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PT - Equipment Operator I

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Job Description

  • Part-Time
  • Posted: April 18, 2022
  • Status: Non-Exempt
  • Salary Range: $15.00 to $15.00
  • Hours: Monday - Thursday

Job Summary

Under general supervision, performs unskilled and repetitive manual labor activities including the operation of light equipment, principally mowers and trucks in order to maintain the county roads and right-of-way; performs related duties as assigned.

Job Duties

  • Perform Miscellaneous Labor. Flag traffic,  place or repair signs, maintain material piles, pick up trash, cut brush, load and unload supplies, and perform other manual labor type work.
  • Operate various automotive, construction, and maintenance equipment after instruction. Operate a dump truck, pickup truck, and tanker truck, in such tasks as hauling sand and gravel, moving dirt, earth, and related materials from place to place; removing snow; transporting machinery and equipment to job sites; hauling solid waste to the regional landfill; mowing; picking up parts and supplies and related maintenance operations.  Operate equipment used in spreading chemicals and maintaining roads during winter conditions. Assist in placing culvert pipe and tile lines.
  • Operate heavy equipment.  Under direction and supervision, may operate heavier and more complex equipment for training purposes; may place materials for patching or seal coating and perform related work as directed.
  • Mow county road right-of-way.  Mow shoulders of all roads using mower tractor and mower.  Keep shoulders and intersections clear of obstructions.  Inspect and document roadways and ditches for damage or necessary repair.
  • Maintain equipment and vehicles.  Grease, checks fluid levels, clean as needed, change fluids and filters, and sharpens blades. 
  • Maintain records.  Document use and service of equipment used in maintenance operations.  Keep daily records of the work day and maintenance operations for particular jobs.
  • Clean shop.  Sweep, wash and vacuum.  Pick up items that could create unsafe conditions.  Put tools away for easy access.  Apply oil dry.  Generally keep shop work and storage areas neat, orderly and clean.

Job Qualifications

Minimum Education and Experience Required to Perform Essential Functions
•    High school diploma or General Education Degree (GED).
•    Specific such as might be acquired in one year of prior related experience in construction, farming, or maintenance activities.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
•    Driver’s License – Required
•    Class B CDL with air brake endorsement – Required
•    Class A CDL, tanker endorsement – Preferred

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