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Electrician in West Liberty, IA at West Liberty Foods, L.L.C

Date Posted: 9/11/2019

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Job Reference Code: 007283-West Liberty



About West Liberty Foods

West Liberty Foods was formed in 1996 under the guiding principles of the Iowa Turkey Growers Cooperative. Carrying on Iowa’s rich farming tradition, our grower/owners are committed to animal health and welfare while delivering superior-quality turkeys — a philosophy that has helped family farms grow and thrive for generations. The continued success of West Liberty Foods is due to the dedication, enthusiasm and support of our grower/owners.

Our mission is to be a leading food manufacturer by converting needs, ideas and expertise into value for our members, business partners and consumers.

West Liberty Foods manufactures hundreds of meat and poultry products that can be found in well-known grocery stores and top restaurant chains nationwide. Recognized as one of the top protein processors in North America, we have the capacity to produce over 650 million pounds of food products per year across our facilities. We are The Surprisingly Big Company®, and we’re right in your backyard.

Build your career with West Liberty Foods and be a part of an exciting, collaborative team environment!

We are currently hiring for an Electrician position on our night crew at our West Liberty, Iowa facility.

Job Summary:

The Electrician is responsible for installing, maintaining, and repairing electrical wiring, equipment, and fixtures while ensuring that the work is in accordance with relevant codes.  The Electrician will support operations by maintaining the operation of machinery and equipment and trouble shooting in order to keep production running.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Assemble, install, test, and maintain electrical or electronic wiring and equipment.
  • Diagnose and troubleshoot systems, components, and equipment to correct problems.
  • Inspect electrical systems, equipment, and components to identify hazards, defects, and need for adjustments or repairs to ensure compliance with codes.
  • Test electrical systems and continuity of circuits in electrical wiring, equipment using testing devices such as ohmmeters, voltmeters, and oscilloscopes, to ensure compatibility and safety of system.
  • Reading and understanding mechanical and electrical diagrams and technical repair manuals.
  • Operate lifts and material handling tools as needed.
  • Able to adapt to fast pace work environment.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Job Requirements


  • Prefer a licensed Electrician.
  • Associate Degree or equivalent in a related field is preferred.
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in related electrical field in an industrial setting is preferred.
  • Basic computer skills including MS Office and L2L.
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds.
  • Must be able to provide own hand tools.
  • Must be able to work extended hours and weekends if needed.
  • Ability to adjust quickly to changing demands.
  • Must be able to work with limited supervision.
  • Must be able to cover other days and weekends as needed.
  • Must be able to climb ladders and do work on aerial work platform as needed.
  • Must be able to work 12 hour shifts on a 3 day, 4 day 2 week rotation schedule, 6 p.m. to 6 a.m.
  • Candidates must successfully pass post-offer/pre-employment drug test, background screen and physical.

West Liberty Foods/Liberty Cold is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. 

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