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At IEM, we pride ourselves in setting and raising the bar for innovation in the electrical distribution industry. From advanced engineering and technologies, to our parallel manufacturing process, quality control practices and experienced management, IEM is making a difference and so can you.

Our success depends on cultivating the diversity and skills that our employees bring to our business. We offer challenging projects, collaboration with smart people and an inventive culture. IEM employees appreciate working in an autonomous environment that fosters creativity and individual growth.

We’re looking for talented individuals who consistently go the extra mile for a project, client and colleague, people who are committed to continuous professional growth.


To apply for a career opportunity with IEM, send a cover letter and your resume to careers@iemfg.com and include the title of the position(s) you are applying for in the subject line. Please submit these documents as attachments in Word, Excel or Adobe PDF formats. Do not provide hyperlinks to websites for download. Compensation is commensurate with experience.

 

Available Positions:


WAREHOUSE WORKER - LANGLEY, BC

Essential Functions:

  • Complying with company quality, safety and production policies and procedures
  • Picking, packing, shipping, receiving, recording & controlling the movement of parts, supplies and materials to and from the warehouse.
  • Unloading and loading trucks
  • Inventory Management & Cycle Counts
  • As required

 

Education and Experience:

  • Experience working in a warehouse, preferably in manufacturing

 

Competencies:

  • Physically fit and able to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Exceptional organizational skills, able to prioritize, detail oriented
  • Good computer skills (ERP, Microsoft Office)
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Able to work independently and as part of a team
  • Great attendance and professionalism
  • Valid forklift certificate 

 


SHIPPER - LANGLEY, BC

Essential Functions:

  • Complying with company quality, safety and production policies and procedures
  • Picking, packing, shipping, receiving, recording & controlling the movement of parts, supplies and materials to and from the warehouse.
  • Creation of export paperwork (Bill of Lading, NAFTA form, Commercial Invoice)
  • General maintenance
  • Stores management
  • As required

 

Education and Experience:

  • Experience working in a warehouse, preferably in manufacturing

 

Competencies:

  • Physically fit and able to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Exceptional organizational skills, able to prioritize, detail oriented
  • Good computer skills (ERP, Microsoft Office)
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Able to work independently and as part of a team
  • Great attendance and professionalism

 


WAREHOUSE LEAD - LANGLEY, BC

Essential Functions:

  • Complying with company quality, safety and production policies and procedures
  • Picking, packing, shipping, receiving, recording & controlling the movement of parts, supplies and materials to and from the warehouse.
  • Resolving discrepancies with invoices, packing slips and receiver reports
  • Unloading and loading trucks
  • Inventory Management & Cycle Counts
  • As required

 

Education and Experience:

  • Experience working in a warehouse, preferably in manufacturing

 

Competencies:

  • Physically fit and able to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Exceptional organizational skills, able to prioritize, detail oriented
  • Excellent computer skills (ERP, Microsoft Office)
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Must have own transport as there is no public transit in the area
  • Able to work independently and as part of a team
  • Great attendance and professionalism
  • Valid forklift certificate

 


ADMIN SUPPORT - LANGLEY, BC

Essential Functions:

  • Report management – extract and report data within in variety of platforms, accurately and on time
  • File management – keep record of all transactions for reference by team members in a clear and organized manner
  • Order Entry – processing and management of all standard build orders and change notices.  LV and MV Order Entry Admin.  Back-up for change notices throughout the enterprise portfolio.
  • Documentation Control Support including Submittals, O&Ms and QC records
  • Various Customer account maintenance activities
  • Report to, and provide support to, the Strategic Account Manager.  Support Technical Account Manager and Enterprise Business Executive as requested.
  • Collaborate with all internal partners in support of our shared business goals
  • Provide support to customer inquiries and directs to the appropriate team members for quick response.

 

Competencies:

  • Data Management - Thorough understanding of computer software, browsers, and operating systems. Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office software like Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook.  Ability to quickly learn and adapt to new systems.  Excellent online file sharing, management and record keeping is a must.
  • Communication Skills – Responds to incoming correspondence from customers, industry contacts and internal partners in a timely and professional manner with a friendly and positive attitude.  Ensures all affected departments are well informed and provided with timely updates to open projects/concerns.  Detail-oriented and uses correct grammar.  Use discretion at all times to be a trustworthy keeper of confidential information.
  • Critical thinking – Recognizes and responds quickly to potential problems.
  • Well developed time management and work planning skills are needed to navigate fast-changing priorities and short deadlines.  Proactively seeks out opportunities to streamline ongoing assignments more efficiently.
  • Able to quickly adapt to change.  Partners well with all departments and leverages internal resources.
  • Anticipates needs and completes important tasks with minimal supervision.

