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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 Seasonal/Temporary Quality Assurance/Quality Control Technician in Central Oregon.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Sample and test aggregate, asphalt and concrete in accordance with specifications and standards.

  • 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:

  • Quality Control experience preferred, but not required. Training will be provided.

  • Good math, record keeping and problem solving ability.

  • Computer spreadsheet experience preferred.

  • Engineering and statistics background helpful, but not necessary.

  • Ability to study, take and pass QC certification exams with adequate time and training provided.

  • Must be able to lift material samples of 75 lbs. approx. 10 to 15 times per day and on occasion more depending on duties required.

  • Ability to work overtime.

  • Strong communication skills and positive interactions with a variety of customers required.

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

  • 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 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.

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 Quality Assurance/Quality Control position:

Army: Petroleum Laboratory Specialist

Navy: Inspector

Marines: Supply Chain and Material Management Specialist

Company: Knife River - Central Oregon Division

Department: Quality Control

Location: Bend/Redmond, OR

Hiring Manager: Jamie M Curtis

Closing Date: 12/31/2020 at 11:59pm CDT

Job Type: Full-Time

Entry Level: $18.00 - $23.00 /hour