Electrical & Instrumentation supervisor

Category: Maintenance
Location: Taber
Posted: Nov. 2, 2018

Lantic is currently recruiting for the position of Electrical & Instrumentation Supervisor, located at its Taber Processing Plant. The position reports to the Maintenance Superintendent. The incumbent is responsible for electrical and instrumentation maintenance   and small projects on a factory-wide basis.

Main Responsibilities

Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Develop formal maintenance plans, scheduling of work assignments, as well as selecting and purchasing suitable replacement parts through the CMMS (Maximo)
  • Ensure that work planned complies with all applicable provincial/federal regulations, including company policies and standards
  • Troubleshoot electrical and instrumentation issues
  • Assist the engineering department in new equipment design projects with respect to electrical and instrumentation integration
  • Participate in the selection, training, evaluation of department trades employees
  • Schedules, assigns, plans and monitors the work of electrical shop employees
  • Trains or informs employees of new work methods or procedures, changes in safety regulations, work policies, electrical codes and standards
  • Responsible for assisting in the preparation and control of the electrical/instrumentation maintenance budget
  • Categorize resourced work and prioritize work orders in CMMS
  • Prepare weekly, monthly and quarterly planning and work scheduled
  • Maintain and assist in developing standard jobs
  • Identify man-hours required and available for planned work activities
  • Maintains time, payroll, work order, material, equipment and other electrical department shop records and submits reports
  • Plans and develops work schedules, equipment usage schedules, priority of electrical expenditures and procedures for equipment maintenance




  • Electrical/Instrumentation Technologist or Electrical/Instrumentation Trade with five (5) years post qualifying Red Seal
  • Electrical/Instrumentation trade or three (3) to five (5) years of experience advantageous if only qualified in one of the trades

Knowledge Experience

  • Five (5) to seven (7) years’ experience in industrial/manufacturing industry
  • Three (3) to five (5) years’ experience in supervisory experience in a unionized environment
  • Good knowledge of industry standards and codes
  • Experience in reliability maintenance and Continuous Improvement as it relates to the electrical and instrumentation field
  • Excellent computer knowledge with CMMS, Microsoft office

Personal Characteristics


Special Requirements



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