Heavy Equipment Operator (Trans) (Engineering)
Akima Support Operations (ASO) provides logistics, facilities maintenance and operations, transportation and support services for mission-critical military installations and civilian agencies around the country. From the homes of U.S. Central Command and U.S. Special Operations Command to the highways of suburban Virginia, ASO experts and professionals work behind the scenes to ensure smooth and continuous operations. Our personnel enjoy competitive benefits packages and challenging roles in work environments committed to safety, diversity and opportunity for career growth. As an Alaska Native Corporation (ANC), 100% of our company's profits go back to our more than 14,000 Iñupiat shareholders that have resided near and above the Arctic Circle for more than 10,000 years. Our business helps support their way of life and contributes to the survival of a culture that has thrived in a challenging environment.
The Heavy Equipment Operator, operates heavy equipment such as RT 240 Kalmar or RTCHs, forklifts, tractor/trailers and various types of military equipment/vehicles. Equipment is used to load/unload, transport or relocate military equipment/vehicles/cargo for/from multiple forms of transport (i.e. rail, truck/trailer, etc.). Heavy Equipment Operator may read and interpret grade and slope signs, may grease, adjust and make emergency repairs to equipment.
Working Environment/Physical Activities:
Work is generally conducted in an outdoor or warehouse environment. Duties may involve the conduct of work in outside areas with a potential exposure to extreme climatic conditions ( Hot, Cold, Wind, Rain) etc: Work may require lifting up to 50 lbs; stooping; climbing; prolonged standing; prolonged sitting. Employee's use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is required in certain areas. Such PPE includes but is not limited to cold weather gear, head, foot, hand, torso, respiratory, vision and hearing protective devices. May be required to work an uncommon tour of duty including nights, weekends and/or holidays. Must comply with published Company work rules and regulations as well as Ft. Carson regulations. Must possess and continuously maintain a current State of Colorado Commercial Driver's License Class A (CDL) with a current Medical Certification.
Reports to the Heavy Equipment Lead and/or The Transportation Manager and functions under his/her direction.
The duties and responsibilities listed in this job description generally cover the nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. This is not intended to be a complete list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required. Subject to the terms of an applicable collective bargaining agreement, the company management reserves the right to modify, add, or remove duties and to assign other duties as may be necessary. We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for the position; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.
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