The Department of Transportation and Public Facilities (DOT&PF), Anchorage International Airport is looking for a Equipment Operator, Journey IIto help us Keep Alaska Moving!
The incumbent is a full-time permanent. Keep runways, taxiways, ramps and roads clear of snow and ice utilizing specialized construction and snow removal equipment. Apply sand and chemicals to maintain safe airfield surfaces. Does asphalt maintenance; includes painting, sealing, chipping, patching and sweeping. Does erosion and vegetation control; includes mowing, sloping, culvert maintenance and drainage ditch work. Maintain airport security perimeter fencing, security signs and markers. Maintain general aviation facilities to include float slips, tie downs, gravel landing strip and lake surfaces. Assist with emergency response for aircraft incidents and crashes. (Provide transportation for evacuation of passengers and equipment support for security personnel). Assist with pollution control and spill containment.
***Must be able to communicate clearly in English by two way radio.
Must have five (5) years documented experience in the operation of equipment similar to that listed below. Must have a Class A Commercial Driver's License without the following restrictions E, L, N, O and 7. A Passenger Bus (P) and Tanker (N) endorsement must be obtained within 90 days of hire. Must successfully complete Movement Area Driver Training within 90 days of hire. Hazardous Paint Handlers card may be a requirement of the position, the applicant will be given a "reasonable" amount of time to obtain this certificate at the State of Alaska's expense.
Examples of Types of Equipment you would be required to operate:
Tracked Dozers, Loaders, Backhoe, Excavator, 5th Wheel Tractors, Dump Trucks, Sanders, Graders, Airport Snow Removal Equipment, Passenger Bus, Equipment Trailers, Skid Steers.
*** Applicants will be tested for competency.
Desired Skills, Strengths and Qualifications:
JOURNEY level workers will be required to meet the following
· have the required skills to handle difficult problems encountered
· have comprehensive knowledge of the subject or occupational area
· use judgment in determining actions
· exercise independence in determining actions
· plan and lay out work (i.e. determine how to do one's own work)
· make appropriate choice among alternatives
· complete work with only limited instruction and/or little or no advice
· proceed with work without having results or products generally reviewed in progress
Vacancies in this job class are filled through Union referral, except for promotions, demotions, transfers, and emergency appointments.