Process Control Engineer

Vulcan Materials Company Birmingham , AL 35202

Posted 2 months ago

Build Your Career. Build America's Future.

Vulcan Materials Company is the nation's largest producer of construction aggregates and a major producer of aggregates-based construction materials including asphalt and ready-mixed concrete. When you join Vulcan, it's more than starting an exciting career you get to make a difference for millions of people every day across the country.

When you join Vulcan, you join a dynamic culture in which career development is encouraged, excellence is rewarded, and diversity is valued. No matter the role or the location across the country, every member of the Vulcan team lives through the Vulcan Way: doing the right thing, the right way, at the right time.

What You'll Do:

Champion Continuous Improvement. Evaluate and recommend new technologies that will improve facility electrical efficiency or reduce costs. Review existing plant operations to find opportunities to conserve electrical energy usage.

Estimate Cost. Provide electrical cost estimates for proposed new facilities and plant modifications. Estimates will include costs for PLC and HMI systems, related software, and installation costs.

Design. Provide complete process control design for aggregate, asphalt, and ready mix facilities.

Design should include ladder logic, HMI, plant networks, and control schematics. Provide technical supervision in formulating calculations, evaluations, feasibility studies, and optimum design criteria for plant electrical integrity, reliability, and endurance.

Develop. Develop Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) and Human Machine Interface (HMI) programs to control aggregate, asphalt, and ready mix facilities. Assist Corporate Network Services (CNS) Department in the installation and configuration of plant networks, wireless systems, and firewalls.

Manage Projects. Provide project management for projects working with internal personnel as well as outside contractors. Develop schedules and goals to meet milestone requirements.

Review Projects. Participate in the review of capital and expense projects pertaining to design correctness, feasibility, and cost for the sections of the project related to process control.

Standardize and Innovate. Participate in the standardization of projects and databases for both engineering and estimating information.

Maintain an awareness of technology trends in the electrical and instrumentation industry and the application of these trends by competition and others. Analyze future plant control systems and apply new technology and original innovation to attain competitive superiority where possible.

Skills You'll Need:

Education. Bachelor's Degree of Science in Electrical Engineering is preferred. Professional engineering license is preferred.

Experience. Minimum of 5 years of experience in the design and installation of heavy industrial control systems is desired, preferably in aggregates or a related industry.

Technology Skills. Strong knowledge of Allen Bradley, GE, Wonderware, and Pi Historian systems is preferred. Knowledge of SQL Server and other reportings software is a plus.

Functional Knowledge. Must have knowledge of industrial controls systems and computer, PLC, and HMI programming.

Skills identifying electrical problems, troubleshooting, and field installation experience is preferred. Knowledge of computer networking is preferred.

Time Management Skills. Must have the ability to plan, prioritize, and coordinate multiple projects and priorities at one time. Must have the ability to work in a stressful, deadline-oriented environment that requires complex, technical information and decision making.

Ready to Drive. Must have the ability to drive a pickup truck/car on a daily basis.

What You'll Like About Us:

Great Company Culture. Our people share a competitive drive for excellence, in an environment of trust, teamwork, open-mindedness and communication.

Safe. Industry leader in health and safety standards. We are committed to creating a safe work environment and protecting all employees and customers.

Meaningful Work. What sets up apart is the work we do impacts daily lives and every employee contributes. Our aggregates produced are used to build roads, schools, hospitals, airports, and housing throughout the United States.

Health Benefits. Medical, Dental, Vision programs, plus much more.

Rest and Relaxation. Paid vacation, personal floating days, and paid holidays.

Prepare for the Future. 401(k) with company match and contribution.

Training and Development. We see our development programs, and helping our employees meet their goals, as a key part of our business.

Vulcan Materials Company is committed to employing a diverse workforce. You will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or disability. You also have the right to be free from discrimination for medical needs arising from pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions.

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Process Control Engineer

Vulcan Materials Company