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Maintenance Assistant

1095 Sanduri St, Fairbanks, AK 99701, USA Req #671
Thursday, February 1, 2024

Alaska West Express provides truckload transportation throughout the United States and Canada, specializing in shipments to and from Alaska where we are a leader in transporting liquid- and dry-bulk products, hazardous and non-hazardous chemicals, and petroleum products. With our fleet of flatbeds, stretch, lowboy, single- and double-drop trailers, we are recognized for dependable service to the oilfield, mining, construction, and manufacturing industries.

Alaska West Express, Inc. is searching for a motivated individual to assist our Fairbanks, AK maintenance department personnel in the completion of housekeeping, equipment washing and miscellaneous tasks while using tools and equipment in a responsible safe manner.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following:

(Other duties may be assigned)

 

  • Attendance and timeliness are essential functions of this position.
  • Keeps maintenance shop and site storage areas organized and clean.
  • Washes trucks and trailers prior to maintenance being done.
  • Assists with grounds maintenance as assigned throughout all seasons as directed by shop foreman.
  • Remains flexible to respond to the changing needs of the organization and the maintenance department.
  • Performs all duties and operate all company vehicles in safe and responsible manner.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Complies with all company safety policies, including use of protective equipment and Fit for Work.

 

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Language Skills:

Ability to read and speak the English language sufficiently to converse with co-workers, supervisors, and managers, to understand procedures and warning signs and or markings in the English language, to respond to inquiries, and to make entries on reports and records.

 

Mathematical Skills:

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.

 

Reasoning Ability:

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

 

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; handle or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit, climb, or balance.

 

The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

 

REQUIRED PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT (PPE):

Employee is required to wear PPE as outlined in AWE Industrial Health and Safety Manual Chapter 2.27 PPE Program, which may include hard hat, safety toe shoes/boots, gloves, chemical splash suits, safety glasses/goggles, hearing protection, respiratory protection, and arctic gear.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works near moving mechanical parts. The employee occasionally works in high, precarious places and in outside weather conditions and is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, fumes, or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, extreme cold, extreme heat, risk of electrical shock, and vibration.

 

The noise level in the work environment is high. Hearing protection is required.

Alaska West Express Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Must pass a pre-employment drug test, background check and physical.

Other details

  • Job Family 1500-Maintenance
  • Pay Type Hourly
Location on Google Maps
  • 1095 Sanduri St, Fairbanks, AK 99701, USA