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Equipment Operator - Located in Kenai *
LocationAK00 - Alaska
Date Opened1/30/2018
Position ScheduleFull Time
Req Code131-POS-AK0-18


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Ensures a safe work environment.

Operates various types of equipment during the course of construction or maintenance projects.

Truck drivers/operators will operate a minimum of one or more various types trucks and equipment including; loaders, dozers, blades, heavy trucks, etc. with a high degree of skill and expertise.

Able to properly and safely load, unload, secure and unsecure cargo and materials from various types of transport vehicles.

Operates and maintains equipment often in remote areas and in environmentally harsh conditions for extended periods of time.

Informs supervisor of any incidents involving injury, spills, equipment malfunction and/or damage.

This position has no supervisory duties.

Other duties as assigned.


A Truck Driver/Operator will be qualified and have expert skills for at one (1) or more of the above listed classes and types of equipment but may be qualified for more. A Truck Driver/Operator should possess a general knowledge of the functional operation, the purpose, the capabilities and limitations of any piece of equipment he or she is qualified to operate. Display a thorough knowledge of the proper manner in which to operate and maintain a specific piece of equipment. Have the ability to read, interpret or use capacity charts, rigging diagrams, common hand signals, grade stakes or other applicable drawings. Demonstrate the safe accessories within the range intended. Read and understand the results and purpose of all gauges on the equipment. Be able to properly maintain and service the piece of equipment daily.

Must display ability to read and understand job descriptions, safety manuals and safety/warning signs. Must display sufficient oral communication skills to be able to give and receive oral safety warnings, instructions and task assignments.

Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10's and 100's. Ability to perform these operations using units of weight measurement, volume, and distance.

Ability to prepare a detailed time sheet/log of daily work assigning proper coding for invoicing purposes.

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out simple one- or two-step instructions. Ability to deal with standardized situations with only occasional or no variables.

Able to complete tasks as assigned often without supervision.

Able to work remotely in harsh conditions for extended periods of time.

High school diploma or GED.


Three (3) years experience operating one (1) or more types of equipment or equivalent combination of education and experience to complete the tasks associated with this position.

Oil field experience preferred.

Special Requirements/Certifications

Class A CDL with endorsements (tankers, hazmats, doubles/triple)
Current DOT Medical Card required.
Clean Driving Record
Must be able to pass a Drug Test

Physical Requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. A pre-hire post offer Functional Capacity Evaluation (FCE) will be conducted to determine an employee’s ability to perform to the job standard. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

MOBILITY: Must be able to access all controls and all parts of machine for service. Must be able to push/pull 50 pounds for 20 feet.

HEARING: Must be able to hear audible safety alarms.

VISUAL ACUITY: Must be adequate to perform above listed tasks in a safe manner and take hand signals from ground man or flag man.

LIFTING: Must be able to routinely lift up to 50 pounds from floor to waist, 30 pounds from waist level to shoulder height and carry 50 pounds for 20 feet.

RANGE OF MOTION: An objective range of motion measurement will be conducted and recorded using an inclinometer during the pre-hire/post offer FCE.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is routinely exposed to moving mechanical parts and equipment. The employee is frequently exposed to severe outside weather conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes and airborne particles. The noise level is usually moderate to loud.