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Heavy Equipment Operator

at City of Indianapolis and Marion County, IN

Pay: up to $44470.4/year
$44470.4 - $
Posted: 6/3/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 2447046

Job Description

Overall Job Objective

Position Summary

Position is responsible for providing the operation of all types of construction machinery such as, Asphalt Pavers, Milling Machines, Roller, earth moving equipment and the coordination of the work activities of personnel assigned to assist with construction activities.

Position Responsibilities

Operate a variety of powered (light and heavy) construction equipment such as, but not limited to: Asphalt Paver, Milling Machines, front-end-loaders, backhoe, lifts, graders, heavy trucks, and other related earth moving equipment.

Perform minor maintenance services on vehicles and equipment used such as, but not limited to: washing, tightening chains, replacing cables and bolts, checks tire inflation, and lubrication according to the manufacturer's recommended schedule.

Direct work activities of assigned personnel in executing delegated tasks.

Enforce job-site safety regulations and standards.

Assume responsibility for taking appropriate and necessary actions in the event of job related injuries and in the absence of a supervisor.

Will be required to work overtime as assigned.

Human Resources/Division of OFM

1541 City-County Building

200 East Washington Street

Indianapolis, IN 46204

Will be held accountable for all tools, equipment, and materials supplied by the City to perform assigned duties.

Assists with asphalt patching, crack sealing, concrete work, playground equipment repair, grounds keeping and other related duties.

Assists with snow removal functions

Cleans/washes equipment as needed

This list of duties and responsibilities is not intended to be all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties or responsibilities that management may deem necessary from time to time.

Qualifications

High School diploma or equivalent required. Operate a variety of powered (light and heavy) construction equipment such as, but not limited to: Asphalt Paver, Milling Machines, Roller, front-end-loaders, backhoe, lifts, graders, heavy trucks, and other related earth moving equipment. May be required to perform manual tasks that require lifting and carrying of objects fifty (50) pounds or more. A valid CDL Driver's License Class "B". Employee required to obtain a Class "A" within six months of hire date. Knowledge of and work experience in safe and efficient operation of all construction equipment, and ability to provide minor maintenance of such equipment. Working knowledge of applicable traffic laws and regulations regarding the operation of assigned equipment on the public right-of-way. Ability to perform safe and correct procedures for Asphalt Paver, Milling Machines, and related operations according to verbal and written instructions. Ability to read and understand operation manuals, engineering illustrations. Ability to perform all the following assignments: straight pulling, walking, standing and kneeling. Ability to perform mental – muscular coordination. Ability to distinguish colors. Must successfully pass a pre-employment physical. These are the minimum requirements of this position.

Independent Judgment

Actions are controlled by City and Departmental policies and procedures. Decisions may occur when determining the proper sequence of steps or when making minor variations from established methods. Work is reviewed on a spot check basis by a supervisor who is generally available. Work assignments are conveyed via supervision or crew leader.