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Construction Field Office Intern

Company: Knife River - Midwest Division Department: Asphalt
Location: Sioux City, IA Hiring Manager: Shana M Munsen
Closing Date: 09/30/2018 at 11:59pm CDT Job Type: Part-Time - Temporary
Job Summary:
Good pay! 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 and jobsites.

We have an excellent opportunity for a Construction Field Office Intern. Responsible to perform a variety of accounting and administrative duties, order replacement parts for equipment repairs, and safely drive pickup to transport parts/materials to and from specified destinations.
Minimum Qualifications:

1. Over 6 months up to and including 1 year from post high school or high school equivalent, work, military, institutional or vocational environment.

2. Fluent with Microsoft Office and other back office ERP products such as JD Edwards.

3. Understanding principal of accounting.

4. Must have and maintain valid driver’s license and acceptable driving record.
Duties and Responsibilities
1. Enter variety of information into various modules of computer systems.

2. Telephone, e-mail, fax or otherwise contact vendors to order parts and equipment.

3. Prepare memos, correspondence, reports, permits, and other documents.

4. Perform variety of tasks to obtain financial data for use in equipment acquisition and disposal.

5. Compile and sort documents.

6. Verify and summarize details of business transactions/statements.

7. Prepare numerous reports and summaries as required by management.

8. Generate purchase orders and work orders for repairs. Enter equipment meter readings, daily inspection sheets and fuel usage.

9. Purchase, store and deliver equipment parts. May be required to hook and unhook trailer to pickup truck.

10. Perform inventory of materials.

11. Required to operate company vehicle and drive on uneven surfaces

12. Tear down and set up of office and equipment in field office.

13. Ensure OSHA safety and environmental regulation compliance.

14. Communicate effectively (verbal, listening, written) and work with difficult people under high stress situations. Self-motivated, team-player with good interpersonal skills; ability to maintain positive customer relations and act courteous/respectful of others.

15. Troubleshoot and problem solve situations/problems (material quality, equipment operation/repair, etc.).
Monitor and discuss production problems with co-workers and managers/supervisors.

16. Perform other duties as assigned.
How To Apply
If unable to apply online, mail completed application to:2220 Hawkeye Drive, Sioux City, IA 51105.

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.
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