Cargo Equipment Operator:
UIC, Bowhead Transport seeks a seasonal (April – October), experienced, Cargo Equipment Operator to facilitate the loading and offloading of cargo from trucks and barges in several ports of call including Seattle WA and a variety of locations in Alaska. Cargo Equipment Operator will be a land-based position operating primary wheeled loaders but also a variety of other heavy equipment. Operator will be responsible for coordinating the safe loading and offloading of trucks, barges and landing craft. This position will require travel to a variety of locations including the City of Seattle, Anchorage AK, Alaska coastal communities, and numerous remote Alaskan villages primarily between the months of April – October each year.
About Bowhead Transport and the UIC Corporation:
UIC is one of Alaska’s largest companies with 4,000 employees and fifty-four subsidiaries, UIC is proud of our expanding operations which currently span over twenty-five different industries and business lines throughout most of the United States and in many foreign countries. UIC and its subsidiaries are committed to and strive for safety, quality, business ethics, and shareholder values. Bowhead Transport is the Northwest marine division of the UIC organization. We have a diverse fleet of vessels that provide our customers with comprehensive marine solutions in challenging environments throughout Alaska.
Headquartered in Anchorage, AK, Bowhead Transport Company offers competitive benefits including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, accidental death and dismemberment, short/long-term disability, and 401(k) retirement plans as well as paid time off programs for eligible full-time employees.
Cargo Equipment Operator Essential Functions Include:
Licenses, Requirements and Experience:
Physical Demands: The work environment varies and includes, but is not limited to: docks, ports, bays, beaches, waterways, office space, equipment rooms, warehouse space, construction zones, and outdoor environments. Work hours may fluctuate outside of normal duty hours. While performing the duties of this job, the individual is: