Plant Repairperson

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.


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.


$34.50 - $39.00 Per Hour DOE


  • 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

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.




Escondido, CA, US, 92025

Job Req ID:  12098
Job Type:  Hourly - Full-Time

Nearest Major Market: San Diego

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