Operator – North Wind – Portage – Moab, UT

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.

HighSchool diploma or equivalent

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