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STR employs experienced professionals with articulate skills that range from tie down/cargo securement to operating the heaviest, most advanced shipments that travel over the road.

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Wasilla, Alaska | Local Driver

FLSA Classification: Non-exempt

Reports to: Dispatch / Terminal Manager

Status: Full Time, Regular

EEO-1: Operatives

Normal Work Hours / Days: Regular shop hours are 7AM-5PM Monday through Friday. Often required to work overtime in high season based on workload. Summer schedule may be adjusted to accommodate decreased workload.

Revised: 7/26/2021

Summary:

Responsible to drive and haul equipment and various freight to specified job site. Operate and control equipment to facilitate the movement of job equipment to and from hauling truck.

Essential Functions:

  • Load and unload various equipment from delivery truck
  • Monitor and secure all equipment while loading, unloading and en-route
  • Obtain permits for oversize loads
  • Drive / transport equipment, supplies and materials to and from job sites
  • Maintain driving logbook at all times

Other Tasks:

  • Performs other related duties, as assigned
  • Assist other shop and operations staff as requested

Supervisory Responsibilities: None

Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function and preferably able to perform other tasks satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

Education and/or Experience:

Minimum: Fluidly drive industrial trucks and various construction equipment. Must possess a valid Class A commercial driver license and med card.

Preferred: Two years vocational training in trucking or equivalent work experience.

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of load permits and state and federal truck driving regulations
  • Knowledge of and ability to safely secure loads for transport
  • Some knowledge of first aid and applicable safety precautions
  • Ability to assess and record written data and information
  • Ability to communicate information in writing so others will understand
  • Ability to effectively understand and communicate verbally with others
  • Ability to understand and follow written and verbal instructions
  • Ability to work independently with little supervision
  • Ability to ensure that safety and incident reporting procedures are followed
  • Ability to perform a variety of tasks involving strenuous manual labor
  • Ability to meet delivery schedule with dependability and consistency
  • Ability to operate a commercial truck
  • Ability to drive construction equipment for axle loading and unloading purposes

Physical Requirements:

Ability to frequently lift and move at least 75lbs and climb on and off loads. Ability to sit and drive for long periods.

Working Conditions:

Work is performed in the equipment yard and at project sites with moderate to loud noise levels. Much work time is spent on the road driving to and from pick-up and delivery sites, including night driving.

Fairbanks, Alaska | Local Driver

FLSA Classification: Non-exempt

Reports to: Dispatch / Terminal Manager

Status: Full Time, Regular

EEO-1: Operatives

Normal Work Hours / Days: Regular shop hours are 7AM-5PM Monday through Friday. Often required to work overtime in high season based on workload. Summer schedule may be adjusted to accommodate decreased workload.

Revised: 7/26/2021

Summary:

Responsible to drive and haul equipment and various freight to specified job site. Operate and control equipment to facilitate the movement of job equipment to and from hauling truck.

Essential Functions:

  • Load and unload various equipment from delivery truck
  • Monitor and secure all equipment while loading, unloading and en-route
  • Obtain permits for oversize loads
  • Drive / transport equipment, supplies and materials to and from job sites
  • Maintain driving logbook at all times

Other Tasks:

  • Performs other related duties, as assigned
  • Assist other shop and operations staff as requested

Supervisory Responsibilities: None

Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function and preferably able to perform other tasks satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

Education and/or Experience:

Minimum: Fluidly drive industrial trucks and various construction equipment. Must possess a valid Class A commercial driver license and med card.

Preferred: Two years vocational training in trucking or equivalent work experience.

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of load permits and state and federal truck driving regulations
  • Knowledge of and ability to safely secure loads for transport
  • Some knowledge of first aid and applicable safety precautions
  • Ability to assess and record written data and information
  • Ability to communicate information in writing so others will understand
  • Ability to effectively understand and communicate verbally with others
  • Ability to understand and follow written and verbal instructions
  • Ability to work independently with little supervision
  • Ability to ensure that safety and incident reporting procedures are followed
  • Ability to perform a variety of tasks involving strenuous manual labor
  • Ability to meet delivery schedule with dependability and consistency
  • Ability to operate a commercial truck
  • Ability to drive construction equipment for axle loading and unloading purposes

Physical Requirements:

Ability to frequently lift and move at least 75lbs and climb on and off loads. Ability to sit and drive for long periods.

