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Equipment Operator Trainer (Eq Op/Foreman Floater)

Company: Knife River - Central Minnesota Division Department: Construction
Location: Sauk Rapids, MN Hiring Manager: Janelle L Adelman
Closing Date: 01/31/2018 at 11:59pm CDT Job Type: Full-Time - Seasonal
Job Summary:
Responsible to train designated individuals to operate equipment (skidsteer, roller, broom, etc.), follow up with new employees to assess if additional training is needed. When not training, fill in as a equipment operator or foreman where ever needed.
Minimum Qualifications:
1. General education, grammar and arithmetic, GED or high school diploma or equivalent
2. A CDL license is preferred.
3. Must have and maintain medical card and acceptable driving record and required endorsements.
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.

If unable to apply online, mail completed application to:4787 Shadow Wood Drive NE, Sauk Rapids, MN 56379.

Subject to pre-employment drug testing and background check.
Duties & Responsibilities
Equipment Operator Training
1. Work with current employees or new hires to train them on proper equipment operation
2. Review operator’s manual
3. Explain and show individual how and where to properly grease and maintain equipment
4. Teach individual proper equipment operation in controlled environment
5. Guide/observe individual operating equipment on the job site
6. Conduct orientation for new equipment operators
7. Complete Equipment Operator check off and provide card/sticker of completion

Equipment Operator Follow up
1. Follow up and with new employees within 2 weeks after trained
2. Provide additional guidance or training if needed
3. Follow up on equipment operation or maintenance concerns for new drivers to determine needed steps

Equipment Operator Floater
1. Safely maintain & operate various pieces of equipment as needed
2. May operate loader to load aggregate into truck box

Foreman Floater
1. Fill in as Foreman on gravel, milling or paving operation as needed
2. Verify & sign time cards
3. Communicate job information to appropriate individuals

1. Maintain and support a safe and harassment free work environment.
2. Ensure OSHA, DOT, EPA, DNR, MSHA, Federal, State, and Local and Company safety and environmental regulation compliance and attend required training
3. Performs other duties as assigned.
4. Ability to communicate effectively (verbal, listening, written).
5. Ability to read maps and navigate to new locations.
6. Must be self-motivated, team-player with excellent interpersonal skills; ability to maintain positive customer relations and act courteous and respectful toward others.
7. Ability to work with minimum supervision and recognize matters needing attention and initiate action on that recognition.
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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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