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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 the Corporate Facilities Team at our Harahan Facility.  Under general supervision, this role performs electrical and technical tasks required to install and maintain electrical equipment including, but not limited to, transformers, panels, UPS and breakers. The Lead oversees a team of electricians and generalists.

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 a team of electricians and generalists performing electrical installations, repairs and maintenance activities throughout the facilities.
  • Install, maintain, modify, and repair all electrical distribution systems and associated electrical equipment
  • Remain in compliance with current National Electric Code
  • Inspect and test components of electrical systems, including transformers, transfer switches and switch gears
  • Inspect, diagnose, troubleshoot and repair electrical components, systems and wiring.
  • Utilizes CMMS to receive, assign and complete work orders.  
  • Utilize blueprints, wiring diagrams and manufacturer’s installation manuals to complete assigned projects
  • 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.


  • Master or Journeyman Electrician Certification required; State of Louisiana Electrical Contractors License preferred.
  • Minimum of 5 years leading a team of electricians, technicians, and generalists.
  • High school graduate or equivalent with 10 years minimum electrical experience in installation, repair, and maintenance of facilities, equipment, and systems.
  • Ability to read labels, directions, work orders, wiring schematics, etc.
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Computer experience with Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, and Excel) and experience using a work order management system.