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Heavy-Duty Equipment Field Mechanic

Company: Knife River - Southern Oregon Division Department: 171002 Rogue agg shop
Location: Medford, OR Hiring Manager: John R Mapes
Closing Date: 03/24/2018 at 11:59pm CDT Job Type: Full-Time
Entry Level: $20.35 - $31.31 /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.

We have an excellent opportunity for a Heavy-Duty Equipment Field Mechanic at our Shop in Southern Oregon!

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:
-This job has a focus of maintaining repairing Cat wheel loaders, dozers and excavators but may be asked to work on many other things such as crushing equipment.
- Help maintain and repair equipment and trucks, including hydraulic repair, brake work, electrical repairs and welding.
- Perform service repairs in the field.
- Have the opportunity to work on a wide variety of units including aggregate equipment, mining machines, wheel loaders, excavators dozers and class 8 trucks/trailers.
- Complete all paperwork that may be necessary.
- Must have own journeyman hand tools, but Knife River does provide large tools and has a replacement policy.
- 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:
- Previous mechanical experience on equipment.
- Strong troubleshooting skills.
- Welding and fabrication experience desirable.
- Clean driving record.
- Ability to pass a pre-employment criminal background check, physical/functional exam and drug screen.
- Display a professional and courteous attitude towards all team members.

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.
We offer a competitive benefit package, which includes medical, dental, vision, short term disability, 401k with matching contribution, profit sharing bonus, benefits extension, paid time off, 7 paid holidays, safety incentive program and years of service milestones

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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