Electrical Apprentice

Building Automation / Automatisation du bâtiment Lethbridge, AB


Position at Ainsworth

If you thrive in a team-oriented workplace that challenges your skills, to drive your career development, embraces diversity and rewards innovation, with competitive pay and great employee programs, join the Ainsworth, a subsidiary of GDI, team today! 

Position Summary: 

Install building automation control systems in new and existing buildings including retro fit projects in a construction environment.  Working conditions may include restricted movement, dirty environments, hazardous materials, moderate physical duties and working at heights. 


  • Read and interpret drawings, circuit diagrams and electrical code specifications to determine wiring layouts for new and existing installations
  • Cut, bend, thread and install conduits and other types of electrical conductor enclosures and fittings
  • Pull wire through conduits and ceiling spaces
  • Install, replace and repair electrical control equipment such as relays, temperature sensors, actuators and panels.
  • Troubleshoot and isolate faults in electrical and electronic systems, remove and replace faulty components
  • Splice, join and connect wire to components to form complete control systems
  • Adhere to all company policies and procedures
  • Perform tasks with minimal supervision and in accordance with Ainsworth Health & Safety policies and procedures
  • Perform all job functions in a safe and healthful manner, abiding by and in accordance with all applicable Health, Safety and Environmental company policies and government legislation/regulations


  • Indentured Apprentice in Alberta (1st-4th Year) with conduit experience
  • High School degree, diploma, or a GED equivalent qualification from a certified college
  • Knowledge of electrical theory and terminology
  • Experience with HVAC, building automation systems and VFD’s an asset
  • Ability to read and draw simple electrical sketches and schematics
  • Excellent command of the English Language, both written and oral
  • Strong attention to detail, ability to execute precision work
  • Commercial / Construction installations experience
  • Class 5 driver’s license and clean driver’s abstract


Why work at Ainsworth? 

 Ainsworth is growing at an unprecedented rate and to help attract and retain top talent, we provide benefits on your first day with us. We offer a wide variety of benefits including the following:  

Benefits: Comprehensive health, dental and medical benefits, including wellness supports, RRSP matching and generous vacation 

Rewards: Service milestones and peer recognition plus Employee Discounts and Incentives 

Flexibility: Hybrid working models, where applicable 

Diversity: An inclusive organization that embraces diversity and belonging; work in a great team atmosphere with future potential for promotion within company 

While we appreciate all applications we receive, we advise that only candidates under consideration will be contacted.

Ainsworth, a subsidiary of GDI, is committed to building a diverse and inclusive workplace. Qualified designated group members are encouraged to apply as any reasonable accommodation of qualifications will be considered as per our Accommodation Policy, available upon request.

Ainsworth, a subsidiary of GDI, is an integrated multi-trade company, offering an end-to-end services and solutions for all asset maintenance and refurbishment requirements of our customers. We are continually striving to create better and more advanced products as well as provide the highest quality service. We are rapidly growing and need talented professionals to help drive our vision at becoming the best multi-trade company in the country! Join us…. Make a difference.