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Lehigh Hanson Electrical and Control Systems Engineer in Nazareth, Pennsylvania

AutoReqId: 12128BR

Line Of Business: Cement Operations

Department: Maintenance

Primary Location: Nazareth-PA

Pay Class: Salaried Exempt

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 in Nazareth, PA and reports directly to the 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

  • Participate in design and implementation of automation engineering projects

  • Provide technical assistance for electricians for the installation of process control equipment and troubleshooting of automation and process control problems

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

  • Maintain proper documentation of electrical, instrumentation and automation systems and keep files up-to-date including process instrumentation diagrams, block diagrams, and drawings

  • Participate in the design of systems requiring control, instrumentation, PLC 5 software, Control Logic and hardware, and Profibus network communications

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

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

  • Draft process control system design packages to support plant and project objectives

  • Support and consult plant management in the field of automation engineering for optimization of a plant operation, responsibility for keeping records, updated technical documentation and drawings created by CAD systems

  • Troubleshooting and diagnosis of plant system problems

  • Provide ongoing automation support to the plant for all shifts by participating in the plants on-call program which will include evaluating and determining the course of action for automation incidents after hours and on weekends while on call, and at times on-site supervision of the resolution

  • 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, in particular, PLC 5 software and hardware, including Control Logic, and RSView control

  • Knowledge of Allan Bradley PLCs and Honeywell/Rockwell

  • Fluent with NEC, NFPA, and ISA

  • 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

  • 5 years of 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.

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