Oelwein, IA – Electrician

At East Penn, our people are our business.  We are a family-owned enterprise committed to fostering an atmosphere that honors the contributions of everyone.  We want our employees to have long-term careers, and many do – more than 30% of our workforce has over a decade of service.


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  • Must be Medium Voltage qualified and have power distribution experience up to 15KV.
  • Literate (able to read and interpret a variety of service manuals, schematics, and the NEC)
  • General math skills (adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing)
  • Good mechanical skills (running conduit, drills, knockout punches, power saws, etc.)
  • Good deal of bending, twisting, climbing, and walking
  • May lift up to 100 lbs. (any lifting of 50lbs or greater requires assistance)
  • Good hand-eye coordination
  • Industrial Electrical maintenance experience and welding experience.
  • Knowledge of electrical code.


Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Maintenance of the electrical distribution system and operating medium voltage distribution equipment
  • Reading various schematics, installing new equipment (machinery, lighting, receptacles, etc.), and assisting in panel building.

Other responsibilities may involve:

  • Bending conduit
  • Performing electrical troubleshooting
  • Preventive maintenance
  • Assisting in some welding projects as needed, most work under supervision. He or she is responsible for the quality of work produced.
  • Responsible for proper hygiene, housekeeping, and safety practices.
  • Perform other duties as required by Management.


East Penn offers a growing environment, competitive wages and excellent benefits including 401K.

To apply, submit your resume by mail or in person or stop by our location to complete an application:

Mailing Address:

Personnel Department
East Penn Manufacturing
220 14th St SE
Oelwein, IA 50662

Hours of Operation:
Monday – Friday 7:30am – 4:30pm

Job Application

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