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Company: Knife River - Western Oregon Division Department: 240702 Tangent shop
Location: Albany, OR Hiring Manager: Joseph S Hopkins
Closing Date: 04/27/2018 at 11:59pm CDT Job Type: Full-Time
Entry Level: $20.69 - $27.59 /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 Welder/Fabricator in Tangent, Oregon!

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:
- Rebuild and fabricate parts for plants, trucks and equipment following blueprints and specifications.
- Utilize knowledge of mechanical, hydraulic, and electrical machinery.
- Participate in quality control to meet specifications.
- Perform repairs on plants, construction trucks and equipment.
- Assure all safety policies and procedures are followed to prevent any and all unsafe actions, processes and behaviors observed.
- Other duties assigned as needed.

Hours: Monday through Friday, but may vary depending on scheduling and work load. Must have the ability to work flexible shifts, including overtime, off shifts and weekends. The candidate must be willing to travel to other locations away from Tangent and perform projects in the field.
Minimum Qualifications:
- Must be able to cut, weld and fabricate.
- Read and comprehend blueprints and specifications.
- Need skills in planning, organization, observation, communication both verbally and written.
- Knowledge of metallurgy and previous mechanical experience with good troubleshooting skills.
- Possess and maintain or have the ability to obtain a valid commercial driver’s license, medical card and hold a 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.

Subject to pre-employment drug testing and background check.

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.
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 Welder/Fabricator position:

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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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