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Company: Knife River - Central Oregon Division Department: Central Oregon Aggregates (Portable Elrus Plant)
Location: Redmond, OR Hiring Manager: John F Leithauser
Closing Date: 09/29/2017 at 11:59pm CDT Job Type: Full-Time
Entry Level: $15.37 - $21.95 /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 a Crusher Equipment Operator/Groundman in beautiful Central Oregon. We offer competitive wages with a full benefits package.

The Crusher Equipment Operator/Groundman will work with the Elrus Portable Plant, currently located at Lone Pine in Redmond, Oregon. This position may be required to travel with the Elrus Plant as needed based on production needs.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:
-Maintenance, repair, labor and operate equipment and plant in support of crushing operations. Including cleaning duties, oiling, lubrication and miscellaneous repairs.
-Operate equipment such as a loader or skid steer, as well as perform plant maintenance.
- Participate in quality control program to meet specifications.
- Assure all safety policies and procedures are followed to prevent any and all unsafe actions, processes and behaviors observed.
- Other duties assigned as needed.
Minimum Qualifications:
-Basic knowledge of crusher operation, conveyor system and maintenance systems a plus. -Preferably someone who is MSHA certified and has good mechanical abilities.
-Equipment operator skills and experience helpful.
-Must have a positive attitude, the ability to work well with others and follow directions.
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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