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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.

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Accounting Intern Assist with various accounting functions. Performs diversified duties involving considerable detail relating to company record keeping requirements.    DUTIES AND/OR RESPONSIBILIT... more>> Sioux City, IA Jebro Incorporated 10/04/2016
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 09/30/2016
Asphalt Distributor Driver (1) 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 10/14/2016
Asphalt Roller Operator Responsible to safely operate heavy rolling machine to compact earth fills, subgrades, flexible base and bituminous surface to grade specifications preparatory to construction of highways, streets and... more>> Waco, TX Knife River - Texas Division 09/30/2016
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 09/30/2016
Belly Dump Train/End Dump Driver's (seasonal) Delivery Driver to commercial, construction and residential projects. Perform pre and post trip vehicle inspections. Maintain all daily paperwork. Other related duties as required. This is a seasona... more>> Kalispell, MT Knife River - Kalispell Division 10/31/2016
Belly Dump Train/End Dump Driver's (seasonal) Delivery Driver to commercial, construction and residential projects. Perform pre and post trip vehicle inspections. Maintain all daily paperwork. Other related duties as required. This is a seasona... more>> Missoula, MT Knife River - Missoula Division 10/31/2016
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 09/30/2016
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 09/30/2016
Blade Operators (seasonal) Responsible to safely operate blade to spread and level dirt, gravel and stone to grade specifications. Missoula, MT Knife River - Missoula Division 10/31/2016
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 09/30/2016
CDL Drivers SEASONAL DRIVERS        JOB SUMMARY    Responsible to operate straight truck or tractor-trailer equipment and maintain properly to transport... more>> BEMIDJI, MN Knife River Materials - Northern Minn. Division 12/31/2016
Class A CDL Truck Drivers Responsible to operate straight truck or tractor-trailer equipment and maintain properly to transport material to designated location in a timely manner. Sioux City, IA Knife River - Midwest Division 09/30/2016
Concrete Finisher Knife River Belgrade is accepting applications for individuals responsible to safely form, pour and finish surfaces of poured concrete sidewalks or curbs to specified textures using hand or power tool... more>> Belgrade, MT Knife River - Belgrade Division 10/31/2016
Concrete Finisher Float and finish concrete to a final acceptable condition; meeting Owner/TXDOT requirements. Bryan, TX Knife River - Texas Division 09/30/2016
Concrete Finisher(s)(seasonal) Knife River Kalispell is looking for individuals responsible to safely form, pour and finish surfaces of poured concrete sidewalks or curbs to specified textures using hand tools or power tools includ... more>> Kalispell, MT Knife River - Kalispell Division 10/31/2016
Concrete Finisher(s)(seasonal) Knife River Missoula is looking for individuals responsible to safely form, pour and finish surfaces of poured concrete sidewalks or curbs to specified textures using hand tools or power tools includi... more>> Missoula, MT Knife River - Missoula Division 10/31/2016
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
Crusher, Plant Operator/Equipment Operator 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>> Central Point, OR Knife River - Southern Oregon Division 09/28/2016
Crusher/Loader/Dozer Operators JOB SUMMARY    Responsible to safely operate machines that convey, wash, crush & screen aggregates to produce quality sand & gravel at maximum production levels. Operates & mainta... more>> Bemidji, MN Knife River Materials - Northern Minn. Division 11/01/2016
Distributor Operators Responsible to safely operate and drive truck equipped with tank to spray oil or bituminous emulsions on road surfaces. Sioux City, IA Knife River - Midwest Division 10/31/2016
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
Earthwork & Utility Operators Knife River Materials Northern Minnesota Division is looking for experienced heavy equipment operators for earthwork and utility operations. We are looking to fill the following positions: motor grade... more>> Bemidji, MN Knife River Materials - Northern Minn. Division 11/01/2016
End Dump Driver Responsible to operate straight truck or tractor-trailer equipment and maintain properly to transport material to designated location in a timely manner. Beaumont, TX Knife River - Texas Division 09/30/2016
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 10/31/2016
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
Estimator Responsible to administer awarded project contracts. This includes analyzing, blue prints, specifications, proposals and other documentation, and planning, directing and coordinating activities of des... more>> Bryan, TX Knife River - Texas Division 09/30/2016
Estimator/Project Manager Knife River Construction – Stockton is a construction business supplying contracting and construction services to public and private customers in the greater San Joaquin County. We are looking to fill... more>> Stockton, CA Knife River Construction-Northern CA Stockton Div. 10/23/2016
Excavator Operator Responsible to safely operate excavating equipment to excavate, move and grade earth. Bryan, TX Knife River - Texas Division 09/30/2016
