Experienced Diesel Mechanic (Swing Shift) at Oldcastle in Salem, Oregon

Posted in Other 13 days ago.

Job Description:

Job ID: 498124

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.

What You'll Do

In this role, you'll help to repair a variety of construction equipment including diesel trucks, trailers, excavators, dozers & more! You'll learn the inner workings of each piece of equipment, become an expert at what you do, and expand your skillset by working on different equipment each day. By doing so, you'll play an integral part as we stand together to reinvent the way our world is built.

If you're someone who has a few years of mechanic experience or equivalent education, have safety as your priority, love to problem solve and troubleshoot, and takes pride in rolling up your sleeves to get the job done, this is the career path for you.

Location: Salem

Shift: Swing Shift, full time M-F. 8-12 hours per day. Weekends and overtime may be needed due to business demands.

Wage: $30.50 - 43.00/hr DOE

What You Can Do (Minimum and Preferred Qualifications)

Minimum Qualifications

  • At least 2-4 years' diesel mechanic experience. Completion of diesel technology program may substitute up to 2 years of experience.
  • Experience with diagnosis and troubleshooting on electrical, hydraulic, and air systems.
  • Have a valid driver's license.
  • Safety minded professional who demonstrates good performance, attendance, and punctuality.
  • Must pass pre-employment physical exam and pre-employment controlled substance testing.

Why you might like this role...

  • You've enjoyed being a mechanic for a few years now, or recently graduated from a diesel mechanic program, and you possess a strong desire to continue to learn and grow with an industry leader.
  • You enjoy working with your hands and finding innovative solutions to problem solving.
  • You are a strong communicator with both your team and your customers.
  • You want a career with expansive growth potential, and you're motivated to learn the ins-and-outs of the business to watch your career soar. Once you've gained a solid understanding of our business and become an expert as a Diesel Mechanic you'll have the opportunity to chart your career path. Whether you choose to specialize as a Diesel Mechanic or explore opportunities across different departments, we empower you to take control of your career growth.


  • $1,000/yr Tool Allowance
  • Medical/Dental/Vision/Prescription
  • Generous Paid Time Off
  • 401k with Roth option & 5% Company Match
  • Profit Sharing
  • 9 Paid Holidays (8 Static and 1 Floating)
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Company Paid Life Insurance
  • Short- & Long-Term Disability
  • Potential for Overtime
  • Opportunities for Internal Mobility
  • Professional Development Opportunities
  • Training Provided
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Earn More with our Employee Referral Program
  • Company Discounts on products, goods, services, electronics, automotive, travel & more!
  • Opportunities for Community Engagement

Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)

  • Troubleshoots problems, making economical and durable repairs to heavy equipment, trucks, shop, and non-mobile equipment.
  • Dismantles equipment to gain access to and remove defective parts using hoists and hand tools.
  • Services vehicles/equipment to include oil changes, greasing, adding fluids, changing filters, and maintaining preventative maintenance schedules.
  • Troubleshoots and repairs electrical and hydraulic systems, diesel and gasoline engines, transmissions, drive trains, etc.
  • Operates computer for job functions.
  • Starts equipment to test their performance.
  • Will perform basic welding procedures.
  • Maintains a clean and organized work area.
  • Take action to avoid potential hazards or obstructions.
  • Other tasks and duties as assigned to meet business needs.
  • Regular and timely attendance.
  • Participate in and promote an inclusive work environment.

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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • The employee is frequently required to sit, climb, and use hands to signal and handle equipment.
  • The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, crawl, kneel, bend, and reach with hands and arms above their shoulders.
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move anywhere up to 50-75 lbs. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; moving mechanical parts; outside weather conditions; and extreme cold and/or heat.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.
  • Our team will provide you with the necessary PPE, but please provide your own pair of steel-toed or composite-toed boots.

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 Offers You

  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs
  • A diverse and inclusive 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!

RiverBend Materials, 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: Jul 4, 2024

Nearest Major Market: Salem

Job Segment: Diesel Mechanic, Hydraulics, Maintenance Mechanic, Electrical, Mechanic, Manufacturing, Engineering
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