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Aggregate Crusher Foreman


Company: Knife River Materials - Northern Minn. Division Department: Aggregate
Location: Bemidji, MN Hiring Manager: Trisha A Dally
Closing Date: 04/30/2020 at 11:59pm CDT Job Type: Full-Time - Seasonal
Job Summary:
JOB SUMMARY
Responsible to safely supervise and coordinate activities of workers engaged in aggregate production, as well as run operations and assure that quality aggregates are produced at maximum production levels with assigned crushers.

DUTIES AND/OR RESPONSIBILITIES
• Perform daily equipment inspections, walk arounds and site inspections to identify and correct any unsafe conditions and keep equipment properly maintained and repaired
• Communicate effectively (verbal, listening, written) and work with difficult people under high stress situations. Self-motivated, team-player with good interpersonal skills; ability to maintain positive customer relations and act courteous/respectful of others.
• Troubleshoot and problem solve situations/problems (material quality, equipment operation/repair, etc.). Monitor and discuss production problems with co-workers and managers/supervisors.
• Ensure MSHA, OSHA, EPA, DNR, Lockout/Tagout, safety and environmental regulation compliance.
• Coordinate/collaborate with Asphalt and Concrete to determine the most cost-effective aggregate site plan
• Coordinate and supervise the moving of crusher, screen plants & wash plants
• Coordinate changing of crusher cone liners, jaws dies, and screens as needed
• Operate and troubleshoot crusher, screen plant and wash plant as needed
• Monitor material quality and inspect & troubleshoot material - check gradation quality, oversize rocks and contamination, etc.
• Coach and monitor team members and sites to comply with MSHA and safety regulations and assist in training of new employees.
• To insure quality assurance coordinate and/or deliver aggregate samples to lab
• Record pertinent information accurately and relay production, quality, equipment and personnel information to Aggregate Manager or other appropriate team members
• Approve and submit work hours of personnel and pertinent job information daily
• Performs other duties as assigned
Minimum Qualifications:
EDUCATION AND/OR WORK EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
• Over 2 years up to and including 4 years from post high school, work, military, institutional or vocational environment
• Minimum 3 years of experience in aggregate production
• Ability to provide and maintain proper licensure, medical card and acceptable driving record.

**travel required
How To Apply
If unable to apply online, mail completed application to: Box 40, Bemidji, MN 56619.

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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