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Electrician/Instrumentation, 1st class, 1st shift - Chanute, KS


Chanute, KS, US, 66720

Company:  Ash Grove Cement Company



Job ID:  148134


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.



Under general supervision and according to established policies and procedures, installs, calibrates, maintains and repairs electrical and electronic equipment in the plant.  Serves as mentor to other employees in the electrician/instrumentation classification.


Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Troubleshoots, calibrates and repairs electric and electronic circuits, equipment, controls and instrumentation as needed
  • Interprets and works from prints, blueprints, charts, tables, work orders, verbal instructions and established practices to organize and complete assigned repair jobs.  Solves routine job problems effectively.
  • Installs and modifies electrical components and instruments
  • Inspects and services electrical motors, including bearing lubrication and replacement
  • Install power and control wiring including conduit and cable tray
  • Locates, repairs, adjusts and calibrates electric and electronic recording, measuring and indicating instruments and proficiency
  • Perform preventive maintenance on locomotives, generators, traction motors, and related controls
  • May as directed, perform PLC programming
  • Interprets and understand instructions, prints, sketches and wiring diagrams
  • 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
  • As required assists in major plant repair projects
  • As required attends RCRA training for waste-derived fuel activity and performs tasks related to job duties associated with waste-derived fuel activities as required
  • Observes all safety rules, wears appropriate person protective equipment (PPE) and keeps work areas and equipment clean and order


Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills and Abilities


  • Ability to read and understand instructions and troubleshooting guides
  • Ability to independently locate and interpret electrical drawings and schematics
  •  Knowledge and understanding of ladder logic in programmable logic controllers.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the National Electric Code
  • Must pass a basic electrical/instrumentation knowledge test
  • Ability to solve routine electrical and instrumentation problems effectively
  • Must understand and successfully pass all appropriate RCRA hazardous material training and tests 
  • Must successfully complete on-the-job training provided by designated supervision or otherwise qualified individuals
  • Ability to safely and effectively operate mobile equipment such as forklift, man-lift and scissor-lift
  • Ability to safely and effectively use screwdrivers, pliers, wrenches, hand tools, small power tools, electric drills, electric anchor gun, multimeters, calibrators, amp meter, and related equipment
  • Work requires walking over rough and slippery surfaces; climbing stairs and ladders; lifting pulling and pushing movements; working at elevated heights; and working in awkward positions and in confined spaces


Working Conditions

  • May be exposed to dust, noise, heat, high elevations and all weather conditions.  Normal operation of mobile equipment may result in jarring and vibratory exposures.

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 that are not inconsistent with the current labor agreement or safety policies.



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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Date Posted:  Mar 15, 2019

Nearest Major Market: Kansas City
Nearest Secondary Market: Wichita

Job Segment: Electrical, Electrician, Instrumentation, Warehouse, Forklift, Engineering, Manufacturing