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Utility Man - Plant - Portland, OR

Portland, OR, US, 97203

Ash Grove Cement Company



Job ID:  207702


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 the Midwest, Texas and Western United States. When you work for Ash Grove, you are connecting to something bigger. Join our team and help Ash Grove build America.



Under general supervision and according to established policies and procedures, operates mobile equipment to transfer raw material from the dock area to the production area.

Essential Job Function


  • Assists in the securing and unloading of raw material from barges.
  • Transfers raw material from the dock area to the production area
  • Loads rock trucks for the transfer of raw material to production.
  • Performs clean-up duties in work area as necessary.
  • Greases equipment and reports any needed repairs.
  • Inspects conveyors and screen for proper operation.
  • Observes all safety rules and regulations.


This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. 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.

Required Minimum Skils & Abilities


  • Ability to read and understand warning labels, instructions, signs, and similar information.
  • Ability to safely and effectively operate a pedestal mounted crane, front-end loader, water truck, wheelbarrow, grease gun, shovel, broom, bars, rose bud torch, water hose, air hose, screens, belt conveyors, gate, valves, oil cans, and related equipment.
  • Work requires walking on slippery and wet surfaces; shoveling, poking and pulling raw material; working at heights of 30 feet; and walking on the 160-foot incline conveyor at 18-19 degrees.


Working Conditions


  • Exposure to all the elements of weather and rock transferring conditions.
  • Normal conditions associated with the operation of mobile equipment.
  • This is a collective bargaining position.
  • Graveyard split shift (4am-12pm)


About CRH Americas


CRH Americas has a long and proud heritage as one of North America’s largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form the CRH Americas family. CRH Americas operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.


CRH Americas is a great place to grow! 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 career site. Please complete your online profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest in the CRH Americas family!


Ash Grove Cement is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Nearest Major Market: Portland Oregon

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