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

Job Summary:

Responsible to safely keep equipment running and maintained properly to maximize production and quality.


  • Perform daily equipment, walk around and site inspections to identify and correct any unsafe conditions and keep equipment properly maintained.

  • Safely and properly perform routine maintenance (lubricating, fueling and cleaning) on heavy equipment

  • Change oil, filters and grease various types of equipment and trucks

  • Perform repairs on equipment during slow times. Replaces defective parts and cleans and assembles equipment

  • Recognition of surroundings including equipment and traffic awareness

  • Ability to perform consistently while doing repetitious work

  • Exposure to working conditions with various insects

  • Extensive walking on uneven surfaces

  • Operating equipment at night under artificial lighting

  • 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 and act courteous/respectful of others

  • Troubleshoot and problem solve situations/problems (material quality, equipment operation/repair, etc.). Monitor and discuss production problems with co-workers and managers/supervisors

  • Ensure OSHA, EPA, DNR, safety and environmental regulation compliance

  • Performs other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:


  • High School or GED plus higher trade or technical school or equivalent in related field

  • Mechanical experience - diesel engine preferred

  • Must have a valid Class A or B Driver’s License, ability to provide and maintain proper licensure, medical card and acceptable driving record

  • Must be able to travel over nights during season, weekends and long shifts as needed

  • Must provide your own basic tools.

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: Shop

Location: Bemidji, MN

Hiring Manager: Trisha A Dally

Closing Date: 07/01/2021 at 11:59pm CDT

Job Type: Full-Time