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Associate Maintenance Engineer

Job Summary

The Associate Maintenance Engineer will support the Plant Maintenance function with specific mechanical engineering skills, under the direction of the Maintenance Superintendent.    

  • Responsible for machinery reliability improvement and engineering
  • Root cause failure analysis, predictive maintenance (oil and vibration analysis) and assist with maintenance planning - daily and yearly outages
  • Spare parts management
  • Plans, coordinates, and schedules work required, supervision of contractors, ordering materials to ensure efficiency and success
  • Assists with capital budget and maintenance projects
  • Provides guidance to the mechanical maintenance personnel in the repair, maintenance, and installations including daily process problem-solving and measurement activities that enable continuous plant operations
  • Other duties as defined and directed

Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent engineering degree

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Products - Outlook, Word, Access, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Knowledge of the principles of predictive, preventive, and corrective maintenance
  • Must be self-motivated and organized
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing
  • Able to multi-task with conflicting priorities
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Ability to perform multiple tasks in a busy office environment which may include distractions, interruptions, and noise
  • Ability to sit, stand, stoop, and bend for extended periods of time (up to 8 hours)
  • Walk on all types of surfaces (uneven and/or slippery ground)
  • Climb stairs and ladders as high as 380 feet in elevation
  • Physical ability to climb on equipment
  • Must be able to lift and carry 70lbs. upstairs
  • Must be able to use proper Personal Protective Equipment as required
  • Must be able to walk long distances, climb ladders, stairs, and stockpiles, stoop, and crawl under and into enclosed spaces
  • Ability to see and hear safety indicators and warnings
  • Must work in all weather conditions: heat, cold, wet, dry and/or dusty conditions and near hot kiln process
  • Will have exposure to all levels of noise that require the use of hearing protection
  • Exposure to cement, clay, limestone and various lab chemicals; see MSDS for more details
  • Ability to work in surroundings that include heat, dust, vibration, heights and confined spaces

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

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 on-going drug and alcohol testing.

Associate Maintenance Engineer

Job Req ID:  730
Job Type:  Salaried