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Associate Project Engineer

Job Summary

Manages engineering projects from conception, design, procurement, installation, and follow-up. Oversees the maintenance of mechanical plant utilities.

  • Assists in preparation and implementation of the capital budget including justifications, conceptual design, estimating, scope, etc.
  • Manages assigned projects including concept design, sketches or draws layouts and general arrangements; Supervises and checks detailing, researches and specifies equipment and components, writes specifications/contracts/requisitions, solicits bids and makes recommendations to Purchasing; Supervises and coordinates installation and/or start-up; Instructs personnel on operation and maintenance of new equipment, setting up files and spare parts, and controlling budgeted expenditures
  • Supports local plant in technical matters as assigned, including equipment troubleshooting, critical path scheduling, material selections, strength, and mathematical calculations, etc.
  • Maintains plant water and gas utility
  • Writes technical reports as required
  • Maintains department files for reference
  • Performs any special assignments or duties as directed
  • Interprets regulations as required, including OSHA, MSHA, UPC, UBC, NFPA, NEC and others

Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering required

  • Possession of D1 (Distribution 1) Water Certification or ability to obtain within the first year of employment
  • Ability to quickly assess engineering problems and research/offer solutions
  • General Microsoft Office software skills Equal Opportunities: CalPortland is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to workforce diversity. M/F/D/V. Qualified minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply
  • AutoCad experience
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to multi-task and work under pressure
  • 1-3 years of experience in heavy industrial engineering or in a manufacturing setting preferred
  • Knowledge of safety, environmental, and building regulations; Knowledge of construction materials processes, equipment, and application
  • Familiarity with SAP a plus

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.

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 Project Engineer

Job Req ID:  344
Job Type:  Salaried