Low Boy Truck Driver

Company: Knife River - Western Oregon Division Department: Tangent Construction
Location: Tangent, OR Hiring Manager: Jason W Chamberlain
Closing Date: 06/19/2017 at 11:59pm CDT Job Type: Full-Time
Entry Level: $18.86 - $23.58 /hour    
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 one of the 10 largest construction materials producers/contractors in the country, and we’re growing! We are adding people to our team every day — people who are committed to working safely and to delivering high-quality results for our customers.

Knife River has an immediate opening for an Lowboy Truck Driver in Tangent, Oregon. Our drivers are home every night and we offer competitive wages with a full benefits package. We seek to hire the best drivers in the Mid Valley area, and have a strong focus on customer service.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:
- Operating a truck pulling a flatbed trailer equipped to transport crusher components and heavy equipment to and from jobsites.
- Have an operational knowledge of heavy equipment to be transported and be able to load and unload equipment from lowboy trailer.
- Measure load height, length and width and to tie down equipment using chains and binders.
- Have a working knowledge of DOT required hauling permits.
- May also be required to drive a dump truck hauling crushed rock on occasion.
Minimum Qualifications:
- Previous experience with multi-axle lowboy and equipment.
- Possess and maintain a valid Class A commercial driver’s license, medical card and clean driving record.
- Ability to pass a pre-employment criminal background check, physical/functional exam and drug screen.
- Ability to work flexible shifts which include: days, nights, weekends and overtime.
- Display a professional and courteous attitude towards all team members.
How To Apply
To be considered for this position, candidates must complete and submit an employment application at by the posting deadline noted above. If unable to complete an application online you may print and send completed application to any Knife River NW address or stop in one of our locations to complete an application. 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.
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