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Date: Jul 4, 2018

Location: Crescent Valley, BC, CA, V0G 1H0

Company: Colas




Terus Construction Ltd. is a diversified construction company that delivers road building, earth moving, site preparation, aggregates & ready mix materials and other services throughout British Columbia and the Yukon Territory. Terus Construction Ltd. is a subsidiary of ColasCanada Inc., a leading national road builder with subsidiaries in Western Canada, Ontario and Quebec. Being part of the Colas group of Companies provides impressive resources and technical expertise enabling Terus Construction Ltd. to access unique high technical and major construction projects.

Interoute Construction Ltd is a well-established company actively involved in the road construction, paving, and ready mix production businesses throughout the Kootenay Region of British Columbia.  Our three main operating businesses are Selkirk Paving, Valley Blacktop, and BA Blacktop (Cranbrook).


Interoute Construction is looking for an Industrial Electrician to join its team, providing professional and technical support to the company’s asphalt and crushing equipment. In addition to maintaining and upgrading electrical and electrical components, this position is responsible for reducing or eliminating equipment downtime. 


             Key Responsibilities:


  • Navigate and troubleshoot electrical breakdowns on asphalt plants, crushers, and equipment.
  • Install, troubleshoot, repair and maintain electrical control circuits for motors and control devices for various electrical devices while ensuring compliance with code.
  • Diagnose, locate the cause of, and repair malfunctioning systems and components using test equipment.
  • Read and interpret drawings, blueprints, electrical code specifications and schematics in order to effectively troubleshoot, maintain, repair and upgrade equipment.
  • Perform preventative maintenance through inspection of electrical systems, equipment, components, shops and facilities.
  • When necessary, remotely assess electrical breakdowns with the plant foreman or plant operator.
  • Travel to remote sites to perform necessary electrical maintenance and/or troubleshoot breakdowns.
  • Assess the functionality of electrical components and make necessary changes and upgrades to prevent obsolescence and equipment downtime.
  • Order and pick up electrical parts from suppliers, while ensuring the parts are of the right quality and price.
  • Work in collaboration with Area Managers and their staff on major repairs and/or capital projects.
  • Assist staff with mechanical repairs when required.
  • Must ensure a solid understanding of, and comply with the principles of the company’s Code of Ethics.
  • Must examine situations in light of the principles of the Code of Ethics. 
  • Other duties as required.




Education, Training and Certifications

  • Provincial Journeyperson or Red Seal Journeyperson required.

Work Experience         

  • Minimum 3-5 years of experience as a Journeyperson industrial electrician required.
  • Experience with repair and maintenance of asphalt and crushing equipment an asset.

Technical Skills

  • Solid understanding in electronics, computers, electrical codes and equipment manuals.

Mechanical ability is an asset.


Working Conditions

  • Frequent travel required throughout southern BC and potentially the whole province.
  • Overtime as required.
  • Use of personal protection equipment is required.
  • Must comply with the company’s drug and alcohol policy, including testing requirements.
  • Must comply with all company policies.
  • Use of sunscreen, long sleeves, and appropriate headgear is recommended.
  • Must be physically able to repetitively lift and carry at least 50 lbs. on a regular basis.
  • Work is performed in an outdoor setting, which could include inclement weather, heat and humidity, and exposure to dust and asphalt.



Terus Construction Ltd. offers opportunities for qualified people who want to grow in our high performance organization including competitive salary and benefits package, along with in house training, an incredible work environment, and career advancement opportunities.


Must be able to meet all safety requirements including pre-employment drug/alcohol testing.

We would like to thank all applicants for submitting their resume.  However only applicants selected to be interviewed will be contacted.