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Materials Dispatch & Scale Operator


Company: Knife River - Billings Division Department: Materials-Aggregate & Asphalt
Location: Billings, MT Hiring Manager: David H Resch
Closing Date: 08/07/2020 at 11:59pm CDT Job Type: Full-Time
Job Summary:
Responsible for safely assigning appropriate equipment and personnel for completion of deliveries. Scaling of product for sale.
Minimum Qualifications:
1. Over 6 months up to 1 year from post high school, work, military, institutional or vocational environment.
2. Reasoning ability equivalent to a level of applying common sense, understanding and carrying out detailed but uninvolved written or verbal instructions. Dealing with problems involving a few concrete variables in or from standardized situations.
3. Ability to speak clearly and distinctly.
4. Mathematical ability equivalent to adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing all units of measure including decimal fractions. Compute ratio, rate and percent. (The position may require different actual mathematical applications.)
5. Computer skills required. Proficiency in Word, Excel and Microsoft Outlook a plus.
Duties and/or Responsibilites:
1. Assigns appropriate equipment and personnel for completion of deliveries. May plan delivery routes. Quotes prices and receives orders for company products. Directs activities of drivers and confers with customers, superintendents, plant production and yard personnel. Scales product, prepares delivery tickets and related shipping documents. Operate scale and ticketing program (JWS). Receives cash payments.
2. Communicate effectively (verbal, listening and 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.
3. Troubleshoot and problem solve situations/problems (material quality, equipment operation/repair, etc.)
4. Familiarity with DOT rules and regulations. May monitor drivers for compliance. May prepare and lead safety and EEO meetings.
5. Frequently working in an environment with: Reaching, Talking and Hearing. Occasionally working in an environment with: Standing, Handling, Data Input by keyboard, Loud Noises and a need for Near Acuity.
6. While performing daily tasks may be required to lift up to 20# occasionally, up to 10# frequently.
7. Performs other duties as assigned.
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.

We offer a full benefit package which includes 401K, Medical, Dental and Vision. We are a drug free work environment requiring pre-employment and random drug testing. Subject to 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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