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Diesel Mechanics/Lube Techs

Company: Knife River - Cheyenne Division Department: Shop
Location: Cheyenne/Laramie, WY Hiring Manager: Carolyn Vasquez
Closing Date: 10/31/2019 at 11:59pm CDT Job Type: Full-Time
Job Summary:
*Responsible for performing maintenance and repairs of significant nature on all types of equipment to assure it is in safe working condition.
*Safely operate equipment, tools, welders, hoists and other lifting devices on a daily basis
*Troubleshoot equipment maintenance problems to properly diagnose components to determine method and extent of repair needed. Read, interpret, analyze and apply information in technical manuals and schematics.
*Anticipate needed parts and supplies, disassemble equipment and parts, fabricate parts when needed and reassemble equipment and parts
*Use cutting torch and perform welding tasks
*Clean work areas
*Drive and maintain mechanic's truck
*Communicate effectively (verbal, listening, written) Frequent contact and communication with others within and outside the company. Self-motivated, team player with excellent interpersonal skills, able to work independently or as a team.
*Proven experience handling multiple projects and priorities while maintaining tight deadlines. Highly organized with attention to detail
*Accurately complete work orders and other documentation daily.
*Ensure OSHA, DOT, MSHA, SPA safety and environmental regulation compliance
*May be required to operate and maintain a company vehicle, or operate heavy machinery to ensure proper working condition
*Responsible for providing basic hand tools
*All other duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications:
*Must possess Class A or B Commercial Drivers License with valid Medical Card
*Demonstrated mechanical knowledge to diagnose component, troubleshoot, repair, communicate and document.
*Reasoning ability equivalent to a level of applying principles of rational systems to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, verbal, diagrammatic or schedule form
*Mathematical ability equivalent to a level of shop math –(The position may require different actual mathematical applications)
*Language ability equivalent to a level which is typically evidenced by an ability to read safety rules, instructions in the use and maintenance of shop tools and equipment and methods and procedures in mechanical drawing and layout work. Speaks clearly & distinctly.
**Preference given to applicants with verifiable work history with Heavy Equipment and Construction vehicles
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.

We offer a full benefit package which includes 401k, Medical, Dental and Vision. We are a drug free work environment requiring pre-employment and random drug testing. Subject to background check.

You may apply online at

If unable to apply online, mail completed application to:
PO Box 20150
Cheyenne, WY 82007-1812

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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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