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Asphalt Plant Groundsman


Company: Knife River - Texas Division Department: Asphalt
Location: Bryan, TX Hiring Manager: Troy T Sims
Closing Date: 09/30/2020 at 11:59pm CDT Job Type: Full-Time
Job Summary:
Maintenance and repair of asphalt plant, and conveyor systems. Will perform a wide range of general laboring duties at the asphalt plant.
Minimum Qualifications:
1. A valid Driver's License is preferred.
2. General education, grammar and arithmetic, GED or high school diploma or equivalent.
3. Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug screen and physical.
4. Related experience preferred but not required.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Basic knowledge of plant operation, conveyor systems, and maintenance.
Must have good mechanical, troubleshooting, and some welding ability.
Need positive attitude and the ability to work well with others and follow directions.
Must be willing to work overtime as directed, and able to work extended hours if needed.
Equipment operation skills helpful.
Must be able to work long hours in all weather conditions.
Essential Duties and/or Responsibilities:
Perform clean-up duties, oiling, lubrication, and miscellaneous repairs.
Responsible for seeing that all safety equipment is in place at all times.
Visually and audibly monitor plant components while in operation and notify plant supervisor of any inconsistencies.
Always work safely and take action to prevent any and all unsafe actions, processes, and behaviors.
Timely and regular attendance is essential.
Perform other duties as instructed.
Benefits:
* Paid Holidays * Paid Vacation * Medical Plans with GENEROUS Employer contributions and funding * Health Savings Account* Prescription Card * Flexible Spending Accounts for Medical and Dependent Care * Dental * Vision * Company Paid Life and AD&D Insurance * Company Paid Short Term Disability Income Replacement * Company Paid Long Term Disability Income Replacement * Profit Sharing * 401(k) with Company Match * Voluntary Life Insurance for Employees, Spouses, and Dependents * Critical Illness Plan * Accident Coverage Plan* Company Paid Employee Assistance Plan, Travel Insurance, Access to Legal Advice * Employee Discount Plan for National Vendors * College Scholarship Program for Dependents * Gift Matching Program
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. Applicants of diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

Subject to pre-employment drug testing and background check.

If unable to apply online, mail completed application to Knife River Corporation South, PO Box 674, Bryan, TX 77806.
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