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Company: Knife River - Western Oregon Division Department: Prestress Division
Location: Harrisburg, OR Hiring Manager: Sterling R Biggar Jr
Closing Date: 12/21/2018 at 11:59pm CDT Job Type: Full-Time
Entry Level: $18.00 - $23.00 /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.

Knife River has an immediate opening for a Quality Control Technician at our Prestress Division in Harrisburg, Oregon.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:
- Inspect and test materials, plus finished precast product.
- Perform daily concrete tests.
- Determine acceptability of rework by conducting inspections of reworked product.
- Accurately document pre-production and post-production status of onsite manufactured concrete members.
- Record and maintain product quality documentation.
- 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:
- Quality Control experience preferred, but not required. Training will be provided.
- Good math, record keeping and problem solving ability.
- Computer spreadsheet experience preferred.
- Engineering and statistics background helpful, but not necessary.
- Must be able to lift material samples of 50 lbs. approx. 10 to 15 times per day and on occasion more depending on duties required.
- Ability to work overtime & ability to work flexible shifts which include: days, nights, weekends and overtime.
- Strong communication skills and positive interactions with a variety of customers required.
- 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 and customers.
- Must be self-motivated, have a positive attitude and the ability to work well with others.
- Ability to pass PCI and ACI personnel certification exams.
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 Quality Assurance/Quality Control 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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