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Job Summary: To complete various laborer and small equipment operation tasks on grading and pipe crews. This position requires travel to various projects throughout MN and ND. This is a full time-seasonal position. Hours and durations vary based on workload and weather conditions. DUTIES AND/OR RESPONSIBILITIES * Safely perform labor tasks including any of the following: * Operate demolition saw on pavements, sidewalks, and curbs. * Measures distance from grade stakes, drive stakes & stretch tight line. * Operate laser level. * Signals operators of construction equipment to facilitate alignment, movement and adjustment of machinery to conform to grade specifications. * Levels earth using pick or shovel. * Hook up and join various types of pipe (concrete, pvc, steel) * Safely rig various items for picking such as pipe, structures, etc. * Raise manhole castings. * Mix grout and seal inverts and castings. * Roll geotextile fabric in front of earth moving equipment. * Operate and maintain water pumps to ensure continuous dewatering activities. * Clean and organize job trailer daily following work shift. * Install and move traffic control devices in conformity with provide traffic control manual. (must be able to comprehend layouts) * Performs flagging duties as needed. * May operate small powered hand tools. * May operate small equipment including bobcat, tractor, or roller or move from one site to another. * Safely and properly perform maintenance (lubricating, fueling and cleaning) and operate small equipment, such as bobcat, tractor, jackhammer, roller, pickup truck, air compressor, tractor/packer, steel drum or rubber tire roller. * Hook up and un hook small trailer to pick-up. * Able to operate skid steer for clean-up of materials. * Ability to work productively once given instruction without constant supervision is essential. * Communicate effectively (verbal, listening, written) and work with difficult people under high stress situations. Self-motivated, team-player with good interpersonal skills; ability to maintain positive customer relations & act courteous/respectful of others. Monitor and discuss production problems with co-workers and managers/supervisors. * Ensure OSHA, safety and environmental regulation compliance * Performs other duties as assigned. # Minimum Qualifications: EDUCATION AND/OR WORK EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS * General education, grammar and arithmetic, GED or high school diploma or equivalent * Equipment maintenance & operation experience * Ability to provide and maintain proper licensure, medical card and acceptable driving record. * Positive attitude and ability to take direction is a must. # How To Apply If unable to apply online, mail completed application to: Box 40, Bemidji, MN 56619. 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. Subject to pre-employment drug testing and background check. Company: Knife River Materials - Northern Minn. Division Department: Construction Location: Bemidji, MN Hiring Manager: Trisha A Dally Closing Date: 07/01/2021 at 11:59pm CDT Job Type: Full-Time - Seasonal