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Equipment Operator

Company: Knife River - Southern Idaho Division Department: Any
Location: Boise, ID Hiring Manager: William B Barney
Closing Date: 12/31/2023 at 11:59pm CDT Job Type: Full-Time
Job Summary:
Knife River is looking for hard working Laborers to work on projects in Southern Idaho. Responsible for cleaning and preparing construction sites. Unloads and loads materials, reads plans and specifications, tends machines and assists Foremen and other construction site workers.

• Assist with manual operations at heavy highway construction sites.
• Participate in demolitions.
• Work with underground utilities.
• Remove trees and debris.
• Read blueprints and designs.
• Control traffic.
• Clear and prepare highway work zones.
• Dig trenches.
• Install sewer, water, and storm drainpipes.
• Pour concrete and/or asphalt onto roads.
• Operate tools and machines.
• Perform other duties as assigned by Supervisor

We offer a full benefit package after 60 days which includes full medical, dental, vision and 401K

Women, minorities and veterans are encouraged to apply.

Drug Free workplace.

Minimum Qualifications:

Would prefer that candidates have a minimum of 1-2 years' experience working as a laborer in the heavy highway field but we are willing to train the right person.

Successful candidates must be hard working, dependable and able to perform manual labor for approximately 90% of their work shift.

General construction laborers must have physical strength, hand-eye coordination, and endurance. Laborers must also be able to concentrate on their tasks. The ability to understand and communicate information is also essential.
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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