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"Knife River truly focuses on employee safety and well-being." - Kevin W., Ready-Mix Manager

Our people make us successful!

At Knife River, we employ nearly 5,000 people each year - and they are the key to our success. Our workforce is just as diverse as our capabilities and our service territories. That diversity helps us excel. To find out about our job openings, please use our searchable menu at the right.

What is jobs.mdu.com?

Knife River is a subsidiary of MDU Resources Group, Inc. Our staffing activities are automated through the corporate employment portal called jobs.mdu.com.

On your first visit to the jobs site, you will need to set up your user profile. You will then be able to log in quickly on future visits and also be able to save job applications that you have started, save applications you have submitted and keep your personal contact information up to date.

Open Positions Locations Company Closes
Blade Motorgrader Operator Responsible for safely operating grader to spread and level dirt, gravel, and stone to grade specifications. Bryan, TX Knife River - Texas Division 12/31/2016
AGGREGATE DELIVERY DRIVER 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/con... more>> Portland, OR Knife River - Western Oregon Division 12/31/2016
Asphalt Distributor Drivers (2) Stockton This position is responsible for operating an asphalt distributor truck safely and efficiently. Under the direction of the dispatcher, the driver will be responsible to deliver and apply product to cu... more>> Stockton, CA Pacific Northwest Oil Company 12/30/2016
BEAM TRUCK DRIVER 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/con... more>> Harrisburg, OR Knife River - Western Oregon Division 12/31/2016
Blade Motorgrader Operator Responsible for safely operating grader to spread and level dirt, gravel, and stone to grade specifications. Waco, TX Knife River - Texas Division 12/31/2016
Bulk Cement Driver Responsible to safely operate tractor-trailer to deliver cement powder. Beaumont , TX Knife River - Texas Division 12/31/2016
Bulldozer Operator Operate bulldozer to gouge out, level, and distribute earth and to push trees and rocks from land in preparation of construction. Bryan, TX Knife River - Texas Division 12/31/2016
Concrete Finisher-Experienced Float and finish concrete to a final acceptable condition; meeting Owner/TXDOT requirements. Bryan, TX Knife River - Texas Division 12/31/2016
Concrete Finisher-Experienced Float and finish concrete to a final acceptable condition; meeting Owner/TXDOT requirements. Waco, TX Knife River - Texas Division 12/31/2016
Concrete Finishers Responsible to safely smooth and finish surfaces of poured concrete floors, walls, sidewalks or curbs to specified textures using hand tools or power tools including floats, trowels, and screeds. Sig... more>> Cheyenne, WY Knife River - Cheyenne Division 12/30/2016
Concrete Form Setter-Experienced The form setter constructs built-in-place or prefabricated wooden and/or metal forms for the construction of concrete sidewalks, curbs and gutters and other concrete structures. Waco, TX Knife River - Texas Division 12/31/2016
Drivers Responsible to operate straight truck, tractor-trailer equipment or concrete mixer and maintain properly to maximize production and quality Cheyenne, WY Knife River - Cheyenne Division 12/30/2016
End Dump/Belly Dump Truck Drivers Responsible to operate straight truck or tractor-trailer equipment and maintain properly to transport material to designated location in a timely manner. Waco, TX Knife River - Texas Division 12/31/2016
Environmental Manager Oversee and manage environmental compliance for Knife River Corporation South Operations (Aggregate, Crushing, Washing, Distribution; ReadyMix Plants; Asphalt Plants; Fuel Distribution; and Road Const... more>> Bryan, TX Knife River - Texas Division 12/23/2016
Equipment Operators Operate Excavators, Loaders, and other types of heavy construction equipment on projects throughout Wasatch Front.        May require availability to work a var... more>> American Fork, UT Knife River - Southern Idaho Division 12/16/2016
Equipment Operators Responsible to safely operate various machinery needed to perform various tasks on highways and streets. Equipment may include dozers, loaders, backhoes, blades, rollers, pavers and paver screeds ... more>> Cheyenne, WY Knife River - Cheyenne Division 12/30/2016
Estimating Assistant This position is in response to an expanding bidding effort in our area.        Job responsibilities will include:    • Monthly billing work... more>> American Fork, UT Knife River - Southern Idaho Division 12/30/2016
Estimator/Project Manager We are expanding our local bidding and project operations. This position will estimate heavy civil public and private projects, complete bids, meet with owners, prepare takeoffs, review plans and spec... more>> American Fork, UT Knife River - Southern Idaho Division 12/30/2016
Excavator Operator Responsible to safely operate excavating equipment to excavate, move and grade earth. Bryan, TX Knife River - Texas Division 12/31/2016
Laborers Responsible to safely perform any combination of following duties on construction projects usually transferring from one task to another. Measures distance from grade stakes, drives stakes & stretch... more>> Cheyenne, WY Knife River - Cheyenne Division 12/30/2016
Mechanic JOB SUMMARY    Responsible for safely keeping equipment running and maintained properly. This is a union-Teamster position that travels within northern Minnesota as well as North D... more>> Bemidji, MN Knife River Materials - Northern Minn. Division 12/31/2016
Pipe Layer Experienced Pipe Layer needed. Responsible for assembling, connecting, and constructing pipe systems on construction jobs. Bryan, TX Knife River - Texas Division 12/31/2016
Plant Maintenance Technician Mechanically maintaining and fabricating all the components of Ready Mix Facilities including pug mills, pump stations, conveyor systems, rail yards, and plumbing. Identifying and repairing mechanical... more>> Beaumont, TX Knife River - Texas Division 12/31/2016
Plant Maintenance Technician Mechanically maintaining and fabricating all the components of Ready Mix Facilities including pug mills, pump stations, conveyor systems, rail yards, and plumbing. Identifying and repairing mechanical... more>> Beaumont, TX Knife River - Texas Division 12/30/2016
READY MIX DRIVER 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/con... more>> Bend, OR Knife River - Central Oregon Division 12/31/2016
READY MIX DRIVER 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/con... more>> Corvallis, OR Knife River - Western Oregon Division 12/31/2016
READY MIX DRIVER 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/con... more>> Eugene, OR Knife River - Western Oregon Division 12/31/2016
READY MIX DRIVER 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/con... more>> Portland, OR Knife River - Western Oregon Division 12/31/2016
Ready Mix Drivers EXPERIENCED DRIVERS NEEDED. Will be responsible for providing products and delivery services in a safe and timely manner to all our customers. Bryan, TX Knife River - Texas Division 12/31/2016
Ready Mix Drivers EXPERIENCED DRIVERS NEEDED. Will be responsible for providing products and delivery services in a safe and timely manner to all our customers. Waco, TX Knife River - Texas Division 12/31/2016
Sr. Accounting Clerk Responsible for AR invoicing, all aspects of fuel transactions and reporting, complex inventory tracking. Ensures deadlines are met and accounting and customer issues are handled in a timely manner.&... more>> Boise, ID Knife River - Southern Idaho Division 12/14/2016
Terminal Operator - Sioux City, IA Primary Responsibilities:     Conduct terminal activities to insure daily production objectives are accomplished related to storage, daily inventory, transfers, manufacture, and d... more>> Sioux City , IA Jebro Incorporated 01/27/2017
Water Truck Driver To safely maintain & operate water truck to transport and spray water on road surfaces at the designated location in a timely manner. Waco, TX Knife River - Texas Division 12/31/2016