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MDU Resources Group ASPHALT PAVING LABORER in Eugene/Tangent/Salem, Oregon


Company:Knife River - Western Oregon Division

Department:Willamette Construction

Location:Eugene/Tangent/Salem, OR

Hiring Manager:Jason W Chamberlain

Closing Date:11/15/2021at 11:59pm CDT

Job Type:Full-Time

Entry Level:$21.94 - $27.94 /hour

Job Summary:

Good pay! Good benefits! Good people! At Knife River, we take care of our team because we know it’s our people who make us successful. We are one of the 10 largest construction materials producers/contractors in the country, and we’re growing! We are adding people to our team every day — people who are committed to working safely and to delivering high-quality results for our customers.

We have an excellent opportunity for Paving Laborers in Tangent, Eugene & Salem, Oregon!

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Dig, spread, and level material using hand tools

  • Lift and carry tools and supplies

  • Operate pickup machine and direct dumping of trucks

  • Assure all safety policies and procedures are followed to prevent any and all unsafe actions, processes and behaviors observed

  • Other duties assigned as needed

Minimum Qualifications:

  • General knowledge of all types of construction

  • Ability to bend, stoop, lift, push, pull and be on your feet for long periods of time, in all weather conditions

  • Ability to pass a pre-employment criminal background check, physical/functional exam and drug screen

  • Ability to work flexible shifts which include: days, nights, weekends and overtime

  • Display a professional and courteous attitude towards all team members and customers

  • Class A CDL w/tanker helpful

How To Apply

To be considered for this position, candidates must complete and submit an employment application at by the posting deadline noted above. If unable to complete an application online you may print and send completed application to any Knife River NW address or stop in one of our locations to complete an application. 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.

If you are an individual with a qualified disability as defined by federal, state, or local law and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application for any reason, please contact your state employment agency or you may call 541-693-5960 to speak with a human resources representative.

Subject to pre-employment drug testing and background check.

Veterans: Put Your Skills to Work with Us!

At Knife River, we are committed to helping our military transition to civilian life. We are constantly looking to add veterans to our workforce and want to make the transition as smooth as possible. There are many jobs within the military that are transferable to our Paving Laborer position:

Air Force:

Pavements and Construction Equipment Journeyman, Apprentice, Helper or Craftsman


Concrete and Asphalt Equipment Operator

Coast Guard:

Equipment Operator - Construction


Basic Engineer, Construction and Equipment Marine




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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.