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Electrical Planner

Date:  Feb 15, 2021

Chesapeake, VA, US, 23320

Req ID:  34121
Job Function:  Maintenance

Perdue AgriBusiness is part of Perdue Farms, a family-owned company heading into it's second century of growth and innovation. An international agricultural products and services company, we handle agricultural commodities and have a diverse portfolio of products and businesses.


Perdue AgriBusiness has an opportunity for an Electrical Planner at our facility located in Chesapeake, VA

This position is responsible for performing a variety of duties supporting electrical maintenance for grain operations, to include leading and directing associates as needed.


Perdue AgriBusiness offers competitive wages and benefit packages to full-time, regular positions.

Principal and Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Schedule routine, preventive, and predictive electrical activities to ensure the maximum availability and longevity of assets
  • Review sevice requests and secure necesary materials, tools, and labor required to perform work safely and efficiently
  • Provide technical planning and scheduling support for electrical activities
  • Assist Supervisor to lead and support electrical team toward successful job performance
  • Assist Supervisor to identify and provide necessary training to increase skills, knowledge, and performance of electrical team
  • Develop, prepare and distribute electrical management reports
  • Provide data and information for budget preparation, tracking, and analysis
  • Perform trend and cost analysis for vendors and electrical projects
  • Ensure all work is completed in accordance with all Federal, State and Local safety and environmental requirements
  • Perform other tasks as assigned


Minimum Education

  • High School Graduate or GED and experience as a journeymen electrician
  • BS Degree (Information Technology, Industrial Technology, Electronics) preferred

Experience Requirements

  • 3-5 years experience
  • Understanding of standard software applications
  • Understanding of manufacturing technologies
  • Strong mechanical/electrical skills
  • Strong communication, math, organizational and analytical skills
  • Strong supervisory and interpersonal skills

Preferred experience in the following:

  • RS Logics 5,500 and 5000 ladder logic  
  • Allen Bradley PLC hardware components and set up including PLC 5 , SLC 500 , Compact Logics , and Control Logics platforms

Environmental Factors and Physical Requirements

The environmental factors and physical requirements of this position include the following:

Able to move freely throughout the AgriBusiness facilities to include climbing vertical heights (0 - 150'), exposure to extreme temperatures (0-100 Degrees Fahrenheit), humidity, (0 - 100%), noise (50db to 100db – hearing protection required) and chemicals (MSDS sheets available).   Required to travel to remote AgriBusiness facilities.  Able to use standard office equipment.


Perdue Farms, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Nearest Major Market: Hampton Roads