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"Knife River truly focuses on employee safety and well-being." - Kevin W., Ready-Mix Manager

Our people make us successful!

At Knife River, we employ nearly 5,000 people each year - and they are the key to our success. Our workforce is just as diverse as our capabilities and our service territories. That diversity helps us excel. To find out about our job openings, please use our searchable menu at the right.

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Open Positions Locations Company Closes
Accounts Receivable Clerical Postition Clerical position for Accounts Receivable to include the daily processing of delivery tickets to customers and jobs. Receiving payments and applying to the appropriate accounts. Assisting customers ... more>> Belgrade, MT Knife River - Belgrade Division 10/16/2017
AGGREGATE DELIVERY DRIVER 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/con... more>> Portland, OR Knife River - Western Oregon Division 12/31/2017
Aggregate Delivery Driver 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/con... more>> Bryan, TX Knife River - Texas Division 10/31/2017
Aggregate Delivery Driver 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/con... more>> Waco, TX Knife River - Texas Division 10/31/2017
Asphalt Distributor Drivers (2) Stockton This position is responsible for operating an asphalt distributor truck safely and efficiently. Under the direction of the dispatcher, the driver will be responsible to deliver and apply product to cu... more>> Stockton, CA Pacific Northwest Oil Company 12/31/2017
Asphalt Plant Groundsman Maintenance and repair of asphalt plant, and conveyor systems. Will perform clean-up duties, oiling, lubrication, and miscellaneous repairs. Responsible for seeing that all safety equipment is in plac... more>> Waco, TX Knife River - Texas Division 10/31/2017
Assistant Controller Prepares and/or manages the development and administration of the company’s financial operating plan and five-year forecasts. Responsible for assisting in maintaining adequate and proper ledger accou... more>> Aiea, HI Hawaiian Cement 10/20/2017
BEAM TRUCK DRIVER 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/con... more>> Harrisburg, OR Knife River - Western Oregon Division 10/31/2017
Belly Dump Train/End Dump Driver's (seasonal) Delivery Driver to commercial, construction and residential projects. Perform pre and post trip vehicle inspections. Maintain all daily paperwork. Other related duties as required. This is a seasona... more>> Missoula, MT Knife River - Missoula Division 10/31/2017
Bridge/Structure Carpenter Builds rough wooden structures, such as concrete forms, scaffolds, tunnel and sewer supports, and temporary frame shelters, according to sketches, blueprints, or oral instructions. Bryan, TX Knife River - Texas Division 10/31/2017
BULK TRUCK DRIVER (CEMENT POWDER) 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/con... more>> Tangent/Portland, OR Knife River - Western Oregon Division 11/15/2017
Concrete Finisher Float and finish concrete to a final acceptable condition; meeting Owner/TXDOT requirements. Waco, TX Knife River - Texas Division 10/31/2017
Concrete Finisher(s) (Seasonal) Knife River Billings is accepting applications for individuals responsible to safely form, pour and finish surfaces of poured concrete sidewalks or curbs to specified textures using hand tools or powe... more>> Billings, MT Knife River - Billings Division 10/31/2017
Concrete Finisher(s)(seasonal) Knife River Missoula is looking for individuals responsible to safely form, pour and finish surfaces of poured concrete sidewalks or curbs to specified textures using hand tools or power tools includi... more>> Missoula, MT Knife River - Missoula Division 10/31/2017
Concrete Form Setter The form setter constructs built-in-place or prefabricated wooden and/or metal forms for the construction of concrete sidewalks, curbs and gutters and other concrete structures. Waco, TX Knife River - Texas Division 10/31/2017
CONSTRUCTION OPERATIONS MANAGER 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/con... more>> Portland, OR Knife River - Western Oregon Division 11/08/2017
CRUSHER OPERATOR/CRUSHER MECHANIC 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/con... more>> Portland, OR Knife River - Western Oregon Division 12/31/2017
