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Heavy Equipment Operator II - Construction

Company: City of Garland, TX
Location: Garland
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Responsible for operating specialized heavy equipment used in removing asphalt /concrete pavement, excavating earth, placing, compacting and stabilizing recycled concrete, base materials, asphalt, operating pavers and performing tasks in pavement improvement projects. Also, responsible for servicing and maintaining equipment and vehicles on job site.
Target Hiring Range: $18.65/hr - $23.29/hr
Operate and train on construction equipment including:
Asphalt Distributor Truck

Cold Planer

Compactors

Hydraulic Excavator

Motor Grader

Paving Equipment (Asphalt Paver/Concrete Paver)

Tractor with Haul Trailer

Track Loaders

Utility Wheel Loader

all other equipment assigned to Heavy Equipment Operators II in the Street Department

Work closely with assigned team members in performing:
set paving forms

cut, place/tie rebar

place/finish concrete

remove paving forms

clean debris

backfill new pavement with soil and place/roll sod

Operate a transit / level to set grade for excavating, establishing sub-grade and setting grade pens for finish grade.

Inspect and maintain assigned equipment. Perform pre-trip/ post-trip vehicle inspections and complete daily work sheet for equipment operated.

Perform preventative maintenance and repairs on equipment, as needed, under the direction of the Street Departments Equipment Maintenance Supervisor.

Attend all required safety training/meetings and obey all safety policies and procedures.

Inspect work site to ensure all traffic control devices are in place, clean and in good working condition.

Respond to weather events and emergencies, including the ability to work shift schedules when required.

Operate sanding trucks and aggregate spreaders on bridges, intersections and streets.

Load and deliver traffic control devices for high water events including placement for road closures / monitoring water levels

Perform final clean up after weather events to ensure alleys and streets are passable for emergency vehicles, including tree and debris removal, as well as all other general clean-up.

High School Diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED)
3 years related experience operating and maintaining a variety of specialized heavy equipment and other automotive equipment
Or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.
Education/ Experience:
Six months additional training past the high school level

3+ years experience with a variety of heavy earth moving or automotive equipment

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Knowledge of safe work practices and hazards standard to work area

Knowledge in care, operation and maintenance of various power tools and power-driven equipment

Knowledge of City of Garland Standard Construction Details

Considerable knowledge of safety standard practices governing the operation of vehicles

Considerable knowledge of the principles, operation and servicing of heavy equipment

Skill to operate controls for required equipment

Ability to properly use, operate and care for tools, equipment and materials

Ability to perform routine maintenance and minor repairs to equipment

Ability to read and understand operators manual

Ability to work independently in the absence of supervision

Ability to work in a team environment

Valid Class C Texas Drivers License
Valid Class A Texas Drivers License with Tanker Endorsement or the ability to obtain within 6 months of hire
The incumbent works primarily in a vehicle; with frequent exposure to unpleasant environmental conditions and/or hazards. Majority of work performed outside or with exposure to risk. 8-10 hours drive time on a daily basis in all weather conditions. Must possess sufficient vision to accurately read written and typed documents. Must be able to lift 50 pounds or more several times daily.
Adaptability/Flexibility
Customer Service
Dependability
Quality
Self Development
Teamwork
Technical Skills
ID: 2021-7433
Department Name: Streets
Target Hiring Range: Depending on Qualifications
External Company Name: City of Garland, TX
External Company URL: http://www.garlandtx.gov
Street: 1775 Gasoline Alley
Minimum Education & Work Experience: High School Diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED)3 years related experience operating and maintaining a variety of specialized heavy equipment and other automotive equipmentOr an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.
Licenses & Certifications: Valid Class C Texas Drivers LicenseValid Class A Texas Drivers License with Tanker Endorsement or the ability to obtain within 6 months of hire
Physical Tasks & Working Conditions: The incumbent works primarily in a vehicle; with frequent exposure to unpleasant environmental conditions and/or hazards. Majority of work performed outside or with exposure to risk. 8-10 hours drive time on a daily basis in all weather conditions. Must possess sufficient vision to accurately read written and typed documents. Must be able to lift 50 pounds or more several times daily.
Competencies: Adaptability/FlexibilityCustomer ServiceDependabilityQualitySelf DevelopmentTeamworkTechnical Skills

Keywords: City of Garland, TX, Garland , Heavy Equipment Operator II - Construction, Professions , Garland, Texas

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