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Plant Repairperson  

Category Mechanical  

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- Best-in-Class, industry leader with a rich 126-year history
- Largest building materials contributor to some of the West's biggest construction projects including:
• Los Angeles International Airport
• The new Rams Stadium
• Staples Center
• Wilshire Grand Center
- Recipient of numerous awards for environmental sustainability and energy conservation
- 'Family' based company culture with a focus on safety
- Competitive compensation and excellent benefits

Job Summary:

Under direct supervision of the Plant Manager, this position is responsible for the daily maintenance and repair of the ready mix concrete plant as well as other miscellaneous work that needs to be performed including but not limited to the electrical systems, feeders, screens, conveyors, etc.


  • Diagnose problems and perform mechanical repair and maintenance to ready mix plant machinery including but not limited to: batch plants, motors, conveyors, electrical and drives
  • Inspect and report condition of machinery for items needing repair or service while maintaining a service log
  • Rebuild or fabricate parts and repair electrical equipment
  • Utilizes a variety of hand tools to repair, adjust and dismantle equipment being repaired and/or installed
  • Read and interpret technical manuals
  • Welding and cutting experience is necessary
  • Coordinates ordering with purchasing team parts from approved vendors
  • Operate fixed and mobile equipment as necessary; uses loaders to move and lift parts into place
  • Must wear personal protective equipment (PPE) at all times in designated areas
  • Comply with all environmental, health, safety & training policies, procedures and requirements
  • Will be required to work overtime and weekend as business needs determine


Position Requirements


High school diploma or general education degree (GED) preferred.


  • Valid driver’s license and a satisfactory driving record
  • Must be able to work in a heavy industrial environment, exposed to weather elements, some noise, perform some work in confined spaces, dust
  • Frequent climbing and work conducted and at extreme heights
  • Frequent standing, walking, kneeling, crouching, stooping, bending, feeling, balancing, sitting, handling
  • Communication skills to express or exchange ideas and giving or receiving detailed oral instructions
  • Must be able to wear all required personal protection equipment for the task, including, but not exclusive, of safety glasses, respiratory protection, safety belts, gloves, etc.
  • Must be able to perform heavy work and heavy lifting, with frequent lifting up to 50 pounds
  • Must have good mechanical and welding skills, certified welders preferred; must have sufficient level of education to understand oral and written instructions of somewhat technical nature relating to products and vehicles
  • Must have the ability to read technical manuals and understand schematic diagrams
  • Must be familiar with OSHA regulations
  • Ability to operate loaders, and various other types of mobile equipment preferred
  • Must have the ability to work independently and lead a team


Three (3) years experience as a mechanic in the ready-mix/concrete industry 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.

Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Career Level Mid-Career  
Years of Experience 3 to 5 years  
Position Plant Repairperson  
Number of Openings 1  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Location El Segundo Ready Mix Plant, El Segundo, CA  
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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