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Heavy Equipment Operator - Stormwater Maintenance (Readvertisement)

Company: Leon County BOCC
Location: Tallahassee
Posted on: August 13, 2019

Job Description:

General Description of Duties Leon County pays employees a living wage of $12.00 per hour as a minimum hourly rate.This is work primarily in the operation of the most complex public works equipment such as, but not limited to, hydraulic excavator, back hoe, motor grader, and slope mower. Employee may supervise one employee or serve in the absence of the supervisor of a work crew. Work may also involve operating light to medium equipment as the need arises. NOTE: The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position. The Job Description Questionnaire (JDQ) reflects a more detailed description of the position. Neither the job description nor the JDQ constitutes an employment agreement. Both are subject to change as the needs of the County and requirements of the job change.ESSENTIAL DUTIESHelps oversee job performance of regular and temporary assigned employees performing maintenance tasks associated with Roadway, Right-of-Way and Stormwater Maintenance activities. Ensures employees conform to established policies and procedures. Monitors quality of work, quantity of work, attitude, dependability and absenteeism of assigned employees.Operates various special heavy equipment performing tasks associated with Roadway, Right-of-Way, and Stormwater Maintenance and Construction activities. Operates mixers, front-end loaders, backhoes, and motor graders, performing various maintenance and construction projects or excavating materials for various construction and maintenance projects. Operates transport truck to move heavy equipment. Operates Pan, bull dozier and track excavator. Operates excavators and draglines to excavate materials for various construction and maintenance projects. Performs pre-trip inspection on all vehicles and equipment prior to placing them in service. Performs unskilled and semi-skilled tasks associated with Roadway, Right-of-way, and Stormwater Maintenance activities. Operates and cares for equipment such as chainsaw, vibroplate packer, blower, weed-eater, push mower, pavement saw, and jack hammer, used in performing tasks. Uses and cares for various hand tools such as shovels, rakes, and brooms, et cetera, associated with assigned tasks. Assists in gathering materials and equipment as needed in performing tasks. Fuels and services crew truck vehicle, other vehicles and small equipment as required. Stocks vehicles with required items such as ice, towel wipes, and bug spray, et cetera, as required. Performs job site safety by installing appropriate construction signage using personal safety protection and flagging in accordance with Florida Department of Transportation Maintenance of Traffic Standards. Enforces environmental standards by installing sediment barriers before starting work.Completes various paperwork. Completes bi-weekly time-sheet recording hours worked, leave requests, et cetera. Completes vehicle accident reports and personal injury reports as required. Ensures daily worksheets are completed and turned in on time.Operates and drives various vehicles and equipment. Drives 4, 8, 12, and 16 yard dump trucks and operates other equipment such as tractors, rollers, etc., in the absence of the normal operator and for special projects as required. Drives crew truck hauling crew and materials to and from jobsite. Performs pre-trip inspection on all vehicles and equipment prior to placing them in service.OTHER IMPORTANT OR MARGINAL DUTIESPeriodically serves as on-call/standby for emergencies. Participates in interview process. Periodically handles temporary assignments to various work crews to perform non-routine work tasks.DIFFICULTYWork requires adherence to guidelines, policies, and operating procedures. Also, work requires independent judgment in the application of established guidelines.RESPONSIBILITY:Supervision ReceivedDuties are somewhat defined and periodically checked. This position has access to supervisor and/or lead co-worker when needed. Guidance is sought concerning prioritizing projects, employee conflicts and issues involving citizens.Supervision of OthersNon-supervisory.INTERNAL AND EXTERNAL CUSTOMER CONTACTContact is made with co-workers to accomplish tasks assigned, Fleet Management concerning equipment repairs, warehouse staff to purchase materials, and director/superintendent during staff meetings and site visits. Also, contact is made with certain vendors regarding picking up parts.EQUIPMENT AND TOOLS USEDBull dozier, roller, grad-all, chainsaws, vibropackers, blowers, weed eaters, mowers, pavement saws, jackhammers, personal computer, and database software, are some of the equipment and tools used.WORK ENVIRONMENT AND PHYSICAL DEMANDSWork is typically performed outside while seated. Work environmental factors include exposure to inclement weather conditions, dirt, vapors, fumes, insects, animals, et cetera. Physical demands include standing, walking, sitting, lifting and pushing in excess of 50 pounds, climbing, balancing, stooping, et cetera.KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIESAbility to follow oral and written instructions. Knowledge of use and care of hand tools. Ability to lift in excess of 50 pounds. Ability to stand for long periods of time. Ability to work under various weather conditions. Ability to operate and service 4, 8, 12, and 16 yard dump trucks. Ability to operate and service tractors and other farm equipment. Knowledge of proper tree pruning and removal techniques. Knowledge of power tool operations and maintenance. Knowledge of asphalt repair techniques.MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONSRequires completion of the eighth grade and two years of related work experience. A high school diploma may substitute for one year of the required experience.Necessary Special Requirements:Employees in positions assigned to this class operate equipment a significant portion of the time. Must possess a valid Class "A" Commercial Driver's license at the time of hire. Must possess a Florida Department of Transportation Maintenance of Traffic Certificate.Must possess a Leon County Excavation License.Selection Guidelines:Formal application, rating of education and experience; oral interview and reference check, and drug testing.FLSA STATUS: Position is Non-Exempt. Analysis: this is work primarily operating complex equipment, such as, but not limited to, mixers, front-end loaders, back hoe, motor grader, et cetera. Leon County Government offers an extensive benefit package for FULL TIME employees. EXECUTIVE LEVEL employee benefits are determined through contract negotiations. Below are some of the highlights. Medical Insurance-Employer and Employee Contributions Voluntary Dental Insurance Voluntary Vision Insurance Flexible Spending Accounts Group Term Life Insurance-Employer Paid Voluntary Supplemental Life Insurance Voluntary Long Term Disability Insurance Voluntary Legal Insurance Voluntary Individual Insurance Coverages with AFLAC & Colonial State of Florida Retirement Plan-Employer & Employee Contributions Voluntary 457(b) Deferred Compensation Savings for Retirement Retirement Savings Match-for-employees earning less than $50,000 Annual Leave Accrual Sick Leave Accrual 3 Personal Days Paid Parental Leave Tuition Assistance Program Employee Assistance Program Loans At Work ProgramTallahassee Democrat. Keywords: Heavy Equipment Operator, Location: Tallahassee, FL - 32313

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