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MDU Resources Group LABORER in Molalla, Oregon


Company:Knife River - Western Oregon Division


Location:Molalla, OR

Hiring Manager:Kirk J Myers

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

Job Type:Full-Time

Entry Level:$22.05 - $29.40 /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.

Get a jump start on your career at Knife River! We are currently looking for a dedicated Laborer to join our skilled team in Molalla, OR. Come join our Aggregate department today!

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Perform routine maintenance, such as lubricating, oiling and cleaning around the Landscape plant

  • Perform screening plant activities by running the plant, sorting, splitting, palletizing, physically lifting and loading landscape materials

  • Wire and wash pallets of stone

  • Operate a stone saw and stone splitter to saw and split natural stone

  • Operate a forklift

  • 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:

  • Paid Training Provided No Previous Experience Required

  • Possess and maintain a valid driver’s license

  • Ability to pass a pre-employment criminal background check, physical/functional exam and drug screen

  • Ability to work flexible shifts, including weekends and overtime

  • Display a professional and courteous attitude towards all team members

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 our Laborer position:

Air Force:

Pavement and Construction Equipment Journeyman

Pavement and Construction Equipment Apprentice

Pavement and Construction Equipment Helper


Construction Equipment Supervisor

Motor Transport Operator

General Construction Equipment Operator

Rough Terrain Forklift & Loader Operator

Heavy Construction Equipment Operator

Horizontal Construction Engineer


Equipment Operator

Equipment Operator Basic

Advanced Equipment Operator



Basic Engineer, Construction and Equipment Marine

Motor Vehicle Operator

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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.