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Senior Electrical Technician - Remote

Atlanta, GA, US, 30346

Oldcastle Architectural
APG Headquarters


Job ID:  270659


Oldcastle APG, a CRH company, is a leading supplier of products for North America’s building and landscaping markets. Its products include concrete masonry and hardscapes, packaged cement mixes, packaged lawn and garden products and composite decking products that are sold through a variety of channels.  Oldcastle APG is the innovator behind many of the industry’s well-known brands including Belgard Hardscapes, Echelon masonry products, Sakrete bagged dry-mixes, Anchor Wall Systems, MoistureShield composite decking, among others.  With over 195 operating locations and 6,500 employees, Oldcastle APG operates across 36 states and 5 Canadian provinces.  Oldcastle APG is a U.S. subsidiary of CRH plc., a leading global diversified building materials group.


Job Summary


The Oldcastle Architectural Products Group (APG) is seeking a Senior Electrical Technician to support the Production Support Team for its North American Masonry and Hardscape Division.  The Senior Electrical Technician shall provide training and support to APG facilities as the Subject Matter Expert in the electrical challenges in our manufacturing equipment and Operations facilities.


  • Work with national and local teams as needed on Capex projects
    • Review project proposals
    • Review timelines
    • Identify equipment and connections points for electricians
    • Troubleshoot and help with commissioning of new equipment
  • Assist and train local maintenance teams at plants throughout United States and Canada
    • Troubleshooting manufacturing equipment
    • Supervise, review, and assist as needed for manufacturing equipment electrical upgrades and layout changes
  • Conduct arc flash & electrical troubleshooting training classes for all levels of our Operations team
  • Demonstrate appropriate public speaking and communication skills
  • Other duties may be assigned




  • Ability to travel up to 70% of the time (2-5 days a week) (travel restrictions apply during Covid-19)
  • Experience working with equipment in an industrial manufacturing setting (mechanical & electrical)
  • Some level of teaching or training experience
  • Identify basic principles of electricity, Ohm's law, Equipment Testing, Electrical Safety
  • Basic knowledge of OSHA and NFPA 70E standards
  • Able to read and understand electrical schematics and blueprints
  • Demonstrate excellent interpersonal, influencing, and presentation skills
  • Teach and coach the three hazards of electricity - shock, arc, and blast
  • Understand safety signs and guarding of energized parts
  • Expert knowledge on the following:
    • 480-volt systems
    • Full understanding of electric motors & light curtains
    • Photo eyes
    • Proximity switches
    • Motor starters
    • Relay contactors
  • Must be a safety champion




  • Master Electrician’s License or 7 years of similar work experience
  • Certifications (if applicable)
  • 5 years direct experience in the manufacturing industry strongly preferred
  • Associate degree or technical college degree/certificate preferred
  • Prior experience as a Trainer/Instructor
  • Certified Electrical Safety Compliance Professional (CESCP)


What CRH Americas Offers You


  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs
  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion


About CRH Americas


CRH Americas has a long and proud heritage as one of North America’s largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form the CRH Americas family. CRH Americas operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.


Oldcastle APG, a CRH company, is a great place to grow! If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Please complete your online application and profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Thank you for your interest in the CRH family!


CRH Americas is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.


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Date Posted:  Apr 8, 2021

Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

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