Careers

We look forward to the future of Northwest Electric and are always searching for opportunities to expand our team.

Motor Rewind Technician (Columbus, NE)

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FULL/PART TIME:

Full-time

JOB LOCATION:

Columbus, Nebraska

JOB SUMMARY:

Rewind various kinds of electromechanical equipment

WORK PERFORMED:

  • Inspect various kinds of electromechanical equipment for damage and evidence of electrical malfunctions.
  • Test condition of windings according to EASA Standards.
  • Illustrate and/or document all relevant data specific to unit’s electro-magnetic characteristics, operating conditions, existing damage, or intended serviceability.
  • Dismantle and/or strip damaged or unserviceable electro-mechanical equipment.
  • Prepare all reusable parts for rewinding and inspect renewed parts for hidden, structural damage or unusual conditions.
  • Rewind various kinds of electro-mechanical equipment, including but not limited to:  single-phase, three-phase, dc fields, armatures, wound rotors, and transformers.  Observe proper insulation techniques and/or requirements during rewinding.
  • Test rewound electro-mechanical equipment according to EASA Standards and document test results.
  • Complete required paperwork for each job accurately and on a timely basis.
  • Operate specialized repair and testing equipment, including but limited to:  winding machines, test panels, surge testers, core-loss testers, cut-off saws, burnout ovens, bake ovens, grinders, cranes, forklift trucks, brazing units, dip tanks, and various handheld power and non-power tools.
  • Observe all safety procedures and use proper protective gear (especially eye and ear protection).
  • Keep work area neat and clean as directed by supervisor.
  • Perform other skilled or non-skilled duties as directed by supervisor.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Preferred minimum level of education:  High School Diploma preferred, but not necessary.  Become an expert in a unique trade, we will train!  Candidate should like to work with hands and have a desire to learn about mechanical equipment.  Limited work with electricity, will train safe practices.  Ability to understand mechanical measurements & use of various mechanical measurement tools.

Northwest Electric, LLC is a 24 hours, 7 days a week, 365 days a year sales and service operation.  With that in mind, all employees are required to provide the company with an effective means of communicating with them, when necessary, on an after-hours basis.  Overtime is considered an essential function of this position.

SPECIAL SKILLS:

Ability to understand, perform and retain various skill-related training and operational and safety procedures demonstrated by supervisor.

EXCELLENT PAY BASED ON EXPERIENCE.

BENEFITS:

Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Long-Term Disability, HSA, 401k, Vacation, Holidays, Tuition Assistance, Profit Sharing

 

                                   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Electro-Mechanical Technician (Hastings, NE)

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FULL/PART TIME:

Full-time or Part-time

JOB LOCATION:

Hastings, Nebraska

Northwest Electric is the Midwest’s expert in industrial electromechanical sales, service, and solutions. At Northwest Electric, serving our customers is our number one priority. We are a people-driven company that thrives on customer satisfaction. This service-orientated approach explains the loyal, long-term relationships we have developed with our customers.

Ideal candidates will possess onsite service-oriented experience with electromechanical knowledge. If you love working with your hands, we are willing to train. Full or Part-Time

JOB SUMMARY:

  • Read job cards to determine job status, work authorizations and limitations, estimate, description of problems, and/or expected serviceability.
  • Testing electro-mechanical equipment to troubleshoot known or suspected problems using various methods (ac or dc).
  • Disassemble electro-mechanical equipment noting part identification, configuration and condition.                             
  • Clean electro-mechanical equipment assemblies as needed using various methods and steps, including but not limited to: parts washers/steamers.                                 
  • Note proper replacement parts and correctly requisition needed items as approved by supervisor.                                  
  • Replace or repair worn or defective mechanical or electro-mechanical assemblies, including but not limited to: bearings, brushes, fans, end bells, fan shields, etc.                         
  • Re-testing reassembled electro-mechanical equipment for proper output and operation.                              
  • Complete required paperwork for each job accurately and on a timely basis.                               
  • Operate specialized repair and testing equipment and other equipment not limited to: test panels, surge testers, high pot, tester, grinders, cranes, fork lift trucks, megger, various handheld power tools, non-power tools.                                  
  • Observe all safety procedures and use proper protective gear.                               
  • Keep work area neat and clean as directed by supervisor.  
  • Assist other mechanics or other shop personnel in skilled or non-skilled duties as directed by supervisor.                                 
  • Work all hours needed to satisfy Northwest Electric, Inc. customers including nights and weekends.                                  
  • Perform other duties assigned by supervisor.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Basic mechanical aptitude.                            
  • Ability to understand, perform and retain various skill-related training and operational and safety procedures demonstrated by supervisor.                                 
  • Ability to deal with customers effectively and promote strong company image. 
  • Good communication and rapport skills.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Preferred minimum level of education:  High School Diploma preferred, but not necessary.  Become an expert in a unique trade, we will train!  Candidate should like to work with hands and have a desire to learn about mechanical equipment.  Limited work with electricity, will train safe practices.  Ability to understand mechanical measurements and use of various mechanical measurement tools.  Must have a valid driver's license and phone number.

