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Baton Rouge, LA, USA
Full Time

EthosEnergy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, citizenship, marital status, sex/gender, sexual preference/ orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, national origin, or any other status protected by law or regulation.

We are currently recruiting for an Industrial Electrician at our Baton Rouge, La Power Plant. The person in this position is responsible for the preventative maintenance and repair of all plant electrical equipment and of troubleshooting electrical issues common of steam-generating power plant. This role will also handle purchasing replacement parts and communicating with planner / scheduler to complete work in a timely manner.

Job Responsibilities

  • Installs, modifies, repairs, and performs diagnostic evaluation, troubleshooting and periodic and unscheduled maintenance on the full range of electrical and solid state analog electronic equipment common to steam and power producing stations
  • Use hand tools, power tools, and electrical and electronic test equipment to maintain / troubleshoot plant electrical equipment and distribution systems
  • As required, operates heavy mobile equipment (fork lifts, man lifts etc.)
  • Maintain logs, and record labor, materials, and equipment used
  • Perform routine maintenance on medium voltage switchgear, 480v MCC’s, burner management systems, electric motors, etc.
  • Wire machines and electrical panels in line with prints
  • Reads and understands complex electrical prints and schematics
  • Applies knowledge of electrical and mechanical principles in determining equipment malfunctions and applies skills in restoring equipment to operation
  • Work as a team member or alone to complete projects and system upgrades
  • Respond quickly to emergency situations
  • Must be able to work late hours and overnight, should be able to work weekends and support callouts in a timely manner

Required Skills / Knowledge

  • Excellent understanding of safety rules in an industrial setting
  • Must be familiar with industrial and electrical laws
  • Strong mechanical, analytical, and solution driven skills
  • Excellent communication ability
  • Possess strong electrical and mechanical abilities
  • Ability to do the work of this position without more than normal supervision
  • Ability to schedule and balance priorities; and possess a strong adherence to deadlines
  • Strong ability to read and understand schematics, wiring diagrams, and P&ID’s
  • Strong understanding of PLC controls
  • Ability to relate with and work with several people irrespective of their background


  • Must have a minimum of 3 years of experience as an electrician working in an industrial environment. Power plant experience is preferable
  • Must be able to understand complex drawings and diagrams
  • May have completed an apprenticeship and/or formal training

Education Requirements

  • High School Diploma or GED required
  • Possess state certification or equivalent qualification or license

Physical Requirements

  • Willing and able to work ten (10) shifts, overtime, holidays and weekends as needed
  • Willing and able to work in a loud/noisy, hot/cold, humid and dirty environments
  • Activities include frequent walking, standing, stooping, climbing, lifting, pushing, pulling
  • Ability to lift at least 50 pounds
  • Repetitive movement is required, such as twisting, bending, gripping, operation of hand tools

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