Job Summary

This is a full-time, regular role, based at the Oro Grande, CA. cement plant. It is also a 12-hour, rotating shift role (days/nights). 

The Welder/Repairperson is responsible for using proper tools and equipment to perform tack and finish welds on fabricated steel components or metal parts as specified by blueprints and by using proper welding fixtures and methods – all this while exhibiting and championing safe work and environmental compliance practices for the incumbent as well as co-workers.


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, employee assistance program, and retirement program.  The company also has a variety of voluntary benefits for employees to choose from.


$35.87/hour - $37.87/hour, plus applicable shift premiums.


  • Exhibits and maintains safe work and environmental compliance practices
  • Perform all types of fabrication, construction, erection, installation, maintenance, repair, modification and rework of machinery, equipment (non-automotive), and structures per blueprints, sketches, and verbal instructions
  • Diagnose failures, malfunctions, and other breakdowns of machinery, equipment, systems, and structures; modify, rebuild or repair by fabricating, fitting, adjusting, installing, constructing, disassembling, reassembling, and welding
  • Fabricate frames, structures, and component parts from sheet metal, flat or rolled stock, etc.; perform any type of welding, brazing, and cutting
  • Perform layout involving straight line, horizontal, parallel and angular surfaces and constant radius circular flat surfaces from blueprints, welding manuals, and sketches per established shop practice and procedure and from verbal instructions
  • Check own work for proper dimensions, contour alignment, fit, proper functioning, quality, safety and conformance to specifications
  • Set up and use rigging and cribbing as required
  • Pick up parts from storeroom as required; upon completion of jobs, returns tools, equipment, surplus parts, and materials to designated areas; keep working areas clean, orderly and safe; replaces and/or constructs serviceable guards
  • Performs duties of Dust Collector and Luber
  • Performs clean up duties in all areas of the facility
  • Conduct electrical and electronic maintenance and repair as needed
  • Perform mobile equipment maintenance as required


High school diploma/GED


  • Familiarity with computers
  • Ability to read blueprints
  • Ability to read, write, and verbally communicate in the English language
  • Knowledge of hazards associated with areas of responsibility
  • Must be able to use proper Personal Protective Equipment as required
  • Ability to work in surroundings that include heat, dust, vibration, heights and confined spaces
  • Ability to sit, stand, stoop, and bend for extended periods of time (up to 8 hours)
  • Walk on all types of surfaces (uneven and/or slippery ground); physical ability to climb on equipment
  • Must be able to lift and carry items up to 70 lbs.
  • Must be able to walk long distances, climb ladders, stairs, and stockpiles, stoop, and crawl under and into enclosed spaces
  • Ability to see and hear safety indicators and warnings
  • Must work in all weather conditions: heat, cold, wet, dry and/or dusty conditions and near hot kiln process
  • Will have exposure to all levels of noise that require the use of hearing protection
  • Exposure to cement, clay, limestone and various chemicals
  • Preferred knowledge of all types of equipment used in the manufacturing of cement

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.




Oro Grande, CA, US, 92368

Job Req ID:  11993
Job Type:  Hourly - Full-Time

Nearest Major Market: Riverside
Nearest Secondary Market: Los Angeles

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