Lehigh Hanson Electrician in Tehachapi, California

AutoReqId: 6339BR

Line Of Business: Cement Operations

Department: Maintenance

Primary Location: Tehachapi-CA

Job Posting:

Lehigh Hanson is seeking a qualified Electrician

The Electrician will install, maintain, and repair electrical/electronic systems, components and apparatus for machinery and equipment in an industrial setting.

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, the global market leader in aggregates with leading positions in cement, concrete and other downstream activities. Following the acquisition of Italcementi, the company employs some 63,000 people at more than 3,000 locations in around 60 countries.


The Electrician’s position is primarily responsible for installation, maintenance and removal of all types of electrical equipment, conduit and cables. This work is performed in all types of environmental conditions, including extreme heat, wet and cold, day and night. Must be able to climb ladders and stairs, and work from heights of over 80 feet. Person must be available for callout and overtime at all times of the day and night, including weekends and holidays.

General Requirements: Must be able to perform all technical aspects of the job by using all tools or systems required to perform work. Must understand and apply all administration and safety procedures throughout the plant. Requires an ability to read understand and apply all schematics, drawings, technical publications, logic required or related to the job. Working experience with arc flash safety procedures and proper PPE selection. Implementation of safety and mechanical interlocks. Experience installing, maintaining and troubleshooting protection relays, VFD’s, soft start, PLC’s and motor starters. Correctly size motor/feeder services and protection devices. Medium voltage procedures, isolation and testing experience.

Manufacturing Operations: Monitor and perform field inspections on electrical and mechanical equipment. Understand and perform basic and advanced troubleshooting of electrical systems. Take action (reporting, operate, repair, clean, feed, adjust, etc) on field equipment and process generated by inspections and maintenance engineer.

Hours: Subject to Shift Rotation

Maintenance Program: Understand and apply all aspects of the maintenance program (preventive and corrective maintenance, reporting, etc). Maintain, repair, install and replace electrical systems independently or subordinate to technical leadership.

Material Handling: Material handling includes the use and implementation of equipment in support of designated work.

General Plant Equipment : Advanced knowledge of cement operations and equipment processes. In depth knowledge of electrical equipment operations, maintenance, as well as associated machinery that impacts electrical operations. Ability to troubleshoot electrical problems and issues.

Safety, Security and Area Inspections: Reports to maintenance engineer any observed safety, security or hazardous conditions.

Qualifications and Requirements : To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Completion of an approved apprenticeship program or 3 years Industrial electrical maintenance experience.

Language Skills: Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Requires an ability to read understand and apply all schematics, drawings, technical publications, logic required or related to the job., including general understanding of basic instrumentation. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees.

Mathamatical Skills: Basic math skills, algebra, Ohm’s law formulas and unit conversions.

Reasoning Ability: Ability to solve practical problems. Ability to follow a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Certificates, Licenses and Registrations: State certified general electrician preferred.

Other Skills and Abilities: Previous experience operating equipment and maintenance tasks preferred.

Equal Opportunity Employer – Minority / Female / Veteran / Disabled

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