Sr. CapEx Engineering Manager - Electrical Remote

Overland Park, KS, US, 66210

Americas Cement Corporate



Job ID:  489969


Ash Grove Cement, a CRH company, provides Portland and masonry cements to help build the foundation and infrastructure for the world around us.  We ship millions of tons of cement from our plants and network of terminals located across North America. When you work for Ash Grove, you are connecting to something bigger. We stand together to reinvent the way our world is built. Join our team and help Ash Grove build America.


At Ash Grove Cement, people are our first priority. We offer a complete benefits package, and opportunities for your continued growth and development! 




Responsible for developing the overall electrical infrastructure of new CAPEX projects. Direct, plan accordingly, and supervise electrical engineering contractors throughout the project. 

What you'll be contributing:


  • Promote and follow all plant safety guidelines.
  • Additional duties as assigned by supervisor.
  • Promote and follow all aspects of safety guidelines (CRH safety 16 live Savings Rules) making sure all the designs will be developed in accordance with the safety standard required, and participate in meetings as required.  Ensure that all electrical projects adhere to relevant safety standards, codes, and regulations. Conduct risk assessments and implement necessary measures to mitigate potential hazards.
  • Knowledge of Design, Configuration, and Installation of HV/MV Power Transformers, MV Distribution Transformers, MV Switchgear, MV Motors (Synchronous, Slip Ring, and induction), MV Cables, & MV Power Factor correction.
  • Knowledge of Design, Configuration, and Installation of LV Switchgear, LV Cables, LV Motors, & LV Power Factor correction.
  • Knowledge of North American & European Electrical Standards, UL, NEC, NEMA, NFPA, OSHA, MSHA, IEC, etc.
  • Write the scope work and main technical conditions and along with the procurement department manage the request for quotation up to the contract signature with the chosen Designer/Engineering companies, ensuring that all the scope of work is delivered in accordance with the contract obligation. 
  • Responsible for developing/revising the main contract technical documents, and responsible for project technical compliance to the scope, CRH standards, and local codes. Works with site engineering personnel and assures that assigned contractors for projects conform to the Scope of Work
  • Create, review, and modify electrical designs for a diverse range of projects, ensuring they meet technical specifications, safety regulations, and industry standards. Collaborate with cross-functional teams to gather requirements and translate them into feasible electrical solutions.
  • Oversee the creation of detailed technical documentation, including schematics, diagrams, reports, and user manuals, to facilitate seamless project handovers and support ongoing maintenance.
  • Collaborate closely with stakeholders to integrate electrical systems seamlessly into multidisciplinary projects.
  • Provide technical support during project implementation and offer expertise in resolving electrical issues that may arise during testing, commissioning, or operation.
  • Assist with input and best practices with direction and RFI support during construction
  • Knowledge of the Design and implementation of control strategies based on plant manufacturing processes needs and company vision.  
  • Knowledge of distributed control systems (DCS), PLC-based control systems, analog and digital I/O systems, and hardware.
  • Knowledge of PLC and DCS programming. 
  • Utilize demonstrated best industry practices, techniques, and standards throughout the project execution. 


To succeed in this position you will need:


  • Ability to read, write and understand warning labels, instructions, signs, etc. in English required. 
  • Bachelor's Degree in electrical engineering.
  • 10 or more years of proven experience in electrical power distribution design, development, and implementation of projects
  • Professional Engineer (PE) (Preferred)
  • Proficient in English written and verbal communication skills. 
  • Ability to effectively handle multiple projects.  
  • Cement process knowledge
  • Proficiency in using industry-standard electrical design software and simulation tools (e.g. AutoCAD, etc.
  • Strong knowledge of electrical components, circuits, power systems, and control systems
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to think creatively to overcome technical challenges.
  • Solid project management skills, with a focus on meeting deadlines and delivering quality results
  • Effective communication and teamwork skills to collaborate across departments and present technical information to both technical and non-technical stakeholders
  • Travel as needed on the job site up to 50%



What’s next for you?

We provide stability and advancement opportunities across North America. Use our tuition reimbursement program to help you meet your career goals.


This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. The employee will be required to follow all job instructions of his/her supervisor and to perform other work assignments related to plant operations that are not inconsistent with the current labor contract, past practices, or safety policies.


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What CRH Offers You


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



About CRH


CRH has a long and proud heritage. We are a collection of hundreds of family businesses, regional companies and large enterprises that together form the CRH family. CRH operates in a decentralized, diversified structure that allows you to work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of large international organization.


If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Once you click apply now, you will be brought to our official employment application. Please complete your online profile and it will be sent to the hiring manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest!


Ash Grove Cement, a CRH Company, is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.


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Date:  Feb 16, 2024

Nearest Major Market: Overland Park
Nearest Secondary Market: Kansas City

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