Assembler
Powell
Acheson, AB
Powell People Solving Tough Problems

As a top player in Switchgear and E-house Manufacturing, Field & Valve Servicing, a career with us will challenge you to solve some very tough problems. You will be rewarded with growth, personal development & industry expertise. At Powell, we appreciate our employees by providing a comprehensive salary package, RRSP matching, extensive benefits and job training all within a professional & friendly working environment.

Based out of the Electrical Division Edmonton (EDE) location, the Assembler will report to the Manufacturing Supervisor of the Switchgear Assembly department. The Assembler will be responsible for the Assembly of electrical units, switchgear, and other Powell products.

Essential Responsibilities
Build and assemble mechanical components for Switchgear units.
Assemble Switchgear units as per blue prints and instructions.
Repair identified discrepancies with Switchgear units.
Promote a safety culture as well as attend all safety meetings.
Ensures quality by following standard work instructions and identifying any potential risks to product quality.
Ensure that work areas remain clean and well organized.
Other duties as required.
Job Requirements - Core Competencies
Willingly accepts constructive feedback.
Effectively demonstrates on-time delivery and the ability to stay focused on goals and responsibilities.
Self-starter with ability to take on multiple tasks with a drive to succeed.
Challenges the status quo; looks for better or more efficient ways to get results.
Ability to adapt to new ideas, technology, processes or product changes.
Believes and displays through actions that our customers represent our current success and remain vital to our future growth.
Demonstrates integrity and ethical decision making.
Conscientious, thorough, accurate, and reliable when performing and completing job tasks.
Able to work effectively within your team and around other departments and their activities.
Ability to learn and adhere to all manufacturing policies and practices to ensure adherence to ISO requirements.
Must have a basic command of the English language, both written and verbal.
Qualifications
Minimum education level of a High School Diploma is required.
Minimum 0-3 years’ of experience in a manufacturing environment.
Previous experience in Switchgear units is considered an asset.
Ability to read a tape measure (including conversions from fraction to decimal and conversely from decimal to fraction and metric to imperial).
Knowledge of machines and tools including their design, use, repair and maintenance.
Basic working knowledge of MES (Manufacturing and Execution System).
Safety training certificates are an asset for the position.

Who we are

Powell Canada Inc. is a subsidiary of Powell Industries, which is located in Houston, Texas. Globally, we have over 70 years of experience. Powell Canada is a reputable electrical manufacturing, valve servicing and electrical/instrumentation contracting company. We hold a strong industry presence with offices located in Edmonton, Acheson, Vancouver, Calgary, Redwater, Fort McMurray, Lloydminster, Montreal and Saskatoon.

Powell strives to create one unified company through training, communication and leadership. We offer diversified services based on our customer’s needs, keeping us on the cutting edge of new products and services within our industry.

Your Partner in Safety

Successful candidates must have legal authorization to work in Canada on a full-time basis for any employer, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Powell Canada, Inc is an equal opportunity employer.

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From strategic locations across the world, Powell is focused to deliver superior value to its customers through a full range of differentiated IEC and ANSI products and services. This offering is designed to satisfy the discerning requirements of the global market, across all industry sectors. Powell’s equipment is used to safely and successfully power the operations of a diverse customer base:

  • Oil and Gas
  • Petrochemicals
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Power Generation and Distribution
  • Pulp and Paper
  • Food and Beverage
  • Mining and Metals
  • Electric Utilities
  • Traction Power
The Powell culture has and will always be founded through our "can do" attitude. If we can imagine it, we can do it by transforming our visions into reality. Powell’s goal is to be the company our customers can call when it absolutely has to be done right and on time. Our custom engineered-to-order solutions are second to none in providing the value you need and expect.

The electrical power industry is amongst the most safety-conscious groups in the world. Powell's core philosophy, to be Powered by Safety®, ensures our products are designed to reinforce this position by bringing safety-related features to our customers. Powell knows and understands the concern of engineers, operators, maintenance technicians, employees, and suppliers. Compared to our peers, we deliver the most value by developing products and systems that function at the highest degree of safety while providing the ultimate in skilled operation and design.

An Equal Opportunity Employer/Vet/Disability
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To request an accommodation, send an email to mailto:eoemployment@powellind.com or call 713-378-2685 and let us know the nature of your request and provide your contact information. Please do not direct any other general employment related questions to this email and/or phone number. Only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this e-mail address and/or phone number.