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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: $22.00 - $23.50 /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.

The Crusher Foreman/Operator will be responsible for the Elrus Portable Plant, currently located at Lone Pine (Redmond, OR). 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:
- Provide the necessary leadership and direction for daily activities of the crusher crew.
- Operate and maintain crusher in safe, efficient manner.
- Keep inventory, prepare production schedules/reports and maintain operators log as necessary and comply with MSHA regulations.
- 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:
- Must have detailed knowledge of crusher operation with screen and conveyor systems.
- Requires high degree of skills in planning, organizations, supervising, communication and observation.
- Must be able to read and comprehend specifications, operator’s manuals and instructions.
- Must have strong welding, fabrication and mechanical skills.
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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MDU Resources Group, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected Veteran status.

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