Heavy Equipment Operator(s) Dozer/Scraper Operator

Company: Knife River - Casper Division Department: AGGREGATES
Location: CASPER, WY Hiring Manager: Jennifer L Turnbull
Closing Date: 07/31/2017 at 11:59pm CDT Job Type: Full-Time
Job Summary:
Responsible to safely operate several types of power construction equipment include both a dozer and a scraper to move and grade earth.
Minimum Qualifications:
1. Over 1 year up to and including 2 years from post high school, work, military, institutional or vocational environment.
2. Reasoning ability equivalent to a level of applying commonsense understanding and carrying out detailed but uninvolved written or verbal instructions. Dealing with problems involving a few concrete variables in or from standardized situations.
3. Ability to provide and maintain proper licensure, medical card and acceptable driving record
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 power construction equipment.

3. Safely and properly operate several types of power construction equipment (including starting engine, adjusting hand wheels, depressing pedals). Turns valves to control air and water output of compressors and pumps. Adjust hand wheels and depresses pedals to drive machines and control attachments. Repairs and maintains equipment.

4. 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 & act courteous/respectful of others.

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

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

7. Frequently working in an environment with: Loud noises, Exposure to varying elements of all weather conditions, and need for Far Acuity, Depth Perception, and Field of Vision
Occasionally working in an environment with: Standing, Climbing, Stooping, Kneeling, Crouching, Hearing, Atmospheric Conditions, and all other Environmental Conditions, and need for Near Acuity and Color Vision
Constantly working in an environment with: Sitting, Reaching and Handling,

8. While performing daily tasks may be required to lift and/or 20-50# occasionally , 10-25# frequently and up to 10# constantly

9. Performs other duties as assigned.

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.

We offer a full benefit package which includes 401k, Medical, Dental and Vision. We are a drug free work environment requiring pre-employment and random drug testing. Subject to background check.

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If unable to apply online, mail completed application to:
PO Box 730
Casper, WY 82602-0730
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