Buist Electric is a large electrical construction company located in Byron Center and Kalamazoo, MI. We employ over 350 people and have annual revenues of approximately $85M. We are known in the industry as having a great work culture where employees come first.



We employ not only electricians, but project managers and project administrators, estimators, maintenance personnel and mechanics, information technology, accounting, payroll, automation technicians, electrical engineers, electrical testing professionals, voice and data technicians, and more.

Current Career Openings


  • Outdoor Utility Services – Crew Leader

    Ability to operate independently or as a crew leader. Distribute work order to techs. Good mechanical / troubleshooting ability. Can-do attitude. Discover More

  • Automation Engineer - Kalamazoo

    Buist Automation, a division of Buist Electric, is looking for an experienced lead automation engineer to join our team. This is a full time position working from our Kalamazoo office. The position may include working individually or as a group and would report to an account manager. We provide automated solutions of various types and sizes to many diverse sectors including: process control, industrial control, power systems, information systems and motion control. Discover More

Apprenticeship Program

An apprenticeship at Buist Electric is the formal process an unskilled person participates in to learn skills. These skills are gained through a combination of classroom training and on-the-job instruction from journeymen electricians.

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Benefit Package Includes

Buist Electric Benefit Package Includes: Competitive Wages. Very generous bonus plan Employee Ownership (Company is 100% employee owned). 401k plan with company match. Fully paid Low Deductible Medical/ Prescription. Insurance Plan for eligible employees and families.

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