Salt Lake City

  • SENIOR ASPHALT EQUIPMENT OPERATOR (SURFACE TREATMENT)

    Requisition ID
    2018-3850
    Department
    PUBLIC SERVICES
    Minimum Salary
    USD $19.64/Hr.
    Maximum Salary
    USD $25.85/Hr.
    Location
    US-UT-Salt Lake City
  • Overview

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    Reporting to a Maintenance Program Manager, Maintenance Supervisor, or Maintenance Lead, incumbent operates a wide variety of medium-to-high complexity construction equipment used in construction, maintenance and repair of city streets. Performs general supervision at an assigned work site. Provides training and orientation to subordinate workers in established asphalt applications and the use of specialized equipment.

     

    Responsibilities

    • Performs maintenance, repair and construction duties; may be assigned to the surface treatment crew or the district crew.
      • Surface Treatment Crew:
        • Fog sealing, slurry sealing, chip sealing, planning, reclaiming, overlay, road surface preparation, in-lays, asphalt tie-ins, crack sealing, and grading.
    • Operates and provides training on a full range of medium-to-high complexity construction equipment required for the various asphalt applications. May be assigned to operate the following equipment depending on assigned crew.
      • Surface Treatment Crew:
        • High Complexity – slurry truck, chip spreader, milling machine, oil distributor, paver, track loader, grader, tractor-transport, etc. 
    • As directed by Maintenance Program Manager or Maintenance Supervisor, inspects and evaluates a scheduled repair site and will make decisions on potential departures from the projected repair plan.
    • May be required to notify 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. Reports any extraordinary considerations to a Maintenance Supervisor; i.e., nursing homes, bus routes, special commercial or residential needs, etc.  Coordinates with police to remove and relocate any vehicles which may be obstructing the work site.
    • In cooperation with a Maintenance Lead or Maintenance Supervisor, ensures the proper placement of traffic control signs and barricades. May actually "set up" or assign sign and barricade set up to subordinate personnel.
    • "Troubleshoots" and makes repairs to equipment in the yard or at the work site. Refers major repairs to Fleet Management.
    • Performs routine paperwork; i.e., equipment log books, check sheets, asphalt and oil tickets, repair tickets, etc. May be required to operate electronic input devices.
    • As necessary, performs snow removal duties for an assigned district in accordance with the city's Snow Removal Program.
    • Performs other duties as required.

    Qualifications

    • Three to five years of road/asphalt maintenance work experience including three years’ operating medium-to-high complexity construction equipment as outlined above.
    • Extensive knowledge of generally accepted procedures and materials in the field of asphalt maintenance construction.
    • Extensive knowledge of preventative maintenance required for the specified equipment and the ability to detect the need for and to make repairs and adjustments.
    • Possession of a Class A Commercial Driver's License.
    • 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.
    • Ability to operate electronic input devices.

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