Electrical Engineer

Job Summary

The Electrical Engineer provides electrical engineering design and support throughout the company in the areas of power, controls, and instrumentation.  


CalPortland is proud to offer a comprehensive, competitive benefits package that provides health and financial support to our most important resources: our employees. Your benefits are an important part of your overall compensation at CalPortland. That’s why we give you a wide range of benefits to choose from. 

  • Medical, Dental, Vision 
    • low-cost premiums even for family coverage
  • Company-paid life/AD&D insurance
  • Company-paid short-term disability
  • Paid sick/vacation/holiday
  • 401k/Company Funded Pension Program (program is dependent upon location and job type)
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Additional voluntary benefits 


$100k - $130k 


  • Design and implement electrical system upgrades for plant additions and modifications at the company's manufacturing plants
  • Provide technical training including Arc Flash safety and best practices to Plant Electricians and other technical personnel
  • Advise and/or oversee major plant-level equipment repairs, maintenance projects, system upgrades, and capital improvements
  • Prepare, review, and approve electrical engineering drawings and building permits for new plants and expansions
  • Assist in the development, review, and maintenance of Best Practice Specifications for new electrical equipment
  • Assist in ensuring Best Practice Specification adherence during the design, equipment selection, and installation of Capital Projects
  • Perform power system studies across various company facilities and maintain a database of completed studies
  • Manage and direct contractors to safely perform work on plant sites during system upgrades, maintenance, and Capital Projects
  • Update various site electrical drawings as identified and needed
  • Assist Plant Operations teams and the Corporate Engineering Team as requested during cement plant major outages
  • Support as necessary Plant and/or Corporate Engineers on capital improvement projects as assigned
  • Assist with construction, project checkout, commissioning, and startup of new equipment systems
  • Provide backup to the Senior Controls Engineer for the support of plant automation systems
  • Perform field inspections, measurements, and data gathering as required in support of new equipment installation and upgrades
  • Support plants with technical advice and by diagnosing and correcting electrical problems when requested


Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering 


  • Minimum of 5 years experience in cement or related manufacturing including 2 or more years in maintenance/plant engineering
  • Knowledge of National Electrical Code (NEC)
  • Will be required to travel to company facilities and other locations as needed
  • Must be a self-starter and able to work independently
  • Must be able to work cooperatively with plant and corporate personnel
  • Must be able to work at heights and in restricted spaces
  • Must be able to climb ladders and stairs in an industrial environment to access/inspect equipment

Knowledge of SAP and AutoCAD

Conditions of Employment

Successful candidate must submit to a post-offer pre-employment physical examination, drug/alcohol screen, and background check. Some positions require Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) registration/clearance as well as ongoing alcohol and drug testing.




Jurupa Valley, CA, US, 92509

Job Req ID:  11583
Job Type:  Salaried

Nearest Major Market: Riverside
Nearest Secondary Market: Los Angeles

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