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MDU Resources Group Position Opening at MDU Resources Group in United States

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.

Knife River has an immediate opening for a Tack Truck Driver/Paving Crew Member in the Central Oregon area. We offer competitive wages with a full benefits package.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Driving tack or distributor truck to safely transport emulsion

  • Loading truck from emulsion tank

  • Applying emulsion to road surface prior to paving

  • Maintaining truck log according to regulations

  • Performing assigned tasks on paving crew as directed. This may include various equipment operations and laboring.

  • 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:

  • CDL with Tanker Endorsement

  • Previous experience or background in all types of asphalt paving, i.e., streets, highways, parking lots and small commercial projects

  • Ability to bend, stoop, lift, push 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

How To Apply

To be considered for this position, candidates must complete and submit an employment application at jobs.mdu.com 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 Helper Pavements and Construction Equipment Apprentice Pavements and Construction Equipment Journeyman Pavements and Construction Equipment Craftsman Pavements and Construction Equipment

Army: Concrete and Asphalt Equipment Operator M48/M60 Tank Driver Armor Reconnaissance Vehicle Driver XM1 Tank Driver Turbine Engine Driven Generator Repairer

Coast Guard: Equipment Operator - Construction

Marines: Basic Engineer, Construction and Equipment Marine Engineer Equipment Operator

Navy: Constructionman

Company: Knife River - Central Oregon Division

Department: Construction

Location: Bend, OR

Hiring Manager: Adam L Miller

Closing Date: 04/12/2021 at 11:59pm CDT

Job Type: Full-Time

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