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Shop Laborer - West Side 

Category Construction/Manufacturing  

CalPortland, a leading diversified building materials company with operations throughout the west, has an immediate opening for a Shop Laborer. Founded in 1891, CalPortland has a long tradition of product and service excellence. We are proud of our many contributions to major projects over the years including the Hoover Dam, Staples Center, Seattle Space Needle, San Diego Convention Center and many more, as well as our industry leadership in environmental and energy conservation. Joining our “family” means working with our superior team and participating in our excellent compensation and benefits programs. Expect More…We Deliver!

Job Summary:

The Shop Laborer will be responsible for maintaining the shop and shop grounds, as well as assisting shop personnel.


  • Emptying garbage, sweeping floors, filling oil and antifreeze bottles
  • Helping and assisting mechanics,
  • Cleaning of the shop, shop grounds, shop office, shop vehicles, and shop equipment
  • Perform routine lubricating maintenance on mixer trucks, tractor trucks, and trailer sets
  • Perform routine maintenance on shop and assist with repairs
  • Drive vehicles for the purpose of maintaining dust control on plant grounds and haul roads
  • Drive company vehicle from main shop to satellite locations, pick up and/or drop off parts at a moment's notice
  • greasing and washing trucks and any other task assigned by the Fleet Manager Supervisor


Position Requirements


High School Diploma or equivalent


  • Driver's License with a clean driving record
  • Must have reliable transportation and excellent attendance
  • Ability to read and write in English
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work cooperatively and effectively with others
  • Ability to use a shovel and brooms to clean grounds
  • Comfortable and efficient with hand and power tools
  • Motions: climbing, stooping, bending, squatting, lifting, stretching, driving/sitting, shifting gears, twisting, pushing, pulling
  • Required to follow all CalPortland safety policies
  • Frequent lifting of 75 pounds; occasional lifting of 100 pounds
  • Can be exposed to extremes of hot and cold weather and wet environments
  • Steel toed boots required; ANSI approved PPE will be provided and must be used when required
  • Position is subject to safety sensitive drug and alcohol testing

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.

Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Career Level  
Years of Experience  
Position Shop Laborer  
Number of Openings 1  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Location 43rd Avenue Plant, Laveen, AZ  
About the Organization We are a diverse company, with rich history and dedicated employees. Our mission today is no different than it was a century ago - Building Value through People, Quality, and Service with Integrity, Technical Expertise, and Commitment to Our Relationships, Reliability, and Environmental Leadership.

At CalPortland, we pride ourselves in maximizing and building upon the efficiencies and strengths of a vertically integrated organization. From cement manufacturing and aggregate processing to ready-mixed concrete operations and construction, CalPortland is dedicated to using all of our resources to make our customers successful.
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  

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