 


TECHNICAL ACCOUNT MANAGER (DATA CENTER - ENTERPRISE ACCOUNTS) - LOCATION, FLEXIBLE

Essential Functions:

  • Medium Voltage Sales OE input documentation
  • Low Voltage Sales OE Input documentation
  • Act as the technical/application liaison between key customers and engineering, production and field service teams
  • Provide technical support for customers in all stages of the sales cycle (Application to Cx and field service)
  • Communicate with major clients on a regular basis and respond to technical queries
  • Suggest solutions and innovative ideas to meet client needs with internal teams for technical evaluation
  • Suggest solutions to improve product design, cost and efficiencies.
  • Liaise with Strategic Account Manager to maximize sales and opportunities.

 

Education and Experience:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical/Mechanical Engineering or related field
  • A minimum of 5-7 years’ experience in the sale of power distribution equipment (MV/LV switchgear/switchboards)
  • A strong track record of negotiating medium and large project orders, successfully developing new contacts, maintaining current relationships with major contractors throughout the sales cycle and maximizing client potential is a must
  • Experience generating accurate project proposals utilizing MV/LV switchgear plus non IEM products to present a complete bid package is required
  • A self-motivated individual with a high level of professionalism, excellent communication, presentation and negotiating skills are also required
  • Ideal candidate will be known in the national electrical equipment market and will have developed a trust with a core group of contractors, consultants, end users.

 


PRODUCTION WORKER – LANGLEY, BC - Day Shift

Essential Functions:

  • Complete assembly and wiring of electrical components
  • Use wire termination and component layout tools including but not limited to strippers, wire cutters, wire crimpers, screwdrivers, tee square, machinist square, tape measure, wrenches and pliers.
  • Follow company established practices for wire termination, routing, bundles, wire harnesses and wire numbers.
  • Mount electrical components including circuit breakers, switches, transformers, relays, contactors, terminals, input/output devices and/or all other related switchgear electrical devices.
  • Meeting production schedules while maintaining IEM’s strictest quality standards
  • Keep work area clean and organized.
  • Keep the supervisor informed of problems, progress and suggestions in a timely manner.
  • Adhere to established safety guidelines.
  • Independently inspect own work for in process defects to ensure error-free products.
  • Mount devices to back panels and enclosures using a variety of methods including drilling and tapping.
  • Identify opportunities that provide cost effective alternative methods to process and materials.
  • Perform other duties which may be required by supervisor.

 

Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma
  • To be physically fit and mechanically inclined
  • Able to work in a manufacturing environment and perform physical requirements of the job, which may include standing for long periods of time, lifting up to 35 lbs and completing repetitive tasks for long period of time
  • Ability to work quickly with your hands while maintaining accuracy and high quality
  • Must have own transport as there is no public transit in the area
  • Proven Safe Work Record
  • Strong work ethic and motivation to learn
  • Must be a team player

 

Physical Demands:

  • Sitting - 10%; Walking/Standing - 90%
  • Frequently lift up to 35 lbs.
  • Must be able to bend, squat, crawl and climb.

 

Environmental Demands:

Shop/warehouse. Not climate controlled. Exposure to excessive heat and cold, wet/humid conditions, noise/vibration, hazards, dust and fumes.

 


SWITCHGEAR & CONTROLS DESIGN ENGINEER - JACKSONVILLE, FL

Essential Functions:

  • Create drawings and bills of materials from which IEM will build custom electrical switchgear/switchboards (control systems involving PLC’s, intelligent controllers and protective relays will be implemented within designs)
  • Write detailed Sequences of Operation on certain projects with automation components
  • Complete programming assignments of automation components, protective devices, or other electrical equipment
  • Travel to customer sites occasionally for commissioning, troubleshooting or evaluation purposes as well as travel for job training, project testing or other project related business (should not exceed 30%). Will relocate domestically for this position.

 

Education and Experience:

  • A BSEE or equivalent and a minimum of 3 years working in a power and/or control (PLC system) related field is a must,
  • Including an understanding of basic electrical and control system principles and a familiarity with reading electrical schematics, three-line diagrams and control/communications diagrams.
  • Previous hands-on field experience.
  • Willingness to travel and a familiarity with Microsoft Office products is also required.
  • AutoCAD experience.
  • Knowledge of IEEE/ANSI C37.20 and UL891/1558 design guidelines and NFPA70E are desirable.
  • A positive attitude, attention to detail, pride in workmanship and working well within a team are traits that would describe a successful engineer in our field.  

 


FIELD SERVICE ENGINEER / TECHNICIAN - JACKSONVILLE, FL

Essential Functions:

  • Commissioning, troubleshooting, analyzing/identifying causes of mis-operation, performing site training and repairing instruments/products at customer’s location.
  • Writing of detailed test procedures and field service trip reports is also an essential function. 
  • This position also includes performing in-house functional testing of IEMPS products prior to shipment.

 

Education and Experience:

  • AS degree or equivalent and a minimum 2 years of experience in the field working with complex electrical equipment
  • Ability to make changes to HMI screen & PLC ladder logic programming is highly desirable. 
  • A willingness to travel (up to 50%), being a team player, having strong communication skills and an ability to work independently without supervision are a must. Will relocate to Jacksonville, FL.
  • Testing electrical equipment or instrumentation using several types of test equipment including Hi-Pot, Meggar, 3 Phase Relay Test Equipment, milliamp simulators and multimeters is strongly preferred 
  • It is a plus if you have experience with multiple/paralleling generator control system start-ups utilizing multi-function protection relays (Basler, GE or Schweitzer) and multi-function engine controllers (Woodward & ComAp).  Must be willing to work evenings and weekends.

 


ASSEMBLY TECHNICIAN - JACKSONVILLE, FL

Purpose of Position:

Complete the assembly of large and complex electrical equipment, including bus bar, and electrical components. Mechanically inclined with the ability to use hand tools and tape measure. Working well with others, following instructions, and being capable of lifting 50 lbs. TRAINING PROVIDED.

 

Essential Functions:

  • Read, interpret and follow basic diagrams, engineering drawings, specifications, bills of materials, and other instructions or procedures to accurately assemble materials and equipment.
  • Use multiple measuring devices such as scales, feeler gauges, rulers, micrometers, calipers tee square, machinist square and tape measure to accurately and precisely perform work.   
  • Punch, jig or perform layout of enclosure doors or enclosures.
  • Fabricate and install bus bar sections per drawings or instructions.
  • Install and/or modify various metallic or non-metallic items and components.
  • Perform touch-up painting as directed
  • Comply with all safety, quality and work rules, guidelines and regulations.
  • Set up, operate and maintain production tools and equipment.
  • Keep the supervisor informed of problems, progress and suggestions in a timely manner.
  • Maintain a safe and clean work environment at all times.
  • Identify opportunities that provide cost effective alternative methods to process and materials.
  • Keep red-lines and markups of any drawing changes required during manufacturing and turn in to supervisor upon their request.
  • Perform other duties which may be required by supervisor.

 

Competencies:

  • Technical Capability
  • Skilled with Hand and Power Tools
  • Problem Solve/Analysis
  • Learning Orientation
  • Teamwork Orientation
  • Time Management
  • Attention to detail and Thoroughness

 

Education and Experience:

  • High School Diploma or GED required.
  • At least 1 years of experience in a metal fabrication shop using mechanical equipment.
  • Welding experience is a plus.

 

Physical Demands:

  • Activities: Sitting – 10%; Walking/Standing – 90%
  • Lifting: Frequently lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Bending: Must be able to bend, squat, crawl and climb.
  • Vision: Long periods of close work on small fonts and fine print on drawings and ability to see small or detailed items.

 

Mental Demands:

Interpret, analyze, research and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.

 

Environmental Demands:

Shop/warehouse.  Not climate controlled.  Exposure to excessive heat and cold, wet/humid conditions, noise/vibration, hazards, dust and fumes. 

 


WIRING TECHNICIAN - JACKSONVILLE, FL

Purpose of Position:

This position is responsible for performing all wiring and related functions to manufacturing high quality electrical equipment.

 

Essential Functions:

  • Read and interpret wiring diagrams, process sheets and schematic drawings.
  • Complete assembly and wiring of electrical components per drawings.
  • Use wire termination and component layout tools including but not limited to strippers, wire cutters, wire crimpers, screwdrivers, tee square, machinist square, tape measure, wrenches and pliers.
  • Follow company established practices for wire termination, routing, bundles, wire harnesses and wire numbers.
  • Wire complete panels per drawings including back panels and wiring between devices/ components.
  • Operate computer terminal and wire labeling equipment.
  • Keep work area clean and organized.
  • Keep the supervisor informed of problems, progress and suggestions in a timely manner.
  • Adhere to established safety guidelines.
  • Independently inspect own work for in process defects to ensure error-free products.
  • Mount devices to back panels and enclosures using a variety of methods including drilling and tapping.
  • Identify opportunities that provide cost effective alternative methods to process and materials.
  • Keep red-lines of any drawing changes required during manufacturing and turn in to supervisor upon their request.
  • Perform other duties which may be required by supervisor.

