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Bering Straits Native Corporation Heavy Equipment Operator in Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington

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Being Straits Native Corporation, qualified Heavy Equipment Operators will perform full time, seasonal work at JBLM, Washington State.


The Essential Duties and Responsibilities are intended to present a descriptive list of the range of duties performed for this position, and are not intended to reflect all duties performed within the job.

  • Operate loaders, dozers, excavators and/or grader under traffic a safe and efficient manner, in accordance with all relevant legislation, policies and procedures.

  • Experience in digging around utilities and installing pipe and structures.

  • Trench boxes, sheets and skiff box experience will be useful

  • Loading trucks around overhead utilities.

  • Perform daily safety and maintenance checks.

  • Clean equipment as scheduled or required.

  • Grease equipment daily.

  • Ensure equipment is safely and securely stored.

  • Practice workplace safety.


Required (Minimum) Qualifications

  • Must have a valid Washington Driver’s License

  • High School Diploma or GED

  • One (2) years utility experience

  • Trenching and shoring experience

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Other Characteristics

  • Knowledge of Equipment and truck safety.

  • Knowledge of workplace safety requirements and procedures.

  • Knowledge of equipment maintenance and storage.

  • Ability to operate heavy equipment and trucks.

  • Ability to work in a Composite Type Crew Environment.

  • Ability to obtain necessary training for the work environment.


  • Current MSHA and First Aid/CPR certification.

  • Confined space certification

  • Trenching and shoring certification


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. Must maintain a constant state of mental alertness at all times. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Essential and marginal functions may require maintaining physical condition necessary for strenuous and demanding work. Lifting, pulling and managing heavy equipment and objects are a must. Operator must insure that all activities are completed in a safe and efficient way.


Work Environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be borne by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

Job is performed outdoors with almost constant exposure to unusual elements, such as extreme temperatures, toxic chemicals, bio hazardous materials, dirt, fumes, smoke, and/or loud noises.


  • No supervisory responsibilities.


As a condition of employment, will be required to pass a pre-employment drug screening, as well as have acceptable reference and background check. Must have reliable transportation to/from work a necessity and must be able to obtain access to military installations.

Shareholder Preference. BSNC gives hiring, promotion, training and retention preference to BSNC shareholders, BSNC shareholder descendants and BSNC shareholder spouses, in that order.

Bering Straits Native Corporation is an Equal Opportunity/ AA/ Male/ Female/ Disability/ Vets employer.

We participate in the E-Verify Employment Verification Program. We are a drug free workplace.

Requisition ID: 3002