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Plant Repairperson (Ready Mix)

Job Summary

The Plant Repairperson is responsible for the daily maintenance and repair of the ready-mix concrete plant as well as other miscellaneous work that needs to be performed including but not limited to the electrical systems, feeders, screens, conveyors, etc.


  • Diagnose problems and perform mechanical repairs and maintenance to ready mix plant machinery, including but not limited to batch plants, motors, conveyors, electrical equipment, etc.
  • Inspect, service and report the condition of machinery needing repair; maintain a service log
  • Rebuild or fabricate parts and repair electrical equipment
  • Utilize a variety of hand tools to repair, adjust, and dismantle equipment being repaired and/or installed
  • Read and interpret technical manuals
  • Coordinate ordering with purchasing team parts from approved vendors
  • Operate fixed and mobile equipment as necessary; use loaders to move and lift parts into place
  • Must always wear personal protective equipment (PPE) in designated areas
  • Comply with all environmental, health, and safety policies and procedures and requirements


High School Diploma/GED


  • Valid driver’s license and safe driving record
  • Welding and cutting experience is necessary
  • Will be required to work overtime and weekends as business needs determine
  • Must be able to work in a heavy industrial environment; exposure to weather elements, dust, noise, etc.
  • Some work will be performed in confined spaces and at extreme heights
  • Physical requirements: standing, walking, kneeling, climbing, crouching, stooping, bending, feeling, balancing, sitting, and frequent lifting of up to 50 lbs.
  • Strong communication, written, and oral skills
  • Must be able to wear all required personal protective equipment including safety glasses, respiratory protection, safety belts, gloves, etc.
  • Familiarity with OSHA regulations
  • Work independently and lead a team
  • Ability to operate loaders and various other types of mobile equipment preferred
  • 3 years’ experience as a mechanic in the ready-mix/concrete industry is preferred



At CalPortland, we’re proud to offer a comprehensive, competitive benefits package that provides health and financial support to our most important resources: our employees.  Your benefits are an important part of your overall compensation at CalPortland. That’s why we give you a wide range of benefits to choose from.  All regular full time employees may enroll in a variety of health and welfare plans including medical, dental and vision plans.  Other benefits include life insurance, disability coverage, employee assistance program, and retirement program.  The company also has a variety of voluntary benefits for employees to choose from.

Conditions of Employment

Successful candidate must submit to post-offer pre-employment physical examination, drug/alcohol screen, and background check. Some positions require FMCSA regulated on-going drug and alcohol testing.


Plant Repairperson (Ready Mix)

Job Req ID:  1327
Job Type:  Hourly - Full-Time

Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles

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