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Equipment Operator

City of McDonough

Posted: Mar. 9, 2018

End Date: Mar. 30, 2018

The Water Distribution and Sewer Collection Department has an opening for a full-time equipment operator.   This position will be the main equipment operator but will also be expected to perform all duties related to water distribution and sewer collection, including working towards certifications in water distribution and sewer collections.
Major duties:  Operates gasoline and diesel-powered automotive and heavy equipment, light to medium duty trucks, tractors, backhoes, excavators, and various machines, tools and power equipment; chipper truck, bush hog, street sweeper; performs daily inspections on maintenance vehicles and equipment used on the job; documents and records missing equipment and/or needed repairs; checks and maintains equipment, trucks, trailers and power tools; responds to and participates in emergency and stand-by calls on a 24-hour basis; works with crews to properly secure work zone with proper signage and precautions;
Preference will be given to applicants who have experience operating equipment around utilities.
See full job description at www.mcdonoughga.org.
Minimum qualifications: High School diploma or equivalent; one (1) to two (2) years related experience; valid State of Georgia Class C license with Class B preferred or ability to obtain Class B within 6 months; Water Distribution and Sewer Collection licenses preferred; satisfactory motor vehicle report; pass employment physical, drug and alcohol test; acceptable criminal history; equivalent combination of education and experience.
Hourly rate:  $13.65 per hour (Negotiable depending on experience)
Deadline to apply: 5:00 pm, March 30, 2018
Benefits include health, dental, life, short and long term disability.  Applications may be obtained at City Hall, 136 Keys Ferry Street, McDonough, GA  30253, or at www.mcdonoughga.org.  Submit applications to City Hall or via e-mail to ctuck@mcdonoughga.org.
The City of McDonough is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace.