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Senior Electrical Engineer

Job Summary

**Please note that this position is located in Jurupa Valley, CA. Relocation assistance is available. Come work for a company that has been around for over 130 years and continues to grow and play a significant role in the building of America!** 

The Senior Electrical Engineer supports efforts throughout the company to optimize the operation, performance, and efficiency of all manufacturing processes.


At CalPortland, we’re 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. All regular full-time employees may enroll in a variety of health and welfare plans including medical, dental, and vision plans. Other benefits include life insurance, disability coverage, an employee assistance program, and a retirement program. The company also has a variety of voluntary benefits for employees to choose from.

Compensation: $130k-$150k DOE


  • Supervise and direct and train engineers, plant personnel, and outside consultants in support of electrical, automation, and control projects
  • Prepare electrical, control, and instrumentation criteria for plant additions and modifications
  • Prepare equipment and installation specifications for electrical projects and the electrical portion of plant additions and modifications
  • Evaluate equipment and installation proposals and make recommendations for purchase or contracts
  • Prepare estimates of cost for electrical portions of plant additions and modifications
  • Design electrical power distribution systems, control systems, and instrumentation for plant additions and modifications
  • Prepare, review, and approve electrical building permit and engineering drawings for new plants and plant expansion
  • Provide field inspections, coordination, and supervision for electrical work on plant additions and modifications
  • Provide project commissioning and start-up services
  • Analyze electrical and control problems at company locations and find solutions
  • Manage capital improvement projects as required
  • Participate in multi-discipline engineering activities of project execution
  • Participate on the corporate energy management team and work to identify and implement energy efficiency best practices
  • Participate in long term strategic planning for company expansions and growth


Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering 


  • Minimum of ten years of electrical experience in cement, construction materials, or related manufacturing industries
  • Strong knowledge and skills in the areas of electrical design, power distribution and systems, electrical equipment, motors and motor controls, automation, instrumentation, and control systems.
  • Strong knowledge of National Electrical Code (NEC).
  • Will be required to travel to company facilities and other meeting locations
  • Must be a self-starter and be able to work independently
  • Must be able to work cooperatively with plant and corporate personnel


  • Professional Engineering license
  • Experience in cement, asphalt, ready mix, and aggregate plant operations

Conditions of Employment

Successful candidate must submit to post-offer pre-employment physical examination, drug/alcohol screen, and background check. Some positions require FMCSA-regulated ongoing drug and alcohol testing.





Senior Electrical Engineer

Job Req ID:  8263
Job Type:  Salaried

Nearest Major Market: Riverside
Nearest Secondary Market: Los Angeles

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