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MDU Resources Group STREET SWEEPER in Beaverton, Oregon


Company:Knife River - Western Oregon Division

Department:Aggregate 245010

Location:Beaverton, OR

Hiring Manager:Kirk J Myers

Closing Date:12/30/2022at 11:59pm CDT

Job Type:Full-Time

Entry Level:$21.74 - $30.17 /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.

Knife River has an immediate opening for a Street Sweeper/Water Truck in Beaverton, Oregon.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Operate large mechanical or vacuum street sweeper on city streets, parking lots and other public right-of-ways to remove litter and debris.

  • Perform and document a safety check of sweeper (lights, brakes, etc.)

  • Grease the sweeper, adjust main sweeper brooms to compensate for wear to ensure optimum life of broom and effectively remove litter from streets.

  • Adjust the gutter broom for proper pressure and angle to ensure effective removal of material from gutters.

  • Operate regenerative air or mechanical sweeper over assigned route.

  • Must be willing to operate the water truck or other duties assigned by supervisor when not sweeping.

  • Complete all paperwork that may be necessary.

  • 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:

  • At least two years of experience in the operation of motorized equipment, including some heavy equipment or one year experience operating a street sweeper.

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

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.

This Employer Participates inE-Verify (PDF) (Downloads/EVerifyPoster.pdf) . Download PDF Application (PDF) (Downloads/KRC-74.pdf)

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.