Full-Time Truck Driver/ Equipment Operator
WEBER COUNTY TRANSFER STATION – FULL-TIME WITH BENEFITS
JOB SUMMARY Under general supervision of the Site Supervisor, performs a variety of skilled work in transportation of construction and demolition material to the County C and D Landfill. Secondary responsibilities include performing the work of Site Recycling/Monitoring which includes pulling recycling materials, general clean-up, directing the entry and exit of commercial and private vehicles, and directing drivers on where and how to park and other similar duties, as necessary. 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 an over-the-road transport vehicle in accordance with highway regulations. Operates other equipment as assigned including articulated front-end loaders, and excavators, fort lifts, etc. Checks and services assigned equipment; performs routine maintenance and emergency repairs; submits reports as required; reports mechanical problems for repairs. Performs required manual labor involved in removing solid waste from the Transfer station each day and performs routine cleaning of Transfer Station Loading Area daily. Performs the task of directing the entry and exit of commercial and private vehicles and directing drivers on where and how to park if needed. Performs related work as required and assigned.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Completion of high school or equivalent, AND One year of over-the-road transport equipment operation OR Any equivalent combination of education and experience. Working knowledge of heavy equipment principles and practices; some knowledge of the common hazards and safety precautions relating to equipment operations; working knowledge of department policies; knowledge of the safety measures required while working with various tools on the job; working knowledge of flagging procedures for the safety of fellow employees and the general public. Skill in the operation of assigned equipment. Excellent public relations skill. 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 valid Utah Commercial Drivers License with a good driving record; May be subject to 24-hours call depending on emergencies. May be required to have access to an operating telephone or equivalent method of contact in case of emergency. Must be willing to work ten (10) hour shifts which will include a four (4) hour shift on Sunday. Incumbent must live sufficiently close to the Transfer Station to respond to an emergency within a reasonable period of time. Preference will be given to applicants living in, or willing to relocate to, Weber County. 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.