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At New Electric, we are a full service electrical contracting company that lives knowing that life is about more than what you take, but rather about how you influence the world. Each day we strive to leave the world a better place than we found it.

Find your place with us

Our customers hire electrical contractors to give them peace of mind. We are looking for individuals that can provide that. New Electric employs more than 200 highly skilled people company-wide. Many of our employees have even been with us for over 20 years. It takes a special kind of company to earn that kind of loyalty.

Company goals

  • At New Electric we are striving to become North America’s leader in industrial electrical services: decreasing clients’ downtime by increasing both responsiveness and professionalism.
  • We will become leaders by hiring for character as much as skill.
  • We will establish a national presence by launching a service branch in every leading industrial centre in North America, providing personalized local service with the deep expertise of a nationwide network.
  • Our employees operate in an environment of trust and integrity. Our loyalty to each other and to our customers gives us the freedom to succeed.

Canadian Career Opportunities


The position includes responsibility for design, programming and commissioning of turnkey automation solutions, as well as troubleshooting, servicing and debugging of software and hardware utilized in automated controls systems.

Essential duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Prepare functional descriptions of process controls and sequence of operations
  • Development and support of PLC and HMI programs for use on industrial equipment
  • Application and setup of VFD and multi axis servo control systems
  • Integration of specialized hardware and software into manufacturing systems to enhance automation and control with an emphasis on efficiency
  • Panel design (AUTOCAD)
  • Commission and trouble shoot robotic applications
  • Assist customers and/or co-workers with electrical/programming issues
  • Assist with specifications for purchase of electrical components
  • Respond to emergency service requirements including participating in a weekend coverage schedule with fellow team members
  • Provide electrical machine commissioning and/or technical support both on and off-site
  • Field installation work requires travel to customer's facilities


  • A minimum of 5 years "hands on" electrical experience required
  • Proficient in industrial machine controls, electrical systems, PLC and HMI programming with a working knowledge of multi axis servo systems
  • Able to create CAD drawings for assembly and wiring control panels and instrumentation
  • Excellent troubleshooting skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Skill in organization and problem solving
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Understanding of production machine, and machine tool capabilities
  • Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures related to the automation field
  • Program Allen-Bradley, Omron and Siemens PLC's and HMI’s
  • Robot Programming and troubleshooting is a plus
  • Vision systems experience would be an asset
  • Travel could be required, depending on Branch interested

Necessary Requirements for Canadian Applicants:

  • 5-10 years industrial experience and minimum 5 years’ experience working with HMI and PLC programming
  • A valid 309 or 442 electrical license with minimum 5 years of Canadian experience would be an asset.
  • Hold a valid Canadian driver's license with a good driving record
  • Solid technical communication skills and able to work with minimal supervision


    • Oakville
    • Cambridge
    • Vaughan
    • Stoney Creek
    • Brampton
    • Mississauga
    • Belleville


      About New Electric

      Founded in 1970, New Electric Enterprises has grown over the years to become a major electrical service and installation contractor serving the industrial markets of North America including Metropolitan Detroit, North Carolina, Canton, Southern Ontario and North Toronto, Cambridge.

      With fully equipped vehicles New Electric is prepared to provide fast and efficient service to clients involved in the steel, automotive, chemical, food processing, pharmaceutical and foundry industries. Our warehouse holds a large inventory of parts and equipment that enables us to provide unsurpassed 24-Hour Service.

      New Electric installs and provides maintenance to All Electrical Equipment including:

      • 120-240-480 Volt Electrical Installation
      • Single Phase – Three Phase
      • Motor Feeders – Installations
      • High Voltage Substations
      • Power Distribution Systems
      • Custom Control Panels
      • Programmable Controllers
      • Specialty Sensors
      • Variable Frequency & DC Drives
      • Preventative Maintenance using Thermal Scanning
      • Preventative Maintenance to Substations

      Our staff of design engineers, electronic technicians and skilled service professionals along with complete customer satisfaction has earned New Electric a trusted name for service and electrical contracting for over 35 years.


