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AGGREGATE DISPATCHER


Company: Knife River - Western Oregon Division Department: Aggregates
Location: Portland (Linnton), OR Hiring Manager: Jarred R Walker
Closing Date: 10/31/2019 at 11:59pm CDT Job Type: Full-Time
Entry Level: $0.00 - $0.00 /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.

We are currently looking for a dedicated Dispatcher to join our skilled team in Portland (Linnton), Oregon.

Dispatcher responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:
- Receive phone orders for Aggregate and Asphalt Deliveries.
- Monitor and coordinate jobsite delivery and truck activity through computer terminal.
- Become familiar with the abilities of a solo, super solo, transfer and truck & trailer.
- Provide excellent customer service and build close customer relationships.
- 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:
- Previous truck driving and/or dispatching experience and knowledge of the Portland/Metro area is preferred.
- Knowledge of DOT regulations and previous construction experience is helpful.
- Working knowledge of computers, Office software and website navigation.
- Aptitude for rapid learning and growth.
- Strong attention to detail.
- Ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment.
- Ability to pass a pre-employment criminal background check, physical/functional exam and drug screen.
- Valid driver's license in good standing.
How To Apply
To be considered for this position, candidates must complete and submit an employment application at jobs.mdu.com 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 Dispatcher position:

Air Force:
Operations Management Helper
Aviation Operations Specialist

Army:
Aviation Operations Specialist

Navy:
Master-At-Arms
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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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