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Electrical Lead - Facilities


New Orleans, LA


Facilities & Maintenance


Laitram LLC


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Laitram, L.L.C. is seeking a Lead for our Electrical Team to join Corporate Facilities at our Harahan Facility. Under general supervision of the Facility Operations Manager, the Electrical Lead oversees a team that performs electrical and technical tasks required to install, repair, and maintain electrical equipment including, but not limited to, transformers, panels, UPS, and breakers. 

Laitram, L.L.C.’s four operating divisions—Laitram Machinery, Intralox, Lapeyre Stair, and Laitram Machine Shop — employ over 2,500 people across 30 countries. Laitram’s corporate support group provides professional services to the operating divisions, including information technology services, human resources, legal counsel, accounting, safety, and facilities and maintenance. They supply a high level of expertise while maintaining the flexibility and efficiencies of internal resources. To learn more about our company culture, philosophy, and benefits, please visit our company page.

  • Lead, coach and motivate a team of electricians and generalists performing electrical installations, repairs, and maintenance activities. 
  • Perform cost estimates, projections and maintain project schedules for electrical installations.  
  • Provides clear written and verbal communication on project status, schedules and estimates. 
  • Install, maintain, modify, and repair all electrical distribution systems and associated electrical equipment. 
  • Inspects and tests components of electrical systems, including transformers, transfer switches and switch gear.
  • Utilizes work order management systems to receive, interpret, assign, and complete work orders.  
  • Read and analyze blueprints, wiring diagrams and manufacturer’s installation manuals to complete assigned projects 
  • Manage purchase orders and ensure ordered materials are received.
  • Complies with all company policies, procedures and adheres to company standards.
  • Ensure all work complies with NEC, federal, state, parish, local codes, and design documents.
  • Performs any other miscellaneous duties as requested.

  • Class A Licensed Electrician in Jefferson Parish required; State of Louisiana Electrical Contractors License preferred. 
  • Minimum of 8 years of experience leading, coaching, and motivating a team of electricians, technicians, and generalists. 
  • Trade school or high school graduate and 10 years minimum electrical experience in installation, repair, and maintenance of facilities, equipment, and systems.
  • Computer experience with Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, and Excel) and experience using a work order management system.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills to share project status and updates to internal and external stakeholders. 
  • Knowledge and experience planning, scheduling, and executing electrical installations and repairs including material lead times, product knowledge and installation durations.
  • Solid understanding of electrical codes and installation methods.
  • Knowledgeable in the identification and repair of faults in electrical apparatus and circuits.