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CPM East Valley Crusher Mechanic/Operator 2020

Yakima, WA, US, 98901

Central Pre-Mix Concrete Co South


Job ID:  216399


Central Pre-Mix Concrete Co., A CRH Company, values a culture of growth, development, and internal promotion.  We are a dynamic, growth-oriented, national aggregate, asphalt, concrete, and construction family of companies.  For over 80 years, we have worked to be the preferred source of quality rock products, concrete, asphalt paving, and construction services.   We have been recognized by numerous organizations for our commitment to safety, customer service, and innovation.  


Position Description


Position Title:

Crusher Plant Mechanic / Operator

Pipeline Level:


Reports To:

Crusher Foreman

FLSA Status:


Direct Reports:



Production / Crusher

Prepared Date:


Requisition #:



Position Overview

Inspects, repairs, and maintains crusher.  Performs skilled mechanical diagnosis, maintenance, and repair work on the plant. Uses hand tools, power tools, hoists, cranes, welding equipment, measuring, and testing equipment. Visually inspects and tests machinery and equipment, using electrical and electronic test equipment. Listens for unusual sounds from machines or equipment to detect malfunctions and discusses machine operation variations with supervisors or other maintenance workers to diagnose problems or repair machines. Dismantles defective machines and equipment and installs new or repaired parts, following specifications using precision measuring instruments and hand tools. Cleans and lubricates shafts, bearings, gears, and other parts of machinery, using rags, brushes, and grease gun. Operates cutting torch or welding equipment to cut or join metal parts. 



Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)

Plant Mechanic

  1. Analyzes malfunctions and repairs, rebuilds, and maintains plants.
  2. Operates and inspects machines and equipment to diagnose defects.
  3. Dismantles and reassembles equipment using hoists, hand tools and power tools.
  4. Examines parts for damage or excessive wear, using micrometers and gauges.
  5. Replaces defective parts, assembles and sub-assembles as needed.
  6. Tests overhauled equipment to ensure operating efficiency (must be able to operate all equipment).
  7. Welds broken parts and structural members using cutting torch and welding equipment.
  8. May direct workers engaged in cleaning parts and assisting with assembly and disassembly of equipment.
  9. Demonstrates skills in basic fabrication
  10. Services and greases plant parts (i.e. changing belts, greasing bearings and maintaining cleanliness of plants.
  11. Orders and maintains inventory of plants parts, grease, asphalt oil, etc.
  12. Communicates and receives direction for dispatch, drivers, operators and customers in person, via telephone and via radio.
  13. Performs recording keeping of time and parts used on appropriate forms.
  14. Perform general cleaning of work areas and maintenance areas.
  15. Assists other maintenance department staff in performing the duties necessary to assure the efficiency of operations of the plants.

Crusher Operator:

  1. Maintain crusher plant operations to ensure timely production
  2. Monitor gauges, dials and operation of machinery
  3. Perform safety inspections and run routine staff safety meetings
  4. Coordinate production and loading of aggregate
  5. Communicate and receive directions from team members







To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.



  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) preferred.
  • Previous construction related experience highly preferred.


Knowledge/Skill Requirements

  • Will need to join Operators Local 302
  • Must have a valid driver’s license. 
  • Must pass a pre-employment physical screen and controlled substance testing.
  • Use of machines, tools, equipment; mechanic’s hand tools, power tools, welding and cutting equipment, lubricating tools, hoists, cranes, man lift, measuring and testing equipment, computers, laser alignment tools, blue prints, service truck.


Work Requirements

  • Safety minded professional who demonstrates good performance and attendance.
  • Demonstrates the ability to work independently, without direct supervision.
  • Demonstrates a willingness to work overtime and weekends/holidays.
  • Demonstrates ability to work and communicate well with Supervisors, Truck Drivers, Heavy Equipment Operators and other employees.
  • Demonstrates the ability to conform to and maintain OSHA, MSHA, DOT and all other company or state rules and regulations.
  • Demonstrates the ability to follow written and/or verbal instructions.
  • Demonstrates the willingness to learn and work a variety of job tasks.
  • Demonstrates excellent customer service skills.


To view a complete job description and apply on-line:


Requisition #:216399



The statements included in this job description are not intended to be all-inclusive.  They represent typical elements and criteria necessary to successfully perform the job.  Other duties may be assigned as required.  Requirements for this job are subject to modification by the Company and its designees, and reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


What CRH Americas Offers You


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


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! Please complete your online application and profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Thank you for your interest in the CRH Americas family!


Central Pre-Mix Concrete Co. is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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


Date Posted: 

Nearest Major Market: Seattle
Nearest Secondary Market: Yakima

Job Segment: Mechanic, Maintenance Mechanic, Welding, Electrical, Operations, Manufacturing, Engineering