Lead Electrician

Date:  Apr 2, 2024

Cofield, NC, US, 27922

Req ID:  72443
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 immediate opening for a Lead Industrial Electrician within its North Carolina, Northeast Grain Elevator Operations.  . 

This position is responsible for maintaining production assets throughout multiple locations within this region ensuring the assets are dependable and reliable upon demand

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

Principal and Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Perform routine preventative maintenance to trouble shoot and repair electrical circuits
  • Design and document basic electric circuits and specify parts
  • Proper and timely communications of projects and work progress
  • Respond to emergency breakdowns and equipment work
  • Perform all work in accordance with local, state, and federal regulations and Company policies

Minimum Education

  • High School or equivalent.
  • Electrical Apprenticeship or Advanced Technical Electrical training preferred

Experience Requirements

  • Journeyman Electrical License
  • Reading, writing, math and analytical skills
  • General knowledge of computer, operation and network systems
  • Basics of working around and using High Voltage equipment (600V)
  • Basics of microprocessor-based equipment (loop controllers, VFD, etc.)
  • Basic understanding of Programmable Logic Controllers and ability to troubleshoot
  • Valid state driver's license
  • Satisfactory DOT drug test and physical

Environmental Factors and Physical Requirements

  • Able to move freely throughout the AgriBusiness facilities
  • Climb vertical heights (0-150")
  • Climbing vertical ladders, carrying tools and equipment (0-50 pounds)
  • Exposure to extreme temperatures (0-100 Degrees F)
  • Humidity (0-100%)
  • Noise (50db to 100db)
  • Chemicals (SDS sheets available)
  • Must be able to wear protective equipment to include self-contained breathing apparatus
  • Required to travel to remote AgriBusiness facilities


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: Raleigh