Side Dump Operator

Location: Kuparuk, North Slope, Alaska
Date Posted: 06-14-2018
                                                                JOB DESCRIPTION
Job Title:
Side Dump Operator
SOC code:
47-2073
FLSA Classification:
Non-exempt
Department/Location:
Operations/Deadhorse
Reports to:
Project Manager
 
Status:
Full Time, Temporary
EEO-1:
Operatives
Normal Work Hours and Days:  Normal work schedules are 10-hour days, 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: Scott L. Ferguson                                                  Revised: 06/11/2018
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:
The Side Dump Operator position is responsible for operating side dump tractor/trailers in a safe and appropriate manner. This is a skilled position involving the safe and efficient operation of equipment/trucks. Work will be performed per the supervisor’s instruction, free from direct supervision except for more complicated jobs. Side Dump Operator is responsible for cleaning, maintaining, and securing his/her tractor/trailer.
 
Essential Functions:
  • The Side Dump Operator is responsible for operating tractor/trailers to transport and /or stockpile dirt, aggregate, and other materials to various locations on the job site
  • Use hand-held mobile radio units to coordinate tasks and resources
  • Ensure adherence to safe work practices and procedures
  • Help identify hazardous conditions on the job site
  • Perform other related duties as assigned
  • Operate tractor/trailer in a safe and effective manner in order to minimize the risk of injury, property damage or loss of life
  • Perform daily safety and maintenance checks
  • Clean trucks as scheduled and/or required
  • Maintain the tractor/trailer and advise supervisor of any requirement for maintenance or repairs
  • Report any damage immediately to supervisor
  • Use the tractor/trailer for its intended purpose with little or no assistance
  •  Maintain and turn in daily records of  loads hauled
  • Ensure trucks and equipment are safely and securely stored
  • Help identify hazardous conditions on the job site
  • Ensure adherence to safe work practices and procedures
 
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:
  • A valid Class A CDL (commercial driver’s license)
  • Two (2) years job related experience
  • Current NSTC Card
 
Preferred:
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • 10-hour OSHA Training
  • First Aid Certification
  • CPR Certification
 
Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
  • Some knowledge of first aid and applicable safety precautions.
  • Knowledge of and ability maintain truck/equipment and follow related procedures
  • 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
  • Ability to operate a commercial truck.
  
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 Occasionally
Climbing Frequent 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 10 lbs. 50 lbs. 100 lbs.  
Pushing/Pulling   50 lbs. 100 lbs.  
               
 
Working Conditions:
 
ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS CHECK (If Present) COMMENTS
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.
INHERENT HAZARDS    
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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