# 56 HEAVY EQUIPMENT OPERATOR
$15.5355-$24.1918 / Hour
PAY GRADE: G
Monday thru Friday
WORKED: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
WILL BE RECEIVED THROUGH: Until Filled
variety of equipment and trucks utilized in construction,
maintenance and repair activities; performs a variety of
semiskilled tasks in the maintenance of streets, parking lots,
alleys, right-of-ways, city property, and storm drainage
the close supervision of the streets foreman.
various heavy and light equipment in the maintenance and new
construction of city projects such as preparing/paving/patching
streets and parking lots, blading roads and ditches, removing
and/or installing culverts, tearing down houses and clearing
property, clearing weeds of road side, flattening dump piles at
sweeper dump sites; removing curbs, gutters, sidewalks and concrete
structures; digging ditches for installation of storm drain
asphalt work including sub grade preparation, road base
installation and paving. Works with hot and cold asphalt. Patches,
Paving, Pothole repair.
duties in conformance to appropriate safety and security
steel wheel rollers, rubber tire rollers, crack sealing machine,
loaders, water trucks and similar equipment. Road Graders, Dozers,
Excavators, Backhoe, Lay Down Machine, and Dump Truck.
snow removal equipment.
concrete work, including removal of existing concrete and preparing
area for new concrete, finishing sidewalks, curbs, gutters,
planters, stairs, handicap ramps, storm drain inlets, retaining
walls, stamped colored concrete and driveway entrances.
carpentry work, including building wood and steel forms for
headwall storm drain inlets, manhole covers, retaining walls,
planters, spillways, handicap ramps and stairs.
off streets, parking lots; sands icy streets.
weeds, trash and other debris from work site.
minor equipment maintenance inspections such as greasing, checking
oil, transmission fluid and water.
traffic at work sites by flagging to guide traffic through work
areas, as required or assigned.
jack-hammers, vibrating skid plate tampers, chain saws, weed
eaters, hand picks, shovels, brooms, rakes, pitch forks, pruners
and other miscellaneous hand tools.
listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various
types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific
statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the
work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the
position is subject to the City of Farmington's Drug and Alcohol
Free Workplace Policy which includes: pre-employment testing,
post-accident testing, random testing, reasonable suspicion
testing, return to duty testing, and follow-up testing.
position requires a baseline audiometric
background checks required.
diploma or equivalent required.
"B" Commercial Driver's License with acceptable driving record for
the past three years required, and the ability to obtain a Class
"A" Commercial Driver's License within 90 days of
operate all types of heavy equipment for specific job site
requirements with a minimum of four (4) years experience operating
equipment such as a front end loader, D-7 dozer, excavators, road
grader, Bobcat loader, backhoe, steel/rubber wheel roller, tamper,
laydown machine, dump, lowboy, salt and water trucks, and street
operate other equipment such as crack sealing machine, crack
router, air compressor, jackhammer, chain saw and various power
read blueprints and an engineer's tape measure.
knowledge and ability to do minor equipment maintenance
pipe and guard rail installations.
knowledge to do asphalt work, including subgrade preparation, road
base installation and paving.
do manual labor such as shoveling and using a pick.
knowledge of carpentry to construct wood and steel
knowledge of concrete work.
to be on 24 hours call to respond to emergencies. Must be at
Municipal Operations Center within 30 minutes after receiving call.
Requires telephone at residence for on call status.
establish and maintain harmonious work relationships with
co-workers, supervisors, other city department personnel and the
demands described here are representative of those that must be met
by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of
this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable
individuals with disabilities to perform the essential
performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly
required to use hands to finger, handle, feel or operate objects,
tools, or controls and reach with hands and arms. The employee
frequently is required to stand and talk or hear. The employee is
occasionally required to walk; sit; climb or balance; stoop, kneel,
crouch, or crawl; and taste or smell.
must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and may
occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds with assistance.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close
vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth
perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
environment characteristics described here are representative of
those an employee encounters while performing the essential
functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to
enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential
performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works in
outside weather conditions. The employee frequently works near
moving mechanical parts and is frequently exposed to wet and/or
humid conditions and vibration. The employee occasionally works in
high, precarious places and is occasionally exposed to fumes or
airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and risk of
asphalt, crack sealing material, concrete, salt, liquid calcium
chloride, liquid magnesium chloride, oil, gasoline, diesel fuel,
herbicides, paint, traffic control signs, trash, weeds, tree limbs,
dirt rock, sand and gravel.
level in the work environment is usually loud.
ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER, M/F/D/V.
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