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Crusher, Plant Operator / Equipment Operator

Company: Knife River - Southern Oregon Division Department: Southern Oregon
Location: Central Point, OR Hiring Manager: John A Rigel Jr
Closing Date: 11/22/2019 at 11:59pm CDT Job Type: Full-Time
Entry Level: $17.00 - $22.00 /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 crusher positions open in Southern Oregon!!

- Perform maintenance, repair, labor and operate equipment and crushing plant in support of crushing operations.
- Duties include clean-up, oiling, lubrication and miscellaneous repairs.
- Participate in quality control to meet specifications.
- May operate equipment such as a loader or skid steer.
- 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:
- Basic knowledge of crusher operation, conveyor system and construction equipment.
- Equipment operator skills and experience helpful.
- Need positive attitude and the ability to work well with others and follow directions.
- Ability to work flexible shifts, including weekends and overtime.
- Be able to travel with the portable crusher if necessary.
Additional Information
Knife River offers a competitive benefit package which includes medical, dental, vision and life insurance, 401(k) plan, profit sharing, paid holidays and paid time off. Upon job offer you must pass criminal background check, drug screen, physical and functional capacities testing.

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 this position:
Air Force - Pavement and Construction Equipment Journeyman, Apprentice or Helper
Army - General Construction Equipment Operator, Horizontal Construction Engineer
Coast Guard - Damage Control
Navy - Equipment Operator, Equipment Operator Basic, Utilitiesman, Constructionman
Marines - Basic Engineer, Construction and Equipment Marine
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.
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