This person reports to the equipment foreman. The equipment operator must pass the written and practical examination and safely operate a tractor trailer, front end loader, motor grader, snow blower and crane (preferred). Operator is responsible for performing daily walk-around inspection of tractor trailer and equipment. Load and properly secure equipment weighing up to 125,000 lbs. Must have basic math skills to accurately calculate load capacities, and have good reading and writing skills. Must have knowledge of safe rigging practices and be able to interpret load charts. Determine load capacities for different tractor- trailer configurations. Inspect all load-securing devices. Must know how to apply AES Cold Weather Operating Procedures. The Heavy Equipment Operator is responsible for operating heavy industrial equipment. This position may supervise and coordinate the work of other equipment operators and crew members. |
- Review blueprints, schematic drawings, and job specifications to determine equipment requirements for assigned work.
- Operate heavy equipment such as excavators, graders, backhoes, bulldozers, front end loaders, dump trucks, and other heavy machinery to lift, roll, haul, load and unload materials, move soil, gravel, snow removal, construction supplies, and other materials.
- Prepare, update, and maintain logs, records, and equipment maintenance schedules.
- Monitor equipment operation and identify malfunctions.
- Inspect, adjust, and perform minor equipment repairs.
- Clean, store, and maintain equipment as required.
- Comply with Company and customer policies and procedures .
- Support AES zero-incident safety culture and assume personal accountability and responsibility for safe work practices in all projects, activities, and operations.
Minimum Education and Experience
High school diploma or GED with a minimum of three years related experience. Minimum three years experience in the oil and gas industry and in the arctic environment. BST centered Safety Environment preferred.
Minimum five years experience with the following equipment:
- Front-end loaders: forks, buckets, snow pushers, snow blowers
- Tractor-trailers, Doubles/Tankers endorsement required
- Must clear DOT physical
Current DOT medical card and commercial drivers license with hazardous material endorsement required. Driving record must meet Company requirements. North Slope Training Cooperative certification may be required.
A candidate must be able to meet the following non exclusive requirements:
1. Meet the AES Driver License and Records Policy. AES Driver Licenses and Records policy.
2. Take and pass a pre-employment drug test which includes both UA and hair testing.
3. Meet the physical requirements of this position including working in a remote location under arctic conditions.
The availability of this position is contingent upon the Company's continued operational needs once training is completed.
Department of Transportation Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (DOT/FMCSA)
Current DOT medical card and commercial drivers license with hazardous material endorsement required. All applicants must meet the following AES Driver Licenses and Records policy.
Employees selected for this position are required to submit to DOT Drug and Alcohol testing. Additionally, AES will verify previous Alcohol and Controlled Substance Testing Records for the past three years, prior to working for the company, as well as the successful completion of DOT return-to-work requirements for violations.
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