Feb 03, 2021

Electrical-Hydraulic Assembly Technician

  • SELECT Sawmill Co.
  • Plantagenet, ON, Canada
Full time Installation-Maint-Repair

Job Description

Required to work in a sawmill and equipment manufacturing shop to assemble, install and test hydraulic systems and mechanical components.


Electrical assembly

- Assemble and wire electric panels using electrical schematic

- Wire solenoids, trailer lights, trailer brakes

- Wire engines with necessary electronics such as battery, kill switch, remote start

Hydraulic assembly

Crimp and install hydraulic hoses according to specification

- Install various hydraulic components such as motors, pumps, solenoids, relief valves, etc.

- Adjust different pressures according to specification

- Troubleshoot hydraulic system on older machines

- Calculate pressures needed for specific cylinders to output a certain amount of force

- Install pneumatic components, such as: cylinders, solenoids etc.

General Mechanical assembly

- Install gas or diesel engines on machines; install fuel system (filter, fuel lines, fuel tank), bleed system

- Install hydraulic pumps on diesel engines

- Install sheaves on various machines (torqued to spec), align sheaves with straight edge

- Install and align sprockets, bearings, shafts, gearboxes, etc.

- Troubleshoot mechanical systems, change bearings, gearboxes, realign certain parts when necessary, etc.


- Trade certificate and/or experience working with hydraulic systems and basic electronics

- Very good mechanical aptitudes


- Ability to troubleshoot using logical thinking skills

- Experience in material handling (forklift, floor crane, hydraulic jacks, etc)

Company Description

We have been manufacturing high production sawmils and equipment in Canada since 1997 and sell throughout Canada, USA, Mexico and other. Our goal is to provide solutions to small to mid-sized businesses for achieving a profitable yet affordable commercial sawmill operation. Consistent with our company values, we provide service to all our customers that is friendly, courteous and action-oriented.

SELECT Sawmill Co.

Why Work Here?
Friendly, casual work environment - 42.5 hours/week Monday-Friday, two weeks vacation and two paid sick days per year.

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