Electrical Instrument Technician

Website CalPortland

Electrical Instrument Technician Job Highlights

Title Electrical Instrument Technician
Type Full Time
Experience Not Indicated
Function Engineering/IT
Location Rillito, AZ, United States
Company CalPortland

Company Profile

CalPortland is a major building materials and construction solutions provider. It includes solutions to the greatest construction challenges with expertise in cement production and distribution, ready mixed concrete, aggregate, asphalt, construction services, and other building materials.

Job Profile

The company is searching for an Electrical Instrument Technician who will maintain, construct and repair electrical distribution, lighting, computer, and PLC systems within the plant.

Educational Qualification

  • Applicants should have a High School Diploma or GED

Work Experience

  • Experience with or knowledge of all types of equipment used in the manufacturing of cement (preferred)


  • Calibrates, designs, reconfigures, assembles, installs, inspects, and maintains electrical systems and equipment, such as motors, generators, commutators, speed reducers, switchboards, circuit boards, lighting circuits, SCR, electronic control devices, computers, and circuits, etc.; uses blueprints and related resources to complete tasks and checks/verifies work to ensure proper operation
  • Changes motors and performs alignments
  • Designs, prepares, modifies, and maintains logs, reports, charts, schematics, prints, and any other paperwork incidental to duties
  • Maintains equipment, work areas, measuring instruments, and tools
  • Maintains process analyzers
  • Performs minor mechanical work such as removing covers, lids, or obstructions prior to electrical repair work; performs cutting and welding; paints electrical/electronic panel, switchgear, motor windings, insulating equipment, control station, etc.
  • Sets up and uses rigging to handle tools and equipment, such as man lifts and cranes; climbs poles or uses mobile equipment to run, repair, modify, remove, clean, etc., power lines and all associated equipment
  • Uses necessary instruments and tools such as voltmeters, ammeters, VTVMs, bridges, computers, laptops, and any other industrial electrical/electronic analyzing equipment and tools needed in carrying out responsibilities
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the manager


  • Ability to work in surroundings that include dust, vibration, heights, and confined spaces
  • Able to work effectively both independently and as part of a team
  • Able to work rotating and flexible hours
  • Exposure to cement, clay, limestone, and various chemicals. See MSDS for more details
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Must work in all weather conditions: heat, cold, wet, dry, or dusty conditions and near hot kiln process
  • Walk on all types of surfaces (uneven or slippery ground)

Physical Requirements

  • Sit, stand, stoop, and bend for extended periods of time (up to 8 hrs.), climb, and lift up to 70 lbs.

Employment Conditions

  • Successful candidates must submit to a post-offer pre-employment physical examination, drug/alcohol screen, and background check.
  • Some positions require FMCSA-regulated ongoing drug and alcohol testing.


  • 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.

Employer’s Statement

CalPortland is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

To apply for this job please visit careers.calportland.com.

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