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Construction Equipment Oper I (#CEO1AFSE) AFSE
$10.69-$16.97 Hourly / $1,852.93-$2,941.47 Monthly / $22,235.20-$35,297.60 Yearly


Performs duties in the operation of various types of light and medium construction equipment and transportation vehicles.


Completion of the sixth school grade; and
One year of experience in the operation of trucks with a payload of over five tons, street sweepers, slope mowers or similar medium-sized industrial equipment such as bull dozers, graders and front-end loaders; and
Possession of a valid Commercial Driver's License (CDL).

An equivalent combination of education, training and experience that would reasonably be expected to provide the job-specific competencies noted below.


  • Customer Commitment - Proactively seeks to understand the needs of our customers and provide the highest standards of service.
  • Dedication to Professionalism and Integrity - Demonstrates and promotes fair, honest, professional and ethical behaviors that establishes trust throughout the organization and with the public we serve.
  • Organizational Excellence - Takes ownership for excellence through one's personal effectiveness and dedication to the continuous improvement of our operations.
  • Success through Teamwork - Collaborates and builds partnerships through trust and the open exchange of diverse ideas and perspectives to achieve organizational goals.


  • Working knowledge of traffic laws and regulations applicable to the operation of light to medium motorized transportation vehicles on public streets and highways.
  • Working knowledge of the operation of a variety of light to medium motorized construction equipment and transportation vehicles.
  • Ability to operate a variety of light to medium motorized equipment and transportation vehicles.
  • Ability to perform service and make minor repairs to light to medium motorized construction equipment and transportation vehicles.
  • Ability to perform work outdoors in varying weather conditions.
  • Ability to perform work requiring heavy physical labor.
  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions.
  • Ability to work effectively with others.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with others.


Note: The following duties are illustrative and not exhaustive. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position. Depending on assigned area of responsibility, incumbents in the position may perform one or more of the activities described below.

  • Operates construction equipment such as bulldozers, graders, front-end loaders, roadrollers, asphalt distributors, concrete mobiles and fuel trucks.
  • Performs routine construction or maintenance work.
  • Operates transport vehicles such as tractor trailers, 18 wheel transport vehicles, and 5 and 10 ton dump trucks incident to moving construction equipment from site to site.
  • Sets flags and barricades.
  • Performs routine service and maintenance of assigned vehicles and equipment.
  • Performs safety inspections of assigned vehicles and equipment.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

This classification description is not intended to be, nor should it be construed as an all inclusive list of the duties associated with a particular position. Management may require incumbents to perform job duties other than those contained in this document at any time.

CLASS: CEO1AFSE; EST: 5/4/1998; REV: 7/19/2012;