Swing Shift Plant Mechanic - RiverBend Materials (Salem, OR) at CPM Development Corp in Salem, Oregon

Posted in Other 3 days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:


Job ID:  305460

RiverBend Materials, a CRH company, is a member of the CRH West Division family, 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.  

Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)

  • Inspects, repair, service and maintain crusher, redi-mix and asphalt plants. 

  • Performs skilled mechanical diagnosis, maintenance and repair work on plants and other supporting facilities.

  • Analyzes malfunctions and repairs, rebuilds, and maintains plants. Operates and inspects machines or equipment to diagnose defects.

  • Dismantles and reassembles equipment, using hoists and hand tools.          

  • Examines parts for damage or excessive wear, using micrometers and gauges.

  • Replaces defective parts, assemblies and subassemblies as needed. 

  • Tests overhauled equipment to ensure operating efficiency (must be able to operate all equipment). 

  • Service and grease plant parts, i.e. change belts, grease bearings, and maintain cleanliness of the plant.


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


  • High school graduate or GED equivalent.  Two year’s experience with general plant maintenance (diagnosing and repairing hydraulic, pneumatic, and electrical systems).  Two years general mechanic experience.

  •  Electrical knowledge of 480 Volts preferred.

  • Previous welding, cutting and metal fabrication experience preferred

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.

Physical Requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • Ability to walk or stand greater than one third of the time, or sit no greater than a third of the time

  • Ability to climb stairs/ladders to examine equipment at heights.

  • Ability to move/carry objects up to 50 lbs. unassisted.

  • Able to work in all weather conditions.


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!

RiverBend Materials is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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