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MDU Resources Group Position Opening at MDU Resources Group in United States

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 dedicated production team members to join our skilled team in Spokane, Washington!

Job Summary

The production team members will perform a wide range of duties within the plant including, but not limited to:

Job Duties

  • Set up mold for specific productions, lift mold parts to assemble, read production drawings to determine job specifications and requirements

  • Handle and assemble rebar cages

  • Strip and clean concrete forms

  • Pour concrete, shovel, vibrate and finish

  • Ensure a safe and clean work environment at all times

  • Perform basic carpentry skills

  • Regular use of hand and power tools, wire cutters, concrete vibrators, tape measures, impact wrenches, finishing tools and wire ties

  • Shovel excess debris

  • General housekeeping duties will be assigned as needed

  • Other duties may be assigned as needed

Minimum Qualifications:

Requirements / Skills

  • Ability to communicate effectively with team members

  • Ability to follow company production and safety procedures

  • Must wear personal protective equipment

  • Physical exam, substance abuse screening, and background check are required


  • Previous construction experience preferred

  • Ability to read and understand a tape measure

  • Knowledge and ability to operate basic tools

  • Ability to understand and apply basic math skills

Physical Requirements

  • Lifting may be required with assistance provided if needed

  • Frequent standing, climbing and reaching is required

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.

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 Production Laborer position:

Air Force: Pavement and Construction Equipment Apprentice Pavement and Construction Equipment Helper

Army: Bridge Crewmember

Navy: Builder Builder Basic Steelworker Utilitiesman Constructionman

Company: Knife River - Western Oregon Division

Department: Prestress

Location: Spokane, WA

Hiring Manager: Bradley R Wright

Closing Date: 12/31/2020 at 11:59pm CDT

Job Type: Full-Time

Entry Level: $16.00 - $20.00 /hour