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Loader Operator

Company: Knife River - Texas Division Department: Construction
Location: Waco, TX Hiring Manager: Raymond D Kiphen
Closing Date: 03/31/2017 at 11:59pm CDT Job Type: Full-Time
Job Summary:
Operate straight or articulated rubber-tired tractor-type vehicle equipped with a front mounted hydraulically powered bucket or scoop to lift and transport bulk materials to and from storage or processing areas.
Minimum Qualifications:
1. High School Diploma or GED.
2. 1-2 years of relevant experience.
Duties and/or Responsibilities:
- Perform daily equipment, walk around and site inspections to identify and correct any unsafe conditions and keep equipment properly maintained.
- Safely and properly perform maintenance (lubricating, fueling and cleaning) on loader.
- Maintain 3 points of contact at all times while performing maintenance activities.
- Safely and properly operate loader. Make sure bucket/attachments are lowered to ground whenever leaving the equipment.
- Load trucks with driver in sight to communicate and ensure safe loading procedure.
- Load trucks up to legal hauling weight limit.
- Maintain smooth, level haul roads.
- Maintain contaminate free aggregate piles.
- Always work safely and take action to prevent any and all unsafe actions, processes, and behaviors.
- Must be able to work overtime when needed and maintain a flexible schedule to reflect our customer's needs.
- Perform 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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