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Equipment Operator I

Posting Date: 3/1/19
Department: Public Works
Division: Bridges and Drainage
Pay Minimum: $9.894 hourly
Pay Maximum:
Work Hours: 7:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Description

DUTIES: Operate light to medium construction equipment such as dump, garbage and bucket trucks, tractor, forklift, flat bed, backhoes and removal equipment for a variety of maintenance and construction operation involving streets, right-of-way maintenance, water maintenance and distribution, sewers, and parks.  Operate hand and power tools during the winter months including grinder, grease machine, chain saw, paint machine, pole chipper and a stump.  Identify equipment needs for each assigned project; pick-up and deliver equipment to and from construction sites.  Perform additional construction and maintenance tasks such as concrete work, truck driving, jack hammering, and a variety of minor repair activities.  Transport dirt, cement and other materials to jobsite.  Report minor repair needs to supervisor; ensure safety of equipment.  May work  evenings and weekends as required by staffing shortage or emergency conditions.  Gravel road shoulders to prevent standing water damage.  Distributes sand onto ice, oil spills and slick areas on roadways; transport dirt, rock, debris and asphalt to work sites.  Perform other duties as assigned.  

 

QUALIFICATIONS: Previous experience performing maintenance work involving the operation of construction equipment is desirable. Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth (12th) grade.  Possession of a valid Class “A” or Class “B” Commercial License required. 

 

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

 

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





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