Equipment Operator
CH2M HILL - Anchorage, AK

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For decades, CH2M HILL has been a global leader in engineering, consulting, design, program management, construction and operations, working on the most challenging and impactful projects around the world. Through these challenging projects, we develop our people — who transform complex and creative ideas into reality, every day. Join us and together we can work to build a sustainable world. We support you to reach your greatest career goals through continued professional development, a positive work life balance and undeniably cool engineering projects. Join employee-owned CH2M HILL and discover why our diverse team has been consistently ranked as one of the leading employers and repeatedly recognized by FORTUNE magazine as one of the “100 Best Companies to Work For".

Construction, Operations & Maintenance Jobs in Alaska

In the arctic and subarctic regions of the world, our Alaska group provides construction operations and maintenance services to the upstream oil and gas industry. Our experienced workforce and proven systems enable us to anticipate, avoid, and remove risk in the dynamic arctic environment, ensuring safe, cost-effective, and environmentally sound project delivery. Your job in the Alaska Energy and Chemical group is your opportunity to join a highly trained and engaged workforce working to meet the global demand for fuel. Are you ready?
Description and Desired Qualifications
This job posting is based on ANTICIPATED work. Should we be the successful bidder, this job will become immediately available.

Position Summary:
Operate equipment consisting of but not limited to: backhoe; front end loaders, fork lifts, zoom boom, manlifts

Essential Job Functions:
Journeyman operation of equipment consisting of but not limited to: backhoe; front end loaders; fork lifts, zoom boom, manlifts

Pre-check and inspect all equipment before operation

Check fuel supplies at sites to ensure adequate availability

Inspect product load for accuracy, and safely move it around the warehouse or facility to ensure timely and complete delivery

Manually or mechanically load and unload materials from pallets, skids, platforms, cars, lifting devices, or other transport vehicles

Position lifting devices under, over, or around loaded pallets, skids, and boxes, and secure material or products for transport to designated areas

Maintain equipment logs

Keep records of equipment usage and problems encountered

Signal directions or warnings to coworkers; respond to hand or audio signals from crew members

Monitor operations to ensure that health and safety standards are met; take actions to

avoid potential hazards and obstructions, such as utility lines, other equipment, other workers, and falling objects; locate underground services, such as pipes and wires, prior to beginning work

Repair and maintain equipment, making emergency adjustments or assisting with major repairs as necessary

Knowledge, Skills, Ability:
Possess knowledge of the functional operation, purpose, capabilities and limitations of and the proper manner in which to operate and maintain all specific pieces of equipment they are qualified to operate; be able to read instrumentation gages, understand the results and what each

Gauge signifies and demonstrate the safe accessories within the range of each piece of equipment operated

Ability to read, interpret or use capacity charts, rigging diagrams, common hand signals

Knowledge of computerized components in various kinds of machinery Physical Demand/Work Environment:
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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the essential functions of this job, the employee is required to:

Must have ability to stand, walk on level, uneven and slippery surfaces, sit, squat, kneel, reach through low and high ranges and exhibit normal balance and coordination. These basic physical requirements are essential for safe performance of the job in harsh environments with exposure to very cold temperatures and while wearing arctic gear

Lift 40 lbs from floor to waist x 2 with a 12 second interval

Lift 40 lbs from floor to shoulders x 2 with a 12 second interval

Stairs: Walk up and down 5 steps x 10 for a total of 50 steps, self-paced and continuous

Slanted ladder: Climb up and down 5 rungs, x 10 for a total of 50 rungs, self-paced allow a 60 second rest break after climbing up and down 30 rungs

Repetitive Stoop Test: Perform from standing position, bend forward at waist as far as possible without bending the knees with hands reaching toward the floor x 10, self-paced but continuous

Repetitive Kneel Test: Perform from standing, kneel on one knee, alternate from left to right knee x 5 each knee

Repetitive Squat Test: Perform a functional squat and stand x 5

Twist and Flex Test: Perform from standing alternate toe touches x 5 to each side to assess ability to twist and flex the trunk repetitively
This job description is intended to describe the nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this position. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required of the job incumbents.
Basic Qualifications

High School diploma or equivalent (GED) required
Three (3) years experience in operating construction equipment required
Previous experience with Forklifts and Loaders required
Valid driver's license and ability to be insured by CH2M Hill's auto insurer required
Must pass required IVES Operator Certification test prior to employment
Degree Required
High School or GED
What you will find
At CH2M HILL, the greatest challenges provide the biggest rewards. Each day, your drive and creative ideas will be providing solutions that help build a better tomorrow. Whether it is the pride that comes with accomplishment, personal growth or making a difference in the world, you will discover true success in a career that brings out the best in you at CH2M HILL. Ready? Let's get to work. Developing People through Challenging Projects CH2M HILL is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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