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

Job Summary:

Responsible to safely collect samples of crushed stone, aggregate, sand or gravel and test for conformance to specifications.

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. General education, grammar and arithmetic, GED or high school diploma or equivalent

  2. Ability to provide and maintain proper certifications, licensure, medical card and acceptable driving record.

  3. Class A license is preferred but not required.

  4. Minimum equipment operation experience.

How To Apply

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 unable to apply online, mail completed application to:4787 Shadow Wood Drive NE, Sauk Rapids, MN 56379.

Subject to pre-employment drug testing and background check.

Duties & Responsibilities

  1. Safely and properly perform laboratory tests on variety of materials (Aggregate and/or Concrete).

  2. Collect material samples, identify material, and compile statistical data on test results.

  3. Perform necessary tests (i.e., gradations, incinerations, rice tests, marshall tests, %crushed, etc.)

  4. Examine and evaluate data – determine material quality in relation to specifications

  5. Present alternative actions in relation to the evaluation.

  6. Perform arithmetic operations and report findings and needed actions.

  7. Maintain lab and equipment

  8. Perform daily housekeeping

  9. Conduct finished and in-process inspections

  10. Perform concrete trial batches

  11. Communicate effectively (verbal, listening, written) and work with difficult people under high stress situations. Self-motivated, team-player with good interpersonal skills; ability to maintain positive customer relations & act courteous/respectful of others. Communicate test results to appropriate stakeholders.

  12. Ensure work activities comply with OSHA, EPA, safety and environmental regulations. Good housekeeping skills.

  13. Travel is required.

  14. Performs other duties as assigned.

Company: Knife River - Central Minnesota Division

Department: Asphalt

Location: Sauk Rapids, MN

Hiring Manager: Janelle L Adelman

Closing Date: 03/01/2021 at 11:59pm CDT

Job Type: Full-Time - Seasonal