Project Engineer

Job Summary

**Please note that this position is located in Tucson, AZ. 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 Project Engineer will manage engineering projects from conception, design, procurement, installation, project cost, and commissioning to include review of project performance with plant operations and maintenance personnel. Duties will include construction management, scheduling, managing contractors, and safety. Projects will include multiple disciplines as dictated by the individual scope of work.


 * Medical * Dental * Vision * Employer Paid & Voluntary Life Insurance * Generous 401(k) Employer Match and Retirement Contributions * Paid Vacation, Sick Time & Holidays * Short Term/ Long Term Disability* 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, an employee assistance program, and a retirement program. The company also has a variety of voluntary benefits for employees to choose from.


  • Assist in preparation and implementation of the capital budget including justifications, conceptual design, estimating, project definition, scope of project, etc. 
  • Manage assigned projects including concept design, sketches or draws layouts, and general arrangements
  • Supervise and check detailing, research and specify equipment and components, write specifications/contracts/requisitions, solicit bids and make recommendations to Purchasing; supervise and coordinate installation and/or start-up
  • Instruct personnel on operation and maintenance of new equipment, set up files including spare part recommendations, and control budgeted expenditures
  • Review design calculation and drawings generated by engineering firms, consultants and/or contractors for compliance with company standards and other regulations and laws
  • Provide design calculations and drawings for projects that are engineered within the department and/or plant
  • Support local plant in technical matters as assigned, including equipment troubleshooting, critical path scheduling, material/equipment selections and mathematical calculations, etc. 
  • Support environmental department with permit applications and engineering documents
  • Daily interaction with department and plant personnel for project development
  • Write technical reports as required
  • Maintain department files for reference
  • Perform any special assignments or duties as directed
  • Implement regulations as required, including OSHA, MSHA, UPC, UBC, NFPA, NEC, and others


Bachelor's of Science Degree in Structural, Mechanical, or Electrical Engineering.


Requirements/ Qualifications

  • Working knowledge in SAP
  • AutoCAD experience
  • One to three years in heavy industrial engineering or manufacturing setting.
  • Ability to quickly assess engineering problems and research/offer solutions.
  • General Microsoft Office software skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to multi-task and work under pressure.


  • Knowledge of safety, environmental, and building regulations. Knowledge of construction materials processes, equipment and application.

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:  11519
Job Type:  Salaried

Nearest Major Market: Tucson

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