NORPEL Is Hiring For An Industrial Electrician In New Bedford


Position Description: Industrial Electrician 1st shift.

This role will require you to install, maintain, test, troubleshoot and repair industrial electrical equipment and associated electrical and electronic controls, while ensuring that work is in accordance with relevant codes. Click HERE to apply!

Primary roles and responsibilities of the position are outlined below:

· Read and interpret drawings, blueprints, schematics, and electrical code specifications to determine the layout of industrial electrical equipment installations.
· Install, troubleshoot, clean, inspect, calibrate, and maintain electrical equipment throughout the facility.
· Performs electrical work safely and professionally with minimal supervision in accordance with Federal and State Regulations and Company Policies.
· Perform regular preventive maintenance on Conveyor systems, barcode sensors, thermal barcode printers, and plant facilities equipment including air compressors.
· Execute Preventive and Corrective Maintenance work orders as assigned.
· Using CMMS program properly document activities as to actual work performed, and parts used.
· Assist in improving PM procedures by participating in procedure audits and reviews, recommending PM changes based on personnel observations, etc.
· Ensure all electrical and mechanical work meets established codes and NORPEL/Intelligrated standards.
· Responsible for assembling, installing, examining, replacing, or repairing electrical wiring, receptacles, switch boxes, conduits, feeders, lighting fixtures and other electrical components.
· Repair and troubleshoot AC/DC variable speed drives, other motor controls, PLC’s, process controls and building systems.
· Prioritize work, schedule plans, and follow up on directed assignments.
· Other duties as assigned (shop clean up, general mechanical maintenance, general facilities support, etc.).


· Knowledge of the tools, equipment, and materials common to the electrical trade.
· Knowledge of applicable electrical codes, standards, and regulations.
· Knowledge of electrical application for high and low voltage electric system.
· Skill in the installation, repair, and maintenance of all types of electrical system equipment and components.
· Skill in both verbal and written communication.
· Knowledge of complete range of system controls including power / motor circuitry, relay logic
· Experience in developing, specifying, and installing new/upgraded PLC/Process controls and AC drives.

Education, Experience and Certificates:

· Current Massachusetts Electrician License in good standing
· Experience as a licensed electrician in a manufacturing/industrial environment.
· Perform upgrades to refrigerated warehouse space with the Maintenance/Engineer team as required.
· Maintain existing warehousing & production facilities.
· Inspect and repair machinery as well as facility systems like electrical.

NORPEL’s main objective is to ensure all employees and their families lead fulfilling and healthy lives. We offer essential resources and support to build and sustain physical, financial, and emotional strength to achieve this. Our focus is on overall well-being so you can concentrate on the things that matter most. Our benefits plan comprises medical, dental, vision, flexible spending and health savings accounts, life insurance, disability, 401k, paid vacation/time off, and other benefits. Any compensation range provided for a role is an estimate determined by available market data. The actual amount may be higher or lower than the range provided, considering each candidate’s knowledge, skills, and geographic location.

At NORPEL, we are experiencing rapid growth and need someone who can handle multiple tasks and projects simultaneously. This role requires excellent communication skills as you will work closely with team leaders across various company departments. Grow your career with us! Apply here:

NORPEL is an equal-opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

NORPEL,also known as the Northern Pelagic Group, LLC, is a prominent producer of pet food ingredients. We originated as a small fish processor in New Bedford Harbor back in 2002, but now operate plants in New Bedford, MA, and Hazle Township, PA, where we process seafood and meat products. With the industry’s increasing demand for superior-quality, sustainable, and fully traceable raw materials, NORPEL is committed to exceeding customer expectations. Our clients consist of most major pet food companies, and we invite you to join us in our efforts to champion sustainability, advance research, and discover innovative solutions to eliminate food waste.

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