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

Job Summary: Responsible to safely smooth and finish surfaces of poured concrete floors, walls, sidewalks or curbs to specified textures using hand tools or power tools including floats, trowels, and screeds. Signals concrete deliverer to position truck to facilitate pouring concrete. DUTIES AND/OR RESPONSIBILITIES 1. Perform daily equipment, walk around and site inspections to identify and correct any unsafe conditions and keep equipment properly maintained. 2. Safely and properly perform maintenance. 3. Pin, nail, align and block up under forms. 4. Set, align, nail dowel baskets. 5. Drill, blow, glue, bend, L-bars. 6. Help seal. 7. Smoothes and finishes freshly poured cement or concrete using float, trowel or screed. 8. Assist with dumping materials on grade. 9. Cutting and tying of rebar. 10. Perform general concrete set-up and tear-down of forms 11. To keep concrete yard and buildings neat and clean looking. 12. Perfom housekeeping on various company equipment to keep them looking good to the public and customers, easier for operators and maintenance to do preventative maintenance checks, and for maintenance personnel to make repairs when needed. 13. Safely and properly spreads concrete into inaccessible sections of forms using rake or shovel. Levels concrete to specified depth and workable consistency. Removes rough or defective spots from concrete and patches holes with fresh concrete or epoxy compound. Molds expansion joints and may sprinkle chips, powdered steel or coloring powder on concrete to produce prescribed finish. May mix cement and direct subgrade work. 14. 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 and act courteous/respectful of others. 15. Ensure OSHA, EPA, DNR, safety and environmental regulation compliance. 16. Performs other duties as assigned. Typical schedule is Monday - Friday 6:00 AM - 7:00 PM, weekends as needed. This position will work in Iowa and Nebraska. The starting wage is $16.45/HR and up depending on experience. # Minimum Qualifications: 1. General education, grammar and arithmetic, GED or high school diploma or equivalent. 2. Ability to provide and maintain proper licensure, medical card and acceptable driving record. # How To Apply If unable to apply online, mail completed application to:2220 Hawkeye Drive, Sioux City, IA 51105. 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. Company: Knife River - Midwest Division Department: Construction Location: Sioux City, IA Hiring Manager: Megan S Dejong Closing Date: 06/30/2021 at 11:59pm CDT Job Type: Full-Time