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Heavy Equipment Operator II - Flushing Truck Operator

at City of Denton

Pay: $18.77 to $21.87/hour
$18.77 - $21.87
Posted: 7/9/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 2473437

Job Description

Overall Job Objective

Job Description

Responsible for operation of heavy equipment and activities of crew when crew leader is gone

Essential Functions

  • Expertly operates several types of motorized construction/maintenance equipment typically over 26,000 GVW (i.e. excavators, rollers, blades, rubber tire loader, front-end loader, track loader, skid loader, compactors) to excavate, move and/or grade material.  
  • Responsible for doing finishing grade work on projects.
  • Performs skilled tasks associated with equipment operation and operates smaller equipment as needed when working on or around utilities or tight spaces
  • Performs pre-inspections and post-inspections of all equipment and trucks before and after use; performs minor maintenance activities and cleaning of equipment, and reports problems to supervisor
  • Transports heavy equipment and materials to and from job site
  • May perform other skilled tasks, some of which may require knowledge of a specific field
  • Assists Crew Leader in training subordinates in the best and safest methods
  • May assist Crew Leader in planning, scheduling and supervising the work of others
  • May assist Crew Leader in entering daily work orders
  • May assume responsibility in the absence of Crew Leader, coordinating the activities of field services workers and other equipment operations
  • May confer with customers regarding service problems and reports information obtained to supervisor
  • Maintains on-call availability for after hour emergencies
  • Reads and understands reference books and manuals and current industry operational practices
Additional Duties:
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent
  • 5 – 8 years of experience in operation and maintenance of heavy equipment used in the construction, maintenance and repair function operations
  • Class A CDL or ability to obtain one within 60 days of employment
OR
  • Any combination of related education, experience, certifications and licenses that will result in a candidate successfully performing the essential functions of the job
Core Competencies:
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to form and maintain effective relationships with coworkers and customers
  • Ability to maintain regular and punctual attendance
  • Ability to read and understand blue prints for construction
  • Ability to read and write in order to prepare reports such as, after-hour call log sheets and work orders; daily time sheets and evaluation of subordinates 
  • Ability to use laser and transit level for grade control
  • Ability read understand utility construction plans

Conditions of Employment

  • Must possess a valid Class "A" CDL driver's license with Tanker Endorsement and a good driving record or be able to obtain one within 60 days of employment
  • Must pass a drug test, driver's license check, criminal history background check, and social security number verification check
  • Must pass a physical examination
  • Must be able to work overtime when requested