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BATCH PLANT MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN


Company: Knife River - Western Oregon Division Department: Prestress Division
Location: Harrisburg, OR Hiring Manager: Mark J Duberowski
Closing Date: 06/22/2018 at 11:59pm CDT Job Type: Full-Time
Entry Level: $18.00 - $24.00 /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 Concrete Batch Plant Maintenance Technician/Backup Plant Operator in Harrisburg Oregon!

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:
- Develop a thorough proactive and preventative maintenance plan for two batch plants
- Implement housekeeping standards that make the batch plants safe places to work and exemplify pride in our workplace.
- Embrace safe personal work habits, remain injury free, and actively participate in safety programs.
- Commitment to caring for equipment and tools.
- Maintain a consistent positive attitude.
- Back up Batch Plant Operator, batch ready mix concrete via computer batch plant control systems when required.
- Help maintain raw material inventories.
- Able to operate loader and skidsteer in a safe and efficient manner.
Minimum Qualifications:
- Previous ready-mix experience preferred.
- Good organizational skills, communication, and writing skills.
- Basic computer and math skills.
- Must be able to maintain work flow in area of responsibility.
- Mechanically minded and have excellent problem-solving skills.
- Handle challenging schedules, breakdowns and difficult situations.
- Basic knowledge of pneumatic and electrical systems is a plus.
- Welding and fabrication skills helpful.
- Reliable, dependable, and work well with others team members
- Have fun!
- 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 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 Concrete Batch Plant Maintenance position:

Navy:
Advanced Equipment Operator
Equipment Operator

Army:
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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