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Lehigh Hanson Electrical and Control Systems Engineer in Evansville, Pennsylvania

AutoReqId: 13053BR

Line Of Business: Cement Operations

Department: Maintenance

Primary Location: Evansville-PA

Job Posting:

The Role and the Company

Lehigh Hanson is North America’s leading supplier of cement, aggregates, ready mix concrete, and asphalt. We have hundreds of plants and thousands of employees working across the United States and Canada. We are also part of Heidelberg Cement Group, one of the world’s largest building materials companies.

The Electrical and Control Systems Engineer role is based at the Evansville Cement Plant in Fleetwood, PA and reports directly to the Electrical Maintenance Manager.

What you’ll get to do

  • Provide guidance and supervision to electricians in the repair, maintenance and installation of electrical, instrumentation and control systems including process problem solving, measurement activities, scheduling and evaluation that enable continuous plant operations.

  • Ensure the operational viability of the plant by evaluating and maintaining the proper functioning of all electrical, instrumentation, and control systems

  • Involvement with process instrumentation and automation equipment specifying and selecting control equipment to maximize automation efforts

  • Participate in the design, installation, and commissioning of plant upgrades

  • Maintain proper documentation of electrical, instrumentation and automation systems

  • Ensure optimum operation and reliability for electrical power systems and process control systems

  • Support and consult plant management on upgrades to improve plant performance

  • Assist in the coordination and implementation of process control system modifications to maximize plant efficiency

  • Promote a high level of safety awareness and ensure a safe work environment

  • Troubleshooting and diagnosis of plant system problems

  • Provide technical assistance for troubleshooting the plants electrical system

  • Provide electrical support to the plant for all shifts by participating in the plants on-call program.

  • Support the implementation of HTC Electrical, Instrumentation and Process Control Concepts for all plant projects

Essential Experience and Skills

  • Demonstrated experience in the following: Gas Analyzers, Transmitters, Control Loops, Temperature/Pressure/Vibration/Level/Weighing scales and instruments, Variable Frequency Drives, and Dosing Systems

  • Familiar with PLC/DCS and HMI architecture; Knowledge of Siemens, Allen Bradley and ABB PLCs software and hardware a plus

  • Proficient Microsoft Office

  • Strong understanding of CAD software (design of system installations)

  • Good knowledge of database management for large control systems, communication networking systems, control software programming, alarm system management and graphics development

  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written

Preferred Experience and Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering / Electrical Engineering Technology

  • Experience in programming, instrumentation, power systems, and troubleshooting controls

Work Environment

  • Role operates in a manufacturing environment with moving mechanical equipment, inclement weather, heat, humidity, elevated noise levels, and dusty conditions.

What we have to offer

  • Competitive base salary and participation in our annual incentive plan

  • Highly competitive benefits programs

  • 401k retirement savings plan with an automatic company contribution as well as matching contributions

Lehigh Hanson is a drug free workplace.

External candidates must be able to work in the USA without sponsorship.

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