$17.62-$25.02 Hourly / $3,054.13-$4,336.80 Monthly / $36,649.60-$52,041.60 Yearly
Safely operates a variety of heavy trucks including tandem dump trucks, asphalt distributors, patch trucks, fuel trucks, and 10 yard side loader packers; transports people, materials, tools, and equipment to and from job sites; hauls sand, rock, shell, asphalt, gravel, sludge, and other bulky, heavy items and substances; operates a fifth wheel tractor with trailer in hauling trash and rubbish; operates light wrecker for towing disabled medium weight vehicles and equipment to maintenance facility for repairs.
Operates moderately complex construction/maintenance equipment including light crane trucks for relocating and placing heavy items, maintainers for leveling and grading surfaces, pay-loaders and loader tractors for loading and excavating, and industrial/ agricultural tractors for cutting grass and clearing land; acts as relief operator on asphalt paving machine.
Performs minor maintenance and servicing on vehicle/equipment being operated to include checking tire air pressure, motor oil, hydraulic oil, and fuel, and bleeding brake air tanks where required; visually checks vehicle/equipment and reports maintenance or repair problems at the beginning and the end of the workday; assures that vehicle is properly equipped, serviced, and cleaned.
Performs manual and unskilled laboring tasks; uses hand tools and operates power tools either separately from or in conjunction with vehicle/equipment being operated.
Operates specialty and more complex vehicles/equipment on a relief basis or in an on-the-job training capacity to acquire experience and develop skill and proficiency.
Operates radio, pagers, cell telephone, etc. to communicate with necessary parties. Installs construction signs and barricades in order to re-route traffic; applies fertilizer and insecticide on city property in order to complete assigned duties.
Completes periodic time/activity reports to document work.
Performs related work as required.
Working knowledge of: operational and minor maintenance characteristics of heavy trucks and moderately complex motorized construction/maintenance equipment; traffic laws, occupational hazards and appropriate safety precautions.
Some knowledge of: the use and care of hand and power tools and equipment related to assigned areas; the city and its geography.
Ability to: perform work requiring physical strength and endurance; establish and maintain effective working relationships with others; acquire skill and develop proficiency in the operation of specialty and complex motorized construction/maintenance equipment.
Skill and ability to demonstrate proficiency in: the operation of heavy trucks and/or moderately complex motorized construction/maintenance equipment.
Skill in: the use and care of hand and power tools related to assigned areas.