Northwest Electric, Inc. is a 24 hours, 7 days a week, 365 days a year sales and service operation. With that in mind, all employees are required to provide the company with an effective means of communicating with them, when necessary, on an after-hours basis. Overtime is considered an essential function of this position.

EXCELLENT PAY BASED ON EXPERIENCE.

BENEFITS:

Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Long-Term Disability, HSA, 401K, Vacation, Holidays, Tuition Assistance, Profit Sharing

Electro-Mechanical Technician (Norfolk, NE)

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FULL/PART TIME:

Full-time and Part-time 

JOB LOCATION:

Norfolk, NE

JOB SUMMARY:

Repair various kinds of electro-mechanical equipment.  Efficiently transport a wide range of items to or from customers in a manner that meets customer requirements.

WORK PERFORMED:

  • Read job cards to determine job status, work authorizations and limitations, estimate, description of problems, and/or expected serviceability.  
  • Testing electro-mechanical equipment to troubleshoot known or suspected problems using various methods (ac or dc).
  • Disassemble electro-mechanical equipment noting part identification, configuration and condition.
  • Clean electro-mechanical equipment assemblies as needed using various methods and steps, including but not limited to:  parts washers/steamers.
  • Note proper replacement parts and correctly requisition needed items as approved by supervisor.
  • Replace or repair worn or defective mechanical or electro-mechanical assemblies, including but not limited to:  bearings, brushes, fans, end bells, fan shields, etc.
  • Re-testing reassembled electro-mechanical equipment for proper output and operation.
  • Complete required paperwork for each job accurately and on a timely basis.
  • Operate specialized repair and testing equipment and other equipment not limited to:  test panels, surge testers, high pot, tester, grinders, cranes, fork lift trucks, megger, various handheld power tools, non-power tools.
  • Observe all safety procedures and use proper protective gear.
  • Keep work area neat and clean as directed by supervisor.  
  • Assist other mechanics or other shop personnel in skilled or non-skilled duties as directed by supervisor.
  • Work all hours needed to satisfy Northwest Electric, Inc. customers including nights and weekends.
  • Perform other duties assigned by supervisor.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Preferred minimum level of education:  High School Diploma preferred, but not necessary.  Become an expert in a unique trade, we will train!  Candidate should like to work with hands and have a desire to learn about mechanical equipment.  Limited work with electricity, will train safe practices.  Ability to understand mechanical measurements and use of various mechanical measurement tools.  Must have a valid driver's license and phone number.  

Northwest Electric, Inc. is a 24 hours, 7 days a week, 365 days a year sales and service operation.  With that in mind, all employees are required to provide the company with an effective means of communicating with them, when necessary, on an after-hours basis.  Overtime is considered an essential function of this position.

SPECIAL SKILLS:

  • Basic mechanical aptitude.
  • Ability to understand, perform and retain various skill-related training and operational and safety procedures demonstrated by supervisor.
  • Ability to deal with customers effectively and promote strong company image.
  • Good communication and rapport skills.

EXCELLENT PAY BASED ON EXPERIENCE.

FULL TIME BENEFITS:

Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Long Term Disability, HSA, 401k, Vacation, Holidays, Tuition Assistance, Profit Sharing

 

 

 

 

Electro-Mechanical Technician (Waverly, NE)

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FULL/PART TIME:

Full-time and Part-time 

JOB LOCATION:

Norfolk, NE

JOB SUMMARY:

Repair various kinds of electro-mechanical equipment.  Efficiently transport a wide range of items to or from customers in a manner that meets customer requirements.

