Job Summary

 The Millwright 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.


$36-38 per hour. 


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 and CalPortland pays the majority of the premiums for employee and their eligible dependents. Other benefits include life insurance, disability coverage, an employee assistance program, and a retirement program which includes a 12% contribution to employees account annually. The company also has a variety of voluntary benefits for employees to choose from. In addition, there is paid vacation, sick, holidays, jury duty and bereavement. 


  • Exhibits and maintains safe work and environmental compliance practices.
  • Perform fabrication, construction, erection, installation, maintenance, repair, modification, and re-work of machinery, equipment (non-automotive), and structures per blueprints, sketches, and verbal instructions.
  • Diagnose failures, malfunctions, and other breakdown 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 after preparation of surfaces and materials.
  • Perform layout from blueprints, welding manuals, and sketches.
  • 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 of parts from the storeroom, as required.
  • Returns tools, equipment, surplus parts, and materials to designated areas once job is completed, keeping 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.
  • Performs other duties as requested. 


High school diploma/GED. Preferably trade school or college courses in related subjects and skills. 



  • 3 to 5 years of related experience.
  • Ability to read, write, and verbally communicate in the English language
  • Ability to read blueprints.
  • Familiarity with computers. 
  • Knowledge of hazards associated with areas of responsibility.
  • Must be able to use proper Personal Protective Equipment as required.
  • Ability to see and hear safety indicators and warnings.
  • Ability to sit, stand, stoop, and bend for extended periods of time, as well as walk on all types of surfaces (uneven and/or slippery ground), and physically climb on equipment; must be able to walk long distances, climb ladders, stairs, and stockpiles, stoop and crawl under and into enclosed spaces.
  • Must be able to lift and carry heavy items up to 70 pounds, using proper lifting techniques and/or equipment.
  • Ability to work in surroundings that include heat, dust, vibration, heights, and confined spaces.
  • Ability to 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 a post-offer pre-employment physical examination, drug/alcohol screen, and background check.  #NE  #LI-BS1


Redding, CA, US, 96003

Job Req ID:  9404
Job Type:  Hourly - Full-Time

Nearest Major Market: Redding

Job Segment: Welding, Fabrication, Facilities, Manufacturing, Automotive, Operations