Designated as a principal operator and trainer on a variety of light-to-heavy vehicles and equipment.
Incumbents in this position may work non-traditional hours and varying work schedules such as holidays.
Serves as a lead performing general supervision of assigned seasonal operators and equipment. Assists with general training and mentorship with the operators. Ensures team members have had all proper training and are proficient with tools and equipment. Tracks progress on assignments to ensure completion and provides assistance if necessary.
Performs snow removal duties in assigned areas in accordance with the City's Sidewalk Snow Removal Program. Will be subject to night time and weekend call back, will be responsible for snow removal on sidewalks, overpasses, bike lanes, stairways and other City-owned areas. Operates equipment such as, snow blowers, hand-operated plows or small-to-medium-sized drivable snow-removal equipment as needed.
Under supervision and as part of a crew, performs maintenance, repair and construction duties on roadways, i.e. pot-hole repair, patching, crack sealing.
Using hand and power tools, installs, repairs and maintains traffic signs in accordance with Division policies and procedures and as required by the MUTCD. Evaluates existing traffic signs to ensure standards are met with regard to reflectivity, visibility, safe sign sight distance, legibility and vertical/horizontal orientation to drivers. Trims trees and removes obstructions.
Performs activities operating a full range of light to heavy equipment and various hand-powered tools as required. Frequently assists other work areas with assignments, equipment operation and operational needs.
Evaluates and documents the operating condition of and performs routine maintenance on assigned equipment prior to its use. Troubleshoots and makes minor repairs in the yard or on the job site and refers major repairs to management. Completes routine forms; i.e. equipment log books, equipment check sheets, weigh tickets, repair tickets, storm records, load reports, daily work sheets, and land fill trip response timesheets. Cleans trucks on assigned schedule, or as needed to maintain effective operation.
Responds to citizen's special needs and complaints.
May assist Streets and Transportation Divisions by reporting damaged roads, and missing or damaged traffic signals and signs.
Ensures flagging procedures are followed along with the proper placement of traffic control signs and barricades.
Participates in the delivery, set‑up or clean‑up of special projects
Other duties as assigned.
Four (4) years' equipment operation experience.
Extensive knowledge of preventative maintenance required for the equipment which will be operated and the ability to detect for, as well as, make minor repairs or adjustments on tools or equipment.
Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) Class B. May be required to possess a CDL Class A. If CDL A is required, candidates with Class B CDL will have the ability to obtain a Class A CDL with necessary endorsements within 60 days of start date. May be required to obtain additional endorsements as necessary.
May be required to possess a Flagger Certification or have the ability to obtain within time specified by supervisor.
Ability to write and perform arithmetic calculations to calculate tonnage, mileage, time, average annual and monthly production.
Ability to relate well with co-workers, field supervisors and the general public in varying circumstances.