CompanyNorth Wind - Portage
LocationMoab, UT
Job TypeFull Time
Job Description
The Crescent Junction Operator for the MoabUranium Mill Tailings Remedial Action (UMTRA) Project safely operates heavyequipment and trucks excavating, placing, receiving, loading, and transportinglow-level radioactive waste tailings at the and Crescent Junction site.Equipment may include front end loader, water wagon, compactor, back hoe,excavator, dozer, 40-ton articulated dump trucks, reach stacker, water trucks,service trucks, etc.

The operator's other duties include, but are not limited to:

·           Performing all duties in accordance with project policies and procedures, and complying with all federal, state, and local regulations for secure and safe operation

·           Conducting a thorough inspection of the equipment assigned

·           Safely operating equipment in different configurations as assigned

·           Properly completing all necessary paperwork as required by project procedures and federal, state, and local laws

·           Performing work required in a timely manner and maintaining adequate production in order to meet service schedules.

North Wind Portage is an EEO/AAP Employer.



·           5+ years of experience operating and driving construction-related equipment as described above.

·           Ability to safely and efficiently operate multiple pieces/types of equipment.

·           Ability to understand the operational characteristics of the assigned equipment.

·           Ability to understand basic maintenance requirements of the assigned equipment.

·           Ability to clearly communicate professionally, both orally and in written form, and to maintain records related to the job.

·           Motivated and willing to work as part of a team and perform multiple job functions.

·           Possess the ability to execute tasks after receiving written or oral instructions.

·           Physically able to perform job tasks, including lifting of 50 lbs alone.

·           Ability to work in different types of personal protective equipment (half-face, full-face respirators, Tyvek, etc.) while performing various tasks/activities (e.g., climbing, walking, stopping, etc.) in different work environments (e.g., cold, heat, etc.).

·           Ability to qualify as a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Radiation Worker II and complete Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER) worker qualification, and pass a HAZWOPER/respirator user  medical exam.

·           Must have knowledge of and comply with all regulations and procedures governing safe driving, and inspection and maintenance of equipment.

·           Must have a valid driver’s license.

·           May be required to pass a pre-employment background check.

·           Must be required to pass a pre-employment drug screen.

·           Ability to work a flexible schedule, including overtime, weekends, and night shifts, pending demand.

·           40 hour HAZWOPER certifications and subsequent 8-hour refresher preferred

·           Experience on UMTRA type projects is highly desirable.

High School diploma or equivalent