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Automation Engineer - Seattle, WA

Seattle, WA, US, 98134

Ash Grove Cement Company

 

 

Job ID:  475824

 

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! 

 

Summary: 

 

Performs engineering technician duties in the areas of plant computer network systems management, control, instrumentation, electronics, etc. in assistance to the electrical and production departments.  Provides technical support to other plant personnel as needed and assigned to include after-hours work/call-outs to support the plant operations.  Works from general supervision on routine duties with specific instructions, and under close supervision on technical matters involving non-routine duties. Exercises work supervision over electricians and other wage positions as associated with Automation Engineering functions.  Liaison between corporate IT department and plant to assist with minor IT-related activities on site. Performs other duties as assigned.

 

What you’ll be contributing: 

 

  • Promote and follow all plant safety guidelines. 

  • Additional duties as assigned by the supervisor.

  • Responsible for computer automation hardware and software (HMI, trend software, iHistorian, PTIS, etc.) used in the plant operation including programming, troubleshooting, problem-solving/solutions for process control or distributed control issues, and maintenance involved with graphics, trending, data logging, etc.  Provide engineering support as needed for plant projects.
  • Responsible for PLC systems and networks used in the plant operation including programming, troubleshooting, and maintenance.
  • Work with the Electrical Engineer and the electrical department on the design, installation, revisions, and maintenance of all plant electrical and instrumentation systems including all existing and new installations.
  • The following activities will be executed in collaboration with Corporate IT: Maintain the security and integrity of all Local Area network devices, equipment, and components such as servers, switches, and computers.  
  • Provides technical support and troubleshooting as needed for plant LAN/WAN and telecommunication systems.  
  • Maintains all plant information technology systems to the latest revision/version.  Ensures all systems operate at designed performance levels and coordinates computer technology changes.

 

To succeed in this position, you will need: 

 

  • Ability to read, write and understand warning labels, instructions, signs, etc. 

  •  3 or more years of experience in Electrical or automation in an industrial manufacturing environment. (Required)
  • Bachelor's Degree in a science or engineering field preferred
  • Associate's Degree in electricity/electronics or related area required
  • Base salary starts at $100,000+ depending on experiences

 

 

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. 

 

What CRH 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

 

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.

 

EOE/Vet/Disability--If you want to know more, please click on this link

 

 

 

Date Posted:  Jan 19, 2023


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