MDU Resources Group Distributor Operator in Sioux City, Iowa
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 and jobsites.
We have an excellent opportunity for a Distributor Operator in Sioux City, IA. We offer competitive wages with a full benefits package. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:
- Safely operate and drive truck equipped with tank to spray oil or bituminous emulsions on road surfaces.
General education, grammar and arithmetic, GED or high school diploma or equivalent.
Possess and maintain a valid commercial driver’s license, medical card and clean driving record. Class B minimum requirement, Class A preferred but not required. Must have Tanker endorsement. Haz-Mat a plus.
Ability to lift 50 lbs. a number of times a day.
Ability to pass a pre-employment criminal background check, physical/functional exam and drug screen.
Ability to work flexible shifts, including weekends and overtime.
Display a professional and courteous attitude towards all team members and customers.
Previous truck driving experience (preferred, but not required).
Duties and Responsibilities
Perform daily equipment, walk around and site inspections to identify and correct any unsafe conditions and keep equipment properly maintained.
Safely and properly perform maintenance (lubricating, fueling and cleaning) on oil truck.
Safely and properly operates truck equipped with oil or bituminous emulsions. Connects hose from storage tank to truck tank and moves lever to fill pressure tank with bituminous liquid. Regulates burner to heat liquid and starts auxiliary pump. Drives truck at constant speed.
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.
- Paid Holidays * Two 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 * Profit Sharing * 401(k) with Company Match * Company Paid Employee Assistance Plan* Employee Discount Plan for National Vendors * College Scholarship Program for Dependents *
How To Apply
If unable to apply online, mail completed application to:2220 Hawkeye Drive, Sioux City, IA 51105.
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 - Midwest Division
Location: Sioux City, IA
Hiring Manager: Shana M Munsen
Closing Date: 10/31/2018 at 11:59pm CDT
Job Type: Full-Time - Seasonal