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Lehigh Hanson Instrumentation Supervisor in Nazareth, Pennsylvania

AutoReqId: 11173BR

Line Of Business: Cement Operations

Department: Operations

Primary Location: Nazareth-PA

Job Posting:


We’re Lehigh Hanson. Our products build cities and towns, including stadiums that hold thousands of fans, and bridges that support millions of vehicles. We have thousands of employees across hundreds of locations in the U.S. and Canada, making us North America’s leading supplier of cement, aggregates, ready mixed concrete, asphalt and related construction materials.

We might be a big company, but we appreciate and encourage our people to share their ideas and help shape our future. We want every one of our people to play an active role in growing our business. With our diverse product lines and locations across North America, there are opportunities to explore different roles and work on a variety of exciting and interesting projects.

We’re a tight knit team. While we strive to be the best, we do it with an attitude that is humble, accessible and down-to-earth. We don’t ask you to “fit in” to our culture. We invite you to add to it.


As an Electrical Instrumentation Supervisor you will be part of a dynamic team that works closely to ensure proper operations for an optimized cement plant. You will be responsible for the maintenance and inspection of the plant electrical equipment and instrumentation systems, supervision of union electrical employees, assisting with plant control systems, and other related activities. This position reports to the Sr. Electrical Supervisor.

  • Responsible for managing all Continuous Emission Monitoring instrumentation to ensure environmental compliance.

  • Thorough knowledge of the plant’s environmental Data Acquisition System and its contracted vendor.

  • Responsible for analysis and oversight of all process control instrumentation

  • Assist the plant controls system engineer in maintaining, supporting, improving and updating cement plant process control systems and related application software and hardware, including Honeywell PKS, ABB Advant DCS, Allen-Bradley/Rockwell PLC’s, PID controllers, and hard wired full voltage control systems.

  • Supervision of electrical/instrumentation personnel and provide technical assistance to ensure plant instrumentation is properly coordinated and maintained.

  • Training of instrumentation personnel.

  • Prepare specifications for instrumentation equipment for requests for quotations.

  • Handle projects from conception through commissioning, including coordination and supervision of contractors.

  • Close interaction with production and maintenance groups.

  • Analysis of all control systems, for the purpose of troubleshooting and diagnosis, including tuning control loops.

  • In depth electrical knowledge, including high, medium, and low voltage equipment, motor controls, schematics, troubleshooting, etc.

  • Participate in the salaried electrical department on-call system.

  • Complete assigned work and be in compliance with all Federal, State, and Local regulatory requirements.

  • Follow plant and MSHA Safety Policies, including the proper use of Personal Protective Equipment. Maintain an awareness of plant environmental standards. Takes corrective action to address minor problems or reports compliance issues to appropriate supervisor for resolution.

This position will be based at Nazareth, PA.


  • Minimum Associates degree or equivalent experience in Electrical or Electronic Technology.

  • 3-5 years’ experience in cement manufacturing or heavy industry a plus.

  • Minimum 5 years experience related to instrumentation devices; CEMS instrumentation knowledge a plus.

  • Working knowledge of SCL, PCAnywhere, ABB Advant DCS, Allen-Bradley/ Rockwell PKS PLC’s, and Unix.

  • Solid understanding of engineering documents associated with PLC and HMI programming, including electrical drawings, logic drawings, and P&ID’s.

  • Familiar with operation and maintenance of common process instrumentation devices, analog and digital.

  • Familiarity with control systems, including system and computer logic.

  • Familiarity with preventative and predictive maintenance associated to electrical and instrumentation equipment.

  • Familiarity with Total Quality techniques with the ability to work in a Team and Total Quality environment.


At Lehigh Hanson, we care a great deal about your health which is why there is no waiting period to participate in highly competitive medical, dental, vision, and life insurance programs. In addition, we offer a 401(k) retirement savings plan with an automatic company contribution as well as matching contributions.

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

Lehigh Hanson is a drug free workplace.

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