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NANA Heavy Equipment Operator (vehicle storage) in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Heavy Equipment Operator (vehicle storage)

Description

Akima Support Operations (ASO), provides logistics, facilities maintenance and operations, transportation and support services for mission-critical military installations and civilian agencies around the country. From the homes of U.S. Central Command and U.S. Special Operations Command to the highways of suburban Virginia, ASO experts and professionals work behind the scenes to ensure smooth and continuous operations. Our personnel enjoy competitive benefits packages and challenging roles in work environments committed to safety, diversity and opportunity for career growth. As an Alaska Native Corporation (ANC), 100% of our company’s profits go back to our 14,300 Iñupiat shareholders that have resided near and above the Arctic Circle for more than 10,000 years. Our business helps support their way of life and contributes to the survival of a culture that has thrived in a challenging environment.

Job Summary:

The Heavy Equipment Operator, operates heavy equipment such as RT 240 Kalmar or RTCHs, forklifts, tractor/trailers and various types of military equipment/vehicles. Equipment is used to load/unload, transport or relocate military equipment/vehicles/cargo for/from multiple forms of transport (i.e. rail, truck/trailer, etc.). Heavy Equipment Operator may read and interpret grade and slope signs, may grease, adjust and make emergency repairs to equipment.

Responsibilities:

  • Keeps the Heavy Equipment operator lead and/or Transportation Manager updated on missions and equipment status, etc.

  • Unloads vehicles and equipment from commercial carriers in a timely manner so as to avoid detention charges.Loads and unloads conveyances with or without helpers, and moves freight by forklift, handcart, or other manual equipment.

  • Receives turn-in vehicles from customer units in accordance with wheeled and tracked vehicle turn-in instructions IAW External SOP

  • May perform a variety of warehousing duties which require an understanding of the establishment's storage plan. Work involves most of the following: Verifying materials (or merchandise) against receiving documents, noting and reporting discrepancies and obvious damages; routing materials to prescribed storage locations; storing, stacking, or palletizing materials in accordance with prescribed storage methods; rearranging and taking inventory of stored materials; examining stored materials and reporting deterioration and damage; removing material from storage and preparing it for shipment.

  • Unloads and stores vehicles, containers and equipment marked for units when the unit is not available to receive the equipment due to training, deployment or other operational reasons.(Unloading at the railhead may include removing chains and dunnage before vehicle/equipment can be moved.)

  • Prepares vehicles for operation by performing pre-trip inspections that include, but are not limited to, battery hookup, fueling, unmasking exhausts, air intakes and glass areas, checking for proper fluid and fluid levels and tire pressure.

  • May operate Non-tactical and Tactical military equipment:Commercial vehicles less than 2 ½ Ton; Tactical vehicle 5 Ton and larger or transport of hazardous material (Class A, B, or C); Tracked vehicles; Forklifts, Rough Terrain Container Handler (RTCH), or other Material Handling Equipment (MHE).May grease, adjust and make emergency repairs to equipment.

  • Operates vehicles for the purpose of transporting Government property to storage locations, maintenance facilities, DLA-DS, reclamation and disposal areas.

  • Conforms to all installation and State rules and regulations and ensures that seatbelts are worn in vehicles so equipped and use PPE as required.

  • Maintains mileage, tonnage and movement records as input to weekly and monthly activityreports.

  • Performs warehouse worker duties as directed by the supervisor.

  • Performs preventive maintenance in accordance with vehicle requirements and established procedures.

  • Performs all other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • No specific educational requirements. Must be knowledgeable of local and Fort Carson driving laws and safety rules.

  • Must have one-year experience in operating commercial vehicles.

  • Colorado Commercial Driver’s License Class A is required to drive Kalmar/ RTCH’s.

  • Must possess and continuously maintain a current State of Colorado Driver’s License prior to start date or by 30 days after employment. Also a (Class A) and current Medical Certification.

  • If selected for an interview you will be required to show your current DMV and CDL record.

  • Must be US Citizen and be able to obtain and maintain a national Agency Check with Inquiries (NACI) to obtain a CAC. Must receive favorable results for a background check, drug testing and motor vehicle report results.

Material & Equipment Directly Used:

  • Non-tactical and Tactical military equipment:commercial vehicle less than 2 ½ Ton; Tactical vehicle 5 Ton and larger for transport of hazardous material (Class A, B, or C); Tracked vehicles; Forklifts, Rough Terrain Container Handler (RTCH) and other Material Handling Equipment (MHE).

Working Environment/Physical Activities:

Work is generally conducted in an outdoor or warehouse environment. Duties may involve the conduct of work in outside areas with a potential exposure to extreme climatic conditions ( Hot, Cold, Wind, Rain) etc: Work may require lifting up to 50 lbs; stooping; climbing; prolonged standing; prolonged sitting. Employee’s use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is required in certain areas. Such PPE includes but is not limited to cold weather gear, head, foot, hand, torso, respiratory, vision and hearing protective devices. May be required to work an uncommon tour of duty including nights, weekends and/or holidays.Must comply with published Company work rules and regulations as well as Ft. Carson regulations.Must possess and continuously maintain a current State of Colorado Commercial Driver's License Class A (CDL) with a current Medical Certification.

Reports to the Heavy Equipment Lead and/or The Transportation Manager and functions under his/her direction.

The duties and responsibilities listed in this job description generally cover the nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. This is not intended to be a complete list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required. Subject to the terms of an applicable collective bargaining agreement, the company management reserves the right to modify, add, or remove duties and to assign other duties as may be necessary. We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for the position; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

We are an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment, without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, gender or gender-identity, age, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, disability, pregnancy or parental status, or any other basis prohibited by law.

We are committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you have a physical and/or mental disability and are interested in applying for employment and need special accommodations to use our website to apply for a position please contact, Recruiting Services at job-assist@akima.com or 571-353-7053. Reasonable accommodation requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.

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Job: Transportation, Logistics & Cargo Handlers

Primary Location: US-CO-Colorado Springs

Shift: Day Job

Req ID: ASO01556

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