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MDU Resources Group Heavy Haul Truck Driver in Waco, Texas

Heavy Haul Truck Driver

Company:Knife River - Texas Division


Location:Waco, TX

Hiring Manager:Mario Rivera

Closing Date:11/12/2021at 11:59pm CDT

Job Type:Full-Time

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 adding people to our team - people who are committed to working safely and to delivering high-quality results for our customers.


This position involves hauling construction equipment and other related equipment to/from construction and commercial project sites.

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. General education, GED or high school diploma or equivalent.

  2. CDL Class A , Experience driving lowboy.

  3. Minimum 2 years driving experience.

  4. Must be familiar with operation of construction equipment.

  5. Multi-axle low-boy driver 10 axle low-boy experience.

  6. Portable crusher experience; with the use of jeeps/boosters.

  7. Knowledge of current TXDOT laws and regulations.

  8. Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug screen and physical.

  9. Must meet Knife River-South's employment standards with regards to a background check.

  10. Must be able to work overtime and be flexible with hours (day time/night time).

  11. Ability to work outside in all seasons.

  12. Must have a “safety first” attitude. Strict adherence to safety requirements and procedures is required.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

  1. The Low-Boy truck driver operates a truck that pulls a flat bed trailer equipped to transport construction equipment to and from the job sites.

  2. Driver is required to have a working knowledge of DOT required hauling permits.

  3. Driver is to have an operational knowledge of all construction equipment to be transported and be able to load and unload equipment from low-boy trailer.

  4. Driver will be required to measure load height, length and width.

  5. Driver will be required to tie down equipment using chains and binders.

  6. Driver will, on occasion, be required to change trailers to a belly dump body to transport and dump loose materials, such as sand, gravel, crushed rock or paving materials.

  7. May on occasions haul hot asphalt.

  8. Driver controls levers that dump contents.

  9. The position may also required the worker to operate a “loader” on occasion to load sand or gravel into the trailer.

  10. Must be able to pass medical and physical requirements and acceptable driving record and required endorsements.

  11. Need positive attitude, strong self-directed work ethic and the ability to work well with others / follow detailed directions.

  12. Perform other duties as needed.

  13. Timely and regular attendance is essential.


  • Paid Company Holidays * PTO * Two Medical Plans with GENEROUS Employer contributions * Health Savings Account, partially funded by Company* Prescription Card * Flexible Spending Accounts for Medical and Dependent Care * Dental * Vision * Company Paid Life and AD&D Insurance * Company Paid Short Term Disability Income Replacement * Company Paid Long Term Disability Income Replacement * Profit Sharing * 401(k) with Company Match * Voluntary Life Insurance, Critical Illness, Accident, and Hospital Indemnity for Employees, Spouses, and Dependents * Company Paid Employee Assistance Plan, Travel Insurance, Access to Legal Advice * Employee Discount Plan for National Vendors * College Scholarship Program for Dependents * Gift Matching Program

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. Applicants of diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Subject to pre-employment drug testing and background check.

If unable to apply online, mail completed application to Knife River Corporation South, PO Box 1800, Waco, Texas 76703.

This open job posting will remain open until 11/12/2021 or until it is filled.

This Employer Participates inE-Verify (PDF) (Downloads/EVerifyPoster.pdf) . Download PDF Application (PDF) (Downloads/KRC-59.pdf)

MDU Resources Group, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected Veteran status.