Engineering Project Manager-Electrical

Engineering Dallas, Texas


Position Summary:

  • Be a member of the cement division’s corporate technical services team, reporting directly to the senior electrical engineering manager, supporting the Texas operations
  • Be part of the company culture in the continuous daily pursuit to sustain an injury free workplace and operate within the regulatory compliance guidelines
  • The position requires direct interface with plant personnel and contractors at facilities in operation and under construction
  • Provide support to the corporate project team in the design, specification, installation, and commissioning of medium and low voltage power distribution equipment, transformers, motors, generators, compressors, MCCs’, VFDs’, grounding, lightning protection, heat trace, and similar equipment required for cement production and distribution facilities.
  • Be directly involved with the preparation, coordination, and evaluation of power system studies (i.e. short circuit, voltage drop, motor starting, relay coordination, load flow, harmonic, arc flash, etc.) based on computer software models
  • Support the cement division and the corporate project team in performing turn-key electrical project engineering / management functions.
  • Perform detailed field data collection as required for a given assignment
  • Survey electrical installation work in progress which could involve routine audits for compliance with drawings, specifications, codes, standards, and industry practices
  • Communicate effectively within the company organizational structure and outside contractors Maintain a continuous improvement agenda to keep abreast of the newest technological developments in cement production and similar heavy industrial electrical applications
  • Participate in Root Cause Analysis (RCA) studies to improve equipment reliability, reduce failures, improve equipment operation and reduce cost.
  • Must be capable of executing with minimal supervision; organizing time and activities effectively; and periodically prepare written reports and basic presentations
  • Participate in factory acceptance testing (FAT) and field start-ups as required.
  • Perform other job responsibilities as assigned by management
  • Continues to learn and remains current on departmental design guides, standards, systems, applicable engineering codes


  • Adhere to all Martin Marietta, OSHA, and MSHA rules and regulations at all times with a primary life style focus on safety and with the expectation of exceeding the company standards
  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering from an ABET accredited institution with emphasis on industrial power, motors, and motor control applications
  • A minimum of 7-yrs experience in heavy industrial manufacturing preferably in cement manufacturing, mining, aggregates, lime, or related industry a plus.
  • Have a passion for power distribution, motors, motor controls, and similar heavy industrial applications
  • Experience with 15kv/5kv/480V industrial power distribution systems preferably with rotary equipment applications such as ID fans, rotary kilns, conveyors, compressors, pumps, etc.
  • Experience with the preparation of project narratives, technical specifications, and RFQ packages related to power distribution, motors, and motor control equipment
  • Experience with the specification, selection, installation, commissioning, troubleshooting, and maintenance of medium and low voltage industrial power distribution equipment such as motors, transformers, switchgear, VFDs’, starters, MCCs’, lighting panels/schedules, cable sizing / schedules / raceways / duct banks, etc.
  • Be capable of developing and interpreting schematic diagrams such as single lines and riser diagrams, control system wiring diagrams, and network connection diagrams
  • Experience with developing and reviewing electrical design documents such as equipment lists/specifications, motor lists, instrument lists, single lines, motor elementary drawings, I/O Lists, device lists, electrical load data, conduit and cable schedules, and similar type documents.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills (both written and verbal).
  • Effectively communicate in English via verbal and written methods, and effectively communicate directly to customers and co-workers.
  • Experience in power and motor protection relays; short-circuit, relay coordination, arc-flash and power quality studies
  • Must have a basic knowledge of SCADA power metering applications and with interfacing to industrial PLCs’ (i.e. Allen Bradley, GE, Modicon, Siemens, etc.)
  • Must have a good knowledge and understanding of the NFPA 70/70E and applicable industrial electrical standards (UL, ISA, IEEE, NEMA, etc.)
  • Experience with digital multifunction protective relays such as GE Multilin, Schweitzer Engineering laboratories (SEL), Siemens is a plus
  • Experience using SKM, ETAP, EasyPower, or similar power system modeling software is plus
  • Proficient computer skills with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Projects, Outlook, etc.

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to see and hear safety indicators and warnings
  • Physical ability to climb on equipment to provide supervision during work
  • Drive automobile to various plant sites and work locations. Some overnight travel required
  • Physical requirements also include visual acuity, speech and hearing, hand and eye coordination, standing, sitting, walking, climbing stairs, climbing on equipment, bending, stooping, crouching, kneeling, pushing, pulling, reaching, twisting, balancing, and squatting to perform the essential functions.
  • Must be able to use proper Personal Protective Equipment as required.
  • Manual dexterity to operate telephone, personal computer, fax and copy machines and other office equipment.
  • Must be able to climb stairs and ladders throughout the work day.
  • Must be able to work at heights up to 350’ as required.
  • Must be able to walk up to 200 yards over rough, uneven and/or wet slippery terrain.

Working Conditions:

Must be able to work in all weather conditions (heat, cold, and rain). Must be able to work in noisy environment with noise levels up to 120 dba. Must be able to work in environments including vibration and mechanical and electrical hazards. Must be able to work any assigned shift. May have exposure to dust, cement, clay, gypsum, sand, diesel exhaust, lubricants, solvents, various fuels, etc. (See MSDS’s).


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled