Requisition# 19000531 - Multi-Skilled Heavy Equipment Operator - Pt. Thomson

The Multi-Skilled Heavy Equipment Operator is responsible for operating heavy equipment to support O&M operations of roads, pads, and airstrip at the Pt. Thomson field.

This position reports directly to the Equipment Foreman. The Multi-Skilled Heavy Equipment Operator will be required to operate all equipment on the job site including: tractor-trailers, lowboy trailers, front-end loaders along with many attachments, zoom boom, snow blowers, motor grader, excavator, skid steer, vac truck, potable and grey water vac trucks. The Multi-Skilled Heavy Equipment Operator is responsible for performing road / pad / airstrip maintenance during both winter / summer conditions. The ability to successfully complete daily walk-around inspections of tractor-trailer and/or equipment, load inspections, and properly securing equipment weighing up to 125,000 pounds. Inspect all load-securing devices. This will be a multi-skilled position with the ability to support many varying daily tasks required by the project. The ability and willingness to operate the required piece of equipment for the respective job for the day will be the key to the success of both the position and the project. Other duties may be assigned as business needs require. Point Thomson is a remote location, consisting of an initial small work force to support operations. The employee’s ability and willingness to support work outside of their normal duties,  are sometimes required. Most importantly the successful candidate will demonstrate the ability to work in a multi-skilled role helping where needed.




  • Operate a wide variety of pieces of heavy equipment in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Snow removal, gravel road, and gravel runway maintenance will be a major component of this position and previous experience is desired.
  • Handling of luggage and cargo and support of flights in and out of Point Thomson
  • Hauling of potable and grey water operations as needed
  • Perform fueling of non-mobile equipment (heaters & light plants)
  • The operation of Vacuum Trucks
  • Maintain pump in pump out stations
  • Prepare, update, and maintain logs, records, and equipment maintenance schedules.
  • Monitor equipment operation and identify malfunctions.
  • Inspect, adjust, and assist in performing minor equipment repairs.
  • Clean, store, and maintain equipment as required.
  • 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. Minimum five years of Heavy Equipment Operating experience is required. Experience shall be related to road maintenance and utility industry. Experience in the oil and gas industry and in the arctic environment preferred. 



Current DOT medical card and Class A commercial driver’s license with tanker and HAZMAT endorsements required. Driving record must meet Company requirements and North Slope Training Cooperative certification may be required.


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.
  • 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.

To apply for this position please submit an application to

Contact AES Talent at

Prudhoe Bay, AK

5 month(s) ago

Closing Date 2019-07-31