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Shift Electrician


New Orleans, LA, US

Req ID:  31582
Date:  Jun 8, 2022

ASR Group is the world’s largest refiner and marketer of cane sugar, with an annual production capacity of more than 6 million tons of sugar. The company produces a full line of grocery, industrial, food service and specialty sweetener products. Across North America, ASR Group owns and operates six sugar refineries, located in Louisiana, New York, California, Maryland, Canada and Mexico. In the European Union, the company owns and operates sugar refineries in England, Portugal and Italy.  ASR Group also owns and operates mills in Mexico and Belize.  The company’s brand portfolio includes the leading brands Domino®, C&H®, Redpath®, Tate & Lyle®, Lyle’s® and Sidul®.



The Shift Electrician Lays out, assembles, installs, maintains, repairs, and tests complicated electrical and closely allied equipment such as such as starters, electrical motors, switches, switchboards, electrical circuits, etc., using tools such as volt meters, mega and amp meters, etc.



  • Assigned to maintenance and repairs, but also performs construction work when required.
  • Performs work assigned by supervisor, but in the absence of Electrical Supervisor performs work in response to orders from Shift Engineer or requests from other departments. In the absence of Electrical Supervisor on the second and third shifts, makes certain minor decisions, including the assignment of job priorities. Contacts Shift Engineer in regard to major decisions.
  • Plans major and difficult installations from blueprints, sketches, and specifications.
  • Installs, connects, and repairs complicated interlocks.
  • Splices high voltage wires and solders high voltage connections.
  • Instructs lower mechanics in the proper performance of their duties as may be required.
  • The above statements reflect the general details considered necessary to describe the principal function of the job identified and shall not be construed as a detailed description of all of the work requirements involved in the job. 



  • Four years industrial electrical experience within a refinery
  • PLC knowledge/experience will be considered a plus



  • High school education or equivalent
  • NCCER Certification



  • Must have an expert knowledge of turbine and switchboard equipment and electrical distribution systems. When working on second and third shifts, must be able to make certain decisions affecting refinery operations.
  • Must be able to read blueprints, be familiar with the principles of electricity, and with the construction and functioning of electrical equipment in accordance with applicable codes.
  • Must have good electrical troubleshooting skills.
  • Must be able to use electrician’s tools and shop equipment and be able to install, connect, and repair electrical equipment.
  • Must be able to withstand considerable physical effort including standing or walking, climbing, lying in a prone position, crouching, kneeling, carrying, pulling, and pushing.
  • Must have ability to work on scaffolds or ladders safely
  • Must be able to frequently lift moderately heavy materials and equipment up to 50 lbs.



  • Starting Rate: $35.00



  • Chalmette, LA



Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities.

Nearest Major Market: New Orleans