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Company: Knife River - Western Oregon Division Department: AGGREGATES
Location: Willamette Valley, OR Hiring Manager: Jonathan A Story
Closing Date: 12/31/2023 at 11:59pm CDT Job Type: Full-Time
Job Summary:
Knife River is a PEOPLE-first company. Our team members are the key to our success, and we are committed to giving them the tools, training and time to do their jobs productively and go home safely each day. Our goal is to build strong teams that, in turn, build strong communities. Join our growing team today!

Knife River has an immediate opening for a Dump Truck Driver in the Willamette Valley area. Our drivers are home every night, and we offer competitive wages with a full benefits package. We seek to hire the best drivers in the area and have a strong focus on customer service.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:
- Safely deliver materials to commercial and construction projects
- Become familiar with our products, and provide excellent customer service
- Complete pre and post trip inspections on equipment
- Maintain driver’s daily log and legal load limits
- Complete all paperwork that may be necessary
- Maintain a clean truck appearance by complying with Knife River’s operational policies, procedures and standards
- Climbing in and out of truck cab as needed throughout the day
- Assure all safety policies and procedures are followed to prevent any and all unsafe actions, processes and behaviors observed
- Other duties assigned as needed

$23.10 to $29.75
Minimum Qualifications:
- Previous dump truck and trailer experience
- Transfer truck experience is a plus
- Possess and maintain a valid commercial driver’s license, medical card and clean driving record. Class A minimum requirement
- Ability to pass a pre-employment criminal background check, physical/functional exam and drug screen
- Ability to work flexible shifts which include: days, nights, weekends and overtime
- Display a professional and courteous attitude towards all team members and customers
Full-time employees are eligible for the following benefits:
-Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance
-Health & Flexible Spending Accounts
-401K with Company Match
-Profit Sharing
-8 Paid Holidays
-Paid Time Off
-Life Insurance
-Employee Assistance Program
-Safety Incentives
-Years of Service Recognition
How To Apply:
To be considered for this position, candidates must complete and submit an employment application at by the posting deadline noted above. If unable to complete an application online you may print and send completed application to any Knife River NW address or stop in one of our locations to complete an application. 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.

If you are an individual with a qualified disability as defined by federal, state, or local law and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application for any reason, please contact your state employment agency or you may call 541-693-5900 to speak with a human resources representative.

Subject to pre-employment drug testing and background check.
Veterans: Put Your Skills to Work with Us!
At Knife River, we are committed to helping our military transition to civilian life. We are constantly looking to add veterans to our workforce and want to make the transition as smooth as possible. There are many jobs within the military that are transferable to our Dump Truck Driver position:

Air Force:
Pavements and Construction Equipment Helper
Pavements and Construction Equipment Apprentice
Pavements and Construction Equipment Journeyman
Pavements and Construction Equipment Craftsman

M48/M60 Tank Driver
Armor Reconnaissance Vehicle Driver
XM1 Tank Driver
Turbine Engine Driven Generator Repairer

Engineer Equipment Operator
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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