Industrial Electrician

Date:  Sep 14, 2023

Salisbury, MD, US, 21804

Req ID:  66841
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 exciting opportunity for an Industrial Electrician at our facility located in Salisbury, MD. This position is responsible for maintaining, servicing, and performing repairs on equipment in order to ensure proper operation of production equipment and electrical systems.

Selected candidate will have the opportunity to attend IECC apprenticeship program.

Principal and Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Perform routine preventative maintenance on Industrial Electrical equipment
  • Diagnose failures to industrial electrical equipment and make repairs to 3 phase motors and controls.  Including VFD and components.
  • Compile and complete paperwork relative to repairs to include but not limited to work orders, time cards and job cards
  • Perform all work within safety guidelines established  by local, state, and federal agencies as well as company policies
  • Respond to calls after hours and on weekends to repair mechanical equipment failures
  • Perform other assigned tasks as assigned.

Minimum Education

  • High School or equivalent required
  • Associate Degree preferred

Experience Requirements

  • 1-5  years of Industrial electrical related experience with strong knowledge of 3 phase motors and controls (Starters, VFD's and PLC's)
  • Reading, writing and analytical skills are required
  • Must have all personal tools and have the ability to learn to use and operate hand tools and industrial shop equipment

Environmental Factors and Physical Requirements

  • Able to move freely throughout the Agribusiness facility
  • Climbing vertical heights (0-20")
  • carrying tools and equipment (0-20 pounds)
  • Exposure to extreme temperatures (0-100 Degrees Fahrenheit)
  • Humidity, (0-100%)
  • Noise (50db to 100db) 


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: Salisbury