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Company: Knife River - Western Oregon Division Department: Prestress
Location: Newman Lake, WA Hiring Manager: Bradley R Wright
Closing Date: 12/31/2024 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!

Build a Rock-Solid Career Out of Concrete at Our State-of-the-Art Facility

Join our growing Knife River team as a Production Team Member at our brand new, state-of-the-art precast concrete facility in Newman Lake, WA! This is an outstanding opportunity to launch and grow your career with our people-focused company.

As a Production Team Member, you will:
• Work in modern production spaces with cutting edge equipment and amenities
• Set up molds, assemble rebar cages, pour and finish concrete, maintaining a safe environment
• Operate a range of hand and power tools, and measuring devices
• Operate mobile equipment and cranes
• Work around suspended loads and high-tension strand
• Access scaffold and other elevated work platforms
• Take on general laborer duties and special projects as needed
• Strong attention to detail and teamwork skills are critical

Position is considered Safety Sensitive: Work is performed in an industrial environment with large equipment and suspended loads.

We have a transparent Pay for Skills program that clearly defines the skills needed to progress and increase your pay. With regular evaluations, you can take your career growth into your own hands.
Extensive on-the-job training and advancement opportunities are offered. With your drive, you’ll help build quality products and strong communities.

This full-time hourly role has a pay range of $21.75-$29.97/hour plus excellent benefits.
Minimum Qualifications:
- Ability to communicate effectively with team members
- Previous construction or manufacturing experience preferred
- Ability to read and understand a tape measure
- Knowledge and ability to operate basic tools
- Ability to understand and apply basic math skills

Physical Requirements:
- Lifting may be required with assistance provided if needed
- Frequent standing, climbing and reaching is required
- Must wear personal protective equipment
Full-time employees are eligible for the following benefits:
-Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance
-Health Savings & 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 Production Team Member position:

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

Concrete and Asphalt Equipment Operator

Coast Guard:


Basic Engineer, Construction, and Equipment Marine
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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