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Instrumentation & Electrical Supervisor - Seattle, WA

Seattle, WA, US, 98134

Ash Grove Cement Company



Job ID:  474819


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! 




Schedule, coordinate, and assign duties for plant electrical maintenance and repair work. Monitors progress and performance of electrical maintenance workers. Uses independent judgment in performing duties. Works from general policies and objectives with specified standards to use as guidelines. Refers to the department manager or superintendent when clarification or interpretation of the organizational policy is needed. Provides supervision to approximately 5-10 electrical/instrument maintenance employees as well as any contractors hired to work on a particular job.


What you'll be contributing:


  • Promote and follow all plant safety guidelines.
  • Additional duties as assigned by the manager.
  • Supervise, evaluate, and monitor the work performance of Instrumentation & Electrical maintenance workers to ensure that work is performed correctly, and compliance with safety standards is achieved.
  • Receives, reviews, and executes instrumentation/electrical plant work orders. Assures required material and equipment are available, and documents the work performed.
  • Schedule, assign, and communicate instrumentation/electrical preventive maintenance and repair jobs while minimizing equipment downtime.
  • Trains plant electricians in performing industrial electrical equipment maintenance and process instrumentation calibration.
  • Trains plant electricians in the theory and operation of electrical equipment and machinery, PLC control systems, and industrial networking.
  • Responsible for completion, accuracy, and maintain records of federally regulated performance audits of the plant's Continuous Emissions Monitoring Systems.
  • Collaborates with department superintendent/manager regarding preventive maintenance and troubleshooting techniques involving major electrical equipment.
  • Promotes safety awareness and accident prevention. Conducts and/or participates in safety tailgate meetings.  Maintains required MSHA records.
  • Prepares for future projects by requesting the purchase of needed materials, parts, and equipment to maintain an appropriate inventory supply level.
  • Designs, plans, and schedules new electrical projects, as well as upgrades or modifications of existing electrical equipment. 
  • Ensures that calibrations and operational checks of plant process instrumentation are performed at the required intervals. Prepares required paperwork concerning timekeeping for the electrical maintenance workers, closes paperwork for work orders and prepares reports as requested.
  • Assists as requested in capital expenditure budgeting.

    Assists as needed in solving problems with production and process control involving instrumentation, control circuits, and power distribution.

  • Maintains required electrical, instrumentation, and communication network drawings, records, and documentation.
  • Ensures that workmanship and materials involved in electrical power distribution systems and the calibration of process instrumentation are properly conducted and meet all applicable codes.
  • Performs other job-related duties as needed.


To succeed in this position, you will need:


  • Ability to read, write and understand warning labels, instructions, signs, etc.
  • Knowledge of electrical circuits, Ohm's Law, programmable logic controllers, plant safety and lockout procedures, and the theory and practical application of the following types of electrical machinery: motors, switchgear, starters, AC & DC variable speed drives, overhead and underground electrical distribution systems, transformers and their associated controls.
  • 5 or more years of experience in related work. Educational classes in a related area may substitute for some of the required years of experience.
  • Two years of college or technical school in related subject matter or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Base salary starts at $95,000+ 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 30, 2023

Nearest Major Market: Seattle

Job Segment: Instrumentation, Electrical, Manager, Supply, Engineering, Management, Operations