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Company: Knife River - Western Oregon Division Department: Prestress
Location: Spokane, WA Hiring Manager: Bradley R Wright
Closing Date: 12/31/2022 at 11:59pm CDT Job Type: Full-Time
Entry Level: $20.01 - $27.58 /hour    
Job Summary:
Good pay! 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 — people who are committed to working safely and to delivering high-quality results for our customers.

Get a jump start on your career at Knife River! We are currently looking for dedicated production team members to join our skilled team in Spokane, Washington!

Job Summary

The production team members will perform a wide range of duties within the plant including, but not limited to:

Job Duties

•Set up mold for specific productions, lift mold parts to assemble, read production drawings to determine job specifications and requirements
•Handle and assemble rebar cages
•Strip and clean concrete forms
•Pour concrete, shovel, vibrate and finish
•Ensure a safe and clean work environment at all times
•Perform basic carpentry skills
•Regular use of hand and power tools, wire cutters, concrete vibrators, tape measures, impact wrenches, finishing tools and wire ties
•Shovel excess debris
•General housekeeping duties will be assigned as needed
•Other duties may be assigned as needed

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Minimum Qualifications:
Requirements / Skills

•Ability to communicate effectively with team members
•Ability to follow company production and safety procedures
•Must wear personal protective equipment
•Physical exam, substance abuse screening, and background check are required


•Previous construction experience preferred
•Ability to read and understand a tape measure
•Knowledge and ability to operate basic tools
•Ability to understand and apply basic math skills

Physical Requirements

•Lifting may be required with assistance provided if needed
•Frequent standing, climbing and reaching is required
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 any Knife River NW address or stop in one of our locations to complete an application. 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.

If you are an individual with a qualified disability as defined by federal, state, or local law and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application for any reason, please contact your state employment agency or you may call 541-693-5960 to speak with a human resources representative.

Subject to pre-employment drug testing and background check.
Veterans: Put Your Skills to Work with Us!
At Knife River, 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. There are many jobs within the military that are transferable to our Production Team Member position:

Air Force:
Pavements and Construction Equipment Helper
Pavements and Construction Equipment Apprentice
Pavements and Construction Equipment Journeyman
Pavements and Construction Equipment Craftsman

Concrete and Asphalt Equipment Operator

Coast Guard:


Basic Engineer, Construction, and Equipment Marine
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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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