Shop Apprentice

Shop · Salem, Oregon
Department Shop
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Entry-level
Compensation $40,000 - $50,000

McCallum Rock Drilling (MRD) is a rock drilling and blasting contractor based out of Chehalis, WA, that has been in business since 1988. MRD operates in commercial quarries, timberlands and construction sites throughout the Western US. 


MRD is seeking a full-time Shop Helper/Apprentice to operate out of our Salem, OR shop. The primary duty of a Shop Helper is to assist in the maintenance and repair on all heavy equipment and vehicles. The candidate will also be expected to pick up parts and deliver parts when needed. Candidate must have a clean driving record and pass a pre-employment drug test. 


Minimum responsibilities include: 


  • Complies with all MRD safety policies and procedures 
  • Pressure wash heavy equipment and vehicles as needed 
  • Maintains a safe and clean work area  
  • Assist in the organization of shop
  • Willingness to learn how to maintain, inspect, and correct minor repairs on all equipment 
  • Expected to travel throughout Oregon and southwest Washington
  • Provides own set of tools  
  • Welding experience a plus  


Minimum skills and qualifications include: 


  • Valid driver's license 
  • Reliable transportation to the home base 
  • Clean driving record (no more than 3 moving violations within last 3 years)
  • Must be able to pass pre-employment drug test 
  • Clean background (no felonies)
  • Great attitude with strong work ethic
  • Reliable 
  • Organized and a team player 


Benefits include: 


  • Medical, Dental, Vision Coverage 
  • 401k Option
  • PTO
  • Paid Holidays 
  • Employee Referral Bonus Program 
  • Career Advancement Opportunities
  • 40-55+ hours per week
  • Hourly Rate: $15-$19


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  • Location
    Salem, Oregon
  • Department
    Shop
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Entry-level
  • Compensation
    $40,000 - $50,000