Working Conditions:

Work is performed in the equipment yard and at project sites with moderate to loud noise levels. Much work time is spent on the road driving to and from pick-up and delivery sites, including night driving.

Sumner, Washington | Local Driver

FLSA Classification: Non-exempt

Reports to: Dispatch / Terminal Manager

Status: Full Time, Regular

EEO-1: Operatives

Normal Work Hours / Days: Regular shop hours are 7AM-5PM Monday through Friday. Often required to work overtime in high season based on workload. Summer schedule may be adjusted to accommodate decreased workload.

Revised: 7/26/2021

Summary:

Responsible to drive and haul equipment and various freight to specified job site. Operate and control equipment to facilitate the movement of job equipment to and from hauling truck.

Essential Functions:

  • Load and unload various equipment from delivery truck
  • Monitor and secure all equipment while loading, unloading and en-route
  • Obtain permits for oversize loads
  • Drive / transport equipment, supplies and materials to and from job sites
  • Maintain driving logbook at all times

Other Tasks:

  • Performs other related duties, as assigned
  • Assist other shop and operations staff as requested

Supervisory Responsibilities: None

Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function and preferably able to perform other tasks satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

Education and/or Experience:

Minimum: Fluidly drive industrial trucks and various construction equipment. Must possess a valid Class A commercial driver license and med card.

Preferred: Two years vocational training in trucking or equivalent work experience.

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of load permits and state and federal truck driving regulations
  • Knowledge of and ability to safely secure loads for transport
  • Some knowledge of first aid and applicable safety precautions
  • Ability to assess and record written data and information
  • Ability to communicate information in writing so others will understand
  • Ability to effectively understand and communicate verbally with others
  • Ability to understand and follow written and verbal instructions
  • Ability to work independently with little supervision
  • Ability to ensure that safety and incident reporting procedures are followed
  • Ability to perform a variety of tasks involving strenuous manual labor
  • Ability to meet delivery schedule with dependability and consistency
  • Ability to operate a commercial truck
  • Ability to drive construction equipment for axle loading and unloading purposes

Physical Requirements:

Ability to frequently lift and move at least 75lbs and climb on and off loads. Ability to sit and drive for long periods.

Working Conditions:

Work is performed in the equipment yard and at project sites with moderate to loud noise levels. Much work time is spent on the road driving to and from pick-up and delivery sites, including night driving.

Wasilla, Alaska | Line Driver

FLSA Classification: Non-exempt

Reports to: Dispatch / Terminal Manager

Status: Full Time, Regular

EEO-1: Operatives

Normal Work Hours / Days: Regular shop hours are 7AM-5PM Monday through Friday. Often required to work overtime in high season based on workload. Summer schedule may be adjusted to accommodate decreased workload.

Revised: 7/26/2021

Summary:

Responsible to drive and haul equipment and various freight to specified job site. Operate and control equipment to facilitate the movement of job equipment to and from hauling truck.

Essential Functions:

  • Load and unload various equipment from delivery truck
  • Monitor and secure all equipment while loading, unloading and en-route
  • Obtain permits for oversize loads
  • Drive / transport equipment, supplies and materials to and from job sites
  • Always maintain driving logbook

Other Tasks:

  • Performs other related duties, as assigned
  • Assist other shop and operations staff as requested

Supervisory Responsibilities: None

Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function and preferably able to perform other tasks satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

Education and/or Experience:

Minimum: Fluidly drive industrial trucks and various construction equipment. Must possess a valid Class A commercial driver license and med card.

Preferred: Two years vocational training in trucking or equivalent work experience.

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of load permits and state and federal truck driving regulations
  • Knowledge of and ability to safely secure loads for transport
  • Some knowledge of first aid and applicable safety precautions
  • Ability to assess and record written data and information
  • Ability to communicate information in writing so others will understand
  • Ability to effectively understand and communicate verbally with others
  • Ability to understand and follow written and verbal instructions
  • Ability to work independently with little supervision
  • Ability to ensure that safety and incident reporting procedures are followed
  • Ability to perform a variety of tasks involving strenuous manual labor
  • Ability to meet delivery schedule with dependability and consistency
  • Ability to operate a commercial truck
  • Ability to drive construction equipment for axle loading and unloading purposes

Physical Requirements:

Ability to frequently lift and move at least 75lbs and climb on and off loads. Ability to sit and drive for long periods.

