Installs and repairs electrical systems, apparatus, and electrical and electronic components of industrial machinery. As well as equipment and supports the general maintenance function by performing the following duties.


  • Installs power supply wiring and conduit for newly installed machines, and specialized potato-processing equipment such as conveyors, and programmable logic controllers.
  • Connects power supply wires to machines and equipment, and connects cables, and wires between machines and equipment.
  • Shall have proven and demonstrated history of responsible and safe electrical work, and possess a strong knowledge of NEC safety standards, and other associated standards and codes.
  • Diagnoses malfunctioning apparatus such as transformers, motors, and lighting fixtures, and replaces damaged or broken wires and cables.
  • Tests malfunctioning machinery and discusses malfunction with other maintenance employees, (General Maintenance, Pump Mechanics and Electronics) to diagnose malfunction.
  • Replaces faulty electrical components of machine such as relays, switches, motors, and positions sensing devices as appropriate or necessary.
  • Diagnoses, repairs, or replaces faulty electronic components, such as printed circuit boards.
  • Reads blueprints and all types of electrical schematics.
  • Replaces electric motor bearings and rewires motors as necessary or required.
  • Operates equipment to test for malfunctions and to verify repairs. Plans layout of wiring, installs wiring, conduit, and electrical apparatus in buildings.
  • Diagnoses and replaces faulty mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic components of machines and equipment.
  • Must own and maintain the minimum required quality and quantity of personal hand tools for use on the job as instructed by your supervisor.



  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
  • The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. 
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience: 

  • Active participation in the apprenticeship program (grade 10/11). 
  • Preferred Associate’s degree (A.A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school (Grade 12).
  • Hold current Journeyman Electrical License from the State or Oregon, or a State with license reciprocity with the State of Oregon (Grade 13).
  • Hold current Oregon State General Supervisory License (Grade 14).
  • Local master of record.
  • Hold a current Oregon General Supervisory License to act as a liaison with the State of Oregon electrical inspectors. 
  • Filing Electrical Inspection Requests, communications with inspectors, coordinating inspections, and signing off on electrical department testing applications (Grade 14).

Language Skills:

  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. 
  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. 
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general-public.

Mathematical Skills:

  • Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane, and solid geometry and trigonometry. 
  • Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.

Reasoning Ability:

  • Ability to define problems, collects data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. 
  • Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical, or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

  • Incumbent pay grade will align with the individual’s credentials.   
  • Incumbent must get and maintain a valid Heinz Frozen Food Company equipment operator’s license with a Lift Truck and Platform/Scissor Lift endorsement within thirty days of starting the bid. Incumbent must have a valid driver’s license.

Physical Demands: 

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


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