Electrician/ Electrical Instrument Technician

Job Summary

The Electrician assembles, installs, tests and maintains electrical or electronic wiring, equipment, appliances, apparatus and fixtures. The Electrician will also diagnose malfunctioning systems using test equipment and hand tools to locate the cause of a breakdown and correct the problem.

*REQUIRED TO OBTAIN E&I CERTIFICATION    Paid training is provided to obtain within two years of Date of Hire.

The Electrical Instrument Technician maintains, constructs and repairs electrical distribution, lighting, computer and PLC systems within the plant.

PLEASE NOTE, THIS POSITION IS FOR A GRAVEYARD SHIFT- Wednesday - Saturday 6:00pm to 4:00am


 * Medical * Dental * Vision * Employer Paid & Voluntary Life Insurance * 401(k) Employer Match AND Additional Contributions * Paid Vacation & Holidays * Employer Paid Disability Plan * Employee Assistance Program *

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, employee assistance program, and retirement program.  The company also has a variety of voluntary benefits for employees to choose from.


$34.17 to $38.04 Depending on experience. 


  • Calibrates, designs, reconfigures, assembles, installs, inspects and maintains electrical systems and equipment, such as motors, generators, commutators, speed reducers, switchboards, circuit boards, lighting circuits, SCR, electronic control devices, computers and circuits, etc.; uses blueprints and related resources to complete tasks and checks/verifies work to ensure proper operation
  • Uses necessary instruments and tools such as voltmeters, ammeters, V.T.V.M’s, bridges, computers, laptops and any other industrial electrical/electronic analyzing equipment and tools needed in carrying out responsibilities
  • Sets up and uses rigging to handle tools and equipment, such as manlifts and cranes; climbs poles or uses mobile equipment to run, repair, modify, remove, clean, etc., power lines and all associated equipment
  • Designs, prepares, modifies and maintains logs, reports, charts, schematics, prints and any other paperwork incidental to duties
  • Maintains equipment, work areas, measuring instruments and tools
  • Performs minor mechanical work such as removing covers, lids or obstructions prior to electrical repair work; performs cutting and welding; paints electrical/electronic panel, switchgear, motor windings, insulating equipment, control station, etc.
  • Changes motors and performs alignments
  • Maintains process analyzers
  • Performs other duties as assigned by manager


High school diploma/GED


  • Physical requirements: sit, stand, stoop, bend for extended periods of time (up to 8 hrs.), climb, and lift up to 70 lbs.
  • Walk on all types of surfaces (uneven and/or slippery ground)
  • Ability to work in surroundings that include dust, vibration, heights and confined spaces
  • Must work in all weather conditions: heat, cold, wet, dry and/or dusty conditions and near hot kiln process
  • Exposure to cement, clay, limestone and various chemicals. See MSDS for more details
  • Able to work rotating and flexible hours
  • Able to work effectively both independently and as part of a team
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience with or knowledge of all types of equipment used in the manufacturing of cement preferred

Conditions of Employment

Successful candidate must submit to post-offer pre-employment physical examination, drug/alcohol screen, and background check. 


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Tucson, AZ, US, 85654

Job Req ID:  12029
Job Type:  Hourly - Full-Time

Nearest Major Market: Tucson

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