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

Job Summary: Responsible for safely setting grade stakes to guide equipment operators and performs activities to verify grade specifications, measurements, and staking. Various laborer and small equipment operations. # Minimum Qualifications: 1. Acceptable interpersonal communication skills 2. 2+ years of experience grade checking and staking 3. Equipment maintenance & operation, grade checking and staking experience 4. Experience with Global Positioning System (GPS) equipment for preferred 5. Ability to provide and maintain proper licensure, medical card and acceptable driving record 6. North Dakota Flagging Certification # How To Apply If unable to apply online, mail completed application to: 5654 134th Ave NW, Williston, ND 58801 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. Subject to pre-employment drug testing and background check. # Duties and/or Responsibilities 1. Safely perform labor/operation tasks including any of the following: * Sets and reads grade stakes and measures distance from grade stakes, drive stakes & stretch tight line. * Signals operators of construction equipment to facilitate alignment, movement and adjustment of machinery to conform to grade specifications. * Levels earth using pick or shovel * Raise manhole covers * Performs flagging duties as needed. * May operate small powered hand tools * May operate small equipment including bobcat, tractor, or roller or move from one site to another. * Safely and properly perform maintenance (lubricating, fueling and cleaning) and operate small equipment, such as bobcat, tractor, jackhammer, roller, pickup truck, air compressor, tractor/packer, steel drum or rubber tire roller * Collect information using GPS equipment * Observes excavating activities to verify conformance * Hook up and un hook small trailer to pick-up * Fill sand bags * Able to operate skidster for cleanup of materials * Able to drive truck/skidster trailer combination to transport skidsters and other equipment and material from site to site (CDL license) 2. Communicate effectively (verbal, listening, written) and work with people under high stress situations. Self-motivated, team-player with good interpersonal skills; ability to maintain positive customer relations & act courteous/respectful of others. Monitor and discuss production problems with co-workers and managers/supervisors. 3. Ensure MSHA, OSHA, safety and environmental regulation compliance. 4. Performs other duties as assigned. Company: Knife River - North Dakota Division Department: Construction Location: Williston/Various, ND Hiring Manager: Kari L Turnquist Closing Date: 07/30/2021 at 11:59pm CDT Job Type: Full-Time - Seasonal