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Dozer Operator

Company: Knife River - Texas Division Department: Construction
Location: Bryan, TX Hiring Manager: Jay S Martin
Closing Date: 03/31/2017 at 11:59pm CDT Job Type: Full-Time
Job Summary:
Operate bulldozer to gouge out, level, and distribute earth and to push trees and rocks from land in preparation of construction.
Minimum Qualifications:
-This position requires a valid Driver’s License.

-Previous experience operating a bulldozer preferred.
Duties and/or Responsibilities:
1. Drive bulldozer in successive passes over terrain to raise or lower terrain to specified grade following markings on grade stakes or hand-signals.

2. Connects hydraulic hoses, belts, mechanical linkage, or power takeoff shaft to tractor to provide power to raise, lower, or tilt attachment.

3. Greases, oils, and performs minor repairs on tractor, using grease gun, oilcan, and hand tools.

4. May operate bulldozer to scrape surface clay to determine existence and types of clay deposits.

5. 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.

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

7. Ensure MSHA, OSHA, EPA, DNR, safety and environmental regulation compliance.

8. Performs other duties as assigned.
Benefits:
* Paid Holidays * Paid Vacation * Three Medical Plans with generous Employer contributions * Health Savings Account (partially funded by Employer) * Prescription Drug Plans * 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, Accident, and Critical Illness plans for Employees, Spouses, and Dependents * Company Paid Employee Assistance Plan, Travel Insurance, and 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 674, Bryan, TX 77806.
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