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Crusher Maintenance Mechanics

Company: Knife River - Cheyenne Division Department: Aggregates
Location: Cheyenne, WY Hiring Manager: Carolyn Vasquez
Closing Date: 11/30/2021 at 11:59pm CDT Job Type: Full-Time
Job Summary:
Responsible for safely operating and keeping equipment maintained properly.
Work to be predominately performed at the Cheyenne crusher.
*Performing maintenance and repairs of a significant nature on all crusher equipment and/or assisting with repairs/improvements/maintenance of equipment to assure it is in safe working condition.
*Safely operate equipment, standard and specialty tools, welders, hoists and other lifting devices, etc. on a daily basis.
•Troubleshooting maintenance problems to properly diagnose components to determine method and extent of repair necessary .
*Read, interpret, analyze and apply information in technical manuals and schematics.
• Anticipate needed parts and supplies, disassemble
equipment and parts, fabricate parts when needed and reassemble equipment and parts.
• Use cutting torch and perform welding tasks
• Clean work areas
• Fill out shop repair orders daily
• Communicate effectively (verbal, listening, written). Frequent contact and communication with others within and outside the company. Self-motivated, team-player with excellent interpersonal skills; ability to work independently or in a team setting; ability to maintain positive customer relations and act courteous/respectful of others.
•Proven experience handling multiple projects and priorities while maintaining tight deadlines; highly organized with attention to detail.
•Accurately complete work orders or other maintenance repair documentation.
• Ensure OSHA, DOT, MSHA, EPA, DNR, safety and environmental regulation compliance.
• May be required to operate and maintain company vehicle to perform field service repair then operate repaired equipment to ensure proper working condition after repairs have been completed.
• Responsible to provide own basic hand tools, pneumatics and some specialty tools.
• Performs other duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications:
EDUCATION AND/OR WORK EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS• Over 2 years up to and including 4 years from post high school,
work, military, institutional or vocational environment in mechanic field or maintaining road construction equipment with demonstrated
mechanical knowledge to diagnose component, troubleshoot, repair, communicate and document.• Mechanical experience - diesel
engine preferred
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.

Knife River Wyoming offers a 401(k) as well as COMPANY PAID medical, dental, vision, life and STD benefits for employees and their dependents.

We are a drug free work environment requiring pre-employment and random drug testing. Subject to background check.

You may apply online at

If unable to apply online, mail completed application to:
PO Box 20150
Cheyenne, WY 82007-1812
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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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