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

Job Summary: We are looking to add 2 Aggregate and 1 Asphalt Field Quality Control Technicians to our team! As an important part of our seasonal road construction operations, QC Technicians are required to travel within Minnesota and North Dakota. WE ARE WILLING TO TRAIN THE RIGHT PERSON! This is your chance to begin a career in Quality Control! As a QC Tech you are responsible to safely collect samples of crushed stone, aggregate, asphalt or gravel and test for conformance to specifications. DUTIES AND/OR RESPONSIBILITIES * Safely and properly perform laboratory tests on variety of materials (Aggregate and/or Asphalt). * Collect material samples, identify material, and compile statistical data on test results. * Examine and evaluate data – determine material quality in relation to specifications * Present alternative actions in relation to the evaluation. * Perform arithmetic operations and report findings and needed actions. * Maintain lab and equipment * Perform daily housekeeping * Conduct finished and in-process inspections * Perform trial batches * 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. Communicate test results to appropriate stakeholders. * Ensure work activities comply with OSHA, EPA, safety and environmental regulations. Good housekeeping skills. * Performs other duties as assigned. Position will remain open until filled # Minimum Qualifications: * General education, grammar and arithmetic, GED or high school diploma or equivalent * Maintain a valid driver’s license * Basic computer skills * Experience with material testing preferred * Ability to provide and maintain proper certifications, licensure and acceptable driving record # 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: Rebecca B Dietz Closing Date: 08/01/2021 at 11:59pm CDT Job Type: Full-Time - Seasonal