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MDU Resources Group Front End Loader Operator in Beaumont, Texas

Front End Loader Operator

Company:Knife River - Texas Division


Location:Beaumont, TX

Hiring Manager:Toby C Burns

Closing Date:09/30/2021at 11:59pm CDT

Job Type:Full-Time

Job Summary:

Operate and maintain Heavy Equipment Front End Loader to feed conveyors, hoppers, or load trucks with rock and sand in our Beaumont Aggregate Yards, as well as other yards around Southeast Texas. The position will also require simple data entry on scale house computers to create material sale tickets and track inventory for Knife River Southeast Texas.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED.

  • Valid and current Driver's License

  • Willing to work late evenings, weekends and overtime as needed

  • Experience operating front end loaders and heavy equipment

  • Computer knowledge

  • Ability to pass pre-employment drug screen and physical

  • Good attendance is essential

Duties and/or Responsibilities:

  • Perform daily equipment, walk around and site inspections to identify and correct any unsafe conditions and keep equipment properly maintained.

  • Safely and properly operate and perform maintenance on loader, and other equipment.

  • Load trucks with road materials up to legal hauling weight limit.

  • Maintain smooth, level haul roads.

  • Maintain contaminate free aggregate piles.

  • Inspect material; check gradation quality, oversize rocks, contaminants.

  • Check for spillage on plant floor and clean up daily (assist with shoveling spillage).

  • Always work safely, following all safety protocol, and take action to prevent any and all unsafe actions, processes, and behaviors.

  • Data entry to create material sales tickets.

  • Complete daily cash and credit card reports.

  • Timely and regular attendance is essential.

  • Perform other duties, including labor intensive tasks, as assigned.

Physical Requirments:

  • Extensive walking on uneven surfaces

  • Lift and carry up to 100 pounds

  • Exposure to dust, fumes, odors

  • Hand eye coordination

  • Exposure to mists, adhesives, acids

  • Frequent and/or extended periods requiring kneeling, bending, and/or twisting

  • Operating equipment at night under artificial lighting

  • Working in all weather conditions for extended period of time

Position will remain open until 9/30/2021 or until it is filled.


  • Paid Company Holidays * PTO * Two Medical Plans with GENEROUS Employer contributions * Health Savings Account, partially funded by Company* Prescription Card * Flexible Spending Accounts for Medical and Dependent Care * Dental * Vision * Company Paid Life and AD&D Insurance * Company Paid Short Term Disability Income Replacement * Company Paid Long Term Disability Income Replacement * Profit Sharing * 401(k) with Company Match * Voluntary Life Insurance, Critical Illness, Accident, and Hospital Indemnity for Employees, Spouses, and Dependents * Company Paid Employee Assistance Plan, Travel Insurance, Access to Legal Advice * Employee Discount Plan for National Vendors * College Scholarship Program for Dependents * Gift Matching Program

How To Apply:

Knife River is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status or any other protected category under applicable state/federal law. Applicants of diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

Subject to pre-employment drug testing and background check.

If you are unable to apply online you can apply in person or mail your application to 4825 Romeda Road, Beaumont, TX 77705.

This Employer Participates inE-Verify (PDF) (Downloads/EVerifyPoster.pdf) . Download PDF Application (PDF) (Downloads/KRC-59.pdf)

MDU Resources Group, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected Veteran status.