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Reno County Equipment Operator I or II in Hutchinson, Kansas

This job was posted by https://www.kansasworks.com : For more information, please see: https://www.kansasworks.com/jobs/12196129

Job Objectives:

Manual labor involving a variety of duties associated with Reno County asphalt, bridge, dirt, mowing and sign crews.

Essential Job Functions:

Maintain a positive work atmosphere by acting and communicating in a manner to provide a harmonious relationship with customers, clients, co-workers, and management. Comply with all countywide and departmental policies and procedures. Mow or trim grass, weeds, and other tall growth, cut trees and brush with tractor mowers or bucket truck. Install and maintain traffic control devices according to MUTCD. Haul, stockpile or dump road materials or debris using a dump truck. Operate front-end loader to load truck and move debris. Operate water truck in road construction and maintenance. Compact asphalt or aggregate materials with rollers. Power broom asphalt surfaces. Perform minor maintenance on equipment and assist mechanics in servicing or repairing equipment. Pick up loose paper and other debris. Train on heavy equipment. Plow snow with truck plows and spread ice treatment materials. Maintain written records as required for completion of daily task sheets. Perform normal cleanup around work areas. Other duties as assigned when the work is similar, related or a logical assignment of the position.


Operate all job-related machinery, equipment, tools, and other aids as required, necessary, or needed in the performance of these job functions using equipment such as: tandem axle dump trucks, over 1-ton trucks, bucket truck, tractors, tractor mowers, tractor attachments, front end loaders, rollers, brooms, brush chippers, water trucks, backhoes, pothole patcher, paint striping machine and other light and medium equipment owned by Reno County Public Works.

Work Environment:

5% indoors and 95% outdoors. Exposure to summer heat, winter cold and other inclement weather conditions. Work around noise and road machinery, dusty work areas and occasional exposure to poisonous insects, animals and plants. Some exposure to exhaust fumes from equipment in truck shed and shop. At times will work in close proximity of public traffic. Periodic use of materials, which have an MSDS report on how to safely handle them.

This position may be filled or closed to further application without notice.

Reno County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Reno County is an at-will, equal opportunity employer. Reno County provides Family Medical Leave (FMLA) benefits to eligible, covered employees. Reno County considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, age (40+), disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected status under local, state or federal law. Reno County is committed to making the application, interview, and pre-employment testing process accessible to persons with disabilities. If you wish to volunteer information regarding any special assistance you may need, please notify Reno County Human Resources by phone at 620-694-2982 or by email at personnel@renogov.org. Applications must be submitted on www.renogov.org. You will be contacted should the department feel that you are a qualified candidate.

Reno County prohibits employment of family members when such employment will create a situation where one person is in the direct chain of command and supervises, manages, or will be supervised or managed by another family membe r. Family members are defined as spouses, biological parents, children and siblings, in-laws, grandparent, grandchildren, aunt, uncle, niece, nephew, adoptive parents, children and siblings who share (or have shared) the same household, step-parents, step-children, and step-siblings who share (or have shared) the same household, or individuals with whom an employee has a close personal relationship such as domestic partners, cohabitants, and significant others. Employees are expected to disclose relationships covered by this policy whenever they come into existence.