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Quarry Utility (Cement)

Job Summary

The Quarry Utility position will operate all types of mobile and auxiliary equipment to load and move rock or other materials.

The shift for this opening is Friday - Monday, 3:30 pm - 2:00 am.


  • Operate various equipment including water trucks, front-end loaders, tractors, dozers, Caterpillar tractors, grade-alls, bobcats, rock trucks, hammer mill and all other types of equipment to load trucks, move rock and other materials; pile stock, load hoppers, water, grade, scrape, push, clear and store materials
  • Responsible for routinely checking operable condition of equipment to insure equipment is operating properly; correct before operating such items as tire inflation, brakes, oil and air pressure and fuel, oil and water levels; greases and lubricates shovel as required; immediately report any operating or mechanical malfunction requiring major overhaul or repair; make minor repairs and adjustments to equipment and accessories; may assist mechanics in the repair of equipment in the field as required
  • Direct truck drivers so that trucks can be properly positioned to receive material; build, scrape, level, grade and maintain roads as required
  • May be required to perform hand shoveling, sweeping, etc. to move rock and other materials and to insure proper maintenance of equipment and work area
  • Make out operating reports, repair requests and other paperwork as required; maintain equipment and work areas in a safe and clean condition
  • Performs clean up duties in all areas of the facility
  • Other functions as assigned


High school diploma/GED


  • 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 use proper Personal Protective Equipment as required
  • Must be able to lift and carry items up to 70 lbs
  • Ability to work in surroundings that include heat, dust, vibration, heights and confined spaces
  • 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 use of hearing protection
  • Must be able to work rotating shifts
  • Exposure to cement, clay, limestone and various chemicals


  • Experience working in a cement manufacturing facility
  • Preferred knowledge of all types of equipment used in the manufacturing of cement



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.


Quarry Utility (Cement)

Job Req ID:  5768
Job Type:  Hourly - Full-Time

Nearest Major Market: Riverside
Nearest Secondary Market: Los Angeles

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