MDU Resources Group Asphalt Plant Operator in Waco, Texas
Safely and Efficiently Operates Asphalt Plant to produce hot mix asphalt. Job will require working day or night shift and may require travel to work in Bryan TX.
This position reports directly to the Plant Superintendent that supervises employees involved in the operation of the asphalt plant and mixing of aggregate material.
Graduation from high school or possession of a GED Certificate
One year of experience in asphalt plant production and/or operations
Must be able to understand and interpret written material, including technical material, rules, regulations, instructions, reports, and charts, graphs, or tables and apply what is learned from written material to specific situations
Must have an understanding of basic math that will be used on the job: counting, adding, subtracting and multiplying
Must be able to work in a high stress environment; possibly with difficult personalities
Must contribute to maintaining the integrity of the organization; display high standards of ethical conduct and be trustworthy
Knowledge of safety hazards and necessary safety precautions for self and others sufficient to be able to establish a safe work environment
Skill in recognizing non-standardized situations and preparing recommendations for problem resolution
Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with other employees
Skill in utilizing a wide variety of equipment for which it is intended
Duties and/or Responsibilities:
Ability to take detailed verbal and written direction and apply standardized practices and principals
Interpersonal communication and cooperation with other employees is critical
Inputs data into a computer system for asphalt plant production activities
Operates controls for loading trucks with material
Monitors material temperature and quality
Participates as a team member in daily production operations and assists in plant preventive maintenance as assigned
Reports mechanical failures, and/or material inconsistencies to supervisor
Performs other related duties as assigned or requested
Communicates with the Quality Control Department to ensure all materials produced are within customer specifications
- Paid Holidays * Paid Vacation * Three Medical Plans with generous Employer contributions * Health Savings Account (partially funded by Employer) * Prescription Drug Plans * 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, Accident, and Critical Illness plans for Employees, Spouses, and Dependents * Company Paid Employee Assistance Plan, Travel Insurance, and 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 674, Bryan, TX 77806.
Company: Knife River - Texas Division
Location: Waco, TX
Hiring Manager: Toby C Burns
Closing Date: 04/30/2018 at 11:59pm CDT
Job Type: Full-Time