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Sierra Pacific Industries

Structural Engineer 
Anderson, CA

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


  • Design structures and foundations for sawmill, kiln, cogeneration, and planermill equipment and buildings
  • Develop and improve lumber processing equipment
  • Prepare plans, drawings, and calculations that will be submitted to county, city, or other governing bodies
  • Facilitate the smooth and quick approval of plans
  • Effectively model detailed concepts and designs using 3D modeling software
  • Provide leadership and direction to fabricators, assemblers, machinists, and shop personnel
  • Collaborate with company operations to understand complete application and needs
  • Coordinate activities relative to the development of new equipment
  • Learn and take on engineering projects with a mechanical emphasis when structural emphasis is not needed
  • Work to continuously learn and improve knowledge of industry and equipment


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Architectural Engineering or Civil Engineering with an emphasis in Structural
  • 7 years’ experience in structural with familiarity with wood, steel, masonry and concrete buildings including structural calculation, foundation design, detailing and construction administration
  • California P.E. or S.E. license with ability to get reciprocity in Oregon and Washington
  • Demonstrated experience with AutoCAD and willingness to learn SolidWorks
  • Knowledge of the structural provisions of the California Building Code, IBC, and ASCE 7
  • Working knowledge of structural steel, welding, and foundation design
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office, in particular Microsoft Excel
  • Demonstrated ability to contribute creative solutions and succeed in an innovative environment
  • 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:

Sierra Pacific Industries
Human Resources
19758 Riverside Avenue
Anderson, CA 96007

or apply in person Monday through Friday 8am to 4pm at:

Sierra Pacific Industries
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 $80,000 and $125,000 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: 84
Education Required: Bachelor's
Hiring Requirements for This Job:
  • Drug Testing / Screening
  • Background Checks
  • Minimum Hourly Wage: 38.46
    Maximum Hourly Wage: 60.09
    Salary: $80,000 - $125,000 per year