Lehigh Hanson Electrical Engineering Manager - CCM in Irving, Texas

AutoReqId: 7200BR

Line Of Business: Corporate Administration (SSC, IT, Employee Services, Etc.)

Department: Engineering

Primary Location: Irving-TX

Job Posting:

The Company and the Role

Lehigh Hanson is seeking a qualified Electrical Engineering Manager to support our US Operations. This position will be based at our corporate office in Irving, TX.

The Electrical Engineering Manager provides engineering design, project management and construction management support to the crushed stone and sand/gravel operations within the U.S. They will support local management with the design, estimating and construction of major plant service and equipment upgrades and plant replacements expansion projects.

The Electrical Engineering Manager will report directly to the Director of Project Management and Engineering but will work closely with the Regional VP’s, operations managers and other corporate departments and have a “dotted line” reporting responsibility to them.

This is an exciting opportunity, with lots of opportunities to see and work with a wide range of quarry businesses and be a key person to transfer best practices.

Lehigh Hanson is one of the largest suppliers of heavy building materials to the construction industry in North America with more than 550 active operations in the U.S. and Canada. Our companies produce a broad range of building materials, including cement, aggregates (crushed rock, sand and gravel), ready mixed and precast concrete, asphalt, concrete pipes, tiles and clay bricks.

Lehigh Hanson is part of the HeidelbergCement Group, the global market leader in aggregates with leading positions in cement, concrete and other downstream activities. The Group employs around 52,500 people at 2,500 locations in more than 40 countries.

Equal Opportunity Employer – Minority / Female / Veteran / Disabled

What You’ll Get To Do

  • Plan, design and coordinate projects including developing timelines to work on projects which have the highest priority to the business unit, and the plant, and will maximize the availability of the plant equipment.

  • Prepare feasibility studies including cost estimates for CAPEX planning. This includes project plan development, capital budget planning, preparation of preliminary engineering, development of standards and specifications, timeline development and schedule.

  • Scopes of work, planning, coordinating, and scheduling work, supervision of contractors, required to ensure project efficiency and success.

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

  • Ensure the operational viability of operations by evaluating and maintaining the proper functioning of all electrical and control systems.

  • Review design of electrical installations, and provide problem solving and root cause analysis support

  • Manage electrical project costs and maintain records of the costs to ensure best value design is achieved.

  • Work with Purchasing personnel to prepare contracts to ensure contracted work meets specifications, timeline and cost-control goals.

  • Establish and maintain communication with suppliers, contractors, and engineering firms outside of the company, as well as with other technical plant personnel, to ensure the necessary support is in place to complete projects in a timely, cost-effective, and efficient manner.

  • Support and monitor the development of condition-based electrical maintenance programs including thermography analysis, equipment troubleshooting and trending, vibration analysis and laser alignment. Trains electrical maintenance personnel on use of condition-based maintenance procedures, techniques and technologies.

  • Assist in the successful completion of projects by coordinating electrical plant projects and shutdowns with overall large capital projects.

  • Coordinate and all electrical system upgrades and changes in accordance with project plans and overall plant operational goals.

  • Ensure compliance with all code, regulations and MSHA Safety Policies, including the proper use of Personal Protective Equipment. Take corrective action to address minor problems and compliance issues.

Who We Are Looking For

  • Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering or electrical engineering technology is required, EE or EET preferred

  • Minimum 10 years professional experience in the field of electrical engineering and project management

  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in providing support for heavy manufacturing, aggregate of mining preferred

  • Excellent personnel skills and the ability to communicate effectively with all levels of internal and external customers and contractors both verbally and in writing.

  • Highly motivated and able to work with a minimum of supervision in a multi-task, dynamic, team environment.

  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office products including MS Excel, Word, Access, and Project

  • Fluent with NEC, NFPA, ISA, etc.

  • Good familiarity with the operation and maintenance of common electrical equipment such as power distribution system, breakers, high voltage system, air condition and pressurization systems, variable speed medium voltage drives/motors, transformers, switchgear, MCC equipment and power monitoring and communication systems.

  • Strong knowledge of crushed stone and sand/gravel processing plants and equipment, RMC plants, crushing and sizing equipment, water handling equipment, water recovery equipment, conveyor haulage systems, and dust control systems.

  • Ability to thoroughly understand all system analytical studies including short circuit, coordination, load flow, motor starting and arc flash.

  • Strong understanding of contractual matters (negotiation and legal aspects) and the justification process for projects including EVA, IRR, NPV

  • Good market pricing knowledge and cost awareness

  • Demonstrated experience in leadership and project management, problem solving and creativity, strategic thinking, and decision making

  • Working knowledge of SAP desired

  • Good knowledge of CAD software (design of system installations)

  • Familiar with PLC and HMI architecture

  • Willingness to travel within North America.

Benefits & Compensation

We know that our employees are critical to our overall success. We are dedicated to investing in their future to maintain long-term relationships for lasting commitments. One of the ways we do this is to offer a comprehensive package of compensation and benefits programs which are regularly reviewed to maintain them at competitive levels.

Our corporate office supports the Lehigh Hanson plants in North America and offers a competitive benefits package that includes a 401(k) savings plan with company match, tuition reimbursement, and employee purchase program. Amenities include an on-site deli, free covered parking, and free fitness center.

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