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MDU Resources Group LOWBOY DRIVER in Central Point, Oregon


Company:Knife River - Southern Oregon Division


Location:Central Point, OR

Hiring Manager:John A Rigel Jr

Closing Date:12/10/2021at 11:59pm CDT

Job Type:Full-Time

Entry Level:$21.00 - $26.60 /hour

Job Summary:

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 currently have a position open as Lowboy Driver in our aggregates department in Central Point!

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Operating a truck pulling a flatbed trailer equipped to transport crusher components and heavy equipment to and from jobsites.

  • Have an operational knowledge of heavy equipment to be transported and be able to load and unload equipment from lowboy trailer.

  • Measure load height, length and width and to tie down equipment using chains and binders.

  • Have a working knowledge of DOT required hauling permits.

  • May also be required to drive a dump truck hauling crushed rock on occasion.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Previous experience with multi-axle lowboy and equipment.

  • Possess and maintain a valid Class A commercial driver’s license with Tanker & Hazmat endorsements (or the ability to obtain within 90 days of employment).

  • Must have a CDL medical card and clean driving record.

  • 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.

Additional Information

Knife River offers a competitive benefit package, which includes medical, dental, vision, short term disability, 401k with matching contribution, profit sharing bonus, paid time off and eight paid holidays. Work is local to Rogue Valley and surrounding area.

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 our Lowboy position:

Air Force:

Ground Transportation Apprentice

Ground Transportation Journeyman

Ground Transportation Helper

Vehicle Operations Apprentice


Motor Transport Operator


Motor Vehicle Operator

Logistics Vehicle System Operator

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-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.