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Company: Knife River - Western Oregon Division Department: Willamette Valley Construction
Location: Tangent, OR Hiring Manager: Jerry E Ross Jr
Closing Date: 04/12/2018 at 11:59pm CDT Job Type: Full-Time
Entry Level: $19.98 - $24.97 /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.

Knife River has an immediate opening for Paving Crew Members in the Willamette Valley Oregon area. We offer competitive wages with a full benefits package.

Hours will vary significantly depending on seasonal work load. Must be able to work overtime, nights and weekends as required. Prevailing wage on Public Works projects.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- Perform assigned task on paving crew as directed.
- May include various equipment operations and laboring.
- Always work safely and take action to prevent any and all unsafe actions, processes, and behaviors observed.
- Other misc. duties as directed by supervisor.
Minimum Qualifications:
- Previous experience or background in all types of asphalt paving, i.e., streets, highways, parking lots and small commercial projects.
- 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.
- Class A commercial driver license with tank and air brake endorsements preferred and/or ability to obtain one within 90 days of employment and maintain one required.
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 Paving Laborer position:

Advanced Equipment Operator
Equipment Operator

Equipment Operator

Air Force:
Pavements and Construction Equipment Helper
Pavements and Construction Equipment Apprentice
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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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