Operator I – II

West Valley City

Description
Work as a crew member operating City vehicles and equipment and performing tasks associated with the maintenance and repair of City infrastructure such as roadways, storm water facilities, sidewalks and right of ways in all types of weather conditions. Occasionally act as lead worker on small crews. Other duties may be assigned.

 

Applicant must have Utah class A or B CDL.

 

Starting Pay: $19.63 – $22.63

Benefits: Full Benefits; health, dental, and life insurance, paid time off and paid holidays

Retirement: Utah Retirement Systems, pension and/or 401(k)

Job Posting Close Date: Open until filled

 

 

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Operate light duty and heavy duty (exceeding 26,000 lbs. GVW) trucks.
Operate City equipment including mud jacker, snowplow, loader, forklift, dump truck, mower, chipper, roller, crack sealer, tar pot, Vactor and street sweeper.
Perform routine maintenance or emergency repairs of equipment as required.
Perform safety inspections on equipment.
Obtain City certification on equipment.
Track and fill out daily work reports including labor, equipment and materials used on specific work tasks.
Actively participate in crew meetings and decision making.
Assignment to 12-hour (am or pm) snowplow shift.
Ability to report to work within 30 minutes of call out when placed on stand-by by shift supervisor.
Respond to emergency after hours callouts when assigned.
Flag traffic and erect and dismantle barricades, signs and cones.
Know and follow blue staking requirements.
Learn and follow department policies and procedures governing safety and work performed.
Demonstrate awareness of safety conditions that affect all crew members.
Recognize potential safety problems and take action to correct them.
In addition, Operator II will:  

Instruct others regarding department policies and procedures governing safety and work performed and ensure that they are followed.
Identify opportunities to improve service to the public, explain projects to the public and answer questions about City related issues in a pleasant and tactful manner. 

 

Supervisory Responsibilities

Act as lead worker on small crews that include Maintenance workers or seasonal employees.
Track daily work accomplished including hours of labor, equipment and materials used for each task.
Make suggestions to crew members on how to solve problems and improve job skills.
In addition, Operator II will:  

Act as lead worker on crews that include other Operators, Maintenance and seasonal employees.  
Assist Crew Leaders in coaching and instructing Operators in the proper use equipment and execution of maintenance tasks. 

 

Advancement Opportunities

Career growth may be achieved through gained experience, skill, certification (if applicable), and demonstrated ability. Promotional opportunities are not guaranteed.

Operator II
Senior Operator
 
Requirements
Proficiency in operation of City equipment including snowplow, loader, forklift, dump truck, mower, chipper, roller, crack sealer, tar pot, Vactor and street sweeper.
General knowledge of methods, materials and equipment used in completing infrastructure maintenance and repair tasks.
Ability to follow written and verbal instructions in English, work effectively with others, work long hours in stressful weather conditions and to accept call-out responsibility.
Ability to make sound decisions regarding the best use of City resources in a call-out situation.
Ability to react to change productively and perform other tasks as assigned.

 

Education and/or Experience

High school diploma or equivalent.
Two years operating equipment or three years of related experience.
In addition, Operator II requires:  

Two years as Operator I or four years of related experience.

 

Language Skills

Must be able to communicate effectively in English both verbally and in writing.
Bi-lingual (Spanish) preferred.

 

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

Valid Utah Class A or B Commercial Driver License without air brake restrictions.
Flagger certification.
Loader Level 1 Utah certification.
In addition, Operator II requires:  

Valid Utah Class A Commercial Driver License without air brake restrictions.
Backhoe and loader level 1 Utah certification.

 

Physical Demands

Moderate to heavy physical activity.
Ability to perform heavy physical labor for extended periods of time in all types of weather condition.

 

Work Environment

Frequently subject to extreme weather conditions, including heat, cold, rain and snow.
Frequent exposure to dust, fumes, hot asphalt and road improvement materials.
Subject to moderate noise levels.
Exposure to moderate physical hazards in the performance of projects and maintenance.
Exposure to intermittent stress due to human behavior and job tasks.
 

To apply for this job please visit recruiting.paylocity.com.