Foreman This position is a full time seasonal position located in Missoula, Montana. The normal work week is Monday-Friday with numerous Saturdays during the construction season and possible Sundays required.... more>> Missoula, MT Knife River - Missoula Division 10/31/2016
Fueler/Lube Tech Knife River is looking for a motivated and experienced Fueler/Lube Technician to join our team.    This position will require you to be able to work both independently and as a tea... more>> Boise, ID Knife River - Southern Idaho Division 09/29/2016
General Laborer (3) This position is responsible for providing general labor work to support the plant and yard operations. Dependent upon shift assignment may also be responsible for general security of the plant and ya... more>> Stockton, CA Pacific Northwest Oil Company 09/29/2016
General Laborer(s) (seasonal) Knife River - Kalispell is looking for Laborers for the up coming construction season. Candidate's must be hard working, dependable, self modivated, and able to follow directions. Kalispell, MT Knife River - Kalispell Division 10/31/2016
General Laborers (seasonal) Knife River - Missoula is looking for Laborers for the up coming construction season. Candidate's must be hard working, dependable, self modivated, and able to follow directions. Missoula, MT Knife River - Missoula Division 10/31/2016
GPS/Grade Setter (seasonal) Knife River Kalispell is seeking a responsible individual to set grade traditionally and with GPS equipment. Kalispell, MT Knife River - Kalispell Division 10/31/2016
GPS/Grade Setter (seasonal) Knife River Missoula is seeking a responsible individual to set grade traditionally and with GPS equipment. Missoula, MT Knife River - Missoula Division 10/31/2016
Heavy Equipment Mechanic Knife River Idaho Division is looking for a motivated and experienced Heavy Equipment Field Mechanic for our Idaho division.        This position will require y... more>> Boise, ID Knife River - Southern Idaho Division 10/19/2016
Heavy Equipment Operator(s) The Knife River Yellowstone Division is looking for experienced heavy equipment operators. Ability to establish and maintain positive and effective working relationships with all other personnel and t... more>> Billings, MT Knife River - Yellowstone Division 12/01/2016
Heavy Equipment Operator(s) (seasonal) The Knife River Kalispell Division is looking for experienced heavy equipment operators for our construction services operations. We are looking to fill the following positions: motor graders, rollers... more>> Kalispell, MT Knife River - Kalispell Division 10/31/2016
Heavy Equipment Operator(s) (seasonal) The Knife River Missoula Division is looking for experienced heavy equipment operators for our construction services operations. We are looking to fill the following positions: motor graders, rollers,... more>> Missoula, MT Knife River - Missoula Division 10/31/2016
Highway Construction Flaggers JOB SUMMARY    Responsible to safely control the movement of vehicular traffic through construction projects        DUTIES AND/OR RESPONSIBI... more>> Bemidji, MN Knife River Materials - Northern Minn. Division 10/01/2016
IT Business Applications Intern The Business Applications intern will assist with identifying and resolving various information technologies issues related to computer hardware, network security, and customized and standard software... more>> Sioux City, IA Jebro Incorporated 10/07/2016
Laboratory Technician Oversee all laboratory, testing activities. Coordinate and oversee the use of outside testing labs when required. Laboratory testing of construction materials will include soils, sands, gravel, HMA an... more>> Chico, CA Knife River Construction - Northern CA Chico Div. 09/30/2016
Laborers Laborers needed for heavy civil construction jobs along Wasatch Front. Candidates will be hard working, dependable and able to perform manual labor for approximately 90% of their work shift.  &n... more>> American Fork, UT Knife River - Southern Idaho Division 10/31/2016
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
Laborers (several positions) 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>> Sioux City, IA Knife River - Midwest Division 09/30/2016
Loader Operator (seasonal) To operate and maintain loader to feed conveyors, hoppers or load trucks. Assist the Plant Operator in the maintenance of the plant and yard. Watford City, ND Knife River - North Dakota Division 09/25/2016
Loader Operators Loader Operators needed for heavy civil construction jobs along Wasatch Front. Will operate and maintain loader to feed conveyors, hoppers or load trucks. We offer a full benefit package after 60 day... more>> American Fork, UT Knife River - Southern Idaho Division 10/31/2016
Lowboy Driver JOB SUMMARY     Responsible to operate straight truck or tractor-trailer equipment, maintain properly and transport material to designated location in a timely manner.   ... more>> Bemidji, MN Knife River Materials - Northern Minn. Division 10/31/2016
MECHANIC 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>> Wilsonville, OR Knife River - Western Oregon Division 10/08/2016
Paving Crew Member Safely and productively perform asphalt paving operations including operation of pavers, screeds, skid steer and attachments, raking, shoveling and rolling asphalt. Waco, TX Knife River - Texas Division 09/30/2016
Paving Crew Members (seasonal) The Knife River Kalispell Division is looking for qualified Asphalt Paving Crew member's. Minimum duties: ability to safely and productively perform asphalt paving operations including operation of pa... more>> Kalispell, MT Knife River - Kalispell Division 10/31/2016
