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.
� 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
� 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.
� 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.
� Forklift Operator Certification preferred
� One (1) year of experience operating cargo delivering equipment