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Butler County Light Equipment Operator II - El Dorado in EL DORADO, Kansas

This job was posted by https://www.kansasworks.com : For more information, please see: https://www.kansasworks.com/ada/r/jobs/11490911 Job Description

Light Equipment Operator II

Starting pay: $15.19 per hour. Could possibly offer more depending on experience.

Under the supervision of the Road or Landfill Supervisor, the Light Equipment Operator II hauls material to the job site for repair and construction of roads within Butler County. In addition to safely and efficiently operating vehicles, the Light Equipment Operator II performs routine manual work in the operation of light and heavy equipment for loading and transporting materials. A limited amount of bridge maintenance work is required.

Job Duties

100% - • Performs bridge maintenance work such as mowing road ditches, installing and maintaining culverts and filling washouts and installing guardrail, cutting brush, tree trimming and removing debris;• Performs minor vehicle maintenance; cleans or lubricates vehicles, machinery, equipment, instrument, tools, work areas, and other objects, using hand tools, power tools, and cleaning equipment;• Follows safety rules;• Loads materials and performs work related manual tasks as required;• Operates equipment such as a tandem truck or loader in the transportation of materials;• Operates tractors, mowers and other related vehicles;• Performs snow and ice removal operations• Performs unskilled manual work as assigned;• Rebuilds roads and bridges;• Repairs and replaces wood, concrete and steel decks;• Replaces structural steel, back walls, guardrails and nail ties;• Spreads dirt, cover, gravel, sand, rock and asphalt, haul material and supplies to job sites;• Uses tools ranging from common hand and power tools, such as hammers, hoists, saws, chainsaws, drills, weed eaters, wrenches, shovels and rakes;• Cleans or lubricates vehicles, machinery, equipment, instruments, tools, work areas, and other objects, using hand tools, power tools, and cleaning equipment;• Performs light maintenance and servicing of work in connection with the operations of related equipment, performs daily inspection of equipment;• Set out signs and cones around work areas to divert traffic, flag motorists to warn them of obstacles or repair work ahead, performs work according to work zone safety guidelines;• Operates equipment while paying close attention to public traffic, conditions, drivers;• Sorts and segregates waste such as wood, brush, construction debris, rock, white goods, household hazardous waste;• Installs and repairs traffic signs, signals, barricades, close roads when appropriate;• Performs other duties as deemed necessary or as required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Light Equipment Operator II - • Ability to operate a truck, tandem-axle truck, loader and other related equipment;• Ability to reliably and predictably carry out duties;• Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals;• Ability to write routine reports and correspondence;• Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of an organization;• Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume;& bull; Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry;• Ability to apply commonsense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form;• Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations;• Ability to convey and receive detailed or important instructions and information to and from other workers and the general public;• Knowledge of equipment maintenance;• Knowledge of safety operations or equipment.