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Heavy Equipment Operator-Street Cleaner

at City of Indianapolis and Marion County, IN

Pay: up to $21.38/hour
$21.38 - $
Posted: 5/26/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 2285653
Keywords: cleaning

Job Description

Overall Job Objective

Position Summary

Position is responsible for driving street sweeper equipment to clean and maintain City streets. Performs daily pre-operational inspection of equipment to ensure proper and safe operation of equipment. Performs daily after-operational inspection of equipment including washing and cleaning of equipment prior to end of shift.

Position Responsibilities

Performs daily pre-operational inspection of equipment to ensure proper and safe operation of equipment.

Performs daily After-operational inspection of equipment including washing and cleaning of equipment prior to end of shift.

Drives street sweeping equipment to clean streets of trash, debris, and other contaminants.

Fills, cleans, and drains water tanks as required.

Operates controls to activate rotary brushes and water spray to facilitate debris and dust collection.

Dumps collected refuse into piles, trucks, or container for disposal.

Performs minor maintenance on street sweeper: cleaning vehicle regularly, checking fluids and tire pressures.

Sweeps various park facilities.

Drives dump truck, picks up trash, and performs other minor grounds maintenance tasks as needed.

Removes ground trash and debris.

Drives and transports truck with trailer, work crews, and equipment.

May be required to drive truck with snow plow to clear streets of accumulated snow (when needed).

Ability to operate with a reasonable skill level: snow plows, salt spreaders, dump beds, air and hydraulic equipment and perform other duties assigned in the Operations Division such as, pothole repair, strip patching, concrete repair, crack sealing, alley maintenance and hauling, etc.

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

Follows supervisor's general instructions, Indiana Occupational Safety and Health Act Regulations and established procedures to complete standardized tasks. Decisions may occur when determining the proper sequence of steps or when making minor variation from establishing methods.