Equipment Operator I or II

Eagle County - El Jebel Road and Bridge   Basalt, CO   Part-time     Construction / Physical Labor / Skilled Trades
Posted on November 19, 2021
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Equipment Operator I or II El Jebel Road & Bridge Up to $25 & $2500 Bonus! Offering an amazing benefits package including medical, dental, vision, retirement, tuition programs, wellness and more! Creating a Better Eagle County for All

Operator I Duties

  • Operates equipment associated with the construction, reconstruction, maintenance of county roads and bridges, and snow removal.
  • Cleans, services and makes minor repairs to assigned equipment including checking for leaks, broken parts, and correct fluid levels; reports equipment problems to supervisor.
  • Operates a variety of small hand tools.
  • Performs manual work associated with equipment operations.
  • Completes daily work reports and repairs on equipment.
  • Directs traffic at work site.
  • Perform duties in a safe manner and maintains awareness of others in work area.
  • Required to respond to duty calls during off-hours if contacted by the county. May be placed on official on-call duty at various times.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

Operator II Duties

All duties of an Operator I and....

  • Operates equipment associated with dust suppressant application and other grading.
  • Advises Fleet Department of servicing and maintenance needs of county vehicles and equipment including trucks, tractors, and light and heavy construction and  maintenance equipment.
  • Ensures all workers maintain a safe work area.
  • Serves as lead worker for a crew in absence of Supervisor; trains workers in safe operation of equipment; monitors and inspects work in progress to ensure timely completion.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

Operator I Qualifications

Required:

  • Valid driver's license and a satisfactory motor vehicle record.
  • Valid Class B Colorado Commercial Driver's License or ability to obtain within 6 months of hire date.
  • May be required to obtain additional certifications depending on area of assignment. Certifications related to gravel, traffic control, or asphalt maintenance.
  • Ability to lift and carry moderately heavy materials, supplies, and equipment (25-50 lbs.) frequently and lift heavy materials, supplies, and equipment (50-100 lbs.) occasionally.
  • Work requires continued walking, stooping, standing, and some climbing.
  • Ability to use tools and equipment that require a high degree of dexterity.
  • Ability to work in an environment that has frequent exposure to dirt, dust, extremes of temperature, and noxious fumes and odors; exposed to hazards associated with equipment, machinery, and ungraded terrain at construction sites and moving vehicles on roadways.
  • Ability to operate machinery and equipment associated with road maintenance, match equipment operation to situation. Use equipment to perform a wide variety of tasks with accuracy and precision.
  • Ability to read, understand, and follow written and verbal instruction in order to operate machinery and other equipment.
  • Ability to learn to use machinery or equipment in order to perform more advanced tasks.
  • Interpersonal skills necessary to be courteous towards fellow employees, citizens, and businesses while performing repair and duties.
  • Ability to concentrate and pay close attention to detail.

Preferred:

  • One years experience operating light construction equipment or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.
  • Certifications related to gravel, traffic control, or asphalt maintenance.

Operator II Qualifications

All of the qualifications of an Operator I and...

  • Two years of experience operating heavy and light construction equipment and a high school diploma or any equivalent combination of experience, education and training which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.
  • Valid Class B Commercial Driver’s License and a satisfactory motor vehicle record. May be required to obtain additional certifications depending on the area(s) of assignment.
  • Knowledge of machinery, equipment, repairs, and procedures used in road maintenance. 
  • Ability to orally direct and guide the work of other employees.