The Industrial Electrician is responsible for providing overall electrical support to our plant operations, production, manufacturing and building electrical systems to ensure continuous operations.  The successful candidate will be responsible for the wiring of electrical equipment in the execution of the project according to contractual terms and customer specifications. The candidate will be also be responsible for determining the resources required for the project and requests the resources from the appropriate functional manager.  


This is an exciting opportunity to work in an entrepreneurial company with a supportive leadership culture and a passionate team who are determined to drive growth.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Read, interpret and follow drawings, schematics, diagrams, specifications, or reports.
  • Physical assembly and wiring of industrial control panels.
  • Inspect wiring installations, assemblies, and circuits.
  • Adjusting and repairing electrical equipment when necessary.
  • Plan and oversee testing and calibration of electrical and electronic equipment and tools on a scheduled basis.
  • Verify dimensions and clearances of parts to ensure conformance to drawings, or schematics specifications, using instruments, such as micrometers, calipers, and height gauges.
  • Modify existing equipment in order to improve performance.
  • Designing and build various control panels as required in compliance with the Ontario Electrical Code.
  • Work with computers, AC/DC drives, HMI’s and PLC’s.
  • Follows any safety regulations necessary and wears appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) as required.
  • Perform all other duties as assigned by manager.
  • The position is subject to shift/weekend work and availability for on call in emergency.
  • Overtime as required.






  • Must be a Licensed 442A Industrial Electrician.


  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in a continuous manufacturing environment.
  • Familiarity with window and door manufacturing equipment (LiSEC, Forel, 3 axis CNC, Vinyl Welding/Trimming) an asset.
  • Ability to use small hand tools and have eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity.
  • High degree of attention required to prevent injury to self and others.
  • Ability to read and interpret schematics, drawings and technical documentation.
  • Experience with wiring systems; panels; etc.
  • Demonstrate practical problem solving ability.
  • Knowledge of Health & Safety procedures such as guarding and lock-out/tag-out.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Programs (Word, Excel, Outlook).
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Working at heights using various man lifts and access equipment.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Ability to operate a forklift is an asset.
  • Experience with welding an asset.
  • Versatility and a willingness to work within changing priorities and parameters
  • Lean Manufacturing knowledge/experience an asset

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.

Unless explicitly requested or approached by JELD-WEN, the company will not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters, recruitment agencies, or fee-based recruitment services