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MDU Resources Group Water Truck CDL Driver in Waco, Texas

Water Truck CDL Driver

Company:Knife River - Texas Division


Location:Waco, TX

Hiring Manager:Cody R Welch

Closing Date:07/31/2022at 11:59pm CDT

Job Type:Full-Time

Job Summary:


Water Truck drivers safely maintain & operate water truck to transport and spray water on road surfaces at the designated location with the goal of keeping gravel/ clay road surfaces at optimum moisture content as needed.

Minimum Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications:

-Must have a Class B CDL license with Tanker Endorsement and ability to operate standard transmission vehicle.

-Minimum 1 years’ experience within the road construction industry is preferred.

-Previous experience operating a Water Truck is preferred.

-Must be able to pass a pre-employment DOT drug screen, DOT physical, physical performance evaluation.

-Must provide and maintain proper license and endorsements, must have acceptable driving record.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

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

  2. Accurately record pre & post-trip inspections on daily vehicle inspection form.

  3. Safely operate water truck and water pumps.

  4. Properly apply water volumes according to road surface.

  5. Accurately record gallons of water taken from each source staying in compliance with daily limits.

  6. Monitor vehicle performance, fluid levels, and mechanical fitness.

  7. Assist construction crews while waiting to apply water.

  8. 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.

  1. Troubleshoot and problem solve situations (material quality, equipment operation/repair).

  2. Monitor and discuss production problems with co-workers and managers/supervisors.

  3. Ensure OSHA, EPA,DNR, safety and environmental regulation compliance.

  4. Regular and timely attendance is essential to this position.

  5. Performs other laboring duties as needed when not operating water truck.


  • Paid Company Holidays * PTO * Two Medical Plans with GENEROUS Employer contributions * Health Savings Account, partially funded by Company* Prescription Card * Flexible Spending Accounts for Medical and Dependent Care * Dental * Vision * Company Paid Life and AD&D Insurance * Company Paid Short Term Disability Income Replacement * Company Paid Long Term Disability Income Replacement * Profit Sharing * 401(k) with Company Match * Voluntary Life Insurance, Critical Illness, Accident, and Hospital Indemnity for Employees, Spouses, and Dependents * Company Paid Employee Assistance Plan, Travel Insurance, Access to Legal Advice * Employee Discount Plan for National Vendors * College Scholarship Program for Dependents * Gift Matching Program

How To Apply:

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. Applicants of diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Subject to pre-employment drug testing and background check. If unable to apply online, mail completed application to Knife River Corporation South, PO Box 1800 Waco, Texas 76703.

This open position will remain open until 07/31/2022 or until it is filled.

This Employer Participates inE-Verify (PDF) (Downloads/EVerifyPoster.pdf) . Download PDF Application (PDF) (Downloads/KRC-59.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.