Job Opportunities

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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980 Loader Operator To operate and maintain 980 size loader to feed conveyors, hoppers or load trucks. Waco, TX Knife River - Texas Division 11/30/2017
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 11/30/2017
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 11/30/2017
Aggregate Scale/Loader Operator Responsible to safely and accurately run the Spindletop Aggregate Materials Plant and operate batch computer used in construction. Operate and maintain loader to feed conveyors, hoppers, or load truck... more>> Beaumont, TX Knife River - Texas Division 11/30/2017
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 11/30/2017
Asphalt Plant Laborer The employee will be involved and responsible for the daily operations of the asphalt plant. Will perform a wide range of general laboring duties at the asphalt plant. Bryan, TX Knife River - Texas Division 11/30/2017
Batch Plant Operator/Mixer Driver Responsible for scheduling and dispatching concrete mixers. Operate and maintain the concrete batch plant to produce concrete. Must also operate a concrete mixer and maintain properly to maximize pr... more>> Cheyenne, WY Knife River - Cheyenne Division 11/30/2017
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 12/31/2017
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 11/30/2017
CARPENTER 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 12/05/2017
Concrete Crew Knife River is looking for motivated and experienced individuals to fill the following Concrete Crew positions for our Idaho offices:        Concrete Form Sette... more>> Boise, ID Knife River - Southern Idaho Division 12/11/2017
Concrete Finisher Float and finish concrete to a final acceptable condition; meeting Owner/TXDOT requirements. Waco, TX Knife River - Texas Division 11/30/2017
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 11/30/2017
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 11/27/2017
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
Diesel Mechanic Responsible for safely keeping equipment running and maintained properly         Glencoe /Hutchinson, MN Knife River - Central Minnesota Division 12/31/2017
Diesel Mechanic Responsible for safely keeping equipment running and maintained properly         Sauk Rapids, MN Knife River - Central Minnesota 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 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
Excavator Operator Responsible to safely operate excavating equipment to excavate, move and grade earth. Bryan, TX Knife River - Texas Division 11/30/2017
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 Field 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>> Medford, OR Knife River - Southern Oregon Division 11/22/2017
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
Mechanic 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 12/31/2017
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>> Sherwood, OR Knife River - Western Oregon Division 12/25/2017
PAVING FOREMAN 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>> Bend, OR Knife River - Central Oregon Division 12/01/2017
Pipe Layer Experienced Pipe Layer needed. Responsible for assembling, connecting, and constructing pipe systems on construction jobs. Bryan, TX Knife River - Texas Division 11/30/2017
PRODUCTION LABORER 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 12/05/2017
Project Superintendent The basic function of the Project Superintendent is to effectively supervise all aspects of the Knife River workforce, any project associated subcontractors, and to ensure that all aspects of the proj... more>> Bryan, TX Knife River - Texas Division 11/30/2017
QUALITY ASSURANCE/CONTROL TECHNICIAN 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 11/29/2017
Quality Control Laboratory Manager Supervision, coordination, operation, and administration of Jebro’s quality control laboratories to ensure the quality of manufacturing components and finished products.     &... more>> Sioux City, IA Jebro Incorporated 12/15/2017
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>> Bend, OR Knife River - Central 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>> 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>> Portland, OR Knife River - Western Oregon Division 12/31/2017
Ready Mix Driver - Forest Lake To provide products and delivery services to customers in a timely manner to meet customer expectations. Forest Lake, MN Knife River - Central Minnesota Division 12/31/2017
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. Beaumont/Sour Lake, TX Knife River - Texas Division 11/30/2017
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 , TX Knife River - Texas Division 11/30/2017
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. Bryan\College Station, TX Knife River - Texas Division 11/30/2017
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. Port Arthur, TX Knife River - Texas Division 11/30/2017
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. Rockdale, TX Knife River - Texas Division 11/30/2017
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 Administrator Under the direction of the Sales Manager, the Sales Administrator must provide support to the Sales and Dispatch departments through inputting and analyzing daily sales data and communicating with cus... more>> Beaumont, TX Knife River - Texas Division 12/15/2017
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 12/31/2017
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 11/30/2017
YARD/FACILITIES MAINTENANCE PERSON 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 11/27/2017