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Equipment Operator - Pipe Team

Company: Knife River - Southern Idaho Division Department: Pipe
Location: Boise, ID Hiring Manager: Kirk H Baty
Closing Date: 12/31/2023 at 11:59pm CDT Job Type: Full-Time
Job Summary:
Good pay! Daily per diem! 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 and are looking to hire experienced grade/pipe crew equipment operators for our upcoming season. We are looking for people who are committed to working safely and to delivering high-quality results for our customers.

We have an excellent opportunity for EXPERIENCED Grade/Pipe Crew Equipment Operators in our Central Idaho Division located in the Lewiston Clarkston Valley!

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:
-Operate all heavy equipment in a safe and appropriate manner
-Perform daily maintenance and safety checks of equipment
-Use various pieces of equipment to perform backfilling, loading, excavating and stockpiling
-Operate equipment while maintaining proper awareness of ones surroundings
-Troubleshoot and problem solve situations/problems (equipment operation/repair, etc.). Monitor and discuss production problems with managers/supervisors
-Perform labor duties as needed
-Perform other related duties as required
-Timely and regular attendance is an essential requirement
-Job requires steady to intermittent and repetitive physical activity including: standing, stooping, kneeling, climbing, walking on uneven ground, lifting, carrying, pushing, shoveling, and raking

Women, veterans and minorities encouraged to apply

Minimum Qualifications:
- Have verifiable experience as an equipment operator
-Valid CDL
-Must be able to work day shifts and night shifts. Shifts may vary according to project demands
-Must be able to work in all weather conditions
-Must be willing to travel if job requires
-Must pass a pre-employment drug screen
How To Apply
You may apply online at
If unable to apply online, mail completed application to:

5450 W. Gowen Road
Boise, ID 83709

Subject to pre-employment drug testing and background checks.

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.
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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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