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Company: Knife River - Western Oregon Division Department: Aggregates
Location: Salem, OR Hiring Manager: Fred R Sondermayer
Closing Date: 12/31/2020 at 11:59pm CDT Job Type: Part-Time
Entry Level: $17.05 - $21.91 /hour    
Job Summary:
Good pay! 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.

CDL Drivers: Do you like your job, but want to earn extra cash in your down time? Come drive for us part-time! Work when you want, make extra money and we’ll even provide the training!

Knife River is launching a new part-time driver initiative to support our team of full-time pros. We are currently looking for dedicated Part-time Class A Driver (Transfer Truck/Truck and Pup/Super Solo/Ready Mix) to join our skilled team in Salem, Oregon.

We have some of the best drivers in the business, and we want to keep them. We have a lot of work going on, and we want to support our full-time driving team with talented “relief pitchers” who can step in to help us serve our customers when one of our drivers needs a break. Drive a school bus, shuttle bus, fire truck, garbage truck or anything else that requires a CDL? Apply today to learn more about our part-time driving program!

Interested in driving for us but want to learn more? Check out what it's like to drive a ready-mix truck for Knife River -

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:
- Deliver materials to commercial and construction projects in a safe and efficient manner often in the Salem area.
- Service and maintain equipment, maintain driver’s daily log and legal load limits.
- Must be willing to do other miscellaneous duties as directed by supervisor, including cross-train to run other types of trucks.
- Always work safely and take action to prevent any and all unsafe actions, processes, and behaviors observed.
Minimum Qualifications:
- Previous driving experience preferred.
- Current commercial driver’s license with proper endorsements or the ability to obtain one.
- Medical card with a good driving record.
- Ability to operate equipment helpful.
- Need a positive attitude.
- Ability to work well with others and follow directions.
- Ability to lift 50 lbs. a number of times a day.
- Ability to pass a criminal background check and pre-employment testing.
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.
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 Class A Truck Driver position:

Air Force:
Ground Transportation Journeyman
Ground Transportation Apprentice

Heavy Equipment Operator

Motor Vehicle Operator
Logistics Vehicle System Operator

Motor Transport Operator
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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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