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Lehigh Hanson Electrical Supervisor - Redding CA in Redding, California

AutoReqId: 10633BR

Line Of Business: Cement Operations

Department: Maintenance

Primary Location: Redding-CA

Job Posting:

The Company and the Role:

Lehigh Hanson is one of the largest construction materials companies in North America with more than 550 active operations in the U.S. and Canada. Our core activities include the production and distribution of cement and aggregates, the two essential raw materials in concrete. Lehigh Hanson companies also produce ready-mixed concrete, asphalt and other concrete products.

Lehigh Hanson is part of the HeidelbergCement Group, a global leader in aggregates, cement, concrete, and other downstream activities. The Group employs over 60,000 people at more than 3,000 locations in 60 countries.

Lehigh Hanson is seeking a qualified Electrical Supervisor for its cement plant in Redding, CA.

This position primarily supports the cement plant and local management in the field of production, maintenance, process engineering, environmental protection, quality control. It guides and coordinates the development of technical/operational staff associated with EAA needs. The Electrical Supervisor will typically report directly to the Maintenance Manager, with Technical dotted line. The incumbent will primarily be responsible for managing day-to-day activities of the Electrical department staff. Responsibility will also include participation in the implementation of investment projects according to HTC Project Management Guidelines, in line with the HeidelbergCement strategy.

The opportunity is perfect for the heavy industrial management professional who is looking to grow their career with an industry leader. You will have the opportunity to focus on leadership of a tenured and technically knowledgeable team as you begin your career with a proven leader in the cement and construction materials industry.

What you'll get to do:

  • Schedule and supervise the work as arranged through the Maintenance Planner to maintain equipment to meet production requirements.

  • Oversee the activities of subordinates to ensure day-to-day and project responsibilities are completed in accordance with plant/HTC guidelines and timelines.

  • Ensure the proper functioning of all electrical and control systems on a daily basis to contribute to the operational viability of the plant.

  • Participate in the implementation of investment projects. Provide input into the design and implementation of automation engineering projects to ensure the tasks are able to be accomplished in a quality, cost-effective, and timely manner in order to meet specific plant needs.

  • Provide technical assistance for electricians in the installation of electrical and control equipment and troubleshooting of electrical and control problems to enable continuous plant operability.

  • Execution of these specific duties will be achieved through the following:

  • Schedule, assign, plan and monitor the work of electrical shop personnel to ensure completion of the tasks in a timely and quality manner.

  • Coordinates with the Maintenance Planner by communicating anticipated jobs and provides input when stores stocks need to be increased or altered, for upcoming jobs to maintain maintenance schedules

  • With the Maintenance Planner develop work schedules, equipment usage schedules, priority of electrical expenditures and procedures for equipment and appliance maintenance to meet overall plant goals.

  • Review plans for future buildings and inspect new buildings to ensure compatibility with existing electrical codes and maintenance standards.

  • Prepare material and labor estimates to develop project cost estimates and plant budgets.

  • Monitor the acquisition and use of materials to meet productivity and budgetary goals.

  • Maintain time, work order, material, equipment and other electrical shop records and submit reports to plant management to contribute to the continual evaluation of operational efficiency and costs.

  • Train or inform employees of new work methods or procedures, changes in safety regulations, work policies and electrical codes and standards to maximize the staff’s skills and ensure compliance with Company & regulatory requirements.

  • Ensure budgeting guidelines are met; prioritizes shop expenditures to stay within budget and assist in preparation of capital and operations budgets.

  • Interpret department policies to assigned personnel and enforces safety regulations and adherence to proper codes and standards.

  • Inspect new construction and assist engineers in design requirements prior to construction to ensure compliance.

  • Troubleshoot and diagnose plant system problems to provide resolutions and minimize downtime.

  • Participate in the resolution of grievances to the levels provided for by the Collective Agreement to maintain optimal working relationships and preserve the parameters of the Collective Bargaining Agreement.

  • Provide ongoing electrical support to the plant for all shifts by participating in the plant’s on call program. This includes evaluating and determining the course of action for electrical incidents after hours and on weekends while on call and may require on-site supervision of the resolution to maintain operational efficiency.

  • Ensure that Electrical Dept. tools and equipment are in good working condition and that adequate stocks of consumables are maintained to allow maintenance activities to occur as scheduled.

  • Support, direct and implement the overall HTC Electrical, Instrument and Process Control Concepts for all plant projects in support of plant objectives.

Who we are looking for:

  • 8 years of electrical repair and maintenance experience which includes 1 year of supervisor experience; OR,

  • Completion of a four year federally approved technical training program in electrical repair and maintenance AND three years of relevant experience which includes 1 year of supervisory experience; OR,

  • Any equivalent combination of relevant experience, training and/or education

  • Knowledge of the tools, equipment and materials common to the electrical trade

  • Strong understanding of applicable electrical codes, standards and regulations and fluent with NEC, NFPA, ISA, etc.

  • Knowledge of electrical applications for high and low voltage electrical systems

  • Demonstrated skill in the installation, repair and maintenance of all types of electrical system equipment and components

  • Prior experience estimating time and material requirements of assigned work projects

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

  • Demonstrated experience in leadership, problem solving, and decision making

  • Ability to communicate at all levels to attain achievement of goals

  • Ability to perform tasks that include walking, climbing equipment, working within confined spaces and occasionally lifting up to 50 lbs.

  • Willingness to provide coverage during off-shift hour and weekends as required

  • Good working knowledge of SAP is a plus.

  • Prior experience working with or interpreting Collective Bargaining agreements is a plus

Benefits & Compensation:

We appreciate that candidates have many questions when considering opportunities, so we want to let you know that we offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits package, which we like to share with candidates a little bit later in the process.

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

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