The fundamental reason this job exists to operate moderate to heavy equipment in the completion of projects for various City of Montgomery departments. The essential functions are: operates maintenance equipment; operates heavy equipment; operates hauling equipment; maintains equipment, tools, and work area; and performs miscellaneous tasks. Equipment Operators typically use two or more types of the following equipment: mowers, tractors and tractor implements, wood chippers, bulldozers, scrapers, front-end loaders, wheel rollers, dump trucks, hauling equipment, and/or trash compactors. The majority of Equipment Operators’ time is spent utilizing medium-sized equipment such as tractors and various types of trucks; however, many Equipment Operators receive training on various pieces of heavy equipment for future advancement to the Heavy Equipment Operator classification. Equipment Operators are supervised by various classifications, dependant upon the incumbents’ assigned locations.
Six (6) months of experience in the operation of moderate-sized equipment such as trucks, small dump trucks and/or tractors.
NOTE:Qualifying education, training and experience that provide the
requisite knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the job will be considered.
Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license and insurable driving record. A CDL may be required to perform the duties of the Equipment Operator job in some departments that utilize this position.
WORKING CONDITIONS: Must be willing to work in a variety of weather conditions with exposure to the outdoor elements. May be required to travel across rough, uneven or rocky surfaces at the various work sites. Must be willing to work weekends, holidays and evenings as needed by the department.