Working Conditions:

Work is performed in the equipment yard and at project sites with moderate to loud noise levels. Much work time is spent on the road driving to and from pick-up and delivery sites, including night driving. Must be able to work in the outdoors in extreme cold as well as adverse arctic weather conditions for extended periods of time.

Fairbanks, Alaska | Line Driver

FLSA Classification: Non-exempt

Reports to: Dispatch / Terminal Manager

Status: Full Time, Regular

EEO-1: Operatives

Normal Work Hours / Days: Regular shop hours are 7AM-5PM Monday through Friday. Often required to work overtime in high season based on workload. Summer schedule may be adjusted to accommodate decreased workload.

Revised: 7/26/2021

Summary:

Responsible to drive and haul equipment and various freight to specified job site. Operate and control equipment to facilitate the movement of job equipment to and from hauling truck.

Essential Functions:

  • Load and unload various equipment from delivery truck
  • Monitor and secure all equipment while loading, unloading and en-route
  • Obtain permits for oversize loads
  • Drive / transport equipment, supplies and materials to and from job sites
  • Always maintain driving logbook

Other Tasks:

  • Performs other related duties, as assigned
  • Assist other shop and operations staff as requested

Supervisory Responsibilities: None

Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function and preferably able to perform other tasks satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

Education and/or Experience:

Minimum: Fluidly drive industrial trucks and various construction equipment. Must possess a valid Class A commercial driver license and med card.

Preferred: Two years vocational training in trucking or equivalent work experience.

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of load permits and state and federal truck driving regulations
  • Knowledge of and ability to safely secure loads for transport
  • Some knowledge of first aid and applicable safety precautions
  • Ability to assess and record written data and information
  • Ability to communicate information in writing so others will understand
  • Ability to effectively understand and communicate verbally with others
  • Ability to understand and follow written and verbal instructions
  • Ability to work independently with little supervision
  • Ability to ensure that safety and incident reporting procedures are followed
  • Ability to perform a variety of tasks involving strenuous manual labor
  • Ability to meet delivery schedule with dependability and consistency
  • Ability to operate a commercial truck
  • Ability to drive construction equipment for axle loading and unloading purposes

Physical Requirements:

Ability to frequently lift and move at least 75lbs and climb on and off loads. Ability to sit and drive for long periods.

Working Conditions:

Work is performed in the equipment yard and at project sites with moderate to loud noise levels. Much work time is spent on the road driving to and from pick-up and delivery sites, including night driving. Must be able to work in the outdoors in extreme cold as well as adverse arctic weather conditions for extended periods of time.

Sumner, Washington | Line Driver

FLSA Classification: Non-exempt

Reports to: Dispatch / Terminal Manager

Status: Full Time, Regular

EEO-1: Operatives

Normal Work Hours / Days: Regular shop hours are 7AM-5PM Monday through Friday. Often required to work overtime in high season based on workload. Summer schedule may be adjusted to accommodate decreased workload.

Revised: 7/26/2021

Summary:

Responsible to drive and haul equipment and various freight to specified job site. Operate and control equipment to facilitate the movement of job equipment to and from hauling truck.

Essential Functions:

  • Load and unload various equipment from delivery truck
  • Monitor and secure all equipment while loading, unloading and en-route
  • Obtain permits for oversize loads
  • Drive / transport equipment, supplies and materials to and from job sites
  • Always maintain driving logbook

Other Tasks:

  • Performs other related duties, as assigned
  • Assist other shop and operations staff as requested

Supervisory Responsibilities: None

Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function and preferably able to perform other tasks satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

Education and/or Experience:

Minimum: Fluidly drive industrial trucks and various construction equipment. Must possess a valid Class A commercial driver license and med card.

Preferred: Two years vocational training in trucking or equivalent work experience.

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of load permits and state and federal truck driving regulations
  • Knowledge of and ability to safely secure loads for transport
  • Some knowledge of first aid and applicable safety precautions
  • Ability to assess and record written data and information
  • Ability to communicate information in writing so others will understand
  • Ability to effectively understand and communicate verbally with others
  • Ability to understand and follow written and verbal instructions
  • Ability to work independently with little supervision
  • Ability to ensure that safety and incident reporting procedures are followed
  • Ability to perform a variety of tasks involving strenuous manual labor
  • Ability to meet delivery schedule with dependability and consistency
  • Ability to operate a commercial truck
  • Ability to drive construction equipment for axle loading and unloading purposes

Physical Requirements:

Ability to frequently lift and move at least 75lbs and climb on and off loads. Ability to sit and drive for long periods.

