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.

Knife River has an immediate opening for a Rotomill Groundsperson/Operator in the Mid-Willamette Valley (Tangent), Oregon.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Operate rotomill in a safe and efficient manner.

  • Must be willing to do manual labor.

  • Observe hand signals, markings, and/or grade stakes while operating mill.

  • Always work safely and take action to prevent any and all unsafe actions, processes, and behaviors observed.

  • Perform maintenance on mill when needed.

  • Able to mill to required depths as project specifications require.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • General knowledge of all types of construction is helpful.

  • Ability to bend, stoop, lift, push, pull and be on your feet for long periods of time, in all weather conditions.

  • Mechanically inclined and ability to weld is a plus.

  • Class A CDL helpful, but not required.

  • Ability to pass a pre-employment criminal background check, physical/functional exam and drug screen.

  • Ability to work flexible shifts which include: days, nights, weekends and overtime.

  • Display a professional and courteous attitude towards all team members and customers.

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.

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 Rotomill Groundsperson/Operator position:

Air Force: Pavement and Construction Equipment Journeyman Pavement and Construction Equipment Apprentice Pavement and Construction Equipment Helper

Army: Construction Equipment Supervisor Motor Transport Operator General Construction Equipment Operator Rough Terrain Forklift & Loader Operator Heavy Construction Equipment Operator Horizontal Construction Engineer

Navy: Equipment Operator Equipment Operator Basic Advanced Equipment Operator Constructionman

Marines: Basic Engineer, Construction and Equipment Marine Motor Vehicle Operator

Company: Knife River - Western Oregon Division

Department: Willamette Construction

Location: Tangent, OR

Hiring Manager: Jason W Chamberlain

Closing Date: 07/31/2018 at 11:59pm CDT

Job Type: Full-Time

Entry Level: $29.10 - $29.10 /hour