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Heavy Duty Oiler/Fueler

Fairbanks, AK
Job Title:
Heavy Duty Oiler/Fueler
SOC code:
FLSA Classification:
Non exempt
Equipment/Project sites/various job sites
Reports to:
Equipment Manager / Onsite – Master Mechanic
Full Time, Temporary
Craft Worker
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 Oiler/Fueler is responsible for lubricating, performing safety check, and monitoring fluid levels on trucks, equipment and machinery used on construction projects.

Essential Functions:
  • Service Engine, drivetrain, hydraulic and cooling system on heavy duty equipment and vehicles.
  • Monitor fluid levels on all vehicles and equipment.
  • Servicing all hydraulics, moving parts and air filtration systems of equipment.
  • Perform visual inspection of equipment to look for malfunctions
  • Service hoses and checks for wear and tear for replacement.
  • Clean, lube and perform routine maintenance on equipment.
  • Clean and Maintain Equipment, tools and general work areas.
  • Inspect and evaluate incoming equipment and machines and determine malfunctions and defects.
  • Fuel and Inspect Equipment
  • Maintain routine equipment maintenance schedule.
  • Maintain detailed records of all equipment/machine repairs, services, adjustments and work performed, (e.g. time sheets, fuel logs, and service sheets)
  • May have to operate equipment to perform maintenance
  • Ensure equipment is safely and securely stored
  • Help identify hazardous conditions on the job site and with equipment.
  • Ensure adherence to company and customers safe work practices and procedures.
Other Tasks:
  • Load and unload various equipment and machines from or to delivery truck.
  • Planning work, producing parts lists.
  • Performs other related duties, as assigned.
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:
  • High School Diploma or GED.
  • A valid driver license
  • Familiarity with repair and maintenance of construction equipment, machinery and tools.
  • Three years of job related experience with CAT Loaders, Dozers, graders, Volvo Rock Trucks, Hitachi Excavators and Various other Construction Equipment  
  • Must have own tools required to repair and maintain heavy equipment
  • Cat 777F Experience
  • Class A CDL
  • OSHA 10hr. Training
  • MSHA certification
Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
  • Knowledge of and ability to use various construction equipment and tools.
  • Knowledge of proper lubrication of heavy equipment and hydraulics.
  • Ability to read and follow assembly and instruction manuals.
  • Knowledge of and ability to read blueprints and schematics.
  • Knowledge of and ability repair equipment and follow related procedures.
  • Ability to assess and troubleshoot equipment failure.
  • Ability to troubleshoot and repair hydraulic systems.
  • Ability to troubleshoot and repair electrical systems
  • Must be qualified to drive lube truck with knowledge of lube pumps, reels, and types of oils, filters and the mechanical knowledge of all types’ equipment.
  • 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 work long shifts and overtime to keep equipment operating.
  • Knowledge of and ability to apply first aid and applicable safety precautions.
  • Ability to wear protective clothing.
Physical Requirements:
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


Reaching Overhead Frequent
Standing Frequent Reaching Straight Ahead Frequent
Walking Frequent Reaching Downward Frequent
Bending/Stooping Frequent Handling Frequent
Crouching Frequent Fingering Occasionally
Kneeling Frequent Feeling Occasionally
Crawling Frequent Talking Occasionally
Climbing Frequent (Onto equipment) Hearing Occasionally
Balancing Occasionally Twisting Frequent
Operate Foot Controls Occasionally Twist of Wrist Frequent
(Pounds) Constant Frequent Occasional Rare
Lifting   50 lbs. 100 lbs.  
Carrying 50 lbs. 50 lbs. 100 lbs. 100 lbs.
Pushing/Pulling   50 lbs. 100 lbs.  

Working Conditions:
1. Exposure to Inclement Weather X        Is exposed to weather to & from each piece of equipment that he/she walks to service.
2. Extreme Cold X  0 to –50 degrees, Arctic weather outside.
3. Extreme Heat X Exposed to hot diesel engines and hoses while lubricating equipment.
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 Exposed to engine components and drive train/track.
9. Electric Shock X Generator sets.
10. High, Exposed Places X Crawling onto top of equipment to service it.
11. Radiant Energy NP  
12. Explosives X Diesel fuel exposure.
13. Toxic or Caustic Chemicals X Petroleum distillates.
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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