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Finney County Equipment Operator (w/o CDL) in Garden City, Kansas

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Equipment Operator I PW02


Position Title: Equipment Operator I

Department: Public Works Road & Bridge

Exempt Status: Non-exempt

Job Classification / Pay Grade: 12C

Supervisor Title: Team Leader

Direct Reports: N/A


This is a general road and bridge construction and maintenance position which operates light

trucks (non-CDL), road construction and maintenance equipment. The position works on road

construction and or maintenance projects and assists in processing and delivery of road

materials. The position requires the operation of non-CDL trucks and various types of NON-CDL

trucks, specialized and heavy-duty construction equipment and is under the supervision of the

Team Leader and Road Maintenance Supervisor.

Definition and Examples of Work

85% Maintain grounds/land and roads of Finney County through equipment operation

Operate a variety of non CDL regulated trucks, construction equipment (light

and medium), maintenance machinery, and material processing equipment

necessary for road construction or maintenance projects.

Repairs and constructs roadway surface failures and potholes; seals cracks in

pavement, maintains roadways secondary roads, shoulders, and slopes

grades; waters and rolls gravel; sweeps and cleans roads as necessary.

Operate machinery and equipment in a safe manner to process, move, load,

and store road construction materials as directed.

Operate machinery and equipment to construct and/ or maintain roads as

directed, includes crack and asphalt repair.

Mow and clean ditches, ensure intersections are clear, and install and maintain

clean culverts to allow for proper water flow. Clear trash from roadside.

Set, install, and maintain clean culverts to allow for proper water flow.

Attach accessories properly to equipment as needed.

Load and move screen product as needed.

Maintain an assigned maintenance section with a motor grader, tractor and

mower attachment, or other vehicle and equipment a needed.

Complete accurate daily paperwork as required for construction and/or

maintenance activities.

Perform daily maintenance and safety checks on assigned equipment and/or

vehicles, to include checking fluid levels, lubrication and fuel and tire repair.

Maintain accurate vehicle and equipment maintenance records.

Communicate potential hazards to the public to supervisor.

Assist in maintaining a clean Road and Bridge shop.

Attend training needed to perform the functions of the job such as mine safety

training, OSHA, Hazmat. First Aid/ CPR, Defensive Driving

Communicate potential hazards to the public to supervisor.

Perform manual labor in clearing ditches, hand loading equipment and tools,

uses shovels, wrenches, and other tools to achieve tasks.

Assist in other areas of the department as needed.

Maintains awareness of safety policies and procedures to ensure a safe work

environment including properly wearing and using personal safety equipment.

Respond to change productively and complete other tasks as assigned.

Performs traffic control activities, as needed, and observes roadway

courtesies. Follows safety regulations on all work zone and flagging sites,

including placing barricades and cones, reports safety hazards and traffic


Assist various departments as needed.

15% Maintains, repairs, and services department vehicles, equipment, and facilities

Perform maintenance and safety checks on assigned equipment and/or

vehicles, to include checking fluid levels, lubrication, and fueling and tire repair;

complete necessary documentation and maintain maintenance/service records

as required for construction and or maintenance activities, equip ment, and


Assist in the maintenance and cleanliness of the Road and Bridge shop.

Maintain cleanliness of department breakrooms and bathrooms.

Additional duties may be assigned as business needs require.

Latitude and Impact of Position

This position works independently and as part of a team to operate equipment and

vehicles to facilitate road and bridge building and maintenance for Finney County.

This position is responsible for various work tasks that the supervisor will assign to the

position along with limitations, requirements, deadlines, priority level, and the

quantity/quality expected; supervisors may provide additional instruct