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Asphalt Milling Machine Operator


Company: Knife River - Texas Division Department: Construction
Location: Waco, TX Hiring Manager: Raymond D Kiphen
Closing Date: 05/31/2019 at 11:59pm CDT Job Type: Full-Time
Job Summary:
Drive and steer an asphalt milling machine used for striping asphalt, and milling existing asphalt to the proper depth prior to resurfacing.
Minimum Qualifications:
-Previous experience and knowledge of asphalt materials, and operating asphalt machinery is preferred.
-High school diploma/GED is preferred.
-A valid driver's license and an acceptable driving record is preferred.
-Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug screen and physical.
-Must meet Knife River-South employment standards with regards to background/MVR checks.
-Must be able to work overtime and be flexible with hours (day time/night time).
-Ability to work outside in all seasons.
-Must have a “safety first” attitude. Strict adherence to safety requirements and procedures is required.
Essential Duties/Responsibilities:
-Responsible for control and operation of one or more types of milling equipment.
-Make adjustments to maintain straight lines and accurate milling depths.
-Uses levers, buttons and steering mechanisms to safety and accurately drive the mill.
-Understand or learn concepts of depth, grade and slope.
-Clean and perform daily/preventative maintenance on assigned equipment.
-Work with paving superintendent to ensure the highest productivity rate.
-Assist, operate, or supervise milling equipment used to properly mill asphalt to desired specifications.
-Assist with general laborer and equipment operation tasks as needed.
-Timely and regular attendance is essential.
-Perform other duties as assigned.
Benefits:
* Paid Holidays * Paid Vacation * Three Medical Plans with generous Employer contributions * Health Savings Account (partially funded by Employer) * Prescription Drug Plans * Flexible Spending Accounts for Medical and Dependent Care * Dental * Vision * Company Paid Life and AD&D Insurance * Company Paid Short Term Disability Income Replacement * Company Paid Long Term Disability Income Replacement * Profit Sharing * 401(k) with Company Match * Voluntary Life, Accident, and Critical Illness plans for Employees, Spouses, and Dependents * Company Paid Employee Assistance Plan, Travel Insurance, and Access to Legal Advice * Employee Discount Plan for National Vendors * College Scholarship Program for Dependents * Gift Matching Program
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. Applicants of diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

Subject to pre-employment drug testing and background check.

If unable to apply online, mail completed application to Knife River Corporation South, PO Box 674, Bryan, TX 77806.
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