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Heavy Equipment Operator - Alpine - Roads & Pads Group

Oil & Gas Operations & Maintenance
22000677 Requisition #
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ASRC Energy Services, LLC (AES) is part of the Arctic Slope Regional Corporation (ASRC) family of companies.  ASRC is a private, for-profit corporation that is owned by and represents the business interests of its approximately 13,000 Iñupiaq shareholders.  As the largest Alaskan-owned company employing over 12,000 people worldwide, ASRC and its subsidiaries are poised for the next era of growth with continued dedication to provide maximum benefit to our shareholders. 


About AES


We’re proud to be named the Best Company to Work for in Alaska by MSN Money, 24/7 Wall St. and Zippia for 2019 and the recipient of the prestigious ConocoPhillips 2019 and 2020 Supplier Recognition Award for Focus on Execution.  Employing over 2,000 employees across our subsidiaries, AES is a service provider of choice in the energy industry. Our exceptional service quality and safety record sets us apart from our competitors.  Our business purpose is to find solutions for a sustainable future, and we accomplish that by living our “ASPIRE” values, which stand for:


  • Absolute Integrity:  We do the right thing because it’s the right thing to do
  • Safety: Safety is our foundation – we bring it everywhere we go
  • People First:  We take of care our people, and our people will take care of the business
  • Iñupiat Heritage: We believe in “one crew, one journey” and honor the values of our founders as we develop the future
  • Resilient Family: We encourage the right balance, and cultivate strong relationships with our clients and colleagues
  • Exceptional Service Quality: We deliver excellence by focusing on client needs and continuously improving our performance


Why You Should Work For Us


Our employees are our most important resource, so we seek collaboration across the organization, and value everyone’s contribution.  Our employees are part of the solution for a sustainable future for the benefit of our shareholders, employees, families, and our communities. Are you looking for an exciting opportunity to work with a company like ours, and be a significant part of our business purpose?  If so, keep reading.


Start your career with AES, and ASPIRE with us.





This position reports directly to the Roads and Pads Foreman. The Heavy Equipment Operator operates all equipment on the job site including, but not limited to motor graders, dozers, tractor-trailers, front-end loaders, and snow blowers. Operator is responsible for performing daily walk-around inspection of tractor-trailer, load inspections, and properly securing equipment weighing up to 125,000 pounds. Must be able to interpret load charts and determine load capacities for different tractor-trailer configurations. Inspect all load-securing devices. Must know how to apply AES O&M Cold Weather Operating Procedures. The duties of this position will involve maintaining and repairing roads, airport runway and drill site pads. Winter road, runway and pad maintenance which includes snow removal. Material handling and material organization on the pads in the Alpine field. Other duties will be assigned to the Equipment Operator as business needs require, including occasional roustabout duties.


  • Operate heavy equipment such as bulldozers, front end loaders, graders, dozers, snowblowers, dump trucks, maxi hauls, and other heavy equipment to haul, load and unload materials, move snow, move soil, gravel, construction supplies, and other materials.
  • The operator must be able to perform pad, road and runway maintenance and repair. The roads, runway and pads will be maintained to specified crown, grade, and elevation. Winter road, runway, and pad maintenance to include snow removal.
  • Alpine equipment fleet consists of but is not limited to Cat dozers, Volvo front end loaders, Cat compactors, Cat excavators, John Deere excavators, Kenworth, Peterbilt 5th wheel tractors, 100 bbl. fuel trucks, 100 bbl. vac trucks, Bobcat, Volvo skid steers, 14 – 16 Cat blades, Genie man lifts, lowboy, flat bed and end dump trailers, Loader mounted snow Blowers, Heaters, Light tower, Gen sets, Compressors, 325 bbl. vac trailers,  2” – 6” Water pumps and Super suckers.
  • Assist with facility maintenance and construction with equipment support.
  • Provide drill rig moves with equipment support.
  • Provide equipment support for our daily air cargo resupply planes unloading and loading materials.
  • Be familiar with and capable of using rotary lasers and site levels to establish grade and set grade hubs and stakes.
  • Prepare, update, and maintain logs, records, and timecards.
  • Be able to monitor equipment operation, perform pre-operation inspections, identify malfunctions, fill out maintenance requests and clean equipment.
  • Help prepare and maintain inventory of supplies, PPE, equipment, and tools.
  • Comply with Company and customer policies and procedures.
  • Support AES zero-incident safety culture and assume personal accountability and responsibility for safe work practices in all projects, activities, and operations.




  • High school diploma or GED required.
  • A minimum of three (3) years dirt work experience is required.
  • Three (3) or more combined years of experience operating three or more of the following pieces of equipment is preferred: Excavators, backhoes - Front-end loaders, buckets, forks, and clip-on snow blowers - Dozers - Tractor-trailers – Motor Graders.
  • Three (3) years North Slope experience is preferred.
  • Experience working in an artic environment. Experience in the oil / gas industry preferred.





  • North Slope Training Cooperative (NSTC) safety training certification.
  • Valid Class A CDL with Hazmat and Tanker endorsements required. Current DOT medical card required.
  • OSHA certification in excavating and trenching preferred.
  • The heavy equipment operator must pass the written and practical examination for all equipment operated at Alpine.




ASRC Energy Services, LLC (AES) is proud to offer a competitive benefits package aligned with our core ASPIRE values. Our benefits are designed to attract and retain the best talent. Our total rewards program supports the health and well-being of employees and their families. 


What We Offer:


Medical Insurance

We offer comprehensive medical plans through Federal Employee Health Benefits Plan (FEHB).

 Options Include:

  • Healthcare Savings Account (HSA)
  • Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts (DCFSA)



Dental Insurance

  • We offer two comprehensive dental plans


Vision benefits

  • We offer two quality vision plans through VSP



  • 401K plan up to 4% match with immediate vesting


Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

  • All employees and their household have access to our EAP program


Additional Supplemental Insurance:

  • Universal Life Insurance
  • Short – and Long – Term disability
  • Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D)
  • Pet Insurance
  • Legal services
  • Identity Theft Protection
  • Hospital Indemnity, Accident Insurance, and Critical Illness Insurance through AFLAC


Professional Development

  • Tuition and CDL reimbursement opportunities
  • Development opportunities through our ASPIRE Academy


To learn more about our full suite of benefits visit our benefits page



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The physical demands described herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. 


A pre-hire post offer Functional Capacity Evaluation (FCE) will be conducted to determine an employee’s ability to safely perform to the job standard. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • MOBILITY: Must be able to access all areas of the job site
  • HEARING: Must be able to hear audible safety alarms
  • VISUAL ACUITY: Must be adequate to perform above listed essential duties in a safe manner and take hand signals from ground man or flagman.
  • RANGE OF MOTION: An objective range of motion measurement will be conducted and recorded during the pre-hire/post offer FCE.




The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions and may be required to travel in small and large commercial aircraft.


Note to all current employees:


It is recommended that all current employees inform their managers when they apply for new positions as leadership will be notified of current employees applying for posted positions.


A candidate must be able to meet the following non-exclusive requirements:                                                              


  • Meet the AES Driving Records and Motor Vehicle Use Policy.
  • Take and pass a pre-employment drug test which may include both UA and hair testing. 
  • Meet the physical requirements of this position including working in a remote location under arctic conditions.                    
  • Required to take and pass a Fit-For-Duty Exam.
  • Required to complete and successfully pass a background check. 
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain an access badge for the work location.


The availability of this position is contingent upon the Company’s continued operational needs once training is completed.


If you need any assistance or a reasonable accommodation to apply for this position, please contact AES Human Resources at: 907-334-1688.


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