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Finish Motor Grader Operator(s)


Company: Knife River - Yellowstone Division Department: Construction
Location: Billings, MT Hiring Manager: James H Fuglevand
Closing Date: 10/31/2019 at 11:59pm CDT Job Type: Full-Time
Job Summary:
The Knife River Yellowstone Division is looking for a FINISH Bladehand for a project in NE Montana or Central South Dakota . Expertise in finishing subgrade and placing crushed base course for a highway rehabilitation project using GPS. Equipment will be a CAT 14H or a John Deere 872 GP both fitted with TopCon GPS systems. Candidate must be hard working, dependable, self-motivated and able to follow directions. Preferred candidate must have the ability to establish and maintain positive and effective working relationships with all other personnel and perform all duties safely and productively to ensure quality work . Start date will be April 1st, 2019.

Per diem will be given to each employee and a retention bonus will be offered
Minimum Qualifications:
1 - Communicate effectively (verbal, listening, written) and work with people under high stress situations. Team player with good interpersonal skills; ability to maintain positive customer relations and act courteous/respectful to others.
2 - Ensure safety and environmental regulation compliance.
3 - Frequently working in an environment with: Stooping, Kneeling, Crouching, Standing, Climbing, Talking, Hearing Load Noises, and Exposure to varying element of weather conditions.
4 - Possess ability to work and communicate efficiently with co-workers
5 - Must be physically able to work long days.
6 - Must successfully pass a post-offer pre-employment drug test, physical pre-placement and range of motion exam and background check.
7 - Performs duties as assigned
8 - Valid Drivers License
How To Apply
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.

You may apply online at jobs.mdu.com.

If unable to apply online, mail completed application to:
PO Box 1498
Billings, MT 59103-1498
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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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