      New Electric is looking for someone who has experience in the following areas:

      • 309-A Electrical License (Canada)
      • Is able to read and understand electrical prints
      • Troubleshoot, locate, identify and diagnose malfunctions
      • Installation of conduit and wire
      • Troubleshoot diagnose and repair circuit boards and motor drives
      • Able to design and build control panels
      • Able to work under minimal supervision
      • Must have own hand tools
      • Have good customer service skills
      • Strong plus to have knowledge of PLC/Robotics
      • Travel may be required depending on the Branch interested

      Employee Type: Full-Time
      Industry: Construction/Industrial
      Experience: 1 or more year(s)


      • Oakville
      • Cambridge
      • Vaughan
      • Stoney Creek
      • Plymouth
      • Sterling Heights
      • Charlotte
      • Barrie
      • Brampton
      • Mississauga
      • Fresno
      • Belleville


        We strive to remain on the cutting edge of electrical support using the latest technology. From our in-house Electronic Repair to new installation methods, we set the standards for our industry. We attribute our success to building strategic partnerships with our customers and by treating them the way we want to be treated. Focusing on complete customer satisfaction has made New Electric the choice of many of North America's largest and most admired companies.

        New Electric is currently recruiting qualified Project Managers to join our growing team. 

        The Job:

        Our Project Managers are responsible for scheduling resources and managing electrical projects and ensuring that the projects fall within budget, required timelines and meet New Electric's stringent requirements for quality. The Project Manager is also accountable for project invoices and acts as the primary point of contact for customer inquiries while maintaining a high level of customer service. Typical decision-making required for this position includes:

        • Resource management decisions (strategic scheduling) 
        • Ensuring all work is conducted safely 
        • Handling changes in billing due to changes in project scope 
        • Utilizing best practices to increase work quality 
        • Using systematic approaches to troubleshooting and repair 

        Essential duties and responsibilities include, but not limited to:

        • Demonstrating your commitment to safety in the workplace 
        • Ability to read and comprehend control circuits, control panels and drawings 
        • Accurately estimating time and materials required for jobs and providing timely quotes to customers 
        • Manage work orders and approve invoices 
        • Oversee and / or perform various electrical field work, installations and troubleshooting 
        • Oversee and / or perform ESA upgrades to machines and equipment
        • Review project budgets and timelines to ensure compliance with project plans
        • Supervise multiple technicians
        • Manage any project conflicts


        • A valid 309A licence 
        • Eight - ten years of relevant electrical experience, preferably in an industrial setting 
        • Five years of experience with job quotes and electrical project management 
        • Solid knowledge of Ontario Electrical Code 
        • A valid "G" class drivers license with a clean driving record 
        • Detail orientated with some computer abilities 
        • Great attitude with a desire to exceed customer expectations


        • Oakville
        • Cambridge
        • Vaughan
        • Stoney Creek
        • Brampton
        • Mississauga
        • Fresno


          Company Information

          Founded in 1970, New Electric has grown over the years to become a major electrical service and installation contractor serving the industrial markets of North America. New Electric installs and provides maintenance to all Electrical Equipment, providing fast and efficient service to clients involved in the steel, automotive, chemical, food processing, pharmaceutical and foundry industries. Its staff of design engineers, electronic technicians and skilled service professionals, along with complete customer satisfaction, has earned New Electric a trusted name for service and electrical contracting for over 35 years.

          Job Description

          Perform the role as lead electrician/team leader, by mentoring other electricians as well as working alone on a project, whether it be to run a simple circuit for a 20 amp 120 volt receptacle, install an 1800 amp primary service, transformer and switchgear, design, build and install a PLC based control panel or install high efficiency lighting.

          The ideal candidate will have excellent written and oral communication skills, have some experience developing customer relationships and selling services and can hit the ground running.


          • Strong Communication skills/Professionalism
          • Trade School (or equivalent)
          • 3rd year Licensed Journeyman
          • Machine troubleshooting ability
          • Ability to design and install control panels, PLC based, write ladder logic programs
          • Skilled at installing conduit and wire

          Salary: Based on experience
          Type: Hourly


          • Oakville
          • Plymouth
          • Sterling Heights
          • Mississauga
          • Fresno

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