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Liner Technician - Fort Knox

Fairbanks, Alaska
Job Title:
Liner Technician
SOC code:
FLSA Classification:
Operations/Fort Knox  
Reports to:
Project Manager/Crew Foreman
Full Time, Temporary
Laborers and Helpers
Normal Work Hours and Days:  A normal work day consists of 10-12 hours possibly longer depending on workload. Hours and start time will vary depending on workload. Night shift work required as needed.

EEO Statement:
Alaska Aggregate Products LLC. 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.**

The Liner Technician performs tasks involving physical labor at heavy construction projects.  The position is to be part of an installation (construction) team that will work together to install HDPE liner. Which may operate a variety of hand and power tools, may clean and prepare sites, clean up rubble and debris, and remove waste materials. The position may assist other craft workers.

Essential Functions:
  • Performs a variety of tasks involving strenuous manual labor in mining/heavy construction projects
  • Operate light machinery and equipment/hand tools as required in a safe and efficient way.
  • Performs daily safety and maintenance checks of tools and work area
  • Preform Liner Deployment in accordance with company and project specifications
  • Preform Welding Operation of HDPE Liner in accordance with company and project specifications
  • Document installation process on job site, in accordance with company and project specifications
  • Perform QC testing: Non-destructive testing of welded seams, primarily, but not limited to air test, vacuum test, air lance and spark test.
  • Document the results of the testing, calculate and document total area of installed material on a daily basis, and liner footage of seaming, indicating the individual and location of the performed test in accordance with company and project specifications.
  • Deliver accurate and consistent results and exceed customer's expectations by meeting or beating deadlines set by the customer.
  • Maintains a clean job site: picks up all tools and equipment and secures job site each day to eliminate potential hazards.
  • Dispose of garbage according to set policies and procedures
  • Use hand-held mobile radio units to coordinate tasks and resources.
  • Comply with Company and customer policies and procedures
  • Ensure adherence to safe work practices and procedures.
  • Help identify hazardous conditions on the job site.
  • Report any damage immediately to supervisor
  • Perform other related duties as required.
Supervisory Responsibilities: None.

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:
  • A valid driver license
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Three or more years’ experience in similar role on remote construction site
  • Possess good organizational and communication skills
  • MSHA certification
  • Strong experience using extrusion and wedge welding procedures
  • Completed a minimum of 93,000 square meters of geomembrane seaming
Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
  • Knowledge of and ability to read and follow plans, specifications, sketches and Grade/mapping control.
  • knowledge of safe operation of basic hand and power tools
  • Knowledge of workplace safety and safe lifting and handling procedures.
  • Knowledge of and ability maintain equipment and follow related procedures
  • 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 or as a team member successfully
  • 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 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 Frequent
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   50 lbs. 100 lbs.  
Carrying 10 lbs. 50 lbs. 100 lbs.  
Pushing/Pulling   50 lbs. 100 lbs.  

Working Conditions:
1. Exposure to Inclement Weather X  
2. Extreme Cold X  
3. Extreme Heat X  
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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