Drivers Responsible to operate straight truck, tractor-trailer equipment or concrete mixer and maintain properly to maximize production and quality Cheyenne, WY Knife River - Cheyenne Division 12/31/2017
Equipment Operator(s), Truck Driver(s), Laborer(s) The Knife River Yellowstone Division is looking for experienced heavy equipment operators and truck drivers. Ability to establish and maintain positive and effective working relationships with all oth... more>> Billings, MT Knife River - Yellowstone Division 10/31/2017
Equipment Operators In addition to operating equipment, Operators may perform additional duties including laboring, shoveling, pipelaying, flagging, and other manual trades.        ... more>> American Fork, UT Knife River - Southern Idaho Division 10/31/2017
Equipment Operators Responsible to safely operate various machinery needed to perform various tasks on highways and streets. Equipment may include dozers, loaders, backhoes, blades, rollers, pavers and paver screeds ... more>> Cheyenne, WY Knife River - Cheyenne Division 12/31/2017
Estimator/Project Manager Good pay! Good benefits! Good people! 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 ... more>> American Fork, UT Knife River - Southern Idaho Division 10/31/2017
Excavator Operator Responsible to safely operate excavating equipment to excavate, move and grade earth. Bryan, TX Knife River - Texas Division 10/31/2017
Foreman This position is a full time seasonal position located in Missoula, Montana. The normal work week is Monday-Friday with numerous Saturdays during the construction season and possible Sundays required.... more>> Missoula, MT Knife River - Missoula Division 10/31/2017
Fueler/Lube Tech Knife River is looking for a motivated and experienced Fueler/Lube Technician to join our team.        This position will require you to be able to work both in... more>> Boise, ID Knife River - Southern Idaho Division 10/31/2017
Fueler/Lube Tech Knife River is looking for a motivated and experienced Fueler/Lube Technician to join our team.        This position will require you to be able to work both in... more>> American Fork , UT Knife River - Southern Idaho Division 10/31/2017
General Laborers (Seasonal) Knife River - Billings is accepting applications for Laborers.        Candidate's must be hard working, dependable, self motivated, and able to follow direction... more>> Billings, MT Knife River - Billings Division 10/31/2017
General Laborers (seasonal) Knife River - Missoula is looking for Laborers for the up coming construction season. Candidate's must be hard working, dependable, self modivated, and able to follow directions. Missoula, MT Knife River - Missoula Division 10/31/2017
Gravel Driver Knife River Idaho is looking for an experienced Gravel and Asphalt Truck Driver.         We offer a full benefit package after 60 days which includes full medic... more>> Boise, ID Knife River - Southern Idaho Division 10/31/2017
GROUNDSPERSON/EQUIPMENT OPERATOR 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/con... more>> Portland, OR Knife River - Western Oregon Division 12/31/2017
Heavy Duty Equipment/Truck Mechanic 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/con... more>> Albany, OR Knife River - Western Oregon Division 10/26/2017
Heavy Equipment Field Mechanic Knife River is looking for a motivated and experienced Heavy Equipment Field Mechanic for our Utah operations.         Education: Certifications and/or technica... more>> American Fork, UT Knife River - Southern Idaho Division 10/31/2017
Heavy Equipment Operator(s) Knife River Belgrade is accepting applications for Heavy Equipment Operators for Heavy/Civil Highway projects, Municipal Street Work and Underground Utility Construction. Open positions include excav... more>> Belgrade, MT Knife River - Belgrade Division 10/31/2017
Heavy Equipment Operator(s) (Seasonal) We are currently accepting applications for experienced heavy equipment operators for our construction services operations. We are looking to fill the following positions: motor graders, rollers, exca... more>> Billings, MT Knife River - Billings Division 10/31/2017
