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Lehigh Hanson Electrical/Automation Engineer in Cupertino, California

AutoReqId: 9819BR

Line Of Business: Cement Operations

Department: Maintenance

Primary Location: Cupertino-CA

Job Posting:

Lehigh Southwest Cement Company seeks Electrical/Automation Engineer (Cupertino, CA) to provide technical assistance for electricians for the installation of process control equipment and troubleshooting of process control problems.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist with investment projects and automation engineering projects. Review the design of automation installations and be responsible for maintenance.

  • Responsible for process instrumentation and automation equipment, and for specifying and selecting control equipment.

  • Develop and perform P&ID and instrumentation loop diagrams using ISA symbols.

  • Design of systems requiring control, instrumentation, PLC/DCS, HMI and network communications.

  • Elaborate or review the bid documents and the technical specifications. Assist with plant projects and shutdowns with overall large capital projects.

  • Coordinate and control all process control system upgrade and changes. Perform process control system design packages.

  • Participate in equipment and system analysis to identify areas for cost reductions. Participate in process audits.

  • Participate in training and development of operations and maintenance personnel.

  • Support and consult plant management in the field of automation engineering for optimization of a plant operation, responsibility for keeping records, updated technical documentation and drawings created by CAD systems.

  • Troubleshooting and diagnosis of plant system problems.

  • Assist in the development of pre-feasibility and feasibility studies and take part in the creation of "Authorization for Expenditure" for selected projects.

  • Cooperate with the preparation of pre-feasibility studies and proposal of various technical solutions with their related investment and operational costs for investment rate of return (IRR), Net Present Value (NPV), and economic value added (EVA) for projects identified in the capital plan.

Minimum Requirements (5 years of experience)

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Engineering Technology, or a closely related field and 5 years of experience in electrical or systems engineering and project management.

  • Requires 5 years of experience in:

  • Automation; Rockwell ControlLogix

  • ABB 800x Series or Siemens PCS7 Cemat; electrical equipment (range from 120V to 4160V) including MCC, switch gear, transformers and Variable Frequency Drives

  • Industrial instrumentation such as thermocouples, pressure and flow transmitters (4-20 mA)

  • Actuators such as automatic valves and gates; emission monitoring equipment such as gas analyzers and dust monitoring devices

  • ModBus tcp, Profibus/Profibus Data highway or industrial Ethernet including Fiber Optic and media convertors; AutoCAD software

  • OPC standards and applications; Knowledge Network configuration and troubleshooting

  • SAP

Employer will accept one year of experience for every year not completed towards the Bachelor’s degree.

To apply, please email your resume to Danielle Sandlin, Danielle.sandlin@lehighhanson.com. Please reference req #9819BR when applying.

Employer Statement: Equal Opportunity Employer - Minority / Female / Veteran / Disabled

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