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NWS Heavy Equipment Operator

Raytheon Missle Systems
Cambridge, MA 02139
The North Warning System (NWS) is a joint United States and Canadian radar system that includes 47 radar sites spanning the Arctic from Labrador to the Alaska border. The NWS provides the capability to detect airborne threats across North America's polar region, providing a command and control capability to the Canadian Air Defence Sector (CADS) of the North American Aerospace Defence Command (NORAD). Raytheon provides Operations and Maintenance (O&M) services for the NWS including full care, custody, and control of the entire system and its components. This includes the radar sites, five logistics support sites (LSSs), a monitoring and control center, and a repair depot. Key activities include maintenance and repair of radar and electronic systems, power generation, and facilities; logistics support; and remote monitoring and control. We require a Heavy Equipment Operator (HEO) in the local community of Cambridge Bay. Key responsibilities include: Maintaining roads, grounds and gravel surfaces to ensure safe route passage Safe operation of heavy equipment (front end loaders, dozers, graders, trucks, dump truck, fork lift) Assisting vehicle mechanic and other trades as required Cleaning vehicles, performing fuel dips, fuel transfers Responsible for cleanliness of buildings where MSE are kept Loading and unloading helicopters and fixed wing aircraft Assisting with sea lift material delivery Shoveling snow / grounds Responding to site preservation emergencies and environmental emergencies Other duties as assigned. Requirements/Qualifications High School diploma or equivalent experience Minimum 2 years as licensed Heavy Equipment Operator with airbrake endorsement Valid Class G drivers license and valid heavy equipment license(s) Experience operating equipment, i.e. dozers, loaders, graders, dump trucks Desirable skills and experiences Must be familiar safety regulations and practices. Direct work experience on the North Warning System will be preferred. Proficiency with MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access and Outlook Standard First Aid trained with CPR Level A (with valid certificate) preferred Written and verbal skill proficiency (English language) Work Environment Ability to travel as part of a small team to adjacent sites to perform HEO functions Must be able to wear personal protective equipment (PPE) including Fall Arrest Harness, as required Ability to work under physically demanding, often adverse weather conditions in remote Arctic locations This is a community based position, working a 5 day per week schedule. Applicants must be able to provide their own daily transportation to/from the Hamlet of Cambridge Bay and the NWS site. NWS promotes employment equity as part of the Legislated Employment Equity Program and encourages those who are: a woman, an Aboriginal person, a person with a disability or a member of a visible minority to apply. Individuals contacted for a job opportunity should advise the company of any accommodation measures needed in a timely manner. We offer a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package. Successful completion of security clearances are required by candidate prior to starting on the program. Candidate must complete a criminal reference check and pass a security clearance check to a level as required for the position through the Canadian Government. 152946

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Posted: 2019-12-05 Expires: 2020-02-13

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Raytheon Missle Systems
Cambridge, MA 02139

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