May 11, 2020

Equipment Operator III-Streets

  • TrulyHired
  • Staunton, VA 24401, USA

Job Description


Equipment Operator III-Streets

The City of Staunton's Public Works Department is seeking an Equipment Operator III to join its team in the Streets Division. The successful candidate performs skilled maintenance and/or construction work in the street department; operates heavy, medium and light duty equipment as required in the maintenance and construction of streets, sidewalks and curbs and storm sewers. Performs seasonal operations such as leaf pickup, heavy trash pickup and ice and snow removal. Performs regularly scheduled standby duties to include sewer, water, streets and storm related problems. Responds to unscheduled emergency work due to storms, ice, and snow. Performs on-call, after-hours emergency services on a rotational basis.

Operates heavy, medium and light duty equipment including but not limited to, backhoe, loaders, boom truck, bucket trucks, and motor grader. Serves as lead operator by directing and overseeing a crew of workers in the repair, maintenance, and construction streets, sidewalks and storm sewers. Reads maps and blue prints and utilizes them in the construction and maintenance operation. Makes and adjusts on-the-job work assignments to address staffing, operational and supply needs.

Extensive knowledge of street, sidewalk and storm sewer construction and the repair and maintenance practices of the same.

Experience in the operation of construction equipment with similar duties, Virginia Class B CDL with tanker endorsement, flagger certification, and knowledge of occupational hazards and safety regulations preferred. Strong proven work ethic, ability to follow verbal and written instructions, work independently and with a crew required. Applicants with a CDL but without the tanker endorsement will be given 2 months to obtain the endorsement. Applicants with competitive work experience without CDL will be given 6 months from hire to obtain CDL with tanker endorsement. Ability to perform heavy physical labor in all types of weather and eventually perform standby duty required. $16.84/hr (+) depending on experience, excellent benefits, including health insurance and retirement. This position is open until filled. EOE.

  • Position Type: Full-time
Contact Information
  • Jonathan Venn
  • 116 W Beverly T
  • Staunton, Virginia 24401

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