Nutrien Electrician in Aurora, North Carolina

Job Description

Electrician, Aurora, NC

Why work at Nutrien? Great question!

Safety is a core value at Nutrien. Keeping every employee safe, healthy and secure is our top priority. Nothing is more important than seeing our people go home safe at the end of every single day.

While working here you will have the opportunity to grow your career while helping us feed the future. We pride ourselves in hiring from a variety of backgrounds and truly believe that it is our differences that make us stronger so we hope you will join us.

In addition to exciting and challenging opportunities, Nutrien offers competitive salaries, great benefits and performance based incentives.

Outside of the skills and necessary qualifications, you will be committed to sustaining our safe and positive work environment while welcoming working side by side others in a diverse culture. Culture at Nutrien is the core of everything we do and all employees are respectful of diverse opinions and views.

This position reports to the Department Supervisor.

Key Tasks:

  • Responsible for maintaining, replacing, and performing diagnosis of all instrument/electrical components in and around the Nutrien Chemical Processing and Mining area. This includes monitoring equipment systems to ensure components are fully operational and working to optimal capacity.

  • Duties include but are not limited to overseeing and directing the support personnel’s daily activities, managing the PSM reporting, conducting periodic inspections, maintaining, and operating equipment and systems in a safe and environmentally responsible manner for the purpose of processing the highest quality products at all times.

  • Perform, with little or no supervision, the required functions of his/her trade on various tasks, at any Nutrien location, with a very high degree of skill, ability and planning. Required functions include, but are not limited to, troubleshooting, repairing, modifying, installing, operating, and performing routine, preventive and predictive maintenance on electrical, electronic, pneumatic, digital, mechanical devices and control systems.

  • Exercise creative thinking skills and constant attention to details during the daily production process. Take actions to prevent or avoid production losses and secure a safe work environment.

  • Direct, coordinate and effectively utilize the abilities and skills of other persons in her/his trade group, other assisting trade groups, trainees and helpers in order to maintain all instrumentation and electrical equipment to a high level of reliability at minimum cost.


  • Demonstrate reliability, responsiveness, and dependability as well as strong attention to detail and thoroughness in completing work tasks.

  • Collaborative and effective with working well with others on-the-job by displaying a good attitude and leadership skills.

  • Systematic procedural discipline, following a pre-determined course of action for doing things, guiding oneself with little or no supervision, and developing a team atmosphere to get things done.

  • Must have high initiative and willingness to take on responsibilities, and challenges without being asked.

  • Adaptability, flexibility, and open to change in a varying work environment as is common in an Instrument/Electrical Maintenance Department.


  • High School Diploma. Relevant vocational training and/or successful completion of apprenticeship as an Electrician.

  • Proven experience as an Electrician. Experience in industrial and/or commercial electrical systems. Demonstrable ability to use electrical and hand tools (i.e., wire strippers, voltmeter, etc.) and electrical drawings and blueprints.

  • Thorough knowledge of safety procedures and legal regulations/guidelines.

  • Excellent critical thinking and problem-solving abilities.

  • The National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC) testing is required for all hourly applicants of Nutrien. Applicants must complete this test and meet a minimum of 5 in Reading, 5 on Applied Math and 4 on Locating Information in order to be considered eligible for employment with Nutrien.

Nutrien is committed to creating an inclusive workplace. We encourage applications from all well qualified candidates who reflect the diversity of the regions where we operate. This includes recognizing the voluntary identification of status such as gender, sexual orientation, visible minority, Indigenous status, persons with disabilities, and veterans, where applicable.

If this sounds like a good match, apply now. In order to ensure consideration for this role, candidates are encouraged to apply by March 23, 2018. However, this job will remain posted until filled. You may be required to undergo a background check and substance test in accordance with Nutrien policies.

While we appreciate all applications we receive, we advise that only candidates under consideration will be contacted.

System ID 2018-6687

Job Category Manufacturing, Operations & Trades

Business Unit Phosphate