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Crusher Operator (seasonal)

Company: Knife River - Central Minnesota Division Department: Aggregate
Location: Sauk Rapids, MN Hiring Manager: Janelle L Adelman
Closing Date: 02/24/2017 at 11:59pm CDT Job Type: Full-Time - Seasonal
Job Summary:
Responsible to safely operate machines that convey, wash, crush & screen aggregates to produce quality sand & gravel at maximum production levels. Operates & maintains front end loader to lift and transport aggregates to feed conveyors, hoppers or to load trucks
Minimum Qualifications:
1. General education, grammar and arithmetic, GED or high school diploma or equivalent

2. Knowledge of or past experience in equipment maintenance & operation

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

Duties & 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 (lubricating, fueling and cleaning) on loader, crusher, screen and/or wash plant – including screen changes, manganese and routine maintenance.

3. Safely and properly operate loader and crusher, screen or wash plant.

4. May be required to operate additional company vehicle during crusher tear down, moves and set up. Identify appropriate material to produce quality aggregate material per job specifications.

5. Communicate with quality control personnel and make required adjustments to material blends.

6. Shovel excess material away from crusher, screen or wash plant unit as needed.

7. May conduct quality control sample testing.

8. 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.

9. Troubleshoot and problem solve situations/problems (material quality, equipment operation/repair, etc.). Monitor and discuss production problems with co-workers and managers/supervisors.

10. Proven experience handling multiple projects and priorities while maintaining tight deadlines; highly organized with attention to detail.

11. Accurately complete crushing reports and other documentation as needed.

12. Ensure MSHA, EPA, DNR, safety and environmental regulation compliance.

13. Operate skidster to clean up around equipment

14. Performs other duties as assigned.
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