Working Conditions:

Work is performed in the equipment yard and at project sites with moderate to loud noise levels. Much work time is spent on the road driving to and from pick-up and delivery sites, including night driving. Must be able to work in the outdoors in extreme cold as well as adverse arctic weather conditions for extended periods of time.

Wasilla, Alaska | Heavy Haul Driver

FLSA Classification: Non-exempt

Reports to: Dispatch / Terminal Manager

Status: Full Time, Regular

EEO-1: Operatives

Normal Work Hours / Days: Regular shop hours are 7AM-5PM Monday through Friday. Often required to work overtime in high season based on workload. Summer schedule may be adjusted to accommodate decreased workload.

Revised: 7/26/2021

Summary:

Responsible to transport abnormal freight and cargo from pickup to delivery location (to include but not limited to modules and equipment).

Essential Functions:

  • Load and unload various equipment from delivery truck
  • Monitor and secure all equipment while loading, unloading and in-route
  • Obtain permits for oversize loads
  • Drive / transport equipment, supplies and materials to and from job sites
  • Always maintain driving logbook

Other Tasks:

  • Load and unload various equipment and machines from or to delivery truck
  • Performs other related duties, as assigned
  • Assist other shop and operations staff as requested

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Oversee Pilot Car Operators, while on duty

Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function and preferably able to perform other tasks satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

Education and/or Experience:

  • Fluidly drive and haul industrial trucks and various construction equipment of extreme weight
  • Three years of job-related experience
  • Must possess a valid Class A commercial driver license and medical card
  • Must be able to operate and field repair hydraulic trailers

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of load permits and state and federal truck driving regulations
  • Knowledge of and ability to safely secure loads for transport
  • Some knowledge of first aid and applicable safety precautions
  • Ability to assess and record written data and information
  • Ability to communicate information in writing so others will understand
  • Ability to effectively understand and communicate verbally with others
  • Ability to understand and follow written and verbal instructions
  • Ability to work independently with little supervision
  • Ability to ensure that safety and incident reporting procedures are followed
  • Ability to perform a variety of tasks involving strenuous manual labor
  • Ability to meet delivery schedule with dependability and consistency
  • Ability to operate a commercial truck
  • Ability to drive construction equipment for axle loading and unloading purposes

Physical Requirements:

Ability to frequently lift and move at least 75lbs and climb on and off loads. Ability to sit and drive for long periods.

Working Conditions:

Work is performed in the equipment yard and at project sites with moderate to loud noise levels. Much work time is spent on the road driving to and from pick-up and delivery sites, including night driving. Must be able to work in the outdoors in extreme cold as well as adverse arctic weather conditions for extended periods of time.

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) incumbent in this position. Employee(s) will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments.

Fairbanks, Alaska | Heavy Haul Driver

FLSA Classification: Non-exempt

Reports to: Dispatch / Terminal Manager

Status: Full Time, Regular

EEO-1: Operatives

Normal Work Hours / Days: Regular shop hours are 7AM-5PM Monday through Friday. Often required to work overtime in high season based on workload. Summer schedule may be adjusted to accommodate decreased workload.

Revised: 7/26/2021

Summary:

Responsible to transport abnormal freight and cargo from pickup to delivery location (to include but not limited to modules and equipment).

Essential Functions:

  • Load and unload various equipment from delivery truck
  • Monitor and secure all equipment while loading, unloading and in-route
  • Obtain permits for oversize loads
  • Drive / transport equipment, supplies and materials to and from job sites
  • Always maintain driving logbook

Other Tasks:

  • Load and unload various equipment and machines from or to delivery truck
  • Performs other related duties, as assigned
  • Assist other shop and operations staff as requested

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Oversee Pilot Car Operators, while on duty

Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function and preferably able to perform other tasks satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

Education and/or Experience:

  • Fluidly drive and haul industrial trucks and various construction equipment of extreme weight
  • Three years of job-related experience
  • Must possess a valid Class A commercial driver license and medical card
  • Must be able to operate and field repair hydraulic trailers

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of load permits and state and federal truck driving regulations
  • Knowledge of and ability to safely secure loads for transport
  • Some knowledge of first aid and applicable safety precautions
  • Ability to assess and record written data and information
  • Ability to communicate information in writing so others will understand
  • Ability to effectively understand and communicate verbally with others
  • Ability to understand and follow written and verbal instructions
  • Ability to work independently with little supervision
  • Ability to ensure that safety and incident reporting procedures are followed
  • Ability to perform a variety of tasks involving strenuous manual labor
  • Ability to meet delivery schedule with dependability and consistency
  • Ability to operate a commercial truck
  • Ability to drive construction equipment for axle loading and unloading purposes

Physical Requirements:

Ability to frequently lift and move at least 75lbs and climb on and off loads. Ability to sit and drive for long periods.

