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Superintendent Electrical & Automation II

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Date: Apr 13, 2021

Location: APPLE VALLEY, CA, US, 92307

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/.v

Job Summary

Be responsible for the reliability of the electrical, instrumentation, control, and automation equipment of the plant and for the Electrical, Instrumentation, Automation and controls systems design, specification, programming, simulation and testing, start-up assistance, and other detailed documentation of PLC & HMI. Must have proven experience in PLC logic programming and HMI systems programming. Must have a solid understanding of Electrical Equipment, Instrumentation, Control Devices, Computer programming, software development to PLC program processes and HMI configuration. 

Job Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the reliability of the electrical, instrumentation, and control equipment of the plant, including MV & LV Transformers, Switchgears, MCCs, Motors, Grounding System, Lighting & Lightning Systems, PLCs, HMIs, 
  • Participate in the budgeting process and control of the maintenance cost of electrical, instrumentation, control and Automation equipment 
  • Analyze electrical, control, instrumentation & Control System failures finding the root cause of them, reducing or eliminating them and performs investigation of process deviations and anomalies related to Electrical, Instrumentation & Automation hardware and software.
  • Implements Hardware/Software changes and upgrades on electrical, instrumentation, automation equipment. Identify and resolve long-term or chronic electrical asset concerns.
  • Manages projects related to design, commissioning, and performance improvement of electrical, instrumentation & automated equipment.
  • Supervise Electrical & Instrumentation Technicians
  • Develop and propose preventative, predictive and autonomous maintenance plans. 
  • Coordinate with suppliers and plant employees (maintenance repairmen and electricians) to develop specific activities for inspection and maintenance
  • Provide technical support and follow up on maintenance projects and repair work. 
  • Collect and analyze equipment maintenance histories, investigate failures and damage, and evaluate the effectiveness of preventative maintenance programs. 
  • Own and lead the Root Cause Analysis (RCA) process for major failures to ensure prevention of re-occurrence.
  • Monitor and Optimize Predictive and Preventive Maintenance programs at operating facilities 
  • Drive resolution of highest impact issues with a strong sense of urgency and integrity.
  • Proven ability to work independently as well as lead/participate on cross functional teams.
  • Proven experience as a self-starter who effectively manages multiple tasks and achieves results with minimal supervision, and have accessibility during off-hours (laptop and cell phone) is required, including sometimes Holidays and Weekends
     

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, preferably Electrical or Automation or Electronics
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in the design/build/programming of ControlLogix PLC and HMI (Required)
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in Electrical Design and Maintenance on MV & LV Equipment (Required)
  • Minimum 3 year of experience working in a cement plant.
  • Proven understanding of electrical regulatory and industrial standards and codes
  • Proven understanding of control and instrumentation systems in an industrial manufacturing environment

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Must possess deeper programming experience with PLC (Rockwell & Modicon), Troubleshooting Variable speed drivers for AC and DC motors, Transformers, Motors, Generators, Control Systems, Electrical protection of motor in low, medium and high voltage.
  • Strong PLC and HMI programming skills, PLC (ControlLogix & Modicon) and HMI
  • Must have proven experience in PLC logic programming & HMI programming
  • Strong knowledge of Electrical, Control & Instrumentation Systems
  • Strong knowledge of process control and machine automation
  • Strong knowledge of cement process
  • Working knowledge of engineering documentation required for process equipment
  • Working knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet, and database management software
  • Strong communication skills
  • Computer Skills on Excel, Power Point, Word, SAP, Autocad, Visio, Word

Working Conditions

  • Continuous exposure to extreme heat, extreme cold, extreme noise and working outdoors
  • Must wear all necessary protective equipment while at the location 

Physical Requirements

  • 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 of 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, to communicate to employees/visitors as well as function safely around heavy rolling equipment
  • Must be able to perform all job functions which include, but may 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 institució n EEO/AA (igualdad de oportunidad/acció n afirmativa) y no discrimina en base al sexo, edad, raza, color, religión, discapacidad física o mental, credo, origen nacional, estatus veterano, orientació n sexual, infomació n genética, identidad de género, o expresió n de género en los programas o actividades los cuales opera.


Nearest Major Market: Riverside
Nearest Secondary Market: Los Angeles