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Heavy Truck Mechanic

Company: Knife River Materials - Southern Oregon Division Department: Shop
Location: Medford, OR Hiring Manager: Mary Beth E Riley
Closing Date: 11/09/2020 at 11:59pm CDT Job Type: Full-Time
Journeyman: $25.14 /hour    
Job Summary:
The Medford operation seeks an experienced Mechanic to perform maintenance and repair of the company's fleet of heavy trucks.

Major Job Responsibilities:
-Troubleshoot and diagnose problems to determine method and extent of repair necessary. (drive train, brakes, electrical, hydraulics, suspension components, etc.).
-Perform welding and operate cut tools, hoist and lifting devices, as needed.
-Read, interpret, analyze and apply information from technical manuals and schematics.
-Anticipate needed parts and supplies.
-Complete repair order paperwork and Zonar logs, as needed
-Ensure compliance with OSHA, DOT, MSHA, safety & environmental regulations & policy.
-Perform other duties as assigned.
-2nd shift, 12PM-8:30PM, Monday-Friday with some overtime.
-Job primarily performed in the shop with some field work.
Minimum Qualifications:
-Prior heavy truck mechanic/maintenance or similar experience or training.
-Class A or B CDL with good driving record. (CDL preferred at time of hire or have the ability to get a CDL within 6 months).
-Basic mathematical competence to effectively troubleshoot and resolve problems.
-Communicate effectively with internal and external customers and co-workers.

Provide your own basic hand tools. We have a tool allowance program to help with the purchase of tools and will replace broken/damaged tools due to reasonable use while on the job.

Pre-employment drug and functional capacities testing required.
Union membership required upon hire.
Union scale wages and an excellent benefit package.
How To Apply
Apply at If unable to apply online, please mail completed application to HR Manager at Knife River Materials, PO Box 1145, Medford, OR 97501 or apply in person.

Knife River is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status or any other protected category under applicable state/federal law.
Veterans: Put Your Skills to Work with Us!
At Knife River Materials, 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. Below are a few of the many jobs within the military that are transferable to our position:

Army: Heavy Wheeled Vehicle Mechanic
Navy: Construction Mechanic
Marines: Engineer Equipment Mechanic
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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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