WORK PERFORMED:

  • Read job cards to determine job status, work authorizations and limitations, estimate, description of problems, and/or expected serviceability.  
  • Testing electro-mechanical equipment to troubleshoot known or suspected problems using various methods (ac or dc).
  • Disassemble electro-mechanical equipment noting part identification, configuration and condition.
  • Clean electro-mechanical equipment assemblies as needed using various methods and steps, including but not limited to:  parts washers/steamers.
  • Note proper replacement parts and correctly requisition needed items as approved by supervisor.
  • Replace or repair worn or defective mechanical or electro-mechanical assemblies, including but not limited to:  bearings, brushes, fans, end bells, fan shields, etc.
  • Re-testing reassembled electro-mechanical equipment for proper output and operation.
  • Complete required paperwork for each job accurately and on a timely basis.
  • Operate specialized repair and testing equipment and other equipment not limited to:  test panels, surge testers, high pot, tester, grinders, cranes, fork lift trucks, megger, various handheld power tools, non-power tools.
  • Observe all safety procedures and use proper protective gear.
  • Keep work area neat and clean as directed by supervisor.  
  • Assist other mechanics or other shop personnel in skilled or non-skilled duties as directed by supervisor.
  • Work all hours needed to satisfy Northwest Electric, Inc. customers including nights and weekends.
  • Perform other duties assigned by supervisor.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Preferred minimum level of education:  High School Diploma preferred, but not necessary.  Become an expert in a unique trade, we will train!  Candidate should like to work with hands and have a desire to learn about mechanical equipment.  Limited work with electricity, will train safe practices.  Ability to understand mechanical measurements and use of various mechanical measurement tools.  Must have a valid driver's license and phone number.  

Northwest Electric, Inc. is a 24 hours, 7 days a week, 365 days a year sales and service operation.  With that in mind, all employees are required to provide the company with an effective means of communicating with them, when necessary, on an after-hours basis.  Overtime is considered an essential function of this position.

SPECIAL SKILLS:

  • Basic mechanical aptitude.
  • Ability to understand, perform and retain various skill-related training and operational and safety procedures demonstrated by supervisor.
  • Ability to deal with customers effectively and promote strong company image.
  • Good communication and rapport skills.

EXCELLENT PAY BASED ON EXPERIENCE.

FULL TIME BENEFITS:

Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Long Term Disability, HSA, 401k, Vacation, Holidays, Tuition Assistance, Profit Sharing

 

 

 

 

Outside Sales Representative (Waverly, NE)

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Job Summary:         

The Sales Representative will sell and market our company’s products and services to new and existing customers in the Northeast Nebraska territory.

Work Performed:

  • Develop and maintain a comprehensive knowledge of each of the company’s service and product offerings.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with new and existing customers in your assigned territory.
  • The ability to analyze the customer’s business needs and offer the best product or service solution.
  • Introduce new products and services to customers in assigned territory.
  • Partner with inside sales staff to follow up on assigned sales leads and quotations.
  • Gain a working knowledge of competing products and companies.
  • Gain product knowledge through catalogs, sales bulletins, sales meetings, factory schools, company-sponsored training, personal experiences, etc.
  • Plan sales activities to meet personal and company long-term objectives by setting weekly, monthly, and yearly goals.
  • Analyze sales dollars of your territory frequently, using the sales summaries that are provided. Review results monthly to determine relative status and adjust sales activities accordingly.
  • Manage costs by maintaining accurate records of travel, mileage, and sales-related expenses.
  • Work with Operations to establish yearly sales budget and goals for the territory.
  • Responsible for achieving yearly sales budget and goals for the territory.
  • Continually work to develop sales skills to be successful in this position.
  • Use sales tools and software provided by the company to update and maintain accurate customer records and sales calls.

Qualifications:          

The minimum level of education: a high school diploma and two years of college credit or a Bachelor’s degree is a plus

Experience in Industrial Sales

Knowledge/background in either the electrical or mechanical fields is preferred

Valid driver’s license (Required)

Northwest Electric, LLC. is a 24-hour, 7 days a week, 365 days a year sales and service operation. With that in mind, all employees are required to provide the company with an effective means of communicating with them, when necessary, on an after-hours basis. Contact with our customers after normal business hours is considered an essential function of this position.

 

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