Company: NES Fircroft
Skills: Electrician
Education: Tech/Vocational Cert/Apprenticeship
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Salary: CAD30 - CAD40 per annum
Location: Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Industrial Electrician/ Composite Tech

Our client is currently searching for candidates with an electrical background to join their Winder Apprenticeship program.  Currently accepting candidates from all provinces.

The Winder Apprentice is a full-time permanent position.  After completing your training in Houston, you will be working on the job to apply your training.  Primarily doing electrical component winding on large generators.  The Winder Apprentice will be groomed to be a traveling technician.  And you will be a highly sought-after specialist, in the power generation field.

Role Summary: As a Winder you will perform complicated operations involving the inspection, repair, replacement, installation, and maintenance of all mechanical and electrical components in turbine Generators with emphasis on the Generator Rotating Field.

Essential Responsibilities: As a Winder, you will:
  • Perform mechanical disassembly / reassembly of generator rotors in high quality and timely fashion (i.e., removal and installation of coupling, fans, retaining rings, blower hubs, wedges, blocking)
  • Perform work using drawings, work procedures or work orders with minimal supervision
  • Braze either by torch, carbon or induction
  • Perform all electrical tests and inspections
  • Troubleshoot electrical or mechanical issues


  • High School Diploma / GED
  • Electrical background.  Such as, Industrial Electrician or Composite Technician


  • Ability and willingness to work rotating shifts
  • Ability and willingness to work overtime, including off-hours, weekends, and holidays

Desired Characteristics:

  • Electrical background/ Trade School Degree
  • Minimum of 1 year of experience with generators or stators
  • Minimum of 1 year of experience with assembling / disassembling end bells / retaining rings
  • Minimum of 1 year of experience brazing, either by torch, carbon or induction
  • Experience performing electrical testing

With over 90 years' combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world's leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining, Automotive and Chemicals sectors worldwide.With more than 100 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market-leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.