Garage Mechanic

Job Summary

The Garage Mechanic repairs automotive as well as heavy duty diesel plant and quarry mobile equipment.


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.


$32.00 - $36.00 DOE


  • Disassembles and overhauls engines, transmissions, clutches, rear ends and other assemblies on diesel/gasoline motorized equipment
  • Grinds valves, adjusts brakes, aligns wheels, straightens frames and repairs fuel pumps
  • Performs welding, brazing, cutting or fabricating on engine powered equipment
  • Maintains air conditioning units on all mobile equipment
  • Performs repairs and troubleshooting in mobile equipment electrical systems
  • Maintains cleanliness in areas of facility
  • Performs other duties as assigned


High school diploma/GED


  • Familiarity with computers
  • Knowledge of hazards associated with areas of responsibilities
  • Ability to sit, stand, stoop, lift up to 70 lbs., and bend for extended periods of time (up to 8 hours)
  • Walk on all types of surfaces (uneven and/or slippery ground); ability to climb on equipment
  • Must be able to walk long distances, climb ladders, stairs, and stockpiles, stoop, and crawl under and into enclosed spaces
  • 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 use of hearing protection
  • Exposure to cement, clay, limestone and various chemicals; see MSDS for more details
  • Ability to work in surroundings that include heat, dust, vibration, heights and confined spaces
  • Knowledge of all types of equipment used in the manufacturing of cement preferred

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.




Turlock, CA, US, 95380

Job Req ID:  11533
Job Type:  Hourly - Full-Time

Nearest Major Market: Modesto

Job Segment: Auto Mechanic, Mechanic, Welding, Automotive, Manufacturing, Operations