Instrumentation and Control Technician - 4th Year Apprentice (Maintenance & Trades)

Full Time

  Northern Pulp Nova Scotia Corporation

  Abercrombie, Nova Scotia, Canada


Northern Pulp Nova Scotia Corporation operates a modern highly technical bleached kraft pulp mill at Abercrombie Point in northern Nova Scotia.

We have immediate opening for the following position:

4th Year Apprentice

This position will be of interest to a 4th Year Instrumentation and Control Technician. The candidate must be a 4th year apprentice who has completed and passed Level 3 or 4 Instrumentation & Control Technician and holds a High School Completion Certificate, or equivalent. Work experience within the Pulp and Paper industry is considered an asset.

Candidates are requested to provide full details of experience in:

  • distributed control systems
  • personal computers
  • electronic, pneumatic and hydraulic systems
  • programmable logic controllers
  • analyzers
  • maintenance management systems.

Candidates must have demonstrated a positive work ethic and the ability to work and communicate in a team environment; have good analytical and problem solving skills; be capable of working with minimal supervision in a changing work environment; and be adaptable to various work assignments and conditions. These positions require a responsible individual interested in self-development, with a commitment to workplace safety and quality.

A Red Seal industrial electrician or another Red Seal trade will be considered an asset.


This is a full-time bargaining unit position with a full range of benefits that are comprehensive and competitive.