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Aggregate Plant Mechanic

Job Summary

The Plant Mechanic is responsible for safe repair and maintenance of mining equipment typically found in an aggregate facility including crushers, screen decks, conveyors, drums, etc. The Plant Mechanic is expected to complete pre-shift and post-shift equipment inspections, submit required daily documentation and assist in plant operations as needed.

Responsibilities
  • Perform safety and mechanical inspections of the plant and equipment
  • Address any housekeeping issues within the workspace
  • Drive to various facilities to perform maintenance and repair tasks; may also include periodic work at ready-mix plants
  • Troubleshoot and resolve maintenance problems to ensure minimum cost and prevent operational delays
  • Understand and comply with MSHA rules and regulations
  • Other duties as assigned by manager
Education

High school diploma/GED

Requirements/Qualifications
  • Must have valid driver’s license and reliable transportation
  • Provide own tools typically used in aggregate facility maintenance
  • Physical requirements: able to lift or move up to 100 lbs., stand, walk, climb, bend, stretch, kneel, crouch, and drive on rough terrain
  • Able to work in wet and/or dry conditions and extreme heat and cold
  • Strong communication, problem solving and leadership skills
  • Able to work well with others in a fast-paced environment
  • Knowledge and experience in the operation and maintenance of crushers, wash plants, conveyors, material washers and various other types of fixed equipment used in the industry
  • Proficient in welding and cutting
  • Proficient operator of forklift, man lift, cranes and boom trucks
  • Experience operating heavy equipment used in aggregate facilities (loaders, dozers, road graders) preferred
  • Current MSHA training certification preferred
Compensation
Benefits

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.

Aggregate Plant Mechanic

Job Req ID:  609
Job Type:  Hourly - Full-Time


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Nearest Secondary Market: Bellevue

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