Head Cook

Location: Dalton Highway, AK
Date Posted: 05-09-2018
Job Title:
Cook
SOC code:
35-2019
FLSA Classification:
Non exempt
Department/Location:
North Slope Operations
Reports to:
Operations Manager
Status:
Full Time, Temporary
EEO-1:
Service Workers
Normal Work Hours and Days:  Regular work hours are at least 12 hours/day, seven days a week. Mandatory overtime based on nature of seasonal and remote camp project work.
 
Revised: 4/7/17
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**

Summary:
Responsible to prepare and cook nutritious meals for remote project crews, maintain inventory and ensure facility safety and sanitation standards.
 
Essential Functions:
  • Provide healthy and appealing meals for crews of up to 100 persons.
  • Clean, organize and maintain camp kitchen and facility areas in compliance with safety and sanitation standards.
  • Monitor, maintain and order adequate food and beverage inventory.
 Other Tasks:
  • Answer camp telephone and radio and relay messages as needed.
  • Assist as needed, in any capacity at the discretion of the General Foreman/Superintendent or manager.
  • Performs other related duties, as assigned.
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.  ServSafe certificate required.
 
Education and/or Experience:
Minimum: Familiarity with providing group meals and maintaining an adequate food inventory for field crews.  Vocational training or one year experience as cook or related food service position.
Preferred: Some college or vocational certificate in food services or culinary arts, or equivalent work experience.  Possess a valid state driver license and First Aid/CPR certificate.
 
Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
  • Knowledge of nutrition, meal planning, food preparation and storage, and food inventory.
  • Knowledge of and ability to use food service equipment safely and properly.
  • Knowledge of first aid and applicable safety precautions.
  • Ability to see and interpret written information.
  • Ability to accurately perform basic mathematical computation related to inventory.
  • Ability to communicate information in writing so others will understand.
  • Ability to effectively understand and communicate verbally with others.
  • Ability to organize and maintain efficient and safe food service areas.
  • Ability to work independently as well as a member of a team.
  • Ability to understand and follow written and verbal instructions.
  • Ability to ensure that proper safety and incident reporting procedures are followed and bring problems to the attention of the operations manager.
  • Ability to perform a variety of tasks involving manual labor.
  • Ability to meet meal schedules with dependability and consistency.
  • Ability to operate a company truck to pick up supply deliveries.
  • 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 Occasional
Kneeling Frequent Feeling Occasional
Crawling Frequent Talking Occasional
Climbing Occasional Hearing Occasional
Balancing Occasional Twisting Frequent
Operate Foot Controls Occasional Twist of Wrist Frequent
(Pounds) Constant Frequent Occasional Rare
Lifting   50 lbs.    
Carrying   50 lbs.    
Pushing/Pulling   50 lbs.    
               
 
Working Conditions:
 
ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS CHECK (If Present) COMMENTS
1. Exposure to Inclement Weather X       Is exposed to inclement weather on job sites.
 
2. Extreme Cold X  0 to –50 degrees, Arctic weather outside.
 
3. Extreme Heat NP  
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
 
INHERENT HAZARDS    
8. Moving Mechanical Parts X Exposed to engine components and drive train/track.
 
9. Electric Shock X Generator sets.
 
10. High, Exposed Places NP  
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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