The Port of Long Beach will host an “Engineering Open House” for engineering professionals and students to find out more about staff career positions offered at the nation’s second-busiest port on Saturday, March 9, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

As it builds the Port of the Future, the Port of Long Beach’s Engineering Bureau is looking for established, up and coming, and student engineers who may want to join the Port’s team of in-house engineers who are re-imagining, re-making and maintaining the Port’s physical infrastructure.

Opportunities exist in the Port’s Program Management, Construction Management, Design and Project Controls engineering divisions.

“We’re planning more than $2 billion worth of capital improvements to the Port over the next 10 years, as we enhance the efficiency, velocity and environmental sustainability of cargo movement,” said Port of Long Beach CEO Mario Cordero. “Our engineers are the ones who will make that happen.”

“This is a great opportunity to be part of a diverse, top-notch, award-winning team of professional engineers,” said Long Beach Harbor Commission President Bobby Olvera Jr. “If you’re an engineer and you’ve got the skills, talent and drive, you should join us for the Open House on March 9.”

Guests at the Engineering Open House will be able to speak with Port engineers and human resources professionals about joining the POLB team. Opportunities will be available to apply for certain positions at the event.

The Open House will be held at the Port of Long Beach Administration building, 415 W. Ocean Blvd., Long Beach, 90802 in the Long Beach Civic Center. Attendees must RSVP at Those who RSVP will be eligible for free parking.

The Port of Long Beach is a global leader in green port initiatives and top-notch customer service, moving cargo with reliability, speed and efficiency. As the premier U.S. gateway for trans-Pacific trade, the Port handles trade valued at $200 billion annually and supports 2.6 million jobs across the United States, including 575,000 in Southern California. In 2023, industry leaders named it “The Best West Coast Seaport in North America” for the fifth consecutive year. During the next 10 years, the Port is planning $2.2 billion in capital improvements aimed at enhancing capacity, competitiveness and sustainability.