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Engineering Project Manager - Overland Park, KS

overland park, KS, US, 66210

Cement Division Corporate



Job ID:  166700


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 the Midwest, Texas and Western United States. When you work for Ash Grove, you are connecting to something bigger. Join our team and help Ash Grove build America.


Position Overview


Contributes to the improvement of relevant plant overhauls and capital projects within the company. Uses independent judgment in performing daily responsibilities. Works from general supervision with specified standard practices and policies. Refers to supervisor only when in serious doubt as to the proper procedure for a specified action.

Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)


  • Monitors projects budget, schedule and work quality. Performs field inspections by visiting different job sites possibly requiring staying at the location for extended periods of time. Regularly reports on project progress.
  • Assists in the development of plant project construction, start-up and maintenance procedures and training requirements for newly installed systems.
  • With the guidance of the supervisor, understands the following: contract requirements and negotiation, building code requirements, construction inspection procedures, process area methods, and plant electrical requirements. Coordinates construction inspection and testing activities. Identifies deficiencies and acts to rectify.
  • Assists in development of standard specifications for construction projects and “standard” contract documents to suit large/small contracts. Assure that assigned contractors for projects conform to required health and safety procedures and practices.
  • Evaluates and reviews third party engineering conceptual designs, quotations and drawing for accuracy and communicates deficiencies for resolution in the best interest of the company.
  • Assists in the development and implementation of training for standard software packages for use in: job estimating; project management; structural integrity of equipment, foundations and buildings; AutoCAD; document management, as applicable.
  • Contributes to feasibility studies.
  • Interacts with both construction workers and upper management.
  • Negotiates effectively any commercial, construction and/or technical disputes.
  • Participates in relevant professional associations such as IEEE, PCA, and ACI.


Other Requirements


  • Proficient in English written and verbal communication skills 
  • Effective negotiation skills 
  • Demonstrated analytical skills to apply mathematical methods to solve a variety of engineering problems. 
  • Ability to use AutoCAD, Microsoft Office products, plus other relevant software packages. 
  • Apply building codes and to understand the permitting process. 




  • 5 or more years of experience in managing projects in heavy construction and/or process industry. 


Licenses and Certifications


  • Other EIT (Preferred)
  • Professional Engineer (PE) (Preferred)




  • Bachelor's Degree in relevant discipline: mechanical; electrical; civil; or mining. 


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.


CRH Americas 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! Once you click apply now, you will be brought to our career site. Please complete your online profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest in the CRH Americas family!


Ash Grove Cement is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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

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