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Sierra Pacific Industries

Mechanical Engineer 
Anderson, CA

Currently, we are seeking a qualified Mechanical Engineer to work collaboratively with our Fabrication Shop based in Anderson, CA.


  • Design and rebuild lumber manufacturing equipment
  • Assist in the development and improvement of lumber processing equipment
  • Effectively model detailed concepts and designs using 3D modeling software
  • Provide leadership and direction to assemblers and machinists
  • Work with company operations to understand complete application and needs
  • Coordinate activities relative to the development of new equipment
  • Plan and supervise equipment installation, upgrades, and start-ups
  • Work to continuously learn and improve knowledge of industry and equipment


  • Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering with an emphasis in machine design, related field, or equivalent experience
  • 3 years’ experience in the lumber industry and/or machine design preferred
  • Experience with SolidWorks or 3D modeling software required, FEA analysis-experienced is a plus
  • Knowledge of hydraulics, drives, welding, fabrication, and machining preferred
  • Machine center alignment and installation experience preferred
  • Able to contribute creative solutions and succeed in an innovative environment
  • Possess strong problem-solving, multi-tasking, and organizational skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills


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 with low cost premiums, a 401(k) with Company Match, additional Retirement Contributions, and company paid Life Insurance. In addition, for over 38 years, the Sierra Pacific Foundation has provided scholarships to help the children of our crew members with education expenses. Each year, we give an average of $500,000 in scholarships.


If you are qualified and would like to join our team,
please send a cover letter referencing this position and a cover letter to
or apply in person Monday through Friday 8am to 4pm at:

19758 Riverside Avenue
Anderson, CA 96007
(530) 378-8353

or apply online and view all our career opportunities at:

Sierra Pacific is an (EOE) Equal Opportunity Employer, including those with disabilities and veterans. We are a drug- and tobacco-free workplace.
The general wage range for this position at Sierra Pacific Industries is between $65,000 and $115,000 per year, and is dependent upon a number of factors, including, but not limited to: relevant work experience, skill, knowledge, and/or education.

Minimum Education and Experience

Minimum Months of Experience: 36
Education Required: Bachelor's
Hiring Requirements for This Job:
  • Drug Testing / Screening
  • Background Checks
  • Minimum Hourly Wage: 31.25
    Maximum Hourly Wage: 55.28
    Salary: $65,000 - $115,000 per year