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Electrician Generalist


New Orleans, LA


Facilities & Maintenance


Laitram LLC


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Laitram, L.L.C. is seeking an Electrician Generalist to join the Corporate Facilities Management and Engineering Team at our Harahan location.  This individual will be responsible for assisting journeyman electricians and performing assigned electrical related tasks. In this role, you will be assisting with maintenance and repairs on equipment and facilities.

Laitram, L.L.C., is a global manufacturing company that has been part of the Louisiana business landscape for more than 50 years.  Laitram is comprised of four operating divisions - Intralox L.L.C., Laitram Machinery, Inc., Lapeyre Stair, Inc., and Laitram Machine Shop L.L.C.  We employ over 2,400 people worldwide. Laitram has been recognized for innovation and workplace excellence in the New Orleans City Business “Best Place to Work” award.  Laitram is a vibrant, forward-thinking company that brings innovation, integrity and continuous improvement to every aspect of our work.  For more information, visit


  • Assist Journeymen & Licensed Electricians in performing day to day Electrical Jobs.
  • Pull cabling, wiring, data lines & assist in setting up jobs and cleaning up when complete.
  • Install, replace lighting and lighting equipment as needed around campus
  • Inspect, diagnose, trouble shoot and repair electrical components, systems, and wiring.
  • Operate forklift/ man lifts to perform job (will be properly trained)
  • Complete work orders and record material utilized on jobs
  • Run computer cables, connect computer jacks and plugs and test for adequate operation
  • Source and order parts and services as needed.
  • Use appropriate tools and equipment per manufacturer’s specifications.
  • Must comply with work order system to include interpreting work orders, performing work requested and completing work orders per instruction.
  • Complies with all company policies and procedures and adheres to company standards.
  • Performs all work in accordance with established safety procedures.
  • Performs any other miscellaneous duties as requested.


·   High school graduate or equivalent.  (Trade School a plus.)

·   Must have at least 2 years Electrical experience.

·   Knowledge with use of hand tools and basic safety.

·   Excellent problem-solving skills with desire to learn.

·   Ability to read labels, directions, work orders, wiring schematics, etc.

·   Must be a team player committed to working in an environment of continuous improvement.

·   Must possess a valid driver’s license

·   This work may require the use of machinery, man lift scissor lift etc. (training provided)

·   Must be able to perform the essential requirements identified in the functional job description for this position, including the ability to lift 76 lbs.

·   Must be able to ascend/descend ladders/stairs.

·   Frequently stoop, squat, kneel, twist, bend throughout the day.

Desired Qualifications

·      Some computer experience with Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, and Excel).