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Asphalt Paver Screed Operator (seasonal)

Company: Knife River - Central Minnesota Division Department: Construction
Location: Sauk Rapids, MN Hiring Manager: Janelle L Adelman
Closing Date: 04/01/2020 at 11:59pm CDT Job Type: Full-Time - Seasonal
Job Summary:
Responsible to safely adjust machine that spreads and levels bituminous or concrete paving material on subgrade of highways and streets to control width, depth, and quality of material being placed.
Minimum Qualifications:
1. Over 6 month up to and including 1 year from post high school, work, military, institutional or vocational environment.

2. Basic knowledge of world events and acceptable interpersonal communication skills

3. Equipment maintenance & operation

4. Ability to provide and maintain proper licensure, medical card and acceptable driving record.
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.

If unable to apply online, mail completed application to:4787 Shadow Wood Drive NE, Sauk Rapids, MN 56379.

Subject to pre-employment drug testing and background check.
Duties & Responsibilities
1. Perform daily equipment, walk around and site inspections to identify and correct any unsafe conditions and keep equipment properly maintained.

2. Safely and properly perform maintenance on paving machine.

3. Safely and properly operate adjusting mechanism of paving machine. Bolts extensions to screed to adjust width as needed.

4. Heat screed at beginning of shift.

5. Observes distribution of paving material along screed and controls direction of screed.

6. Clean screed at end of shift

7. 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.

8. Troubleshoot and problem solve situations/problems (material quality, equipment operation/repair, etc.). Monitor and discuss production problems with co-workers and managers/supervisors.

9. Ensure OSHA, EPA, DNR, safety and environmental regulation compliance.

10. Performs other duties as assigned.
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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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