Heavy Equipment Boss
Job Opportunity at CHLOETA

Posted on Oct 5

http://www.chloetafire.com    8772456382

Location: Colorado Springs, CO
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: W4143758

Chloeta is a dynamic and growing business that solves problems internationally for our clients. 

Heavy Equipment Boss

Chloeta is recruiting to fill one (1) NWCG-qualified Heavy Equipment Boss (HEQB) for fire fuels reduction at multiple locations near Colorado Springs, CO.  Chloeta exhibits Native American preference in hiring and is a drug free workplace.   
 
Duty Station: Colorado Springs, CO
 
Minimum Requirements:
 
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • NWCG Qualification as Heavy Equipment Boss, Single Resource (HEQB)
  • Background check and drug test required
  • Five (5) years or more related employment experience
 
Target Requirements:
  • Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in related field
Responsibilities
  • Represents Chloeta professionally at times
  • Supervises approximately 12-person fuels crew
  • Identifies capabilities and limitations of equipment and operators prior to use
  • Ensures equipment and transports are inspected prior to being used and released
  • Minimizes damage to improvements or sensitive areas
  • Ensure fueling and equipment safety precautions are followed
  • Ensures readiness for assignment
  • Ensures availability, qualifications, and capabilities of resources to complete assignment
  • Gathers, updates, and applies situational information relevant to the assignment
  • Established effective relationships with relevant personnel
  • Establishes organization structure, reporting procedures, and chain of command of assigned resources
  • Understands and complies with ICS concepts and principles
  • Leads assigned personnel by modeling leadership values and principles
  • Ensures the safety, welfare, and accountability of assigned personnel
  • Establishes work assignments and performance expectations, monitors performance, and provides feedback
  • Emphasizes teamwork
  • Coordinates interdependent activities
  • Ensures relevant information is exchanged during briefings and debriefings
  • Ensures documentation is complete and disposition is appropriate
  • Gathers, produces, and distributes information as required by established guidelines and ensures understanding by recipients
  • Communicates and ensures understanding of work expectations within the chain of command and across functional areas.
  • Develops and implements plans and gains concurrence of affected agencies and/or the public
  • Gathers, analyzes, and validates information pertinent to the incident or event and makes recommendations for setting priorities
  • Takes appropriate action based on assessed risks
  • Modifies approach based on evaluation of incident situation
  • Anticipates, recognizes, and mitigates unsafe situations
  • Follows established procedures and/or safety procedures relevant to given assignment
  • Provides logistical support as necessary
  • Effectively advises and assists in resolving human resource issues
  • Plans for demobilization and ensures demobilization procedures are followed
 
Compensation and Work Schedule
  • Compensation is commensurate with experience, education and capability
  • The subject project is anticipated to last approximately (9) months. Potential employment beyond this period is possible.
Security Clearance
  • Public Trust, a background investigation is required
Travel Required
  • Work will take place at Cheyenne Mountain Air Force Station and the United States Air Force Academy. Travel beyond these locations is not anticipated.
Relocation Authorized
  • No, there are not funds obligated for relocation expenses
Benefits
  • All training paid
  • 401(k) retirement investment
  • Travel opportunities if desired
  • Career advancement opportunities
Key Requirements
  • You must be legally qualified to work in the United States & meet specialized experience to qualify.
It is the policy of Chloeta not to discriminate against any applicant for employment, or any employee because of age, color, sex, disability, national origin, race, religion, or veteran status.
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