Mainroad Transtronic Services LP
Full Time

Salary: $41 / hour

Mainroad Transtronic Services is a full-service electrical contracting group that provides electrical installation and maintenance services in the Lower Mainland of British Columbia.

We are looking for an experienced electrician to join our team! Much of what you will work on are traffic industry electrical systems (similar to industrial electrical but often implemented outdoors). This job can be challenging, but is unique, interesting, and varied, so you are unlikely to get bored.

A strong mechanical & construction aptitude is needed for this position.

Be prepared to work on specialized system with PLCs, data networking, fibre optics, electrical distribution system, CCTV, radio, pump stations, among many others. Also, be prepared to learn!

This position has potential for advancements. Additionally, we’re proud to offer a comprehensive compensation package, featuring a competitive wage, benefits, RRSP matching, and 3 weeks’ vacation.

Job duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Installing, troubleshooting and maintaining electrical systems, distribution, pump and lighting controls, wiring, streetlighting, traffic controllers, conduit & concrete bases, and lighting fixtures.
  • Operating and using bucket truck, boom lift, scissor lift, forklift, plate compactor, jumping jack, service vehicles / flat deck trucks
  • Mentoring, training, overseeing apprentices and labourers
  • Procurement and organization of materials for current and upcoming jobs
  • Working independently with quality, project schedule and budget in mind
  • Completing all required project and safety paperwork and forms daily
  • Working in trenches, hand trenching and backfilling, working with civil subtrades
  • Handling stock items, ensuring items are stored in an orderly and accessible manner, including pick-up and delivery, to/from designated sites
  • Cleaning and maintaining supplies, tools, equipment and storage areas
  • Providing emergency afterhours onsite electrical support / repairs. Responsibility rotates among staff.

What we are looking for:

  • Journeyman Electrician with industrial or traffic industry experience is required (FSR B or greater is an asset)
  • Class 5 Driver’s License with a clean driver’s abstract is required. Airbrake endorsement is an asset
  • Experience working on three-phase systems (typically 600/347V, or 480V) is required as is working at heights.
  • Capable of working from drawings to build new installations as well as maintain existing.
  • Experience with streetlighting and traffic signal systems installation, troubleshooting and preventative maintenance is an asset
  • Experience with network equipment (cameras, routers, datacom, fibre optics, PLCs etc.) Installation, operation, termination, and troubleshooting.
  • Prior experience & good working knowledge in underground civil works such as; trenching, conduit installation, concrete installation, earth work, standards
  • Current or prior IMSA traffic signal technician training and certificate is considered an asset
  • Traffic Control Person (TCP) certification is an asset
  • Fall protection and aerial lift certification (will be trained if not presently certified)
  • Ability to perform shift work (i.e. days, nights) – typically aligned to week intervals. Work is more heavily weighted to day shift but can be project dependent.
  • Ability to work out of town if necessary.
  • Willingness to work in adverse weather conditions
  • Computer skills and working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Motivated, self-starter who has the ability to work under minimal supervision

Mainroad Group is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity and inclusion in our workplace. We welcome and respect people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives. We are committed to creating a fair and equitable work environment where everyone can thrive and succeed.