We will provide you with the training and learning opportunities you need to be successful in your career with Needham Electric Supply.

On-the-job Training

Your initial on-the-job training will teach you everything you need to know about your daily job responsibilities. Thereafter, we provide weekly in-store training meetings, frequent opportunities to attend formal training classes and webinars presented by manufacturers, NAED sponsored courses, and independent study courses and videos as on-going educational opportunities for you.

As new policies, procedures, and products are introduced, we will provide formal training to keep you informed. We also maintain a list of the industry’s best online training resources along with our own ‘eTraining’ Web system, both of which will be available to you on our company intranet at all times.

NAED’s Electrical Distributor Guided Education (EDGE)

EDGE is for new employees who have limited knowledge of the electrical industry. The course consists of four modules with video and an accompanying workbook. The modules are “The Fundamentals of Electricity,” “Electrical Systems Products,” “Apparatus Products” and “Lamps and Lighting Products.”

Each of our stores is provided with all EDGE course materials, which you may check out for home use.

NAED’s Electrical Products Education Course (EPEC)

The EPEC course system is an industry-recognized training program designed to give sales people a professional breadth of knowledge about the products we distribute. Compromised of three levels, each with five modules, EPEC is the most comprehensive training program ever developed for our industry. EPEC is only recommended to individuals who have at least eight months of experience in electrical distribution.

As an employee, if you complete EPEC, we will pay for the course materials (~$1500) as well as award you cash bonuses for completion.

Interested candidates should send resume by email to


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