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Tracking Code Qayaq Construction
Job Code 21-0236
Posting Title *UNION ONLY* OPERATOR
Post Date 2/22/2021
Full Time / Part-Time Full Time
Travel No Travel Required
City Wasilla
State AK
Description Summary:
***Must Be Active Member of Local Union 302***
Work activities will include operating various pieces of Heavy Equipment including road graders, rock trucks, bulldozers, scrapers, shovels, excavators, tractors, loaders, and forklifts.
Essential Functions:
• Perform heavy duty equipment operation as directed by the site superintendent and/or foreman
• Additional duties as assigned.
Requirements Required Skills:
• Must have operator’s proficiency on a variety of equipment including but not limited to road graders, rock trucks, bulldozers, scrapers, shovels, excavators, tractors, loaders, and forklifts.
• Perform independently without direct supervision
• Ability to operate basic construction equipment, such as forklifts and loaders.
• Good verbal and written communication skills.
• Ability to perform duties and operation of tools of the trade in strict compliance with OSHA rules.
• Have punctual and on time work history.
• Work well within a team setting

Required Experience:
• Must have working knowledge of heavy highway construction
• Must have 1+ years of related experience in highway construction.
• Must have 1+ year of prior work history as an operator
• Must possess and maintain current driver’s license.
• Must have a punctual work history.
• Must have a high school diploma or Equivalent
• Must be member of Local Union 302
Preferred Experience:
• CDL license preferred but not required
Physical Demands:
• Must be able to have good motion of range for body and limbs
• Handle and manipulate objects and material
• Coordinate the movement of eyes, hands, feet and fingers to complete assigned tasks
• Able to utilize adequate visual skills.
• Able to utilize adequate hearing skills.
• Handle and manipulate objects and material
• Coordinate the movement of eyes, hands, feet and fingers to complete assigned tasks
• Ability to work at heights above 12’ while working from ladders, scaffolding, and/or man lifts.
• Extensive physical activity.
• Requires strenuous physical work; heavy lifting, pushing, or pulling required of objects over 50 pounds.
• Be able to reach in all directions
• While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical part, fumes, airborne particles, outside weather conditions and vibration.
• When operating equipment, subject to constant jarring of body due to jerking movement of equipment and operating on uneven surfaces.
• Must be able to sit in the operator’s seat of equipment and safely reach all pedals, switches, levers, buttons, etc. required to safely operate the equipment (if authorized for that piece of equipment);
• Must be able to sit in the operator’s seat of equipment and have an adequate field of vision of all instruments, gauges, warning lights, as well as an acceptable field of vision out of the windows and/or mirrors (if authorized for that piece of equipment);
• Environmental Conditions:
• Will work in all typed of weather.
• Work in different elevations.
• Job site will contain light to heavy equipment, small to large equipment, materials, communication equipment and tools.
• People standing, walking, sitting, signaling, and talking.
• May be occasional bells, alarms, and whistles
• Applicant may be subject to environmental conditions of extreme cold, noise exposure, constantly changing work environment, irregular surfaces, slippery surfaces, moving equipment, open excavations, temporary structures, and general construction hazards.

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  • The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)
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