Salt Lake City

  • ASPHALT EQUIPMENT OPERATOR II

    Requisition ID
    2018-3575
    Department
    PUBLIC SERVICES
    Minimum Salary
    USD $17.45/Hr.
    Maximum Salary
    USD $22.75/Hr.
    Post End Date
    6/25/2018
    Location
    US-UT-Salt Lake City
  • Overview

    Streets Vacancy

     

    Under the direction of a Maintenance Supervisor, Maintenance Assistant, or Senior Equipment Operator, operates a wide variety of light-to-heavy construction equipment used in the construction, maintenance and repair of City streets. 

    This posting is to fill two vacancies.  One incumbent will be located on the North District Asphalt Crew and the other will be on the Asphalt Construction Crew. 

    Responsibilities

    • As part of a crew, performs maintenance, repair and construc­tion duties, i.e., road surface preparation, pot-hole repair, dig-outs, asphalt tie-ins, skin and deep patching, crack sealing, grading, fog sealing, slurry sealing, chip sealing, planning, and overlay.
    • Under general supervision, will operate a full range of light­-to-high complexity heavy construction equipment required for the various asphalt applications.
      • Low complexity - 3/4-ton pickup, compressor and jackhammer, plate compactor, hand tools, power tools, etc.
      • Medium Complexity - trailers, rollers, ten-wheelers, lift trucks, tank trailer, bobtail, etc.
      • High Complexity - tar pots, Lee Boy, graders, vibratory rollers, backhoes, loaders, transports, snowplows, slurry truck, etc.
    • Is responsible to transport signs and barricade equipment to and from job sites. Required to "set up" individual sites in accordance with State and City traffic control regulations.
    • Notifies area residents and/or businesses of upcoming construction schedule and provides them with information regarding the re-routing of traffic and the relocation of their personal vehicles. Coordinates with immediate supervisor to remove and relocate any vehicles which may be obstructing the work site.
    • Loads, transports and unloads equipment, tools, asphalt, aggregate, and related materials and supplies.
    • May be assigned "lead" responsibilities and may provide training to trainees.
    • Evaluates and documents the operating condition of and performs routine maintenance on each assigned vehicle prior to its use. "Troubleshoots" and makes minor repairs in the yard or at the job site.  Refers complex or major repairs to Fleet Management.
    • Performs snow removal duties for an assigned district in accordance with the City's Snow Removal Program.
    • Completes routine forms, i.e., equipment log books, check sheets, asphalt and oil tickets, repair tickets, etc.
    • Performs other duties as required.

    Qualifications

    • Four years' paid work experience operating equipment.
    • Knowledge of generally accepted procedures and materials used in the field of asphalt maintenance and construction.
    • Knowledge of routine preventative maintenance required for the equipment which will be operated and the ability to detect the need for and to make minor repairs and adjustments.
    • Possession of Class A Commercial Driver's License (CDL) with a Tanker endorsement or a Class B CDL with the ability to obtain a Class A with the endorsement within 3 months of starting the position.
    • Possession of Flagger Certification or the ability to obtain within one month of hire.
    • Ability to read, write and perform basic mathematical calculations.
    • Ability to work and relate well with co-workers, supervisors and the general public in varying circumstances.

     

    Why Salt Lake City Corporation?

     

    Salt Lake City is one of the nation’s best places to live, work and play. Maintaining that reputation as well as implementing new progressive solutions for sustainable growth, means that we need the best people working here. We’re looking for civic minded individuals who want meaningful work that will directly impact the city that we all love. When you join us, you will have the security and peace of mind that comes from a career in local government. We pride ourselves on our dedication to gender pay equity and a friendly and respectful atmosphere for all. Submit an application and see for yourself why Salt Lake City Corp. is the best place to work!

     

    We choose only the very best to work for the residents of this great city — and we reward our hardworking employees with a generous benefits package. 

     

    • Medical+HSA/Dental/Vision/Life Insurance
      • Medical Premium is only $16 a month for a single and $52 a month for a family
    • Paid time off
      • 12 vacation days + 12 paid holidays + up to 5 paid personal days the first year
      • Six weeks of paid parental leave to all new parents
    • Tuition Reimbursement up to $4k a year
    • Pension or 401(k) with 10% of salary contributed by the city, no match required
    • Dedicated Wellness Clinic for employees and their families
    • Discounted Auto/Home/and Pet Insurance
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • Training and Development

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