Diesel Mechanic

Website CalPortland

Job Highlights

Title Diesel Mechanic
Type Full Time
Experience 3-5 Years
Function Management/Manufacturing
Location Escondido, CA, United States
Company CalPortland

Company Profile

CalPortland is a major building materials and construction solutions provider. It includes solutions to the greatest construction challenges with expertise in cement production and distribution, ready mixed concrete, aggregate, asphalt, construction services, and other building materials.

Job Profile

The company is seeking a Diesel Mechanic who will be responsible for safely and properly repairing commercial trucks and various equipment in the repair shop setting and out on road calls.

Educational Level

Work Experience

  • Journeyman-level mechanic with 3-5 years of experience in the maintenance and repair of heavy-duty diesel and medium fleet automotive (preferred)
  • Experience performing preventative maintenance
  • Experience with basic fabrication, use, and application of welders and gas torch systems


  • Communicate the status of downed vehicles to the lead mechanic
  • Comply with CalPortland’s safety and environmental programs and requirements
  • Maintain repair, service, and maintenance records
  • May be required to perform other related duties as needed
  • Oil changes, remove/replace wheels for clutch and brake work, replace G.E.T, etc.
  • Prepare work orders and order parts in the SAP operating system
  • Safely perform repairs in the field during inclement weather; report all incidents/injuries to management as soon as they occur
  • Service trucks and heavy equipment using various hand and power tools
  • Troubleshoot, repair, commercial trucks, and equipment


  • Ability to safely operate vehicles and equipment to test and troubleshoot for proper operation before and after maintenance
  • Ability to work safely and efficiently independently and as a team
  • Be able to communicate in verbal and written form
  • Class A driver’s license preferred
  • Knowledge of industrial and shop safety rules and procedures
  • Must be able to bring the tools necessary to perform the functions of the job
  • Reliable attendance
  • Consider applicants who have recently completed diesel mechanic schooling

Work Employment

  • Some positions require FMCSA-regulated ongoing drug and alcohol testing.
  • Must submit to a post-offer pre-employment physical examination, drug/alcohol screen, and background check.


  • May enroll in a variety of health and welfare plans including medical, dental, and vision plans.
  • Other benefits include life insurance, disability coverage, an employee assistance program, and a retirement program.

Employer’s Statement

CalPortland is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

To apply for this job please visit careers.calportland.com.

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