Salt Lake City


Requisition ID
Minimum Salary
USD $18.33/Hr.
Maximum Salary
USD $24.13/Hr.
US-UT-Salt Lake City




This postion is open until filled and may close without notice. 


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




  • Performs maintenance, repair and construction duties; 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.
  • Under general supervision, will operate a full range of light­-to-medium complexity 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, tar pots, Lee Boy, vibratory rollers, loaders, transports, snowplows, 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 provide training to seasonal and hourly employees.
  • 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 assigned.


  • Two years' related work experience including equipment operation in general labor, construction, or related field or the successful completion of the division’s Asphalt Equipment Operator training program plus 6 months of experience.
  • 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.
  • Ability to operate electronic input devices.


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