Darling Ingredients, Inc. Bastrop , TX 78602

Posted 2 weeks ago

Darling Ingredients is looking to hire an Electrician for our production plant in Bastrop. Are you ready to take your career to the next level with a stable worldwide company?

This position earns competitive pay $16.40 to $23.35, depending on experience. We also offer comprehensive full-time benefits, including full medical, dental, vision, a 401(k) plan, vacation time, and more. If this sounds like the right opportunity for you in a manufacturing environment, apply today!


We began as a family business in 1882 and have continued to grow into the world's leading innovative developer and producer of sustainable organic ingredients for a growing population. Headquartered in Irving, TX with regional offices in Cold Spring, KY and Des Moines, IA as well as production facilities across the U.S., we have over 10,000 employees across the globe.

We repurpose and reuse rather than discarding what others might consider waste. We capture valuable ingredients and nutrients to help maximize what nature has to offer, providing components for a wide range of products that include pet food, fertilizer, and biofuel. Giving nature a second life is our second nature.

Our greatest assets are our employees. Our inclusive global workforce and their wide variety of skills, abilities, experiences, and perspectives have been critical in helping us consistently deliver best-in-class results around the world. In order to attract and retain employees who share our values of integrity, transparency, and entrepreneurship, we offer competitive pay, excellent benefits, stability, and opportunities for career growth.


As an Electrician, you play a key role in helping us transform raw materials into finished products. As assigned, you independently complete a preventative maintenance program.

You also perform corrective maintenance when needed. With little or no direction, you repair or replace electrical hardware/software or the electrical wiring of selected devices in accordance with state and local codes. You are also responsible for the electrical start-ups of new, used or modified equipment and generate new or modify existing operating instructions as it pertains to electrical items.

You do the programming and installation of PLCs, including the drawing of ladder logic diagrams to match. You maintain a clean, neat, and orderly work area at all times. Attentive to safety, you attend safety meetings and follow all safety rules and regulations. You take pride in keeping our complex production machinery running efficiently!


  • Must be at least 18 years old.

  • Authorized to work in the US.

  • High school diploma or GED.

  • Demonstrated work experience as an Electrician.

In addition, you will need the following:

  • Ability to lift up to 100 lbs.

  • Ability to work safely on wet and slippery floors and in variable temperatures.

  • Ability to pass a pre-employment drug screen and background check.

  • Mechanical aptitude.

Vocational school training, Journeyman's license, good working knowledge of PLC's and programming, good math skills, and basic knowledge of general maintenance and manufacturing equipment operations are preferred but multiple factors will be taken into consideration. Are you detail-oriented?

Can you effectively prioritize multiple tasks? Are you a self-starter? If so, you might just be perfect for this Electrician position!


We understand your time is valuable, and that is why we have a very quick and easy application process. If you feel that you would be right for this industrial maintenance job in a manufacturing environment, please fill out our initial 3-minute, mobile-friendly application. We look forward to meeting you!

Darling Ingredients is an equal opportunity employer and gives consideration to qualified applicants without regard to race, age, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or, protected veteran status. EEO is the Law: If you would like more information, please click on the link or paste into your browser: https://www.eeoc.gov/employers/eeo-law-poster

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