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MDU Resources Group Laborer / Groundsperson in Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Laborer / Groundsperson

Company:Concrete Materials/Sweetman Construction


Location:Sioux Falls, SD

Hiring Manager:Molly J Smith

Closing Date:08/31/2021at 11:59pm CDT

Job Type:Full-Time

Job Summary:

This position starts out at $16.45 and up, depending on experience. This can either be a seasonal full time position or a seasonal part time position. Seasonal positions have a Winter layoff with a Spring recall.


Assists in quarry operations.


Works in surface mine, pit, or quarry, or at preparation plant, performing any combination of following tasks;

Cleans up spillage from under conveyors, vibrating screens, rock crushers and other equipment as needed using shovels and high pressure water hoses.

Performs light maintenance on equipment as directed.

Change screen cloth on vibrating screens.

Observes plant and equipment for proper operation and notifies plant operator or supervisor of malfunctions or breakdowns.

Performs other duties as assigned.

This position may require you to wear a half mask respirator at times and therefore, you will be required to be fit tested. Per OSHA “The Respiratory Protection standard, paragraph 29 CFR 1910.134(g)(1)(i)(A), states that respirators shall not be worn when facial hair comes between the sealing surface of the facepiece and the face or that interferes with valve function. Facial hair is allowed as long as it does not protrude under the respirator seal, or extend far enough to interfere with the device's valve function. Short mustaches, sideburns, and small goatees that are neatly trimmed so that no hair compromises the seal of the respirator usually do not present a hazard and, therefore, do not violate paragraph 1910.134(g)(1)(i)

Typical hours are 7am-5pm M-F and 7am-noon on Saturdays that are needed.

Minimum Qualifications:


Less than high school education, or

Up to one month related experience or training, or

Equivalent combination of education and experience.

How To Apply

Concrete Materials/Sweetman/Ellis & Eastern and Rail to Road are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers. 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.

Mail completed application to Sweetman Construction Co., 1500 North Sweetman Place, Box 84140, Sioux Falls, SD 57118-4140

Subject to pre-employment drug testing and background check.

This Employer Participates inE-Verify (PDF) (Downloads/EVerifyPoster.pdf) . Download PDF Application (PDF) (Downloads/KRC-61.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.