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Job title: HEAVY EQUIPMENT OPERATOR - Streets
Job location: Lewisville, TX 75057 United States
Requisition code: FY1213-22
Date posted: 09/06/13
Job type: Full-Time
Compensation: Health, Dental, Vision & life insurance, Retirement Plan, Two Weeks Paid Vacation, Nine Paid Holidays

Job Classification


Job Category:Public Works/Utilities

Job Description


Job description:
Operates and maintains heavy equipment to assist with the maintenance and repair of streets and drainage system.

Startin Salary: $34,013.00
Apply at: www.cityiflewisville.com

Job Requirements


Education, training, experience:
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
• Operates backhoe, track loader, slope mower, motor grader, and other equipment
to assist with the
maintenance and repair of streets and drainage; transports equipment to and
from work site;
participates in preparing the site for maintenance/repair operation, including set-
up of safety and
warning devices.
• Inspects and performs basic service, preventative maintenance and minor repairs
to equipment as
required to keep equipment in safe, working order; fuels equipment, checks tires,
assures that
equipment is secure and operational; reports major service/repair needs to
supervisor or other
designated authority.
• Assists co-workers in performing work tasks as required.
• Subject to be on call 24 hours for emergencies and responds as necessary for
area of assigned
responsibility.
• Performs all other related duties as assigned.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Education
High School Diploma or GED

Experience
1 year to 3 years in a related field


Knowledge of:
• Knowledge and ability in the safe operation and maintenance of construction
equipment.
• Knowledge and ability in the use of hand and power tools used in street and
drainage maintenance.
• Knowledge and ability in the techniques used in compaction.
• Knowledge in the techniques and procedures used in street and drainage systems
maintenance.
• Knowledge of safe trench excavation procedures and practices.
• Knowledge in the use and placement of work zone traffic control devices.

Ability to:
• Ability to accept responsibility and account for his/her actions.
• Ability to follow instructions, safety practices and standard operating procedures
in performing
assigned tasks.
• Ability to be punctual and attend work regularly
• Ability to perform heavy manual labor and to work in adverse weather conditions
when needed.
• Ability to understand and follow written and oral instructions.
• Ability to work effectively with people regardless of their age, gender, race,
ethnicity, religion or job
type.
• Must possess and exhibit skills necessary to operate assigned tools and equipment
in a safe and
proper manner.
• Ability to learn and practice new techniques and job skills.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
• Must submit to and pass a pre-employment drug test, physical exam and functional capacity test.
• Must possess a valid State of Texas Drivers License Class “CDL-A” and good driving record as defined by City policy.

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