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Company: Knife River - Western Oregon Division Department: Construction
Location: Portland, OR Hiring Manager: Brandon D Bond
Closing Date: 04/27/2018 at 11:59pm CDT Job Type: Full-Time
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.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:
- Lead and manage all phases of construction projects from preconstruction to completion.
- Coordinates with team members and subcontractors to ensure all work is within project scope and specifications.
- Coordinates with engineers, inspectors and clients/owner representatives to ensure safe and timely completion of project(s).
- Lead and manage estimators to accomplish project procurement.
- Supervise the development of project(s) schedules and monitors production to assure timely, high quality, project completion.
- Reviews daily cost reports and make analysis’ to adjust operations as needed.
- Regularly conducts safety meetings and provide assistance to supervision in addressing areas and conditions requiring attention.
- Assures all safety policies and procedures are followed to prevent any and all unsafe actions, processes and behavior observed.
- Oversee the recruitment of new team members and help foremen with crew development.
- Responsible for the timely completion of a wide range of documents and forms.
- Other duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications:
- Five plus years of related construction experience in paving and DOT projects.
- Extensive knowledge of construction operations and equipment.
- Working knowledge of job cost accounting and estimating.
- Strong leadership skills.
- Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
- Strong problem solving and analytical skills.
- Strong prioritization and organizations skills.
- Must be customer driven in both private and public markets.
- Must display a professional and courteous attitude towards all team members and customers.
- Ability to work flexible shifts which include days, nights, weekends and overtime.
- Basic computer skills required. Experience with HCSS Heavy Bid/Heavy Job, MS Project and MS Excel preferred.
- Ability to pass a pre-employment criminal back ground check and drug screen.
- Valid driver’s license with a good driving record.
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.
Veterans: Put Your Skills to Work with Us!
At Knife River, we are committed to helping our military transition to civilian life. We are constantly looking to add veterans to our workforce and want to make the transition as smooth as possible. There are many jobs within the military that are transferable to our Construction Operations Manager position:

Air Force:
Planning and Programming
Air Force Operations Staff Officer

Engineer Senior Sergeant

Maritime Operations Center Director
Operations Watch Officer

Operations Chief
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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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