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Scale House Operator

Kongiganak, Alaska
Job Title:
Scale House Operator
SOC code:
FLSA Classification:
Non Exempt
Kongiganak, AK
Reports to:
Project Manager
Full Time, Temporary
Administrative Support
Normal Work Hours and Days:  Normal work schedules are 12-hour days for 7 days a week. Days and hours vary based on project schedules, locations and workload. Mandatory overtime based on seasonal workload and remote work settings.

Approved by:  Aden Murphy                                                  Revised: 06/10/24
EEO Statement:
Cruz Construction, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We make all employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, citizenship, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, other protected activities, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. **This employer participates in E-Verify. Este Empleador Participa en E-Verify.**

Weigh trucks.  Insure that customer trucks (internal and external) do not leave the yard improperly loaded (no overweight’s).

Essential Functions:
  • Weigh trucks. Insure that customer trucks (internal and external) do not leave the yard improperly loaded (no overweights).
  • Send transaction register and ticket copies to main office on daily basis.
  • Tare truck (empty weight) on weekly basis and record as appropriate.
  • Answer phones and take accurate messages for others in their absence.
  • Insure adequate tickets and supplies are stored to prevent from running out.
  • Consolidates and signs off fuel truck delivery for pit operations.
  • Develop and maintain effective and reliable working relationships with supervisors, and co-workers.
  • Keep scale house clean.

Other Tasks:
  • Performs other related duties, as assigned.

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

Education and/or Experience:
  • A valid driver license
  • Previous scale experience
  • 2 years prior work experience

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
  • The ability to positively and professionally represent the company to stakeholders, customers, regulatory
agencies and the public.
  • The ability to understand and effectively communicate verbally with others.
  • The ability to speak clearly so others can understand.
  • The ability to respond effectively to inquiries or complaints.
  • The ability to travel frequently to remote project sites and stay up to several weeks at a time.
  • Some knowledge of first aid and applicable safety precautions.
  • Ability to see written and computerized data and information.
  • Ability to work with written and computerized data and information.
  • Ability to communicate information in writing so others will understand.
  • Ability to effectively understand and communicate verbally with others.
  • Ability to work independently as well as a member of a team.
  • Ability to understand and follow written and verbal instructions
  • Ability to meet attendance schedule with dependability and consistency.

Physical Demands:
The following activities were rated for frequency of occurrence based on the following:
Not Present = NP    
1-10% of the work day = Rare 34-66% of the work day = Frequent
11-33% of the work day = Occasional 67-100% of the work day = Constant
Sitting Frequent Reaching Overhead Frequent
Standing Frequent Reaching Straight Ahead Frequent
Walking Frequent Reaching Downward Frequent
Bending/Stooping Frequent Handling Frequent
Crouching Frequent Fingering Constant
Kneeling Frequent Feeling Occasionally
Crawling Frequent Talking Frequent
Climbing Frequent Hearing Frequent
Balancing Occasionally Twisting Frequent
Operate Foot Controls Occasionally Twist of Wrist Frequent
(Pounds) Constant Frequent Occasional Rare
Lifting 10 lbs.      
Carrying 10 lbs.      
Pushing/Pulling 10 lbs.      

Working Conditions:
1. Exposure to Inclement Weather    
2. Extreme Cold    
3. Extreme Heat    
4. Wet and/or Humid X Will experience Rain/Snow/Ice on location
5. Noise X Frequent noise from equipment.
6. Vibration X Occasional normal equipment vibration.
7. Atmospheric Conditions (dust/fumes/etc.) X Possible diesel fumes.
8. Moving Mechanical Parts X  
9. Electric Shock    
10. High, Exposed Places    
11. Radiant Energy  
12. Explosives  
13. Toxic or Caustic Chemicals  
14. Other Risks X Aware of the potential hazards of working around equipment.

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.


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