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Engineer - Controls

Anderson Fabrication Shop
Anderson, CA
Close Date:  08/04/2024
Job Type: Full-Time
We train and promote from within
Excellent low-cost health benefits
Retirement plan with employer-paid contributions
Paid vacation and 10 holidays

About The Position
• Program and tune multiple axis of motion control
• Program and debug PLCs and HMIs
• Design control systems used in high-performance machinery
• Plan and coordinate new equipment installations
• Supervise installation and optimization of machinery
• Identify and implement process improvements
• Administer modifications of existing PLC programs in conjunction with mill personnel
• Efficiently manage multiple projects and processes across a large scope of work, simultaneously gauging task priority
• Train personnel in maintenance and operation of equipment
• Some overnight travel to divisions within California and Washington
• Provide phone support for division technicians for troubleshooting

• 5 years Controls experience and 3 years wood product experience required
• Strong working knowledge of motion controllers, PLCs, servo systems, and HMIs
• Experience with servo and hydraulic motion control and tuning preferred
• Experience with Allen Bradley Control Logix and Kinetix systems preferred
• Machine vision experience a plus
• Ability to manage time and priorities under demanding circumstances
• Excellent communication, listening, and reasoning skills
• AutoCAD proficiency a plus
• Strong math skills

Why Join Our Team?
Because this is more than an invitation, it's a commitment to offer opportunities for personal and professional growth to everyone! We ask people to grow with us and make the company even better.

We provide an excellent benefit package including a full Health Benefits Plan (including medical, dental, and vision) with low-cost premiums, a 401(k) with Company Match, additional Retirement Contributions, and company-paid Life Insurance. Every year since 1979, the Sierra Pacific Foundation has provided an average of $500,000 in scholarships to help the children of our crew members with education expenses.

How To Apply
If you are qualified and would like to join our team, there are 3 ways to apply:

Let’s talk! Apply in person Monday-Friday 8:00am to 4:00pm at:
19758 Riverside Avenue
Anderson, CA 96007
(530) 378-8353

Send a resume and cover letter referencing this position to:
Sierra Pacific Industries
Attn: Human Resources
PO Box 10939
Anderson, CA 96007

or apply online and view all our career opportunities at:

Sierra Pacific is an (EOE) Equal Opportunity Employer, including those with a disability and veterans.
The general wage range for this position at Sierra Pacific Industries is from $65,000 to $130,000 per year, and is dependent upon a number of factors, including, but not limited to: relevant work experience, skill, knowledge, and/or education.

At Sierra Pacific Industries, we understand our greatest strength is the people who choose to build a career with us.

What does it mean to be part of the Sierra Pacific family? It means you are a valued team member and part of a growing, third-generation family-owned, forest products company built on hard work, innovation, and wise investments.

With nearly 6,000 crew members in over 30 states, Sierra Pacific offers many opportunities for personal and professional growth; from entry-level to skilled trades, from truck drivers to sales managers, from foresters to engineers – for everyone! We invite you to learn more about our history, our 2.4 million acres of forestlands, and our state-of-the-art wood product and window manufacturing facilities at

As part of our safety in the workplace policy, an offer of employment is subject to a negative drug screen result. We are also proud that all Sierra Pacific facilities follow our tobacco-free policy. Sierra Pacific adheres to E-verify to verify the social security number of all newly hired employees. Sierra Pacific is an (EOE) Equal Opportunity Employer, including those with a disability and veterans. If you are an individual with a disability and need accommodation to complete the application process, please call 800-378-8001 or write to Sierra Pacific Industries at PO Box 496011, Redding, CA 96049.