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Asphalt/Paving Equipment Operators - Lewiston

Company: Knife River - Southern Idaho Division Department: Paving
Location: Lewiston, ID Hiring Manager: Michael S Hanson Jr
Closing Date: 11/30/2021 at 11:59pm CDT Job Type: Full-Time
Job Summary:
Good pay! Daily per diem! Good benefits! Good people! At Knife River, we take care of our team because we know it’s our people who make us successful. We are one of the 10 largest construction materials producers/contractors in the country, and we’re growing! We are adding people to our team every day and are looking to hire experienced asphalt/paving crew equipment operators for our upcoming season. We are looking for people who are committed to working safely and to delivering high-quality results for our customers.

We have an excellent opportunity for EXPERIENCED Asphalt/Paving Crew Equipment Operators in our Central Idaho Division located in the Lewiston Clarkston Valley!

Responsibilities include, but not limited to the following:
-Operate all heavy equipment in a safe and appropriate manner
-Perform daily maintenance and safety checks of equipment
-Safely and properly perform maintenance (lubricating, fueling and cleaning) on equipment
-Maneuver heavy equipment into loading or unloading positions, following signals from loading crew as needed; check that the vehicle position is correct and any special loading equipment is properly positioned
-Use various pieces of equipment to perform backfilling, loading, excavating and stockpiling
-Operate equipment while maintaining proper awareness of ones surroundings
-Troubleshoot and problem solve situations/problems (equipment operation/repair, etc.). Monitor and discuss production problems with managers/supervisors
-Ensure MSHA, OSHA, EPA, DNR, safety and environmental regulation compliance
-Perform other related duties as required
-Timely and regular attendance is an essential requirement
-Job requires steady to intermittent and repetitive physical activity including: standing, stooping, kneeling, climbing, walking on uneven ground, lifting, carrying, pushing, shoveling, and raking

Minimum Qualifications:
-Have verifiable experience as an equipment operator
-A high school diploma or general education degree (GED) is preferred
-Valid driver’s license
-Must be able to work day shifts and night shifts. Shifts may vary according to project demands
-Must be able to work in all weather conditions
-Must be willing to travel if job requires
-Must pass a pre-employment drug screen

How To Apply
To be considered for this position, candidates must complete and submit an employment application at by the posting deadline noted above. If unable to complete an application online you may print and send completed application to:

Knife River Central Idaho Division
1490 Fair Street
Clarkston, WA 99403

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.

Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

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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