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Construction Driver
Category: Publishing , Construction, Manufacturing
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Job code: lhw-e0-88209724

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Knife River Corporation

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  Job posted:   Sat Apr 14, 2018
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Construction Driver
Our History:

We are the materials supplier and construction division of MDU Resources Group Inc. The North Central Region currently serves the Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska, South Dakota and North Dakota areas.

Products from our companies have helped build U.S. military installations, interstate highways, major sports and business facilities, airports, county and township infrastructures, energy plants, wind farms, residential and farm structures.

Our success didn't happen by chance. It's the result of dedicated, hardworking people throughout our company. Our workforce is committed to excellence, devoted to quality, and has the expertise that means the difference between a job completed - and a job well done.

Our Future:

We strive to be a leader in the markets we serve, be a positive force in the communities in which we live and work, and provide growth opportunities for our employees while sustaining our profitability which funds our growth.

We are proud to be a subsidiary of MDU Resources Group, Inc. (NYSE:MDU) a multidimensional natural resource enterprise. We are excited to work with a bigger team and share best practices to continually improve our products and services. Knife River Corporation mines and markets aggregates and related value-added construction materials products and services in Alaska, California, Hawaii, Iowa, Idaho, Kansas, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Texas, Washington and Wyoming.

Job Summary:

Responsible to operate straight truck or tractor-trailer equipment and maintain properly to transport material to designated location in a timely manner

Education & Requirements:

+ General education, grammar and arithmetic, GED or high school diploma or equivalent

+ A CDL Class A (tractor-trailer). Preference given for experience driving a belly dump, flowboy, lowboy, tanker or straight truck.

+ Must have and maintain medical card and acceptable driving record and required endorsements.


+ Safely operate Class A or B truck to transport asphalt or aggregate to job site often times driving on uneven or unfinished surface.

+ Inspects truck for defects before and after trips and submits report indicating truck condition. Maintains driver log according to ICC regulations as required.

+ May operate loader to load aggregate into truck box

+ Daily maintenance of equipment such as cleaning truck inside and out, greasing, oiling, brakes, lights and any other maintenance instructed to perform.

+ Recognize surroundings and practice traffic awareness to maintain a safe environment.

+ Assist with plant maintenance, repairs, set up and take downs.

+ Tarp load when needed

+ Clean spilled material/buildup off box (spill chutes, belts, side boards, etc.)

+ Verify that gates are closed

+ Complete load tickets

+ Assist construction crews while waiting to unload

+ Spread product

+ Maintain proper information in truck cab pouch

+ Report information accurately and completely on daily time cards, truck cab information and other needed paperwork.

+ Maintain and support a safe and harassment free work environment.

+ Ensure OSHA, DOT, EPA, DNR, MSHA, Federal, State, and Local safety and environmental regulation compliance and attend required training.

+ Performs other duties as assigned.

+ Ability to communicate effectively (verbal, listening, written).

+ Ability to read maps and navigate to new locations.

+ Must be self-motivated, team-player with excellent interpersonal skills; ability to maintain positive customer relations and act courteous and respectful toward others.

+ Ability to work with minimum supervision and recognize matters needing attention and initiate action on that recognition.

Thank you for taking the time to view our position at Knife River Corporation. Please click the apply button, submit your resume and contiue through the application process if you are interested! We appreciate your time and look forward to building a relationship!

-Knife River Corporation

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