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Engineering Project Administrator

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Date: Sep 14, 2021

Location: Miami, FL, US, 33178

Company: CEMEX

Company Overview

Founded in 1906, over the last 110+ years' CEMEX has grown into a global building materials company that provides high quality products and reliable service to customers and communities throughout the Americas, Europe, Africa, the Middle East, and Asia.  Here at CEMEX we offer our employees competitive wages, career growth, excellent benefits including health, dental & vision plans, vacation or paid time off,  employee assistance program and retirement plan options, along with over a century of stability to build your next career on! To learn more about our company culture and why you should join us, visit us at www.cemexusa.com/careers. For direct access to CEMEX Career Opportunities, visit us at https://jobs.cemex.com/.

Job Summary

Responsible for the reliability of the electrical and instrumentation equipment of the plant, participate in the budgeting process and control of the maintenance cost of electrical and instrumentation equipment, supervise hourly and salary personnel assigned to the department. Design and maintain the control system of the plant and execute and control projects under $500K in the plant. Analyze electrical failures finding the root cause of them, reducing or eliminating them. Actively participate in updating and improve procedures and processes to improve the business.

Job Responsibilities

  • Ensure existing safety devices and protections operate as per design to protect process safety, to protect the people and the product and highlight to upper management any additional needs to close gaps and reach Zero4Life.
  • Participate on safety committees, risk assessment, training, standard work, assist in developing safety programs, monitory plant operations to assist in ensuring safe job performance and optimize variable cost of environmental reagents
  • Responsible for inventory of fuels and raw materials and accuracy of reported data
  • Perform studies and audits aimed at improving equipment and plant performance, document all studies and trials to provide a history from which trends and databases can be developed, and establish action plan based on analyses of study and trial results and follow up
  • Work on the selection, evaluation, justification and execution of new capital projects, plant upgrades, and equipment installations
  • Responsible for the training and development of the Control Room Operators, Field Operators and their successors by establishing training plan
  • Responsible for planning and execution of major outages and coordination of preventive maintenance of auxiliary equipment
  • Ensure best practice documentation and replication by active participation in CEMEX global networks
  • Solid project management skills with ability to set priorities and complete multiple tasks in accordance with deadlines
  • Assists Project Manager/Design Engineer/Contractors with the planning, procurement and cost tracking, scheduling and construction activities by coordinating efforts of various contractors, project team members, plant personnel and internal departments 
  • Review, evaluates and enforces contracts for work performed by contractors; monitors budgets, recommends changes to designs and resolves problems as they arise
  • Manipulates and summarizes process information drawing conclusions related to improvement opportunities available and strategies to realize them
  • Generates heat and material balance data on various devices and systems necessary to critique process and equipment changes
  • Provides technical assistance to operating personnel during the start-up phase of the project
  • To ensure that all new equipment handovers come with operation guides, troubleshooting guides and any relevant standard works
  • Adhere to CEMEX, OSHA and MSHA rules and regulations at all times and wear proper safety equipment while on plant grounds

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Chemistry, Engineering or related major
  • 5 years progressive experience within the heavy industrial manufacturing industry
  • Previous cement process experience is a plus
  • Previous continuous process, bulk-material handling operation experience may also be considered beneficial
  • Must possess at least a basic understanding of raw geologic materials (i.e. limestone, clay, sand,iron ore etc.), a basic understanding of their chemical composition, and a familiarity with the crushing, grinding, blending, kiln processing, cooling, and conveyance (i.e. belts, stackers, pneumatics) of those materials 
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry, Engineering or related major
  • 5 years of progressive experience within the heavy industrial manufacturing industry 
  • Previous cement process experience is a plus. Previous continuous process, bulk-material handling operation experience may also be considered beneficial 
  • Must possess at least a basic understanding of raw geologic materials (i.e. limestone, clay, sand, iron ore, ect.), a basic understanding of their chemical composition and a familiarity with the crushing, grinding, blending, kiln processing, cooling and conveyance (i.e. belts, stackers, pneumatics) of those materials

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Basic knowledge of design specifications, plant equipment maintenance and a basic understanding of related mechanical equipment is required
  • Competent in Concrete and Steel Design and Concrete and Steel Erection 
  • Competent in Heavy Industrial Construction 
  • Familiar with industry concepts, practices and procedures 
  • Excellent computer skills, including Microsoft Office products; Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Excellent written/verbal communication skills
  • Ability to travel as required
  • Open to relocation for upward mobility 
  • Bi-lingual (a plus)
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to manage by influence with authority 
  • Works well on teams-demonstrates leadership ability 
  • Strong attention to detail with independent problem solving and analytical skills

Working Conditions

  • Capable to work extended hours as needed
  • Capable of working in an open concept office environment 
  • Continuous exposure to extreme heat, extreme cold, extreme noise and working outdoors
  • Must wear all necessary protective equipment while at the location 

Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to perform all job functions which include, but may not be limited to walking, sitting, lifting, pushing, pulling, turning, climbing to a significant degree, and/or pulling of controls 
  • Heavy Work: Exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 50 pounds or force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear, in order to communicate to employees/visitors as well as function safely around heavy rolling equipment
  • Must pass DOT physical to include back x-ray, hearing test and drug/alcohol screen
  • Requires walking, sitting, lifting, pushing, pulling and climbing to a significant degree
  • Heavy work-exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects
  • While performing the duties of the job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear, to communicate with employees/visitors as well as function safely around heavy rolling equipment 
  • Must be able to perform all job functions which include, but my not be limited to, pushing, turning and or/pulling of controls
  • Must pass DOT physical to include back x-ray, hearing test and drug/alcohol screening

Legal Notices

CEMEX is an EEO/AA (equal opportunity/affirmative action) institution and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, religious creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital or familial status, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by under federal, state or local law in the programs or activities which it operates.

 

CEMEX will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with all local, state and federal laws.

 

CEMEX is an E-Verify participating employer.

 

Arizona Smoke-Free Act.  CEMEX complies with the State of Arizona’s Smoke-Free Act (Arizona Revised Statutes § 36-601.01). Smoking and/or the use of tobacco or related products is prohibited in and on CEMEX property as well as any building and/or vehicle owned or leased by CEMEX.

EEO Statement - En Español

CEMEX es una institución EEO/AA (igualdad de oportunidad/acción afirmativa) y no discrimina en base al sexo, edad, raza, color, religión, discapacidad física o mental, credo, origen nacional, estatus veterano, orientación sexual, información genética, identidad de género, o expresión de género en los programas o actividades los cuales opera.


Nearest Major Market: Miami