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Electrician -Durkee, OR WA

Seattle, WA, US, 98124

Ash Grove Cement Company



Job ID:  299743


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.


Electrician - Ash Grove Cement Company located in Durkee, OR seeks an Oregon Licensed Journeyman Electrician. Requirements: Oregon Licensed Journeyman (or Plant Journeyman) Electrician, High School diploma or GED. Willingness to work shift including weekends, afternoons or graveyard required.  Ability to trouble shoot electrical circuits.  PLC programming and instrument certifications a plus.  Starting is $34.57 up to $36.09 and includes a competitive benefits package.  Potential relocation package. $15,000 Sign-on bonus subject to retention policies.  Ash Grove Cement is an equal opportunity employer.

Position Overview

Under general supervision and according to established policies and procedures, performs repairs and routine maintenance on plant electrical equipment and systems. Installs new plant electrical equipment as needed.

Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)

  • Troubleshoot, calibrate and repair electric and electronic circuits, equipment, controls, and instrumentation as needed.
  • Interpret and work from blueprints, charts, tables, work orders, verbal instructions, and established practices to organize and complete assigned repair jobs. Solve routine job problems effectively.
  • Performs repairs, routine maintenance, and preventive maintenance on plant equipment.
  • Performs the construction and installation of new plant electrical equipment and systems.
  • Modifies existing plant electrical equipment, instruments, and systems.
  • Inspects plant electrical systems and equipment for needed preventive maintenance.
  • Inspect and service electrical motors, including bearing lubrication and replacement.
  • Install power and control wiring including conduit and cable tray.
  • Must be willing and able to learn operations and troubleshooting of plant environmental equipment.
  • Responsible for housekeeping and clean-up of immediate work areas or in other areas in conjunction with assigned duties.
  • Responsible for documentation associated with job duties.
  • Aids in training electrical apprentices.
  • Performs other duties assigned by the Electrical Supervisor, as needed.
  • On a continuing basis observes all safety rules, wears appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE).
  • This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employee will be required to follow all job instructions of his/her supervisor and to perform other work assignments related to plant operations and safety policies.
    Other Requirements
  • Proficient in English written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong verbal communication and listening skills
  • Demonstrated written communication skills
  • Highly thorough and dependable
  • Possesses a high degree of initiative
  • Ability to read and interpret warning labels, safety instructions, product use instructions, and electrical drawings including schematics, interconnection, conduit and cabinet drawings.
  • Knowledge and understanding of ladder logic in programmable logic controllers.
  • Working knowledge of the National Electric Code.
  • Ability to solve routine electrical and instrumentation problems effectively.
  • Knowledge of plant safety and lockout procedures and the ability to follow all plant rules.
  • Ability to safely and effectively use screwdrivers, pliers, wrenches, basic hand tools, Ohmmeter, Meg Ohm meter, recorders, amp meter, conduit bender, threading machine, wire puller, forklift, man lift, and related equipment.
  • May need to pass a basic electrical instrumentation test.
  • 3 years of experience in work as an electrician
    Licenses and Certifications
  • Other - Journeyman Electrician (Preferred)
  • H.S. Diploma / GED
  • Associate's Degree , Vocational Program or Trade School. (Preferred)
    If you are related to anyone presently employed by Ash Grove Cement Company, please provide their name and relationship to you in the space below.


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.

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

Date Posted:  Nov 22, 2021

Nearest Major Market: Seattle

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