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
FLSA STATUS: Non-Exempt
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.
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.
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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).