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Associate Project Engineer 

Category Engineering  

This is us…
- Best-in-Class, industry leader with a rich history spanning over 125-years
- Largest building materials contributor to some of the West’s biggest construction projects including:
• Los Angeles International Airport
• The new Rams Stadium
• Staples Center
• Wilshire Grand Center
- Recipient of numerous awards for environmental sustainability and energy conservation
- “Family” based company culture with a focus on safety
- Competitive compensation and excellent benefits

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


Position Requirements

Mechanical Engineering degree required, Bachelor’s level

• Possession of D1 (Distribution 1) Water Certification or ability to obtain within first year of employment
• Ability to quickly assess engineering problems and research/offer solutions
• General Microsoft Office software skills
• AutoCad experience
• Excellent interpersonal skills
• Ability to multi-task and work under pressure

• One to three years’ experience in heavy industrial engineering or in a manufacturing setting
• Knowledge of safety, environmental, and building regulations; Knowledge of construction materials processes, equipment and application
• Familiarity with SAP operating system

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.

Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Career Level Entry Level  
Years of Experience Less than 1 year  
Position Associate Project Engineer  
Number of Openings 1  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Exempt  
Location Oro Grande Cement Plant, Victorville, CA  
About the Organization We are a diverse company, with rich history and dedicated employees. Our mission today is no different than it was a century ago - Building Value through People, Quality, and Service with Integrity, Technical Expertise, and Commitment to Our Relationships, Reliability, and Environmental Leadership.

At CalPortland, we pride ourselves in maximizing and building upon the efficiencies and strengths of a vertically integrated organization. From cement manufacturing and aggregate processing to ready-mixed concrete operations and construction, CalPortland is dedicated to using all of our resources to make our customers successful.
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  

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