Salt Lake City

  • ASPHALT CONSTRUCTION EQUIPMENT OPERATOR I (SURFACE TREATMENT)

    Requisition ID
    2018-3852
    Department
    PUBLIC SERVICES
    Minimum Salary
    USD $15.94/Hr.
    Maximum Salary
    USD $20.99/Hr.
    Location
    US-UT-Salt Lake City
  • Overview

    To learn more about the Streets Division click here.

     

     

    Streets Recruitment Position Description

     

     

     

    Responsibilities

    • Works under close supervision performing maintenance, repair and construction duties as part of a crew. May be assigned to the surface treatment crew or the district crew.
      • District Asphalt Crew:
        • Road surface preparation, pothole repair, dig-outs, asphalt tie-ins, skin and deep patching, crack sealing, and grading.
      • Surface Treatment Crew:
        • Fog sealing, slurry sealing, chip sealing, planning, reclaiming, overlay, road surface preparation, in-lays, asphalt tie-ins, crack sealing, and grading.
    • Receives training while working under close supervision in operation of low to medium complexity construction equipment such as:
      • 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, backhoe, loader, rollers, snowplows, 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.
    • Assists with notification to area residents and/or businesses about upcoming construction, including schedules, rerouting of traffic and the need for relocation of 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.

    Qualifications

    • Zero to one year paid work experience performing general labor, construction, or related field.
    • Basic knowledge of routine use and operation of maintenance equipment. Ability to learn and perform minor repairs and adjustments on maintenance equipment.
    • Possession of a valid state drivers’ license or Utah driving privilege card. Possession of (or ability to obtain) a Class A Commercial Driver's License (CDL) with a Tanker endorsement within six months of hire.
    • Possession of Flagger Certification (or the ability to obtain one) within one month of hire.
    • Ability to read, write, and perform basic mathematical calculations.
    • Ability to work and relate well with coworkers, supervisors, and communicate with members of the general public in varying circumstances.

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