Equipment Operator - Streets

  • City of Buckeye, AZ
  • Buckeye, Arizona
  • Dec 03, 2022
Full Time Construction and Skilled Trades Public Works
  • Salary: $42,224.00 - $63,315.20 Annually USD

Job Description

Position Scope

Under close supervision, performs semiskilled work using a variety of small vehicles and equipment and manual labor tasks in the maintenance of streets.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

The following duties ARE NOT intended to serve as a comprehensive list of all duties performed by all employees in this classification, only a representative summary of the primary duties and responsibilities. Incumbent(s) may not be required to perform all duties listed and may be required to perform additional, position-specific duties.
  • Operates a variety of small vehicles and equipment; performs manual labor tasks as assigned.
  • Operates a street sweeper to keep streets and gutters free from trash and debris to prevent flooding in neighborhoods.
  • Operates, patch truck, vibratory roller, tractor/backhoe, dump truck and other equipment in support of operations.
  • Drives a variety of trucks and equipment in accordance with all safety regulations and procedures.
  • Inspects, cleans and performs minor routine maintenance work on small trucks and equipment; identifies and reports major mechanical problems requiring additional repair.
  • Hauls materials, and transports vehicles and equipment to job sites using various trucks.
  • Loads and unloads materials using power equipment.
  • Performs semiskilled construction, maintenance and labor work.
  • Assists in resurfacing and patching roads.
  • Operates additional power equipment to collect trash and refuse.
  • Completes required daily logs and reports.
  • Performs other duties as assigned or required.

Minimum Qualifications & Position Requirements

Education and Experience:

High School diploma or GED equivalent and one (1) year experience driving small trucks and operating equipment; OR equivalent combination of education and experience.

Necessary Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of:
  • City policies and procedures.
  • Safety standards and practices.
  • Traffic laws and rules involved in vehicle and equipment operation.
Skill in:
  • Safe and efficient operation and maintenance of trucks and equipment according to standard operating and safety procedures.
  • Following and effectively communicating verbal and written instructions.

Additional Information

Special Requirements: Possession of a valid Arizona Commercial Driver's License Class B required; specific technical training and certifications may be required.
Work Schedule: Generally Monday - Thursday; hours worked to be established by department based on needs; on-call after hours and weekends may be required.

Employee Benefits & Wellness

The City offers a comprehensive benefits package to full-time classified and management employees. Part-time classified employees may be eligible for select benefits where defined.

For complete Benefit Plan & Wellness Information, please visit the City website at:
Benefits & Wellness

City benefit plans are subject to change at any time.
Closing Date/Time: Continuous

Job Address

Buckeye, Arizona United States View Map