Mechanical Engineer

City:  Tacoma
State:  WA
Country/Region:  US

Are you looking for the right opportunity to work hard and grow in a company that lives its Values? PABCO Roofing looking for our next Mechanical Engineer that wants to be a part of our company mission and walk the talk. In return, we offer a consistent environment, competitive pay and benefits, and a growth-minded culture ready to help you achieve your personal goals.

Starting in our Engineering department means you're ready to be there for your team and exhibit a steadfast commitment to safe work practices. This position serves our plant through mechanical and process design, being a source of expertise on our plant systems, Mechanical line fixes and most importantly, works to create the best asphalt shingle on the market. 


Essential Duties And Responsibilities:  may include some or all of the following

  • Assists with collecting of data and evaluating production processes and equipment losses.
  • Design and implement an effective time and condition-based maintenance program that maximizes machine and process availability.
  • Troubleshoots all major and reoccurring machine and process deficiencies.
  • Daily communication with all department heads for review of process and equipment performance.
  • Manages all maintenance and capital spending in accordance with budget.
  • Supports capital improvement projects.
  • Evaluates and improves the overall effectiveness of the engineering and maintenance department personnel. Communicate performance issues or enhancements with employees.
  • Evaluates and implements employee skills development programs for personnel as necessary.
  • Ensures engineering and maintenance personnel are in complete alignment with corporate goals and initiatives.
  • Abides by all safety rules set forth by company and government regulatory agencies and ensure that hazardous conditions are reported and corrected.
  • All other special projects or tasks as assigned.


Successful candidates will have:

  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering and
  • Minimum 3 years experience, preferably in a manufacturing environment;
  • Or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Ability to maintain a forklift certificate;
  • Requires electrical, mathematical, mechanical, and troubleshooting experience to be able to perform duties.


Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • Frequently required to use hands to finger, handle or feel
  • Reach with hands and arms
  • Talk and listen
  • Stand, walk, and sit
  • Bend at the waist
  • Lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
  • Regular attendance is required.
  • Travel up to 10% required.


Work Environment:  The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

  • Wet humid conditions.
  • Working near moving mechanical parts.
  • Extreme heat or cold (non-weather).
  • Fumes or airborne particles.
  • Vibrations.
  • Moderate to loud noise.


PABCO® Roofing Products, a division of PABCO® Building Products, LLC, began manufacturing premium asphalt shingle in Tacoma, Washington in 1984.  PABCO® quickly earned a reputation for producing quality products and providing excellent customer service.  Our product offerings have expanded over the year, but our commitment to quality has remained and is one of our core values. 


PABCO offers an excellent benefits and compensation package including medical, dental, vision, 401(k), profit sharing retirement plan and wellness programs.  We are an equal opportunity employer and promote a drug free workplace.

Nearest Major Market: Tacoma