Maintenance Person III

Job Summary

The Maintenance Person III performs any mechanical maintenance, repair, modifications, and installation work as directed on plant buildings, machinery, dust collectors, lubrication. Maintenance/repairs include welding and cutting as needed.


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.


$38.40 hourly


  • Read blueprints and use shop mathematics
  • Diagnose and troubleshoot problems; determine appropriate repair measures
  • Understand and follow proper rigging and lifting procedures
  • Must have a thorough working knowledge of mechanical methods
  • Participation in job-related training
  • Plan and lead work of a skilled crew for maximum safety and efficiency with minimal supervision
  • Ensure compliance with all federal, state, local labor, safety, and environmental regulations


High School Diploma/GED


  • Self-starter
  • Must possess the dexterity necessary to perform all tasks
  • Ability to use various hand tools and equipment as necessary
  • Physical requirements: working in confined spaces, welding, cutting, ability to lift over 50 lbs., and climb up to elevations of 100 ft.
  • Ability to climb stairs/ladders, and walk on uneven or rough terrain
  • Ability to work outdoors in inclement weather (heat, cold, rain) for shifts up to 12 hours in length
  • Solid mechanical/control system skills, and the ability to train others
  • Able to work effectively both individually and as part of a team
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Familiarity with mine site safety rules and regulations
  • Must complete CalPortland’s Maintenance training program


  • Cement plant experience is a plus
  • Mining experience or other experiences that require welding, fabricating, belt splicing
  • Familiarity working around crushers, screens, sand screws, etc.

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.




Mojave, CA, US, 93501

Job Req ID:  11431
Job Type:  Hourly - Full-Time

Nearest Major Market: Bakersfield

Job Segment: Welding, Maintenance, Manufacturing