Cargill (Weekend) Electrician in Lansing, New York

(Weekend) Electrician

Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. Together with farmers, customers, governments and communities, we help people thrive by applying our insights and over 150 years of experience. We have 155,000 employees in 70 countries who are committed to feeding the world in a responsible way, reducing environmental impact and improving the communities where we live and work.


This full time position is located in Lansing, Ny ; however please expect receiving calls from a 952 number in case you are considered. Relocation assistance is not provided.

We are looking for a passionate Electrician who wants to help the world thrive!

Job Description:

The Weekend Mine Electrician repairs electrical equipment that requires the power to be shut off, thereby stopping production. Thus the employee works weekend periods when the mine is not scheduled to produce salt.

This will include the electrical components of: belt moves, change out components, breakers, switches, relocate and install fans, hang cables and ensure that the electrical work is performed in a safe manner while complying with all state, federal and company rules and regulations as they pertain to the electrical components in the mine situation.

All employees are responsible for inspecting the vehicles they are going to be using as well as for inspecting / scaling the area they are to be working.

This position offers a competitive benefits package. The hourly rate is $ shift differential.

A signing bonus may be offered but is dependent on experience and scoring on entry level testing.

Successful candidate must be able to work any shift if needed.

The schedules for this position are:

  • Thu – Sun with Thu and Fri being 6:30 am to 4:30pm and Sat and Sun from 12:30pm – 10:30pm.

  • Mon and Tue 6:30am to 4:30pm and Sat and Sun 12:30pm – 1030pm.

The Mine Electrician works under the supervision and direction of the Maintenance Supervisor.

Primary duties for the position will include but not be limited to the following tasks:

Safe installation, maintenance, testing, evaluation, and repair at power distributions systems, motor control systems, automation systems, PLC's, variable frequency drives, and communication systems. Housekeeping, parts procurement and assignments as directed by a supervisor.


Requirements :

  • Right to work in the U.S. that is not based solely on possession of a student visa or a visa sponsored by a third-party employer.

  • Cargill requires that employees be a minimum of 18 years old to work in a production facility.

  • Must be able to read/write English

  • Must be able to perform physical job duties including bending/stooping, climbing ladders, shoveling, pounding with hammer and work in confined spaces

  • Ability to lift a minimum of 50 pounds

  • Must be able to work under special work conditions, such as extreme heat or cold.

  • Ability to work in elevated areas

  • Must be able to operate machinery

  • Must be able to operate heavy equipment

  • Must be able to perform maintenance trades including electrician.

  • Ability to work holidays, nights, weekends or different shifts.

  • At least (6 months) of experience in production related work


  • High School diploma or Equivalent

  • Basic computer skills

  • Able to work overtime

  • Able to perform physical job duties including open/close valves.

  • Forklift certified.

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.

Primary Location US-NY-Lansing

Schedule Full-time

Req ID: LAN00377