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CDL Ready Mix Truck Driver Trainee (seasonal)

Company: Knife River - Central Minnesota Division Department: Construction
Location: Central MN - various locations, MN Hiring Manager: Toby J Opstedal
Closing Date: 12/31/2023 at 11:59pm CDT Job Type: Full-Time
Job Summary:
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 are growing! Our team is made up of hard working people who work safely and deliver high-quality results to our customers – and we are looking for more!

Role Overview:
This position will complete inhouse classroom and hands on training to prepare for CDL behind the wheel test. Once CDL license has been obtained this position will be responsible to operate and maintain straight truck or tractor-trailer equipment to transport material to designated location in a timely manner. Will need to display a professional and courteous attitude with customers and team members. May also operate loader to load material into truck box.

This is a seasonal position, you can use your winters off to travel, hunt, fish or for other activities you enjoy while your benefits continue year round.

Minimum Qualifications:
As a successful CMV driver trainee you will have:
- Ability to obtain, hold and maintain a Class A or B CDL license in accordance with all state and federal
DOT/FMCSA regulations
- Ability to work flexible shifts, including overtime and some Saturdays.
How To Apply
If unable to apply online, mail completed application to:
4787 Shadow Wood Drive NE, Sauk Rapids, MN 56379

Knife River is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or prottected Veteran status.

Duties & Responsibilities
- Safely operate Class A or B truck to transport asphalt or aggregate to job site often times driving on uneven or unfinished surface.

- Inspects truck for defects before and after trips and submits report indicating truck condition. Maintains driver log according to ICC regulations as required.

- May operate loader to load aggregate into truck box

- Daily maintenance of equipment such as cleaning truck inside and out, greasing, oiling, brakes, lights and any other maintenance instructed to perform.

- Complete needed paperwork daily

- Maintain and support a safe and harassment free work environment.

- Performs other duties as assigned.

- Ability to read maps and navigate to new locations.

- Self-motivated, team-player with excellent interpersonal skills; ability to maintain positive co-worker and customer relations and act courteous and respectful toward others.
This Employer Participates in E-Verify (PDF).
Knife River is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected Veteran status.

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