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Finish Blade Motorgrader

Company: Knife River - Texas Division Department: Construction
Location: Bryan, TX Hiring Manager: Jay S Martin
Closing Date: 07/31/2017 at 11:59pm CDT Job Type: Full-Time
Job Summary:
Responsible for safely operating grader to spread and level dirt, gravel, and stone to grade specifications.
Minimum Qualifications:
-This position requires a valid Driver’s License.

1. General education, grammar and arithmetic, GED or high school diploma or equivalent.

2. Experience with equipment maintenance & operation.
Duties and/or 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 blade/motor grader.

3. Safely and properly operate blade/motor grader including: regulating height and angle of grader blade, lowering scarifier and loosening packed soil to permit grading and tilting front wheels of grader when making sharp turns. Drives grader in successive passes over working area, observing reference stakes or hand signals of assisting worker, to level surface to specified grade. Feels level and listens to sound of engine to determine depth of cut. May perform fine or rough grading.

4. Assist laborer or roller operator with dumping trucks and keeping load counts

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. Must be able to work independently without supervison.

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

8. Ensure OSHA, EPA, DNR, safety and environmental regulation compliance.

9. 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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