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MDU Resources Group Heavy Haul Truck Driver in Bryan, Texas

Heavy Haul Truck Driver

Company:Knife River - Texas Division

Department:Trucking

Location:Bryan , TX

Hiring Manager:Octavius R Williams

Closing Date:10/31/2021at 11:59pm CDT

Job Type:Full-Time

Job Summary:

Move construction equipment and other related equipment to/from construction and commercial projects.

Minimum Qualifications:

General education, GED or high school diploma or equivalent.

Must have a valid CDL Class A.

Minimum 2 years driving experience driving a haul truck, lowboy is preferred.

Previous experience with multi-axle tractor-trailer and 10 axle low-boy is preferred.

Familiarity with the operation of construction equipment is preferred.

Previous portable crusher experience; with the use of jeeps/boosters is preferred.

Must be able to pass medical and physical requirements and acceptable driving record and required endorsements.

Essential Duties and/or Responsibilities:

  1. Driver will operate a truck that pulls a flat bed trailer equipped to transport construction equipment to and from job sites.

  2. Perform pre-trip/post-trip inspections.

  3. Driver will be required to measure load height, length and width.

  4. Driver will be required to tie down equipment using chains and binders.

  5. Driver will, on occasion, be required to change trailers to a belly dump body to transport and dump loose materials, such as sand, gravel, crushed rock or paving materials.

  6. May on occasion haul hot asphalt.

  7. Driver controls levers that dump contents.

  8. The position may also required the worker to operate a “loader” on occasion to load sand or gravel into the trailer.

  9. Perform other duties as needed.

  10. Timely and regular attendance is essential.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  1. Driver is required to have a working knowledge of TxDOT required hauling permits and federal and state laws that regulate the road freight transport industry.

  2. Driver is to have an operational knowledge of all construction equipment to be transported and be able to load and unload equipment from low-boy trailer.

  3. Need positive attitude, strong self-directed work ethic and the ability to work well with others / follow detailed directions.

  4. The ability to work long, irregular hours, and to remain focused throughout.

  5. Excellent communication and organizational skills.

  6. Be able to work in all weather conditions for extended period of time.

Position will remain open until 10/31/2021 or until the position is filled.

Benefits:

  • Paid Company Holidays * PTO * Two Medical Plans with GENEROUS Employer contributions * Health Savings Account, partially funded by Company* Prescription Card * Flexible Spending Accounts for Medical and Dependent Care * Dental * Vision * Company Paid Life and AD&D Insurance * Company Paid Short Term Disability Income Replacement * Company Paid Long Term Disability Income Replacement * Profit Sharing * 401(k) with Company Match * Voluntary Life Insurance, Critical Illness, Accident, and Hospital Indemnity for Employees, Spouses, and Dependents * Company Paid Employee Assistance Plan, Travel Insurance, Access to Legal Advice * Employee Discount Plan for National Vendors * College Scholarship Program for Dependents * Gift Matching Program

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. Applicants of diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

Subject to pre-employment drug testing and background check.

If unable to apply online, mail completed application to Knife River Corporation South, PO Box 674, Bryan, TX 77806.

This Employer Participates inE-Verify (PDF) (Downloads/EVerifyPoster.pdf) . Download PDF Application (PDF) (Downloads/KRC-59.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.

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