Alpena, Michigan



This position is responsible for repair, maintenance, and installation of plant electrical equipment, and requires good working knowledge of NEC code, electrical standards, pressure and temperature transmitters, PLC’s, AC and DC drives, motors and their controls.




  • Demonstrates a commitment to communicating, improving and adhering to safety policies in all work environments and areas.
  • Practice and promote safety in such way as including but not limited to; assessing risks before starting tasks, only performing authorized activities, utilizing appropriate PPE.
  • Exercise and encourage core values including but not limited to; developing self and coaching others by inspiration and empowerment
  • Install electrical and instrumentation equipment, conductors, instrumentation, lighting and conduit in accordance with the National Electric Code.
  • Troubleshoot electrical problems in a systematic, logical manner to determine reasons for failures and necessary steps to make repairs.
  • Perform necessary PMR to electrical and 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 Preventative Maintenance on HVAC equipment
  • Perform basic Preventative 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)
  • Actively participate and contribute to training necessary in the performance of this position.
  • 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
  • Create and update work orders in the SAP system.
  • Be able to read and work from schematics and detailed instructions.
  • Perform all job assignments using the prescribed safety equipment and procedures in a professional manner.
  • Participate in Root Cause Analysis and contribute ideas to prevent repeated equipment failures
  • Maintain work area in clean and organized condition.
  • Other duties as assigned.




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

Alpena, Michigan

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