Full-Time Equipment Operator I
WEBER COUNTY ROADS – FULL-TIME WITH BENEFITS
JOB SUMMARY Under the close supervision of a Heavy Equipment Crew Leader, performs a variety of semi-skilled and skilled work in the operation of light equipment, machinery, and tools used in construction, maintenance, repair, and snow removal activities. MAJOR DUTIES (Any one position may not include all of the duties listed, nor do the listed examples include all duties which may be found in positions of this class.) Operates single axle dump trucks (up to 25 tons), power brooms, forklifts, and jackhammer in construction, maintenance, repair, and snow removal operations. Checks and services assigned equipment; performs routing maintenance and emergency repairs; reports mechanical problems for shop repairs. Operates heavier equipment on a limited training basis as assigned. Operates a variety of mowing equipment in the maintenance of county roads and other facilities. Trains less experienced personnel in the care and operation of assigned equipment. Performs required manual labor involved in crew construction and maintenance projects such as loading and unloading trucks, cutting trees, and brush, repairing fences and culverts, installing and painting traffic signs, guard rails, and bridges. Performs related work as required.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Completion of high school or equivalent, AND One year of equipment operation or road work experience OR Any equivalent combination of education and experience. Some knowledge of Road work and Drainage operations and requirements; Some knowledge of equipment operating principles and practices; some knowledge of the common hazards and safety precautions relating to equipment operations; knowledge of department policies; knowledge of the boundaries of Weber County; knowledge of the safety measures required while working with various tools on the job; knowledge of highway flagging procedures for the safety of fellow employees and the general public. Skill in the operation of assigned equipment. Ability to operate assigned equipment under varying conditions; ability to perform minor equipment maintenance and repair; ability to learn and follow standard safety practices and procedures common to equipment operation work; ability to follow written and verbal instructions; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees and the general public.
SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS Must possess or be able to possess a Utah Class “A” CDL License with tanker endorsement, and have a good driving record; must be on call 24 hours a day. (License must be obtained within 60 days of date of hire. Applicants who are selected for employment with Weber County will be required to submit an up-to-date copy of their Motor Vehicle Record from the Utah State License Division prior to starting work.