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Heavy Duty Mechanic - Santa Clara

Santa Clara, CA
$47.29 - $52.29
January 25, 2023


Building a better future

Company Overview

Founded in 1906, over the last 110+ years' CEMEX has grown into a global building materials company that provides high quality products and reliable service to customers and communities throughout the Americas, Europe, Africa, the Middle East, and Asia. Here at CEMEX we offer our employees competitive wages, career growth, excellent benefits including health, dental & vision plans, vacation or paid time off, employee assistance program and retirement plan options, along with over a century of stability to build your next career on! To learn more about our company culture and why you should join us, visit us at our Careers website for direct access to CEMEX Career Opportunities.

Job Summary

The Heavy Duty Mechanic is responsible for all maintenance and repair of mobile equipment. (Machinist Union Position)

Experience and knowledge required

Cummins electronic engine repair and diagnostics

Air brake systems repair and diagnostics

DOT safety inspections

Hydraulic systems repair and diagnostics

Mechanical component repair and diagnostics

Electric and electronic systems repairs and diagnostics

Welding and Fabrication

Job Responsabilities

Examines and diagnoses problems, and repairs according to generally accepted methods. Discusses extensive or difficult in depth repairs with Supervisor. Performs routine scheduled maintenance as outlined on PM checklist sheets. Plans all routine work procedures.

Disassembles components, inspects parts for wear, and determines cause of failure. Troubleshoots and repairs hydraulic systems, and components. Recommends parts for repair. Perform post repair test drives. Possess mechanical as well as basic electrical skills.

Inspects and replaces parts such as hydraulic pumps/hoses, pins/bushings, GET, alternators, batteries, etc., Overhauls or rebuilds serviceable components. Able to perform some welding/cutting. Must own tools, sockets up to ” drive, wrenches up 2 ”, hammers, pry bars, etc. Ability to use necessary tools.

Will perform clean-up and/or direct his/her crew in the clean-up work as necessary to keep tools, equipment, and working areas clean, orderly, and safe.

Must comply with company safety rules and regulations and wear proper safety equipment while on plant grounds. Safety equipment means clothing and apparatus including, but not limited to hardhat, safety glasses, ear protection, safety shoes, back support belts, gloves and respirators. Other duties as assigned.


2 year Technical school

2-3 years experience in a similar industry

Driver s license from the state of California

Working conditions

Ability to work all hours and shifts including OT, weekends and holidays.

Must be able to work in noisy and dusty environment while getting along with drivers and other shop personnel.

Must have own tools and be able to handle road calls as needed

Must be self-motivated and able to work with minimal supervision while following supervisor directives and guidelines.

Must be able and willing to follow shop safety rules and wear PPE as required (gloves, hard hat, steel toe boots, reflective clothing)

Must be able to perform shop administration duties, order parts and keep the shop clean and organized.

Must be able to safely perform heavy work such as wheel and tire replacement, drum roller swapping, mixer sheet metal replacement etc. and be able to handle walking, lifting, twisting, laying down and getting up multiple times during the work shift.

Legal Notices

CEMEX is an EEO/AA (equal opportunity/affirmative action) institution and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, religious creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital or familial status, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by under federal, state or local law in the programs or activities which it operates.

CEMEX will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with all local, state and federal laws.

CEMEX is an E-Verify participating employer.

Arizona Smoke-Free Act. CEMEX complies with the State of Arizona’s Smoke-Free Act (Arizona Revised Statutes § 36-601.01). Smoking and/or the use of tobacco or related products is prohibited in and on CEMEX property as well as any building and/or vehicle owned or leased by CEMEX.

CEMEX offers both competitive pay and benefits. Benefits applicable to this position may include, but are not limited to, medical, dental, vision, 401(k), Paid Time Off, and Holiday Pay, as well as a comprehensive wellness program to help keep employees and their families healthy and well. You can learn more about CEMEX Benefits by visiting the CEMEX USA Benefits and Well-Being page.

EEO Statement - En Español

CEMEX es una institución EEO/AA (igualdad de oportunidad/acción afirmativa) y no discrimina en base al sexo, edad, raza, color, religión, discapacidad física o mental, credo, origen nacional, estatus veterano, orientación sexual, información genética, identidad de género, o expresión de género en los programas o actividades los cuales opera.

The expected base compensation for this position ranges from $47.29 to $52.27 per hour depending on, but not limited to, market location, job-related knowledge, skill sets, experience, and education.