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Electrical Engineer

Birmingham, Alabama
Job Type
17 Jan 2023

AutoReqId: 16369BR

Pay Class: Salaried Exempt

Minimum Pay Rate: $80,600.00

Maximum Pay Rate: $120,900.00

Department: Maintenance

Job Posting:

The Electrical Engineer role is based in Leeds, AL and reports directly to the Maintenance Manager.

Heidelberg Materials provides the materials to build our future. Our future is sustainable. Our future is digital. And it goes beyond cement, aggregates and ready-mixed concrete. Heidelberg Materials North America, previously known as Lehigh Hanson, operates more than 450 locations with approximately 9,000 employees in the U.S. and Canada.

This position is responsible for maintenance and project development for the electrical system. In addition, the Electrical Engineer is responsible for reducing electrical costs and improving equipment reliability.

What you'll get to do

Provide guidance to electricians and trades helpers in the repair, maintenance, and installation of electrical and control systems

Ensure the operational viability of the plant by evaluating and maintaining the proper functioning of all electrical and control systems

With the Maintenance Planner, design and coordinate corrective maintenance projects

Design and implement electrical engineering projects

Coordinate and supervise contractors for electrical projects

Support and consult plant management in the field of electrical engineering for optimization of plant operation

Maintain records and update technical documentation and drawings

Provide ongoing maintenance support to the plant for all shifts by participating in the plant's on-call program which involves evaluating and determining the course of action for maintenance incidents after hours and on weekends, at times requiring on-site supervision of the resolution

Essential Experience and Skills

Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering

At least 3 years of electrical engineering experience

At least 2 years of experience in heavy manufacturing

Strong project management skills

Proficient with Microsoft Office

Fluent with NEC, NFPA, and ISA

CAD software

Familiar with PLC/DCS and HMI architecture

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

Thorough understanding of system analytical studies including short circuit, coordination, load flow, motor starting, and arc flash

Understanding of financial justification for projects including EVA, IRR, and NPV

Preferred Experience and Skills

Cement manufacturing experience

Cemat S7


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

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

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  • Job Reference: 880359812-2
  • Date Posted: 17 January 2023
  • Recruiter: Heidelberg Materials US, Inc.
  • Location: Birmingham, Alabama
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent