EQUIPMENT OPERATOR
  • Job Posting Expires: 9/23/2022
3W ago
$50,000 to $60,000
Full Time
No
Engineering, Facilities, Maintenance & Repair/Construction
0-2 Years
Diploma
Primary Duties

 

 

Under the direction of the Street Supervisor, performs duties required in the upkeep and construction of streets; operates a variety of equipment in the operations, maintenance and construction of streets.

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

 

·       Assists with street surface maintenance including concrete repairs, joint sealing of streets, street and alley blading, curb and gutter repairs, sidewalk construction and maintenance, graveling of streets and alleys, ditching, storm sewer cleaning, placement and removal of barricades, operation of street cleaners, cleans islands and picks up litter;

·       Assists with the building and repairs of inlets in connection with storm sewers; 

·       Assists with various traffic services including operation of  painting machine to paint railroad crossings, school crossings, crosswalks, center lines;

·       Assists with sign construction and maintenance;

·       Operates equipment in removing snow from streets, alleys and parking lots;

·       Operates equipment in preparing the road conditions for icy streets;

·       Assists with maintenance of  traffic signals, bridge and railing maintenance;

·       Assists with utility breaks;

·       Assists with shop maintenance including oiling, greasing and rebuilding equipment;

·       Provides mowing and maintenance of the flood control channel;

·       Assists other divisions when needed.

·       Performs other duties as assigned.  


Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of:

·       Operating methods of a variety of heavy equipment in excavating, loading, leveling and grading.

·       Knowledge of concrete repair, and bituminous repair beneficial.

  • Uses and purposes of general construction tools and equipment.
  • Hazards and the applicable safety rules and precautions in heavy equipment operation.
  • Purposes and uses of variety of vehicles, equipment, power tools and hand tools including motorized, pneumatic and hydraulic equipment.
  • Traffic laws, ordinances and rules involved in heavy equipment operation.
  • Care required of equipment washing, waxing, and keeping clean.

 

Ability to:

  • Operate heavy equipment skillfully, safely and according to traffic laws and regulations.
  • Detect needed repairs and make necessary adjustment.
  • Perform heavy manual labor for extended periods of time.
  • Perform semi-skilled and skilled tasks in operation, maintenance and construction work in the assigned area of responsibility.
  • Understand and follow oral and written instructions.
  • Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. 

Compensation Details

Salary $3,477 - $4,832 per month. 


Benefits

Excellent Benefits Package. 


How to Apply

Apply at: www.norfolkne.gov/humanresources or Personnel Office at 309 N 5th Street, Norfolk.