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Job Title: Electrician (Power)
Company Name: Nestle
Location: St. Louis, MO
Position Type: Full Time
Post Date: 08/22/2019
Expire Date: 09/01/2019
Job Categories: Construction, Mining and Trades, Information Technology, Manufacturing and Production, Energy / Utilities
Job Description
Electrician (Power)

Nestle Purina Petcare Company is a “safety first” culture driven by a zero defect and zero waste mentality set out to enrich the lives of pets everywhere. As a leading pet food manufacturer, we carry on the legacy of our Founder who led us to reshape the larger Pet Care Category.  We believe that our people are the source of our competitive advantage, and as we invest in our people, we invest in our shared future. 

As an Electrician (Power), you will be responsible for repairing, replacing, installing, and maintaining facility components using trade skills required of a Journeyman Electrician. Although your role is critical to our continuous improvement and success, so is your work-life balance. Work isn’t all there is to life and we wouldn’t have it any other way. So, if you’re up for the challenge we dare to expand your career in the world of manufacturing, join our Purina Family. We’ll always challenge you to think: “What’s Next?”


  • Install all standard electrical equipment and devices according to the National Electrical Code to include proper sizing of power supplies, conduit, wire, hangers, boxes, fittings, overcurrent protection, distribution panels, motor control centers, and disconnect switches according to their NEMA classification or rating

  • Read and interpret electrical drawings, including floor plans, power plans, ladder diagrams, interconnection diagrams, and power distribution one-line diagrams

  • Work on 120v/240v single, 480v three phase power distribution up to 13.8KVA

  • Understands the operation of Power Generators, UPS systems and associated switch gear

  • VFD’s programming, wiring, and troubleshooting

  • Conduct PLC functions, wiring, and I/O troubleshooting

  • Safely handle AC Motors – 300 HP and below, 4-20ma control circuits and follow all electrical safety procedures

Qualifications & Requirements



  • High school diploma or G.E.D equivalent required


Experience (Years/Type): 

  • 5 years of experience working as an electrician within an industrial or commercial environment required (apprenticeship and/or military experience applicable) 

  • Journeyman Electrician level experience required

  • Electrical experience up to 600 volts required

  • Experience working with high voltage switch gears and diesel generators preferred 

Must be willing to work Tuesday through Friday from 7:30am – 4:00pm and Saturday from 6:00am – 2:30pm.

After the 31st day of employment you must become and remain a member in good standing in the union.

To our veterans and separated service members—you’re at the forefront of our minds as we recruit top talent to join Nestlé Purina. The skills you’ve gained while serving our country, such as adaptability, agility, and leadership, are much like the skills that will make you successful in this role. We hope you’ll consider sharing in our mission—you’ll join a cohort of others who have chosen to call Nestlé Purina home.

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