Equipment Operator/Truck Driver

Job Title: Equipment Operator/Truck Driver

Salary range: 16.25

Hours: Full-Time

Job Description:

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Performs inspection of equipment before, during and after operation to ensure equipment is safe to operate;
  • Ensures weed control of City properties, right of ways, and ditches;
  • Cleans streets and curbs within the City’s jurisdiction;
  • Prepares streets for paving, seals streets and compacts asphalt mats;
  • Operates various equipment for street overlay and street repairs;
  • Cleans and replaces culverts, drains, ditches and bridges;
  • Removes and disposes brushes, limbs and trees from right of ways;
  • Mows;
  • Performs concrete work;
  • Replaces and repairs signs and poles throughout the city;
  • Operates dump truck and other vehicles as needed;
  • Loads and transports heavy equipment to job sites as needed;
  • Operates various heavy equipment for excavations, loading and other tasks typical for the department;
  • Assists in the maintenance, repair and adjustment of traffic signals;
  • Participates in on-call rotation schedule.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • High School Diploma or GED;
  • Two (2) to five (5) years heavy equipment experience preferred;
  • Current Class B CDL required;
  • Current Class A CDL with Tanker endorsement preferred;
  • Flagger Certification preferred;
  • Trenching and Excavations Safety Technician Certification preferred;
  • IMSA Work Zone Traffic Control Certification preferred;
  • Knowledge of equipment maintenance advantageous;  
  • Knowledge of safety procedures related to the equipment being operated and work zones.

CITY OF BENTON APPLICATION.pdf  

Send applications to jperry@bentonar.org or smatthews@bentonar.org

EOE