Heavy Equipment Operator - WD

  • Town of Collierville
  • 500 Poplar View Parkway, Collierville, Tennessee
  • Jun 04, 2022
Full Time Public Works Transportation or Transit Water and Wastewater Treatment Non-Management
  • Salary: 32781 USD
  • Salary Top: 56195
  • Negotiable/DOQ: Yes
  • Phone: 9014572296
  • Apply By: Apr 30, 2022


TITLE:  Heavy Equipment Operator              LOCATION: Public Services – Water Distribution

JOB NUMBER: JN21-62PS                             CLASS CODE: 9130

SALARY RANGE: $32,781 – $56,195 (DOQ) with excellent benefits package


Job Description

PRIMARY FUNCTION: The purpose of this classification is to operate track or rubber-tired construction equipment with specialized functions related to maintenance and construction activities where the operation of complex mechanisms requires the highest degree of skill, dexterity, and finesse, and where work is performed to exacting tolerances. Classification is reserved for those positions where operation of included equipment is the primary function of the job.

Working as a Heavy Equipment Operator, you can expect to operate a variety of heavy equipment as part of a six person crew in the repair and maintenance of water lines and other related water distribution infrastructure. Equipment used in this position includes backhoes, excavators, mini-excavators, skid steers, wheel loaders, flush trucks, vacuum trucks, dump truck, and more! This position may also require responding to emergencies during work hours and after hour callouts.

Job Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS: High school diploma or GED; supplemented by vocational/technical training in heavy equipment operation, vehicle operation, and work in area of assignment; supplemented by three (3) years previous experience and/or training involving heavy equipment operation, vehicle operation, and work in area of assignment; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job.

 LICENSES: Must possess and maintain a valid Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) Class A or B with “N” endorsement; will allow 3 months after hire to obtain “N” endorsement.

Special Instructions

What’s The Next Step: If this sounds like the perfect job for you, please download our general application from the tab below, or you can also visit Town Hall and submit a physical application in the Human Resources Department.

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Additional Information

NOTES: Tasks require the regular and sustained performance of moderately physically demanding work, typically involving some combination of climbing and balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, and crawling, and that generally involves lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling of moderately heavy objects and materials (20-50 pounds) ; may occasionally involve heavier objects and materials (up to 100 pounds).

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Job Address

500 Poplar View Parkway, Collierville, Tennessee 38017 United States View Map