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MDU Resources Group CRUSHER OPERATOR in Beaverton, Oregon


Company:Knife River - Western Oregon Division


Location:Beaverton, OR

Hiring Manager:Blake W Walla

Closing Date:12/31/2022at 11:59pm CDT

Job Type:Full-Time

Entry Level:$21.00 - $28.00 /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.

We have an excellent opportunity for a Crusher Operator at our Farmington Rock Quarry in Beaverton, Oregon. Come join our Aggregate department today!

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Perform maintenance, repair, labor and operate crushing plant in support of crushing operations

  • Duties include clean-up, oiling, lubrication and miscellaneous repairs

  • Participate in quality control to meet specifications

  • May operate equipment such as a loader or skid steer

  • 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:

  • Basic knowledge of crusher operation, conveyor system and construction equipment

  • Equipment operator skills and experience helpful

  • Need positive attitude and the ability to work well with others and follow directions

  • Ability to work flexible shifts, including weekends and overtime

  • Be able to travel with the portable crusher if necessary

  • Ability to pass a drug screen, physical and functional testing and a criminal background check

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 this position:

Air Force:

Pavement and Construction Equipment Journeyman

Apprentice or Helper


General Construction Equipment Operator

Horizontal Construction Engineer

Coast Guard:

Damage Control


Equipment Operator

Equipment Operator Basic



Marines :

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.