Heavy Equipment Operator(s) (seasonal) The Knife River Missoula Division is looking for experienced heavy equipment operators for our construction services operations. We are looking to fill the following positions: motor graders, rollers,... more>> Missoula, MT Knife River - Missoula Division 10/31/2017
Laborer / Yard Person This position is responsible for providing general labor work to support the plant and yard operations. Dependent upon shift assignment may also be responsible for general security of the plant and ya... more>> Stockton, CA Pacific Northwest Oil Company 10/27/2017
Laborer/Fabric Crew (Seasonal 2 Openings) This position is responsible for providing specialized fabric installation on road construction projects Position may be required to work nights, weekends or holidays as the business level dictates. T... more>> Stockton, CA Pacific Northwest Oil Company 10/27/2017
Laborers Knife River is looking for hard working Laborers to work on a project in West Jordan, UT. Responsible for cleaning and preparing construction sites. Unloads and loads materials, reads plans and specif... more>> American Fork, UT Knife River - Southern Idaho Division 10/31/2017
Laborers Responsible to safely perform any combination of following duties on construction projects usually transferring from one task to another. Measures distance from grade stakes, drives stakes & stretch... more>> Cheyenne, WY Knife River - Cheyenne Division 12/31/2017
Lead Mechanic Keeping our equipment fleet running and maintained properly to maximize production. This person will need to have a Safety first approach to daily job task activities. They must have strong troublesho... more>> Beaumont, TX Knife River - Texas Division 10/31/2017
Loader Operator Knife River is looking for experienced Loaders Operators to work in our crushing/aggregate pit.        We are one of the largest construction materials and cont... more>> Boise, ID Knife River - Southern Idaho Division 11/30/2017
LOADER OPERATOR/GROUNDSPERSON 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/con... more>> SHERWOOD, OR Knife River - Western Oregon Division 10/16/2017
Mechanic The Medford operation is seeking a Mechanic to safely perform repair and maintenance on a fleet of heavy diesel and gasoline trucks. You will diagnose and repair hydraulic systems, brakes, electrical... more>> Medford, OR Knife River Materials - Southern Oregon Division 10/31/2017
Mechanic(s) (Seasonal) We are currently accepting applications.        Responsible for safely keeping trucks and equipment running and properly maintained.     &nb... more>> Billings, MT Knife River - Billings Division 10/31/2017
Pipe Foremen We are looking for self-motivated Pipe Foremen who are eager to contribute to the success of the company.     The Pipe Foreman will direct and coordinate production activities as w... more>> American Fork, UT Knife River - Southern Idaho Division 10/31/2017
Pipe Layer Experienced Pipe Layer needed. Responsible for assembling, connecting, and constructing pipe systems on construction jobs. Bryan, TX Knife River - Texas Division 10/31/2017
Pipe Layers We are looking for Pipe Layers to work on jobs along the Wasatch Front. Must be hard-working, dependable and be able to perform manual labor.        We offer a ... more>> American Fork, UT Knife River - Southern Idaho Division 10/31/2017
Pipelayers Knife River is looking for hard working pipelayers to perform the following duties on projects in Idaho who will be responsible to:        • Align and position... more>> Boise, ID Knife River - Southern Idaho Division 10/31/2017
Project Manager We are looking for a Project Manager to first work on a project in Vernal, Utah. Knife River has good pay, good benefits & good people! We take care of our team because we know it’s our people who mak... more>> American Fork, UT Knife River - Southern Idaho Division 10/31/2017
Ready Mix Driver Knife River is looking for experienced Ready Mix Drivers to join our team. These are full time positions in the Boise and surrounding areas.        We offer a f... more>> Boise, ID Knife River - Southern Idaho Division 10/31/2017
READY MIX DRIVER 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/con... more>> Corvallis, OR Knife River - Western Oregon Division 12/31/2017
READY MIX DRIVER 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/con... more>> Eugene, OR Knife River - Western Oregon Division 12/31/2017
