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Asphalt Loader Operator


Company: Knife River - Midwest Division Department: Asphalt
Location: Sioux City, IA Hiring Manager: Megan S Dejong
Closing Date: 09/01/2020 at 11:59pm CDT Job Type: Full-Time - Seasonal
Job Summary:
Responsible to safely operate equipment (excavator, blade, front-end loader, trimmer, dozer, roller, etc.) to spread/level dirt/gravel/stone to grade specifications in construction maintenance and earthwork structures such as highways, streets, airports, dikes and temporary roads.

Additional Information
Duties and/or responsibilities
1. Perform daily equipment, walk around and site inspections to identify and correct any unsafe conditions and keep equipment properly maintained.
2. 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 & act courteous/respectful of others.
3. Troubleshoot and problem solve situations/problems (material quality, equipment operation/repair, etc.). Monitor and discuss production problems with co-workers and managers/supervisors.
4. Ensure OSHA, EPA, DNR, safety and environmental regulation compliance.
5. Performs other duties as assigned.

Typical Work Schedule
Monday - Friday: 6:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Expect to work every other Saturday.
Minimum Qualifications:
1. General education, grammar and arithmetic, GED or high school diploma or equivalent.
2. Equipment operation and maintenance.
3. Ability to provide and maintain proper licensure, medical card and acceptable driving record.
4. Able and willing to travel and work in Iowa, Nebraska and South Dakota as needed.
How To Apply
If unable to apply online, mail completed application to:2220 Hawkeye Drive, Sioux City, IA 51105.

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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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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