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Mark Sand & Gravel Co. is an equal opportunity employer that provides it's employees 

with competitive wages and benefits.

Union employee benefits include:

  • Group health insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Disability Insurance
  • Pension
  • Voluntary 401K program
  • Prevailing Wage Excess Fringe Benefits
  • Company paid training opportunities

Typical job postings are listed below. Click on job titles to read full description.

  • Flag Persons - non-union position
  • Tester - non-union position
  • Links to Employment Applications are found at the bottom of the page.


    Heavy Equipment Mechanics
    Troubleshoot and repair all types of heavy equipment and trucks. Operate equipment to diagnose problems and inspect equipment for defects. Weld and fabricate parts and equipment.

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    Project Foreman
    Supervises and coordinates the work activities of workers on asphalt or construction projects; coordinates trucks, traffic control, and safety needs of project. Completes reports and ensures contract compliance. Dispatches company drivers and contract drivers to best ensure efficient equipment movement.

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    Shop Foreman
    Oversee heavy equipment mechanics. Order parts, maintain and track part and tool inventory. Maintain fleet documents and records. Dispatch heavy equipment moving trucks. File daily vehicle inspection reports. Organize annual DOT inspections and file reports.

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    Belly Dump, Live Bottom and End Dump Truck Drivers
    Maintains, services and operates trucks used in hauling and applying aggregates and asphalt on roads and construction sites; requires a valid CDL-Class A/B and clean MVR.

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    Paving Superintendents and Supervisors
    Supervises and coordinates the work activities of workers engaged in spreading, rolling and tamping asphalt on construction projects; coordinates trucks, traffic control, and safety needs of project. Completes reports and ensures contract compliance.

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    Paving Machine Operators
    Operates and maintains asphalt paving machine to spread and level paving material on highways and streets.

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    Paving Laborers
    Operates small equipment; shovels and rakes asphalt; places string line and temporary lane markers; assists with plant moves, temporary flagging, dumping trucks and clean up on paving machine.

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    Screed Operators
    Operates and maintains screed on paving machine; Monitors and adjusts machine to control flow of materials according to project specifications; assists with shoveling and clean up of screed and paving machine.

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    Flag Persons
    Controls flow of traffic through construction work zone; sets up signs, cones and barrels according to project specifications; communicates with and explains traffic delays with the public.

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    Pilot Car Drivers
    Controls flow of traffic through construction work zone by leading public vehicles through the worksite during projects that have only one lane open for opposing traffic flows.

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    Crusher Operators
    Monitors and adjusts machines and conveyors to control the flow of aggregate materials; oversees the service, maintenance and operations of the crushing/screening plant; completes daily maintenance and inspections of the crushing/screening plant; understands the type and quality of aggregates being produced

    Loader Operators
    Operates, services and maintains loaders used in aggregate and bituminous production; maintains crusher/asphalt plant hopper levels to achieve production specifications; maintains stockpiles and pit floor; loads trucks; assists with shoveling around plant and maintaining plant equipment.

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    Motor Grader Operators
    Maintains, services and operates motor grader used to spread gravel base or shouldering material, shape and finish slopes and shoulders. May be designated finish blade operator.

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    Dozer Operators
    Maintains, services and operates dozer to mine aggregate materials; push up stockpiles including sand, recycled milled materials, and aggregates; operates dozer to clear and grub work sites, cut grades and slopes. May be designated finish dozer operator.

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    Track hoe/Backhoe Operators
    Maintains, services and operates track hoe/backhoe to excavate or move dirt, rock, sand and other minerals; may operate mining machinery, such as a crusher.

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    Director of Safety and Compliance
    Monitors safety programs and trainings; maintains compliance with DOT, EPA, MPCA, OSHA and MSHA permits and regulations; conducts accident investigations; overseas workers compensation claims and the return to work program; facilitates insurance claims; completes work site inspections and evaluations; completes interviews, hiring and maintenance of personnel files; monitors the drug and alcohol program; maintains inventory and distribution of personal protective equipment; completes investigations for all sexual harassment claims.

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    Grading Superintendents and Supervisors
    Supervises and coordinates the work activities of workers engaged in excavating and grading right-of-way for construction projects, such as highways, streets, and drainage ditches.  Directs work crews engaged in operating vehicles and machines to dump, scrape and spread dirt.

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    Bituminous Plant Operator
    Monitors and adjusts machines and conveyors to control the flow of materials; oversees the maintenance and operations of the plant; completes daily maintenance and inspections of the bituminous plant; understands the type and quality of materials being produced.

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    Oiler
    Completes daily service requirements of the bituminous plant; inspects plant for preventative maintenance issues; transfer of AC and burner fuel from tankers to storage tanks; monitors inventory of storage tanks; reports to the bituminous plant operator.

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    Tester
    Collects samples from various job sites and pit locations; completes necessary testing to insure compliance with project specifications.

    Click here to download Mark Sand & Gravel Employment Application (PDF)

    Click here to download Truck Driver Supplement (PDF)

    If you are interested in employment, please complete the following information and it will be reviewed by one of our hiring managers.

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Mark Sand & Gravel Co.
525 Kennedy Park Road
Fergus Falls, MN 56537
(218) 736-7523
or (800) 427-8316

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