MDU Resources Group Roller Operator - P5 (seasonal) in North Branch, Minnesota

Job Summary:

Responsible to safely operate heavy rolling machine to compact earth fills, subgrades, flexible base and bituminous surface to grade specifications preparatory to construction of highways, streets and runways.

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Equipment operation and maintenance

  2. Ability to provide and maintain proper licensure, medical card and acceptable driving record.

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.

If unable to apply online, mail completed application to:4787 Shadow Wood Drive NE, Sauk Rapids, MN 56379.

Subject to pre-employment drug testing and background check.

Duties & Responsibilities

  1. Perform daily equipment, walk around and site inspections to identify and correct any unsafe conditions and keep equipment properly maintained.

  2. Safely and properly perform maintenance on roller.

  3. Safely and properly operate roller

  4. Identify appropriate rolling pattern and drives machine in successive overlapping passes over surface to be compacted to prepare quality surface.

  5. Determine speed and direction of machine, based on knowledge of compressibility of material under changing temperatures, so that ridges are not formed by excessive pressure.

  6. Assist laborer or roller operator with dumping trucks and keeping load counts

  7. Help clean curb and gutter areas

  8. Communicate effectively (verbal, listening, written) and work with difficult people under high stress situations. Self-motivated, team-player with good interpersonal skills; ability to maintain positive customer relations and act courteous/respectful of others.

  9. Troubleshoot and problem solve situations/problems (material quality, equipment operation/repair, etc.). Monitor and discuss production problems with co-workers and managers/supervisors.

  10. Ensure OSHA, EPA, DNR, safety and environmental regulation compliance.

  11. Assist in loading and unloading equipment for transport, including load securement.

  12. Performs other duties as assigned.

Company: Knife River - Central Minnesota Division

Department: Construction

Location: North Branch, MN

Hiring Manager: Janelle L Adelman

Closing Date: 08/13/2017 at 11:59pm CDT

Job Type: Full-Time - Seasonal