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Equipment Operator

Equipment Operator

Knik Construction
Non Regular - Seasonal
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Alaska Paving Contractor is looking for Equipment Operators. Performs a variety of construction and maintenance tasks by operating a variety of heavy construction equipment including, but not limited to a RX 900 Mill, Wirtgen Reclaimer, truck and tractor. Applicant must have at least two years’ experience as an operator, be familiar with all around paving hand duties, and other construction paving knowledge. This is a seasonal position and hiring may not begin until spring 2018.


  • Operate heavy equipment in a safe and effective manor in order to minimize the risk of injury, property damage or loss of life.
  • Perform daily safety and maintenance checks
  • Clean heavy equipment as scheduled and/or required
  • Ensure heavy equipment is safely and securely stored
  • Advise maintenance department of any requirements for maintenance or repairs
  • Participate in routine maintenance
  • Practice workplace safety
  • Maintains communication with Project Managers to ensure all required materials, equipment, and inspections support the project schedule
  • Interacts with Quality Control personnel to ensure specifications are met
  • Ensures compliance with company policy and procedures
  • Performs additional assignments as required


  • Two year related experience in paving and/equipment operations
  • Thorough knowledge of heavy construction equipment
  • Demonstrated decision making skills
  • Ability to work in high production environment
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ensures a high level of work quality
  • Ability to respond quickly and effectively under pressure and deadlines
  • This position requires time flexibility, as overtime, schedules and locations of jobs can change depending on the contract.
  • Pre-hire drug test
  • Current CDL is encouraged