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Mobile Equipment Mechanic - Portland, OR

Portland, OR, US, 97203

Ash Grove Cement Company



Job ID:  475820


Ash Grove Cement, a CRH company, provides Portland and masonry cements to help build the foundation and infrastructure for the world around us.  We ship millions of tons of cement from our plants and network of terminals located across North America. When you work for Ash Grove, you are connecting to something bigger. We stand together to reinvent the way our world is built. Join our team and help Ash Grove build America.


Position: Mobile Equipment Mechanic 

Reports to: Maintenance Supervisor

Shift: Monday-Friday, 6:30am-3:30pm

Pay: $29.13; this is a collective bargaining position. 


At Ash Grove Cement, people are our first priority. We offer a complete benefits package to include:


  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • 401k Plan
  • Paid Time Off, Paid Holidays, Paid Sick Time
  • Tuition Reimbursement 
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Disability Pay
  • Life Insurance
  • Growth Opportunities and more!


What you’ll be contributing:


  • Inspects plant mobile equipment for proper operation and performs preventive maintenance and repairs as needed to maintain the working condition of mobile equipment.
  • Performs the following repairs for plant mobile equipment on a routine basis:  tunes engines, repairs electrical systems, brakes, air flow systems, hydraulic systems, drive lines, and changes tires.
  • Assists in performing preventive maintenance on and ensuring appropriate fuel levels and lubrication of plant locomotive, firefighting equipment, and front-end loaders.
  • Maintains mobile equipment shop cleanliness and performs job cleanup.
  • Orders mobile equipment parts and supplies as needed.
  • Investigates source and initiates solution to correct the problem if fugitive dust is generated.
  • Perform and/or schedule maintenance service as needed.



To succeed in this position, you will need:


  • High school graduation or equivalent is required
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Two years related job experience in the maintenance and repair of mobile equipment.
  • Knowledge and ability to perform preventive maintenance and repair on plant mobile equipment.  Knowledge of mechanics and electronics associated with heavy mobile equipment.  Ability and qualification to operate plant mobile equipment including trucks, dump trucks, cranes, bobcats, various sizes of heavy capacity loaders, forklifts, and other related heavy equipment in a safe manner.  Ability to perform grinding, cutting, welding, and other general mechanical repair activities.  Ability to read, write and understand warning labels, instructions, signs, etc.  Must be available to work overtime and odd hours when needed to perform emergency repairs or maintenance on mobile equipment.
  • Ability to read, write and understand warning labels, instructions, signs, etc.
  • Willingness to learn, training will be provided


What to expect in a cement environment:


Work to be performed in a shop environment as well as outdoor exposure throughout the plant.  Mild exposure to cement dust, heat, cold, and noise requires compliance with specified safety guidelines and procedures. Exposure to high elevations of up to 90 feet in height. Exposure to all weather conditions. Normal operation of mobile equipment may result in jarring and vibratory exposure.


What’s next for you?


We provide stability and advancement opportunities across North America. Use our tuition reimbursement program to help you meet your career goals.


This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position.  The employee will be required to follow all job instructions of his/her supervisor and to perform other work assignments related to plant operations that are not inconsistent with the current labor contract, past practices, or safety policies.





What CRH Offers You


  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs
  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion



About CRH


CRH has a long and proud heritage. We are a collection of hundreds of family businesses, regional companies and large enterprises that together form the CRH family. CRH operates in a decentralized, diversified structure that allows you to work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of large international organization.


If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Once you click apply now, you will be brought to our official employment application. Please complete your online profile and it will be sent to the hiring manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest!


Ash Grove Cement, a CRH company, is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.


EOE/Vet/Disability--If you want to know more, please click on this link




Date Posted:  Nov 22, 2022

Nearest Major Market: Portland Oregon

Job Segment: Maintenance Mechanic, Front End, Mechanic, Welding, Manufacturing, Technology, Operations