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$17.50-$30.33 Hourly / $36,400.00-$63,086.40 Yearly
Salary Grade: 917

General Description

Operates and maintains a variety of heavy equipment.

Essential Functions

Occasionally directs helpers, assistants, seasonal employees, interns, volunteers or temporary employees and may temporarily act in a higher capacity.

Operates heavy equipment required to excavate and grade landfills, alleyways, roadways and drainageways, overlay asphalt, and apply chipseal.

Transports equipment to job sites.

Maintains a variety of heavy equipment by inspecting equipment, performing preventive maintenance of equipment, cleaning equipment components, and reporting necessary repairs.

Performs concrete work, weed removal, and asphalt maintenance.

Performs administrative duties by investigating and resolving customer complaints, identifying, locating and requesting necessary materials and completing logs and reports.

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Education Level & Type: High School Diploma or G.E.D.

Minimum Experience Qualifications: At least 2 years of heavy equipment operation

Valid and Unrestricted Class D - Driver for Environmental & General Services

Valid and Unrestricted CDL - Class A for Transportation and Water

Special Job Requirements

Valid and Unrestricted CDL - Class A  required for Transportation and Water departments

Some positions may require Weedeater and Chainsaw Certification

Pre-employment Medical Testing Requirements

Non-NIDA Drug Test

Basic Physical

Hep B Vaccine (follow City of Tucson protocol)

If at Water or Transportation, then:

CDL Physical

NIDA Drug Test

If at Water, then also:

Respirator Physical

75 lb Lift Test

Other Information

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Occupational Group Code: 32

Occupation Group Description: Equipment Operation

EEO Job Category Code: G

EEO Job Category Description: Skilled Craft Workers

Organizational Level: First Level Employee, Occasionally Directs

NCCI: 5506

Bargaining Unit: AFSCME

Driving Requirements

The following information pertains to driving requirements for this classification with the City of Tucson. Under "Driving Level" None, Secondary or Primary, refers to the driving responsibility as it relates to the essential functions of the classification. License Type, is just that, the type of Arizona Driving License required for the classification. If the position requires a Commercial Drivers License (CDL), the endorsements will be listed under "Endorsements." Under Safety Sensitive a "Yes" means employees with this classification are subject to pre-employment and random drug testing. License Type A,B,C,D,or M may require the use of personal or City vehicles on City business. Individuals must be physically capable of operating the vehicles safely, possess a valid license and have an acceptable driving record. Use of a personal vehicle for City business will be prohibited if the employee is not authorized to drive a City vehicle or if the employee does not have personal insurance coverage. Exceptions to classification driving requirement's may exist based on position.

Driving Level: Primary

License Type: Valid and Unrestricted D- Driver for EGSD and Valid and Unrestricted CDL - Class A for Transportation and Water

CDL Endorsements: Hazardous Materials and Tanker

Safety Sensitive: No (Yes Los Reales Only)

Job Description Disclaimer

This description is not intended to limit or in any way modify the right of management to assign, direct and control the work of employees under supervision. The listing of duties and responsibilities shall not be held to exclude other duties not mentioned that are of similar kind or level of difficulty. They are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position.

CLASS: 6005; EST: 8/10/2016 12:00:00 PM; REV: 8/10/2016 12:00:00 PM;