Paving Crew Members (seasonal) The Knife River Missoula Division is looking for a qualified Asphalt Paving Crew Members. Minimum duties: ability to safely and productively perform asphalt paving operations including operation of pa... more>> Missoula, MT Knife River - Missoula Division 10/31/2016
Paving Crew Operators JOB SUMMARY    Responsible to safely operate machines on an asphalt crew.        DUTIES AND/OR RESPONSIBILITIES     • P... more>> Bemidji, MN Knife River Materials - Northern Minn. Division 11/01/2016
Paving Screed Operator Operate machine that spreads and levels hot-mix bituminous paving material on subgrade of highways and streets. Bolt extensions to screed to adjust width, using wrenches. Light burners to heat screed.... more>> Waco, TX Knife River - Texas Division 09/30/2016
Pipe Foremen We are looking for self-motivated Pipe Foremen who are eager to contribute to the success of the company.     The Pipe Foreman will direct and coordinate production activities as w... more>> American Fork, UT Knife River - Southern Idaho Division 10/31/2016
Pipe Layer Experienced Pipe Layer needed. Responsible for assembling, connecting, and constructing pipe systems on construction jobs. Bryan, TX Knife River - Texas Division 09/30/2016
Pipe Layers Pipe Layers will be working on jobs along Wasatch Front. Must be hard-working, dependable and be able to perform manual labor for approximately 80% of the work shift.      &nb... more>> American Fork, UT Knife River - Southern Idaho Division 10/31/2016
PRESTRESS OPERATOR 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 09/30/2016
PREVENTATIVE MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN 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>> Albany, OR Knife River - Western Oregon Division 10/04/2016
Project Manager Project Manager will successfully manage all projects and/or tasks to exceed the expectations of the clients, both external and internal. Responsible for cost controls, daily production analysis, crew... more>> Bryan, TX Knife River - Texas Division 10/28/2016
Project Superintendent The basic function of the Project Superintendent is to effectively supervise all aspects of the Knife River workforce, any project associated subcontractors and to ensure that all aspects of the proje... more>> Bryan, TX Knife River - Texas Division 10/31/2016
Quality Control Technician-Port (seasonal) Responsible to safely collect samples of concrete and asphalt, crushed stone, aggregate, sand or gravel and test for conformance to specifications.         [Dav... more>> Sioux City, IA Knife River - Midwest Division 09/30/2016
Ready Mix Driver We are seeking a safety & customer service minded professional to drive a Ready Mix Truck in Coos Bay, OR. You will deliver ready mix concrete to commercial & residential construction projects. The ... more>> Coos Bay, OR Knife River Materials - Southern Oregon Division 09/30/2016
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>> Corvallis, OR Knife River - Western Oregon Division 09/30/2016
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>> 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 09/30/2016
Ready Mix Driver EXPERIENCED DRIVER 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 09/30/2016
Ready Mix Drivers Knife River is looking for experienced Ready Mix Drivers to join our team. These are full time seasonal positions in the Boise and surrounding areas.        We ... more>> Boise, ID Knife River - Southern Idaho Division 09/28/2016
Ready Mix Drivers Concrete ready mix delivery to commercial, construction and residential projects. Perform pre and post trip vehicle inspections. Maintain all daily paperwork. Other related duties as required. Kalispell, MT Knife River - Kalispell Division 10/31/2016
Ready Mix Drivers Concrete ready mix delivery to commercial, construction and residential projects. Perform pre and post trip vehicle inspections. Maintain all daily paperwork. Other related duties as required. Missoula, MT Knife River - Missoula Division 10/31/2016
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. Beaumont Area/Sour Lake/ Port Arthur, TX Knife River - Texas Division 10/31/2016
Ready Mix Drivers (Seasonal) To provide products and delivery services to customers in a timely manner to meet customer expectations Bismarck, ND Knife River - North Dakota Division 10/02/2016
Ready Mix Drivers (Seasonal) To provide products and delivery services to customers in a timely manner to meet customer expectations Williston, ND Knife River - North Dakota Division 10/19/2016
Regional Asset Manager Provide senior asset management and oversight to all region (Texas) operations to maximize utilization and manage costs. Provide oversight of plant and equipment assets, shop facilities and maintenan... more>> Bryan, TX Knife River - Texas Division 10/28/2016
Safety Coordinator Western Montana Responsible for assisting the Safety Manager in developing, cooridinating and documenting the company safety programs to reduce or eliminate occupational injuries, illnesses and financial losses at re... more>> Missoula, MT Knife River - Missoula Division 09/30/2016
Transportation Driver; Liquid Asphalt. The dependable driver is to handle the safe operation of company owned semi-tractor/trailers and/or vacuum truck to deliver, transfer and pick-up liquid bulk materials for our customers, suppliers and... more>> Sioux City, IA Jebro Incorporated 10/28/2016
Truck Drivers         Responsible to operate Ready Mix, Straight Truck, or Tractor-Trailer equipment and maintain properly to transport material to designated location in a t... more>> Belgrade, MT, MT Knife River - Belgrade Division 10/31/2016