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Heavy Equipment Operator II

Posting Date: 8/31/17
Department: Public Works
Division: Solid Waste/Landfill
Pay Minimum: $11.403 hourly
Pay Maximum: $13.668 hourly
Work Hours: 7:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Description

DUTIES:  To operate a full range of heavy equipment; knowledge of traffic laws, ordinances, and rules involved in heavy equipment operations; various grading techniques and procedures of excavation; the materials used in the maintenance and construction of concrete and asphalt pavements; operational characteristics of hydraulic machinery and equipment; operate and maneuver large equipment safely in heavy traffic; perform a variety of semi-skilled and skilled construction and maintenance task; work independently in the absence of supervision; establish and maintain cooperative working relationship with those contracted in the course of work.

 

QUALIFICATIONS: Three (3) years of experience performing maintenance work involving the operation of construction equipment. Must possess a Class A license.   Equivalent to completion of the twelfth (12th) grade supplemented by training in the maintenance and construction trade.  Possession of or ability to obtain an appropriate valid State of Mississippi driver’s license.                                                                                                                                                                            

RESIDENCY REQUIREMENT FOR CITY EMPLOYEES: Within six (6) months from date of employment, must establish residence in the City of Jackson.

 

PRIOR TO EMPLOYMENT, APPLICANT RECOMMENDED FOR EMPLOYMENT SHALL BE REQUIRED TO SUCCESSFULLY PASS A URINALYSIS AND/OR BLOOD TEST TO SCREEN FOR ALCOHOL AND/OR DRUG ABUSE.





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