READY MIX DRIVER 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/con... more>> Florence, OR Knife River - Western Oregon Division 12/31/2017
READY MIX DRIVER 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/con... more>> Portland, OR Knife River - Western Oregon Division 12/31/2017
Ready Mix Drivers Knife River is looking for experienced Ready Mix Drivers to join our team. These are full time seasonal positions in the Idaho Falls and surrounding areas. We offer a full benefit package after 60 day... more>> Idaho Falls, ID Knife River - Southern Idaho Division 10/29/2017
Ready Mix Drivers Concrete ready mix delivery to commercial, construction and residential projects. Perform pre and post trip vehicle inspections. Maintain all daily paperwork. Other related duties as required. Missoula, MT Knife River - Missoula Division 11/01/2017
Ready Mix Drivers EXPERIENCED DRIVERS NEEDED. Will be responsible for providing products and delivery services in a safe and timely manner to all our customers. Beaumont/Sour Lake, TX Knife River - Texas Division 10/30/2017
Ready Mix Drivers EXPERIENCED DRIVERS NEEDED. Will be responsible for providing products and delivery services in a safe and timely manner to all our customers. Bridge City/Evadale, TX Knife River - Texas Division 10/31/2017
Ready Mix Drivers EXPERIENCED DRIVERS NEEDED. Will be responsible for providing products and delivery services in a safe and timely manner to all our customers. Bryan\College Station, TX Knife River - Texas Division 10/31/2017
Ready Mix Drivers EXPERIENCED DRIVERS NEEDED. Will be responsible for providing products and delivery services in a safe and timely manner to all our customers. Port Arthur, TX Knife River - Texas Division 10/31/2017
Ready Mix Drivers EXPERIENCED DRIVERS NEEDED. Will be responsible for providing products and delivery services in a safe and timely manner to all our customers. Rockdale, TX Knife River - Texas Division 10/31/2017
Ready Mix Truck Driver (1) Full-Time Knife River Northern California Ready Mix division serves the greater Stockton California marketplace with ready mix through delivery in our Ready Mix Trucks. We are looking for several Ready Mix Truc... more>> Stockton and multiple Northern CA locations., CA Knife River - Northern California Ready Mix Div. 12/31/2017
Sales Representative - Ready Mix The Sales Representative will be responsible for the successful marketing of ready mixed concrete in the Bryan, TX area. The successful candidate will be responsible for prospecting leads, bidding job... more>> Bryan, TX Knife River - Texas Division 10/31/2017
Shop Mechanic - Diesel Responsible for safely keeping equipment running and maintained properly.        DUTIES AND/OR RESPONSIBILITIES     • Responsible for perfor... more>> Bemidji, MN Knife River Materials - Northern Minn. Division 10/31/2017
Staff Accountant Good pay! Good benefits! Good people! At Jebro, we take care of our team because we know it’s our people who make us successful. We offer competitive wages and a full benefit package.  &... more>> Sioux City, IA Jebro Incorporated 10/20/2017
Transport Driver Knife River Idaho is looking for an experienced Transport and Gravel Driver for the Idaho Falls area. This position will require out of town travel and possible overnight stays.    ... more>> Idaho Falls, ID Knife River - Southern Idaho Division 10/22/2017
Transportation Driver; Liquid Asphalt. The dependable driver is to safely handle the operation of company owned semi-tractor/trailers and/or vacuum truck to deliver, transfer and pick-up liquid bulk materials for our customers, suppliers ... more>> Sioux City, IA Jebro Incorporated 10/20/2017
Truck Drivers         Responsible to operate Straight Truck, or Tractor-Trailer equipment and maintain properly to transport material to designated location in a timely manne... more>> Belgrade, MT Knife River - Belgrade Division 10/31/2017
Truck Drivers (Seasonal) Responsible to operate Ready Mix, Straight Truck or Tractor-Trailer equipment and maintain properly to transport material to designated location in a timely manner Billings, MT Knife River - Billings Division 10/31/2017
Water Truck Driver To safely maintain & operate water truck to transport and spray water on road surfaces at the designated location in a timely manner. Waco, TX Knife River - Texas Division 10/31/2017