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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.

We have an excellent opportunity for an experienced Truck or Heavy Equipment Mechanic (Swing Shift) at our Shop in Wilsonville, Oregon!

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Help maintain and repair construction trucks and equipment, including hydraulic repair, brake work, electrical repairs and welding.

  • May perform service repairs in the field.

  • May have the opportunity to work on a wide variety of units from small fleet vehicles, class 8 trucks/trailers, construction equipment and large mining machines.

  • Complete all paperwork that may be necessary.

  • Must have own journeyman hand tools, but Knife River does provide large tools and has a replacement policy.

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

  • Other duties assigned as needed.

Hours: 3:30 PM to 12:00 AM Must have the ability to work flexible shifts, including overtime, off shifts and weekends.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Previous mechanical experience on class 8 trucks, trailers and equipment.

  • Strong troubleshooting skills.

  • Welding and fabrication experience desirable.

  • Clean driving record.

  • 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.

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.

We offer a competitive benefit package, which includes medical, dental, vision, short term disability, 401k with matching contribution, profit sharing bonus, benefits extension, paid time off, 8 paid holidays, safety incentive program and years of service milestones.

Wage includes $2.00 swing shift pay differential.

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 Mechanic position:

Army: Wheeled Vehicle Mechanic Track Vehicle Repairer Construction Equipment Repairer Maintenance Supervisor

Coast Guard: Machinery Technician

Navy: Caterpillar Diesel Technician Construction Mechanic Advanced Construction Mechanic

Marines: Engineer Equipment Mechanic

Company: Knife River - Western Oregon Division

Department: Coffee Lake Shop 241402

Location: Wilsonville, OR

Hiring Manager: Curtis John R Danner

Closing Date: 11/30/2020 at 11:59pm CDT

Job Type: Full-Time

Entry Level: $24.00 - $35.38 /hour

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