Interfuse Staffing

Industrial Electrician

Interfuse Staffing - Martinsville, VA

Industrial Electrician

Do you thrive in a dynamic and challenging environment with opportunities for continuous growth and development?

We provide a dynamic environment with competitive compensation. We encourage innovation and growth in a fast paced environment.



Reporting to the Electrical Superintendent, the Electrician will work as part of a team providing quality operational repairs and preventative maintenance services. As a member of this high performance team you will be responsible for all mill machinery and duties including:


  • Inspect, install, troubleshoot, repair and service (includes calibration and preventive/predictive maintenance) electrical equipment such as motors, generators, pumps, heavy duty machines, illumination systems, environmental regulating systems, communication systems and associated electrical and electronic controls;
  • Perform work requiring a thorough knowledge of electrical theory and principles, statutory codes, properties of materials and principles of operation of electrical equipment
  • Run conduit and wire/rewire systems;
  • Provide PLC programming support (troubleshooting and upgrading);
  • Read blueprints, diagrams, and schematic drawings to assemble equipment and follow work procedures & processes;
  • Ability to understand, maintain and troubleshoot AC/DC motors, generators and associated machine controls including programmable controllers, computers and electronics used in a lumber manufacturing environment;
  • Diagnose and repair issues with motors, controllers, PLCs;
  • Utilize knowledge and skills to recognize opportunities for improvements and savings.



  • Journeyman Industrial Electrician certification, Inter-provincial Red Seal certification required;
  • Ability to troubleshoot mechanical equipment, hydraulic equipment, control circuits, motors, motor control circuits, and other electrical and electronic systems and equipment
  • Ability to read electrical blueprints and schematics and apply CSA requirements
  • Knowledge and experience with the installation, programming, troubleshooting, and repair of logic control systems, Programmable Logic Controllers, and adjustable frequency AC drives (preferably Allen Bradley – Control Logix and PLC 5);
  • Variable speed drive experience – preferably Control Techniques
  • Strong problem solving skills;
  • Commitment to working safely and efficiently coupled with strong communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Ability to work independently with little supervision;
  • Previous experience in a Saw Mill or heavy industry preferred;
  • Shift work is required;
  • Attention to safety and efficiency is a must;
  • Organizational and planning skills as well as proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook.


  • A competitive wage and benefits program;
  • A commitment to safety standards;
  • A collaborative and respectful work environment.


Posted On: Wednesday, January 12, 2022

Apply to this job