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Quality Control Technician - Portable

Company: Knife River - Midwest Division Department: Quality Control
Location: Sioux City, IA Hiring Manager: Megan S Dejong
Closing Date: 03/01/2021 at 11:59pm CDT Job Type: Full-Time - Seasonal
Job Summary:
Responsible to safely collect samples of concrete and asphalt, crushed stone, aggregate, sand or gravel and test for conformance to specifications.

1. Safely and properly perform laboratory tests on variety of materials (Aggregate, Asphalt and/or Concrete).
2. Collect material samples, identify material, and compile statistical data on test results.
3. Perform necessary tests (i.e., gradations, incinerations, rice tests, marshall tests, %crushed, etc.)
4. Examine and evaluate data – determine material quality in relation to specifications.
5. Present alternative actions in relation to the evaluation.
6. Perform arithmetic operations and report findings and needed actions.
7. Maintain lab and equipment.
8. Perform daily housekeeping.
9. Conduct finished and in-process inspections.
10. 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. Communicate test results to appropriate stakeholders.
11. Ensure work activities comply with OSHA, EPA, safety and environmental regulations. Good housekeeping skills.
12. Must have valid driver’s license and acceptable driving record under Company policy.
13. Performs other duties as assigned.

Typical Schedule is Monday - Friday 6 AM - 6 PM, Saturdays and Sundays as needed.

This position will travel with the portable asphalt plant.

Starting wages at $17.70 and up depending on experience with per diem when travelling.

Minimum Qualifications:
1. General education, grammar and arithmetic, GED or high school diploma or equivalent.

2. Ability to provide and maintain proper certifications, licensure and acceptable driving record.

3. Maintain proper certification.
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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