MDU Resources Group AGGREGATE DELIVERY DRIVER in Portland, Oregon

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 an Aggregate Delivery Driver at one of our plants located in Portland, Oregon. Our drivers are home every night and we offer competitive wages with a full benefits package. We seek to hire the best drivers in the Portland area, and have a strong focus on customer service.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Safely deliver materials to contractors and residential customers.

  • Become familiar with our products, and provide excellent customer service.

  • Complete pre and post trip inspections on equipment.

  • Maintain driver’s daily log and legal load limits.

  • Complete all paperwork that may be necessary.

  • Maintain a clean truck appearance by complying with Knife River’s operational policies, procedures and standards.

  • Climbing in and out of truck cab as needed throughout the day.

  • Assure all safety policies and procedures are followed to prevent any and all unsafe actions, processes and behaviors observed.

  • Other duties assigned as needed.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Previous truck driving experience.

  • Possess and maintain a valid commercial driver’s license, medical card and clean driving record. Class B minimum requirement, Class A preferred.

  • 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 jobs.mdu.com 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.

Hiring Bonus and Referral Incentive

We are now offering a hiring bonus and referral incentive! Eligible positions include CDL drivers (Ready Mix and/or Aggregates) in the Portland Metro Market area.

Eligibility: The prospective employee must list the current employee as their referral source on the application in order to be eligible for the referral incentive.

Hiring Bonus and Referral Incentive: When the new hire successfully drives solo, he/she will receive a hiring bonus of $500. When the new hire successfully completes one year of service, he/she will receive an additional $500 hiring bonus, for a total of $1000.

*Successfully driving solo means that a trainer and supervisor both sign off that the team member is ready and able to drive solo and the new hire has demonstrated this successfully.

Company: Knife River - Western Oregon Division

Department: Aggregate

Location: Portland, OR

Hiring Manager: Michael S Mathson

Closing Date: 09/30/2017 at 11:59pm CDT

Job Type: Full-Time

Entry Level: $15.96 - $22.80 /hour