Instrumentation Technician

Requisition ID:  5659
Location: 

Alpena, MI, US, 49707

Pay Type:  Salary

ARE YOU READY TO BUILD PROGRESS WITH US?  
Driven by our purpose: Building progress for people and the planet. We are transforming to become the global leader in innovative and sustainable building solutions. Holcim is enabling greener cities, smarter infrastructure and improving living standards around the world. With sustainability at the core of its strategy Holcim is becoming a net zero company, with its people and communities at the heart of its success. The company is driving circular construction as a world leader in recycling to build more with less. Holcim is 70,000 people around the world who are passionate about building progress for people and the planet through four business segments: Cement, Ready-Mix Concrete, Aggregates and Solutions & Products.

Description: 

ABOUT THE ROLE
This position reports directly to the Electrical Supervisor.  All duties are performed in a work-safe manner; plant safety rules are followed and individual works as a team member. The primary responsibility is to assist in the operation of the plant.

 

WHAT YOU'LL BE DOING

  • Install electrical and pneumatic instrumentation equipment and conductors in accordance with the Company’s Standards.
  • Maintain and calibrate electrical and pneumatic control systems
  • Troubleshoot programmable logic controllers (PLCs) and computer networking issues
  • Maintain and troubleshoot continuous emissions monitoring systems
  • Maintain, calibrate, and troubleshoot level sensors, pressure transmitters and thermal sensors
  • Troubleshoot problems in a systematic, logical manner to determine reasons for failures and necessary steps to make repairs.
  • Perform necessary PMR to electrical and pneumatic instrumentation installations in the plant and notify supervisor for any findings
  • Use the SAP system to document work progress, communicating work progress status and identify support needed for work completion
  • Perform annual ground resistance testing
  • Perform basic Preventive Maintenance on HVAC equipment
  • Perform basic Preventive Maintenance on Compressed Air Drying Equipment
  • Work effectively with other plant personnel to resolve problems not necessarily related to electrical.
  • Operate mobile equipment needed in performance of the job in a safe manner and within plant guidelines (forklift, man lift, truck)
  • Perform such other duties, including those not related to craft, as directed by the Electrical Supervisor.
  • Occasionally oversee contractors when needed.
  • Respond to call-outs during non-work hours as needed.
  • Contribute in making estimates of material requirements for preparation, requisitions of material needed
  • Be able to read and work from schematics and detailed instructions.
  • Participate in Root Cause Analysis and contribute ideas to prevent repeated equipment failures

 
WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR

Required Education:  High School diploma/GED or 3 years of equivalent experience.
Additional Education Preferred: Associates/Technical Degree
Field of Study Preferred:  Electrical Technology
Required Work Experience: Minimum 3 years’ experience in the electrical field in the cement manufacturing or related industry.
Travel Requirements:  0-10%

 

Additional Requirements:

  • Adaptability and respond to urgent operational requirements
  • Contributing to continuous improvement by being available, proactive, and proposing technical improvements
  • Communicating problems/situation accurately and clearly and reporting to supervisor in a clear and concise way.
  • Must be able to meet on-call responsibilities as well as emergency call-out to support 24/7 operations
  • Demonstrate a commitment to communicating, improving and adhering to health, safety and environmental policies in all work environments and areas. Promote a culture of safety and exhibit these behaviors.
  • Successful candidates must adhere to all safety protocols and proper use of Holcim approved Personal Protection Equipment ("PPE"), including but not limited to respirators. Subject to applicable law, employees that are required to wear respirators must be clean shaven where the respirator seal meets the face in order to pass the qualitative and quantitative fit tests.

 

WHAT WE OFFER

  • Competitive salary
  • Retirement Savings: Choose from 401(k) pre-tax and/or Roth after-tax savings
  • Medical, Dental, Disability and Life Insurance coverage
  • Holistic Health & Well-being programs
  • Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) & Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs) for health and dependent care
  • Vision and other Voluntary benefits and discounts
  • Paid time off & paid holidays
  • Paid Parental Leave (maternity & paternity)
  • Educational Assistance Program
  • Dress for your day

YOUR HOLCIM EXPERIENCE
At Holcim, there is endless opportunity for you to play your part. Whether you’re in a technical, managerial, or frontline role, you can shape a career that works for you. With us you’ll have the chance to embrace the passion we share for our planet. You’ll be encouraged to seek out diverse perspectives, share your ideas and build the skills and connections you need to perform at your best. Because it’s only when we work together in a culture where everyone thrives, that we can build the world we all want to live in.

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Driven by our purpose to build sustainable solutions for people and our planet, Holcim US encourages interested candidates who meet many, even if not all of the job requirements to apply for a position. We provide a safe working environment for all and strive for diversity in our teams and inclusivity in our work.

We take pride in our hiring processes and our commitment to all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, ethnicity, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, parental status, genetic information, citizenship, physical or mental disability, past, current, or prospective service in the uniformed services, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law. Our goal is to drive diversity in our teams and inclusivity in our work. Holcim (US) Inc., Holcim - ACM Management, Inc., and their affiliates and subsidiaries are an Equal Opportunity Employer, deciding all employment on the basis of qualification, merit and business need.

While we sincerely appreciate all applications, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.


Nearest Major Market: Northern Michigan