UIC Alaska

Operator/Laborer - Beach Crew

Mariners/Vessels/Diesel Engineers
Location : Location
Travel Requirement


This is a Temporary Seasonal Position that includes operation of light duty cargo handling equipment to load/unload and deliver cargo in Barrow, Alaska under the supervision of the Barrow Beach Crew Foreman. Along with performing the following duties:

  • Attend daily safety and communications meetings.
  • Preform pre-use inspection of all equipment operated and perform preventative maintenance as required.
  • Report damaged and unsafe equipment to supervisor and/or maintenance mechanic for repairs.
  • Proven safety consciousness including the ability to recognize and report hazards, and to apply safe working methods.
  • Operate various equipment including forklifts, dozers and other cargo equipment as required.
  • Assist Heavy Equipment Operators (s) with lashing/unlashing, guiding them with hand signals and radio communication to move object(s) as directed by Barrow Beach Crew Foreman.
  • Keep yard clean.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Skills:

  • Ability to work with a team, take direction from supervisor, work effectively and cooperatively with other people, focus attention on detail and follow established work rules.
  • Ability to maintain regular, dependable attendance.
  • Ability to safely and efficiently operate moving equipment in tight spaces around and above other workers.
  • Good written and oral communication skills.
  • Knowledge of Universal Hand Signals for rigging and lifting.
  • Ability to plan and organize work.
  • Ability to interpret written and oral instructions.
  • Ability to perform strenuous, physical work.
  • Ability to work flexible hours or shifts.
  • Ability to work cooperatively with employees and the public

Physical Demands:

  • Repetitive movements of the neck, shoulder, wrist, low back.
  • Static postures of the neck, shoulders, wrist, and low back.
  • Walking, sitting, standing, and climbing.
  • Handling of cables, chains, or hooks.
  • Particular attention is paid to other workers who may give hand signals to guide the movement of the object through the workspace.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

Environmental Demands:

  • Required to work all shifts, overtime, weekends, and holidays as needed and required.
  • Perform work in a dusty environment and all types of temperature/weather conditions.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, and vibration.


Required Experience:

  • ADL
  • Forklift Operator Certification preferred
  • One (1) year of experience operating cargo delivering equipment




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