 

Supervision of Personnel:

None

 

Competencies:

  • Technical Mechanical Capability
  • Proper use of hand and Power Tools
  • Problem Solve/Analysis
  • Learning Orientation
  • Teamwork Orientation
  • Time Management
  • Attention to Detail and Thoroughness

 

Education and Experience:

  • High School Diploma or GED required.
  • At least 1 years of experience with electrical wiring.

 

Physical Demands:

  • Activities: Sitting – 5%; Walking/Standing – 95%
  • Lifting: Frequently lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Bending: Must be able to bend, squat, crawl and climb.
  • Vision: Long periods of close work on small fonts and fine print on drawings and ability to see small or detailed items.

 

Mental Demands:

Interpret, analyze, research and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.

 

Environmental Demands:

Shop/warehouse.  Not climate controlled.  Exposure to excessive heat and cold, wet/humid conditions, noise/vibration, hazards, dust and fumes. 

 


METAL FABRICATOR - JACKSONVILLE, FL

Purpose of Position:

This position is responsible for fabricating sheet metal and bus bar products according to drawing specifications and perform functions related to manufacturing high quality electrical equipment.

 

Essential Functions:

  • Read, interpret and follow basic diagrams, engineering drawings, specifications, bills of materials, and other instructions or procedures to accurately fabricate materials and equipment.
  • Set up and operate fabricating machines, such as press brakes, rolls, punch press, shears, cutters, grinders, and drill presses, to bend, cut, form, punch, drill, or otherwise form and assemble metal components.
  • Use multiple measuring devices such as scales, feeler gauges, rulers, micrometers, calipers tee square, machinist square and tape measure to accurately and precisely perform work.   
  • Fabricate, modify and/or install various metallic or non-metallic items and components.
  • Perform metal corrections and touch-up painting as directed.
  • Comply with all safety, quality and work rules, guidelines and regulations.
  • Set up, operate and maintain production tools and equipment.
  • Keep the supervisor informed of problems, progress and suggestions in a timely manner.
  • Maintain a safe and clean work environment at all times.
  • Identify opportunities that provide cost effective alternative methods to process and materials.
  • Keep red-lines and mark ups of any drawing changes required during manufacturing and turn in to supervisor upon their request.
  • Perform other duties which may be required by supervisor.

 

Supervision of Personnel:

None

 

Competencies:

  • Technical Capability
  • Skilled with Hand and Power Tools
  • Problem Solve/Analysis
  • Learning Orientation
  • Teamwork Orientation
  • Time Management
  • Attention to detail and Thoroughness

 

Education and Experience:

  • High School Diploma or GED required.
  • At least 1 years of experience in a metal fabrication shop using mechanical equipment.
  • Welding experience is a plus

 

Physical Demands:

  • Activities: Sitting – 10%; Walking/Standing – 90%
  • Lifting: Frequently lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Bending: Must be able to bend, squat, crawl and climb.
  • Vision: Long periods of close work on small fonts and fine print on drawings and ability to see small or detailed items.

 

Mental Demands:

Interpret, analyze, research and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.

 

Environmental Demands:

Shop/warehouse.  Not climate controlled.  Exposure to excessive heat and cold, wet/humid conditions, noise/vibration, hazards, dust and fumes

 


ENTRY-LEVEL PRODUCTION WORKER – FREMONT, CA

Low-Voltage and Medium-Voltage Assemblers - 1st Shift 6AM - 2:30PM

Essential Functions:

  • Complete the assembly of large and complex electrical equipment, including bus bar and electrical components
  • Mechanically inclined with the ability to use hand tools and tape measure
  • Working well with others, following instructions, and being capable of lifting 50 lbs. TRAINING PROVIDED

 

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED required
  • Experience in a metal fabrication shop using mechanical equipment is a plus.
  • Welding experience is a plus.

 

Physical Demands:

  • Sitting - 10%; Walking/Standing - 90%
  • Frequently lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Must be able to bend, squat, crawl and climb.
  • Long periods of close work on small fonts and fine print on drawings and ability to see small or detailed items.

 

Mental Demands:

Interpret, analyze, research and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.

 

Environmental Demands:

Shop/warehouse. Not climate controlled. Exposure to excessive heat and cold, wet/humid conditions, noise/vibration, hazards, dust and fumes.