Recognized as one of the most progressive utilities in Alaska, Alaska Power & Telephone (www.aptalaska.com) currently provides service to communities located above the Arctic Circle, deep in the Wrangell Mountains and throughout the islands of Southeast Alaska.
We are looking for a Remote Mechanic/Equipment Operator to work on our Hillingaay project located on Prince of Wales Island, Alaska.
This position is anticipated to start in January 2018 and will last until the project is completed, about 12-16 months.
Shift hours: 6:30am to 4:30pm Monday through Friday. We offer a shuttle for commuting to and from the project, and you are not required to live onsite in camp.
This position will keep all modes of transportation and motorized tools serviced and in well working condition at our 5 megawatt hydroelectric power plant project. Primary responsibilities include field repair and maintenance of a wide assortment of equipment including light vehicles, trucks, dozers, excavators, compressors, generators, boats, etc. Additional responsibilities include metal fabricating, welding, operating heavy equipment and providing general overall support to assist crews with daily workloads.
A successful candidate will be a self-starter, highly motivated, detail-oriented, and able to follow directions. Our ideal candidate will have mechanic and operator experience with a general understanding of welding, building construction, and maintenance.
Applications are only accepted online.
NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE. There is no relocation benefit for this position.
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