We are seeking a Seasonal Tanker Drivers / Heavy Equipment Operators / Communication Trailer Specialists, to join our team for the upcoming fire season! You will be responsible for safely driving and operating this various equipment to assist those in charge of the fire fighting efforts throughout the western U.S.
Responsibilities: One of...
- Safely operate a hazmat tanker truck and pump fuel to various vehicles and generators
- Properly track and log driving time
- Properly track, record, and reconcile daily fuel sale records
- Daily inspections of equipment, basic mechanical skill
- Report any issues or incidents to dispatch
- Safely transport and operate a bulldozer to push contingency fire-line under direction of forest service
- Oversize equipment transport
- Properly load and unload bull dozer from dovetail trailer
- Work with and take direction from Dozer Boss (Forest Service)
- Daily inspection and maintenance of equipment
- Daily work records
- Transport and set up communication trailers at the fire Incident Command Post
- Tune in 1.2 Meter dish to satellite internet
- Establish Wifi connectivity throughout the trailer
- Set up and tune in VHF, and UHF radios
- Keep trailer tidy and clean for government personnel
- Previous experience in truck driving or other related fields
- Commercial driver's license with Tanker and Hazmat Endorsement (Tanker Driver)
- Ability to handle physical workload
- Strong work ethic
- These positions are ON CALL positions, and if qualified we will train you in preparation for the fire season.
- If you are looking for full time work, we cannot guarantee that, will largely depend on fire season
- Our equipment will travel throughout the western US, doesn't matter where you live, if you are willing to travel for the work when things get busy, we would be happy to have you!
- You will stay on location with the equipment 24/7 while the fire incident is active
- Government agencies provide food, and a place to shower, but sleeping accommodations are up to you!
- Most pack a tent and cot
- 12 days on 2 days off is a typical work schedule while on fires.