**Please note that this position is located in the Victorville/Oro Grande, CA area. Looking for candidates who are open to relocation.**
The Associate Project Engineer provides project management skills to ensure the successful development and completion of projects within budget and on schedule. They will manage projections from conception, design, procurement, installation, and follow-up.
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 utility systems.
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 of Science Degree in Engineering (Mechanical Preferred)
Posession of a D1 (Distribution 1) Water Certification or ability to obtain within the first year of employment.
Strong leadership and communication skills
Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
Ability to work under pressure and solve problems as they arise
Understands engineering drawings and plans
Experience with AutoCAD or Solidworks
Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
Must be able to travel as required
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.
At CalPortland, were 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. Thats 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.
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.