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CONSTRUCTION EQUIPMENT OPERATORS


Company: Knife River - Central Oregon Division Department: Construction
Location: Bend, OR Hiring Manager: Jerry A Wallace
Closing Date: 03/09/2018 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.

Get a jump start on your career at Knife River! We are currently looking for dedicated Construction Equipment Operators to join our skilled team in Bend, Oregon.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:
- Operate excavator, backhoe, dozer, etc. and check grade.
- Observe hand signals, markings, and/or grade stakes while operating equipment.
- Always work safely and take action to prevent any and all unsafe actions, processes, and behaviors observed.
- Other miscellaneous duties as directed by supervisor.
Minimum Qualifications:
- Previous experience in equipment operation and background in all types of grading.
- Minimum of 2 years’ experience in construction operation.
- Knowledge and understanding of grades and elevations.
- GPS knowledge preferred.
- Ability to bend, stoop, lift, push, pull, and be on your feet for long periods of time in all weather conditions.
- Need a positive attitude and the ability to work well with others and follow instructions.
How To Apply
To be considered for this position, candidates must complete and submit an employment application at jobs.mdu.com 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 Equipment Operator position:

Army:
General Construction Equipment Operator
Heavy Construction Equipment Operator

Coast Guard:
Equipment Operator

Marines:
Engineer Equipment Operator

Navy:
Equipment Operator
Crane Operator
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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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