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Plant Laborer

Job Summary

The Plant Laborer will perform duties associated to the cleanliness of the plant and equipment, as well as routine maintenance.


  • Perform routine maintenance on the plant and equipment such as lubricating, fueling, cleaning and assisting with repairs
  • Drive vehicles to maintain dust control on plant grounds and haul roads
  • Will be required to perform pre-trip/post-trip inspections on all equipment they are required to operate (including but not limited to loaders)
  • Work safely and efficiently to complete assigned tasks
  • Troubleshoot and resolve maintenance problems to ensure minimum cost and prevent operational delays
  • Repair crusher, i.e. liner changes, oil systems and operations, monitor and change worn parts
  • Repair conveyor systems, i.e. bearing replacement, drive systems, change screen cloths, structural fabrication
  • General maintenance of water pumps and electrical requirements and wear-prevention of equipment
  • Operate mobile equipment including man lifts and some heavy equipment
  • General labor duties such as shoveling and sweeping
  • Job duties described are not exhaustive and may be supplemented from time to time as necessary without prior notice


High School Diploma/GED


  • Job requires the following abilities: climbing, stooping, bending, squatting, frequent lifting of 75 lbs., occasional lifting of 100 lbs., stretching, driving, sitting and shifting of gears
  • Must have a valid current Driver’s license/clean driving record
  • Must have reliable transportation and excellent attendance
  • Able to work flexible hours with varying start and stop times; overtime work will be required as needed by the company
  • Able to use a shovel, broom to clean plant grounds and surrounding area of the plant
  • Able to efficiently use and operate hand and power tools
  • Must be able to communicate with company personnel by radio and able to work cooperatively and efficiently with others
  • May be exposed to extreme hot or cold weather and be able to work in wet environments
  • Must meet OSHA 10 guidelines and be able to follow all CalPortland Safety Policies
  • Steel toe boots are required
  • Approved PPE will be provided and must be sued when required
  • Able to read and write in English
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Work with minimal supervision
  • New Hires will be required to pass a pre-employment physical and must test negative on a pre-employment drug and alcohol screen upon offer of employment
  • Will be subject to random drug and alcohol screening as required by company policy


  • 1-3 years preferred, but willing to train
  • Working knowledge of aggregate production and associated equipment
  • Welding experience a plus
  • Understanding of operations and safety requirements for the equipment
  • Understanding of the type and quality of materials being produced



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 Laborer

Job Req ID:  1326
Job Type:  Hourly - Full-Time

Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles

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