Salt Lake City


    Requisition ID
    Minimum Salary
    USD $10.87/Hr.
    Maximum Salary
    USD $17.50/Hr.
    US-UT-Salt Lake City
  • Overview

    Under the Direction of a Maintenance Supervisor, Maintenance Assistant, Senior Equipment Operator, or an assigned lead worker, may operate a wide variety of light to heavy construction equipment used in the construction, maintenance and repair of City streets.


    • Under close supervision, and 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, reclaiming and overlay.
    • Receives training and, under close supervision, may operate a full range of light to 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, tank trailer, bobtail, etc.
      • High Complexity ‑ Tar pots, Lee Boy, loader, vibratory rollers, backhoes, transports, snowplows, slurry truck, etc.
    • Responsible to transport signs and barricade equipment to and from job sites. Under supervision, is 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 rerouting of traffic and the relocation of their personal vehicles. Coordinates with immediate supervisor to move and relocate any vehicles which may be obstructing the work site.
    • Loads, transports and unloads equipment, tools, asphalt, aggregate, and related materials and supplies.
    • Evaluates and documents the operating condition of and performs routine maintenance on assigned equipment prior to its use. May "troubleshoot" and makes minor repairs in the yard or at the job site.
    • Performs snow removal duties for an assigned district in accordance with the City's Snow Removal Program.
    • Completes routine forms, i.e., and equipment logbooks, check sheets, asphalt and oil tickets, repair tickets, etc.
    • Performs other duties as required.


    • Two years' paid work experience operating equipment, which would be assigned.
    • 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 with a Tanker endorsement or the ability to obtain 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 coworkers, supervisors and the general public in varying circumstances.
    • Ability to supervise hourly employees on a limited basis.


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