Working Conditions:

Work is performed in the equipment yard and at project sites with moderate to loud noise levels. Much work time is spent on the road driving to and from pick-up and delivery sites, including night driving. Must be able to work in the outdoors in extreme cold as well as adverse arctic weather conditions for extended periods of time.

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) incumbent in this position. Employee(s) will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments.

Sumner, Washington | Heavy Haul Driver

FLSA Classification: Non-exempt

Reports to: Dispatch / Terminal Manager

Status: Full Time, Regular

EEO-1: Operatives

Normal Work Hours / Days: Regular shop hours are 7AM-5PM Monday through Friday. Often required to work overtime in high season based on workload. Summer schedule may be adjusted to accommodate decreased workload.

Revised: 7/13/2021

Summary:

Responsible to transport abnormal freight and cargo from pickup to delivery location (to include but not limited to modules and equipment).

Essential Functions:

  • Load and unload various equipment from delivery truck
  • Monitor and secure all equipment while loading, unloading and in-route
  • Obtain permits for oversize loads
  • Drive / transport equipment, supplies and materials to and from job sites
  • Always maintain driving logbook

Other Tasks:

  • Load and unload various equipment and machines from or to delivery truck
  • Performs other related duties, as assigned
  • Assist other shop and operations staff as requested

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Oversee Pilot Car Operators, while on duty

Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function and preferably able to perform other tasks satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

Education and/or Experience:

  • Fluidly drive and haul industrial trucks and various construction equipment of extreme weight
  • Three years of job-related experience
  • Must possess a valid Class A commercial driver license and medical card
  • Must be able to operate and field repair hydraulic trailers

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of load permits and state and federal truck driving regulations
  • Knowledge of and ability to safely secure loads for transport
  • Some knowledge of first aid and applicable safety precautions
  • Ability to assess and record written data and information
  • Ability to communicate information in writing so others will understand
  • Ability to effectively understand and communicate verbally with others
  • Ability to understand and follow written and verbal instructions
  • Ability to work independently with little supervision
  • Ability to ensure that safety and incident reporting procedures are followed
  • Ability to perform a variety of tasks involving strenuous manual labor
  • Ability to meet delivery schedule with dependability and consistency
  • Ability to operate a commercial truck
  • Ability to drive construction equipment for axle loading and unloading purposes

Physical Requirements:

Ability to frequently lift and move at least 75lbs and climb on and off loads. Ability to sit and drive for long periods.

Working Conditions:

Work is performed in the equipment yard and at project sites with moderate to loud noise levels. Much work time is spent on the road driving to and from pick-up and delivery sites, including night driving. Must be able to work in the outdoors in extreme cold as well as adverse arctic weather conditions for extended periods of time.

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) incumbent in this position. Employee(s) will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments.

Wasilla, Alaska | Pilot Car Operator

FLSA Classification: Non-exempt

Reports to: Dispatch / Terminal Manager

Status: Full Time, Regular

EEO-1: Operatives

Normal Work Hours / Days: Regular shop hours are 7AM-5PM Monday through Friday. Often required to work overtime in high season based on workload. Summer schedule may be adjusted to accommodate decreased workload.

Revised: 7/26/2021

Summary:

Responsible to safely and efficiently pilot oversize loads. Must have ability to meet all industry and regulatory requirements on construction (often remote) project sites.

Essential Functions:

  • Safely and efficiently escorts permitted oversized loads
  • Driver drives in front of or behind the oversize load and apprises the load driver, via CB radio of all obstacles
  • May be required to assist the load driver in the preparation of the load for safe and legal transport
  • Must familiarize him/herself with the permitted routes to guide the load safely
  • Effectively work with other members of project team to meet contract/project requirements
  • May be required to perform yard duties as needed

Other Tasks: Performs other related duties, as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities: None.

Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential functions and able to perform other tasks satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.

