Knife River Corporation Heavy Equipment Operator (Seasonal) in Williston, North Dakota
To maintain and operate various equipment (Dozer, Skidsteer, Excavator, Loader) to produce quality asphalt paving, grading, or aggregate projects.
General education, grammar and arithmetic, GED or high school diploma or equivalent
Minimum 3 years of equipment maintenance & operation experience; 5 year preferred
Ability to provide and maintain proper licensure, medical card and acceptable driving record
DUTIES & 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 equipment. Maintain 3 points of contact at all times while performing maintenance activities.
Safely and properly operate equipment. Make sure bucket/attachment's are lowered to ground whenever leaving the equipment.
May load trucks with driver in sight to communicate and ensure safe loading procedure.
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 problems with co-workers and managers/supervisors.
Assist other co-workers as needed.
Ensure OSHA, SHA, EPA, DNR, lock out/tag out, safety and environmental regulation compliance.
Perform other duties as assigned.