Ready Mix Loader Operator

Job Summary

The Ready-Mix Loader Operator is responsible for operating equipment commonly found necessary for the proper maintenance of a ready-mix plant. Equipment operated will include loader, water truck, man lift, forklift, etc. Training will also cover back-up batch activities and plant maintenance. The daily responsibilities may not be site-specific.


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.



  • Demonstrate safe and efficient operation of equipment while completing assigned tasks
  • Perform pre-operational/post-operational checks of equipment to ensure equipment can be operated safely
  • Operate a range of loaders including skip loader, front loader, man lift, and forklift
  • Perform work area examinations to ensure a safe work environment; any observed hazards must be noted, reported to the supervisor and corrected if possible
  • Comply with company policies, procedures and work rules, as well as federal safety, health, and environmental regulations
  • Perform plant maintenance activities as directed
  • Work may extend to include general labor duties such as shoveling and sweeping
  • Support other plant activities as directed
  • Some weekend and night work will be required


High school diploma or GED


  • Experience operating loaders, man lifts and forklifts
  • Experience operating equipment outside in all weather conditions
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Work with minimal supervision
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs. repeatedly and climb stairs and ladders up to 24 feet high
  • Must have reliable transportation for all work shifts
  • Trustworthy and excellent attendance record


  • Strong computer skills
  • Any maintenance-related certifications
  • Commercial driver’s license

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.




Porterville, CA, US, 93258

Job Req ID:  12079
Job Type:  Hourly - Full-Time

Nearest Major Market: Visalia
Nearest Secondary Market: Tulare

Job Segment: Forklift, Warehouse, Equipment Operator, Manufacturing