Education and/or Experience:

Minimum: possess a valid driver license and obtain flagger certification prior to employment. Must have an excellent safety record.

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:

  • Ability to perform a variety of tasks involving strenuous manual labor.
  • Ability to see and record written data and information.
  • Ability to communicate information in writing so others will understand.
  • Ability to effectively understand and communicate verbally with others.
  • Ability to understand and follow written and verbal instructions.
  • Ability to work independently with little supervision.
  • Ability to ensure that proper safety and incident reporting procedures are followed.
  • Ability to meet project schedule with dependability and consistency.
  • Ability to wear protective clothing.

Physical Requirements:

Work is performed in the equipment yard and at project sites with moderate to loud noise levels. Much work time is spent on the road driving to and from pick-up and delivery sites, including night driving. Must be able to work in the outdoors in extreme cold as well as adverse arctic weather conditions for extended periods of time.

Ability to frequently lift and move at least 75lbs and climb on and off loads. Ability to sit and drive for long periods.

Working Conditions:

Work is performed in the equipment yard and at project sites with moderate to loud noise levels. Much work time is spent on the road driving to and from pick-up and delivery sites, including night driving. Must be able to work in the outdoors in extreme cold as well as adverse arctic weather conditions for extended periods of time.

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) incumbent in this position. Employee(s) will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments.

Fairbanks, Alaska | Shop Foreman

FLSA Classification: Non-exempt

Reports to: Dispatch / Terminal Manager

Status: Full Time, Regular

EEO-1: Operatives

Normal Work Hours / Days: Regular shop hours are 7AM-5PM Monday through Friday. Often required to work overtime in high season based on workload. Summer schedule may be adjusted to accommodate decreased workload.

Revised: 7/26/2021

Summary:

Provide leadership to and coordinate activities of employees working in the shop. Personnel are responsible to facilitate repair and maintenance of equipment, machines, and tools used on construction projects, conduct purchasing, and scheduling activities.

Essential Functions:

  • Evaluate incoming equipment and machines and diagnose defects
  • Assemble and disassemble various equipment and machines
  • Test and adjust ensure operating efficiency
  • Conduct purchasing activities and required approvals as necessary
  • Pick up/deliver necessary supplies, materials, and equipment as needed

Other Tasks:

  • Load and unload various equipment and machines from or to delivery truck
  • Performs other related duties, as assigned
  • Assist other operations staff, the Vice President and President as requested

Supervisory Responsibilities:

Directly supervise up to six shop employees: Mechanics, Welder/Fabricators, Shop Helpers

Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function and preferably able to perform other tasks satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

Education and/or Experience:

Minimum: Familiarity with supervision of construction facilities, equipment, and employees. One year of job-related experience, with supervisory experience. Must possess a valid state driver license.

Preferred: Two or more years vocational training in construction maintenance, construction management or equivalent work experience.

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of construction facilities management and shop procedures and protocols
  • Knowledge of and ability to use various construction equipment and tools
  • Knowledge of and ability to read and apply information obtained from blueprints,
  • schematics, job specifications and manuals
  • Knowledge of and ability repair equipment and follow related procedures
  • Ability to assess and troubleshoot equipment failure
  • Some knowledge of first aid and applicable safety precautions
  • Ability to see and record written data and information
  • Ability to communicate information in writing so others will understand
  • Ability to effectively understand and communicate verbally with others
  • Ability to understand and follow written and verbal instructions
  • Ability to ensure that proper safety and incident reporting procedures are followed
  • Ability to perform a variety of tasks involving strenuous manual labor
  • Ability to meet equipment schedule with dependability and consistency
  • Ability to motivate and supervise assigned employees
  • Ability to coordinate people, equipment, and inventory
  • Ability to exercise good judgment when carrying out duties
  • Ability to wear protective clothing

Physical Requirements:

Ability to frequently lift and move up to 100lbs. Ability to push and pull 100lbs.  Ability to consistently handle and work with equipment parts and tools. Ability to work in frequent and repetitive movement throughout the day (walking, stooping, crouching, kneeling, etc.). Ability to work in adverse weather conditions.

Working Conditions:

Work is performed in the equipment yard and at project sites with moderate to loud noise levels. Much work time is spent on the road driving to and from pick-up and delivery sites, including night driving. Must be able to work in the outdoors in extreme cold as well as adverse arctic weather conditions for extended periods of time.