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Heavy Equipment Operators (seasonal)


Company: Knife River - North Dakota Division Department: Construction
Location: Williston, ND Hiring Manager: Kari L Turnquist
Closing Date: 07/31/2018 at 11:59pm CDT Job Type: Full-Time - Seasonal
Job Summary:
To maintain and operate various equipment (Dozer, Skidsteer, Excavator, Loader) to produce quality asphalt paving, grading, or aggregate projects.
Minimum Qualifications:
1. General education, grammar and arithmetic, GED or high school diploma or equivalent
2. Minimum 3 years of equipment maintenance & operation experience; 5 years preferred.
3. Ability to provide and maintain proper licensure, medical card and acceptable driving record.
How To Apply

If unable to apply online, mail completed application to:
5654 134th Ave NW
Williston, ND 58801

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.
Duties & Responsibilities
Perform daily equipment, walk around and site inspections to identify and correct any unsafe conditions and keep equipment properly maintained.

Safely and properly perform maintenance (lubricating, fueling and cleaning) on equipment. Maintain 3 points of contact at all times while performing maintenance activities.

Safely and properly operate equipment. Make sure bucket/attachments are lowered to ground whenever leaving the equipment.

May load trucks with driver in sight to communicate and ensure safe loading procedure.

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.

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

Assist other co-workers as needed.

Ensure OSHA, MSHA, EPA, DNR, lock out/tag out, safety and environmental regulation compliance.

Performs other duties as assigned.

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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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