CalPortland is the largest building materials company producing cement and construction material products in the western United States. CalPortland has operations in Alaska, Washington, Oregon, California, Nevada and Arizona as well as in British Columbia and Alberta. Since 1891, CalPortland has been producing Quality Unsurpassed cement based products and delivering material on time and uninterrupted with integrity, reliability and consistency. CalPortland’s commitment to environmental leadership has made the organization stronger and is the primary choice of contractors. Through the actions of CalPortland toward a sustainable product that has positively impacted the earth that we live and work on has made those customers choose CalPortland time and time again.
EXPECT MORE … WE DELIVER!® is CalPortland’s motto. For 130 years we have come to understand what the customer’s needs are and then tailor our business to fit the growing demands of the construction community. Through growth opportunities either through acquisitions or startups, CalPortland has positioned itself for the country’s growing infrastructure.
Safety, delivered by the people at CalPortland, builds value that strengthens our core and leads our company and customers toward Zero Accidents for Life, which is CalPortland’s top goal. With 4 cement plants, 13 cement terminals, 76 ready mix plants, 2 asphalt plants and over 1300 ready mix trucks, along with the people of CalPortland who operate these assets, we are able to achieve our goal daily through commitment toward values that continue to make us a market leader.
We have known what it takes to be successful for more than a century. Our workplace provides a climate where commitment, creativity, and productivity thrive. We learn from our history and welcome new ideas for the future. Building value through people, quality, service with integrity, technical expertise, and commitment to our relationships, reliability, and environmental leadership. This is our pledge toward building a company that drives our success, nurtures our people and their families and protects the planet for generations.
The products we make come from the earth. The methods in which we harvest these resources are done in the most responsible and efficient manner possible. This is one reason CalPortland is the winner of the ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year for Sustained Excellence for over a dozen consecutive years. It is a testament to the company’s dedication toward environmental leadership.
Safety in our company is constantly being monitored, measured and practiced. Our success comes from the attention that we take toward our actions and watching out for those around us. We practice safety everywhere; we know that safety cannot be put on just when you show up to work. It’s a value that creates a culture and impacts the lives of all of us.
CalPortland believes in giving back to the many communities we serve by donating time, expertise, materials, equipment, and financial support. The partnerships CalPortland has developed with the communities, in which we work, live, and play reflects an important part of who we are.
A career at CalPortland is more than just a job – it is an opportunity to contribute and make a difference in lives – yours, your family’s, and your community.
Since its founding, CalPortland has been a leader in developing technologies to advance the production of cement, concrete, and aggregates, including patented filtration systems to reduce cement dust used around the world, methods for capturing carbon dioxide, the longest continuous rubber conveyer in the world, the largest underwater aggregate mining dredge in the world, and much more. We believe that innovation provides the best products for our customers and opportunities for our employees.
As of 2020, CalPortland has won the Energy Star Partner award 16 years in a row – the longest consecutive streak awarded by the United States Environmental Protection Agency since the inception of the program. Our focus on being a responsible corporate citizen has led us to introduce the first fleet of compressed natural gas (“CNG”) ready-mix trucks (reducing air and noise pollution). We work with regulatory agencies to identify opportunities to improve our methods and processes for our employees and the communities where we operate.
We are proud that so many employees choose to stay with our company – distributing 50-year service award pins each year is not uncommon! Our employees’ commitment to our customers matches our company’s commitment to our employees – dedicated to our value proposition of “Quality…Unsurpassed!”. EXPECT MORE…WE DELIVER!®
As a team, we focus on the important – Safety, Environment, Family, Community, and Customers. This is our pledge toward building a company that drives our success, nurtures our people and their families, and protects the planet for generations.
Employees are offered opportunities to add challenge and responsibility in their existing positions, learn new skills, advance to more senior roles, and more. On the job training as well as more formal development programs provide ways for employees to help manage their careers. With operations across five western states, opportunities for advancement can go far beyond your current location.