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Jumpstart Your Career With New River

Join a family of best-in-class electrical construction workers with a track record of providing excellent customer service.

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We’ve Got Your Back

At NRE, you’ll experience the difference in how we trust, rely on, and respect each other every step of the way. We’ve seen through the years that the true differentiator in our work is the passion and pride our employees take in doing their jobs. Our employees give us their time, energy, and devotion to improving the electrical landscape in our surrounding communities. They don’t work just to get a job done. They work to show their crafts and skills that represent a company that they not only work for but one that they are a vested owner in. Our success is their success and we wouldn’t be anything without our NRE family.

1700+
Employees in our NRE Family
100%
Employee Owned Company
50+
Years of Growth & Success

Committed To Our People

To ensure we develop each person on our teams, we invest in them with industry-leading training, resources, and career development opportunities. With a priority on intensive, but needed safety training in our culture, we teach our people to care for those around them whether it be a team member or a stranger walking by. No matter the situation, NRE crews are able to use their technical skill with practical awareness to complete a job and get everyone home safely. Our culture of best-in-class expertise, safety, and professionalism across the country allows us to confidently set the standard in the industry. Our employee-first company culture is the driving factor in our extensive track record, trusted expertise, and long-standing customer relationships.

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Jobs At New River Electrical

New River Electrical Corporation is a signatory contractor to the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW). Skilled personnel are not directly hired by NRE, but are hired by local halls in our operational areas. Find out more about joining a proven electrical corporation through the National Joint Apprenticeship Programs. If you are already a member of the IBEW and are looking for work for NRE, please contact your local hall to view opportunities.

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Careers Beyond The Field

Our crews in the field rely on the support systems that work from our home bases in Cloverdale, Va, and Westerville, Oh. NRE typically has a variety of non-bargained positions open in departments like Administrative, Fleet, Operations, and more. No matter if you are in the field or in the office, you are a valued and vital piece of our collective company. View Open Positions

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100% Employee Owned

Our superior services are executed by our respected NRE teams on the job. NRE’s Employee Stock Ownership Plan is the key to our company’s extensive success. NRE is completely made up of vested company owners who bolster the company's reputation for customer satisfaction and results by bringing a distinct commitment to their work. See The Difference in an Employee-Owned Workforce