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Equipment Operator I

Glynn County Board of Commissioners

Posted: Mar. 12, 2018

End Date: Jun. 29, 2018

This is a full-time position and receives all benefits afforded to regular employees. 

Summary: Drives and operates complex equipment including, but not limited to, asphalt truck, low-boy and other tractor trailer rigs; equipment with articulated boom system, badger, excavator, motor grader, bulldozer, and front end loader in support of maintenance and construction projects.

Essential Job Functions: Drives or operates trucks (tandem-axle or special utility vehicles), tractors, and other equipment where driving and maneuvering the vehicle constitutes the majority of the work required to complete tasks for various maintenance, upkeep, and/or construction projects;equipment at this level does not involve the operation of additional mechanisms other than those that are simple and routine requiring little extra dexterity and finesse.  Operates tractor and tractor-mounted mowing equipment to mow rights-of-way, parks, and other County property, including operation of side-arm, bush hogs, and rear-mounted mowers.  Operates bulldozer, scraper, and compactor to move earth, gravel, sand, and other materials for large construction and maintenance projects.  Drives single, tandem, tri-axle dump trucks, brush trucks, and special purpose trucks with mounted tanks in order to transport and haul materials for use in maintenance, upkeep, and construction projects.  Operates excavator, trackhoe, and backhoe to perform skilled digging and trenching for maintenance, upkeep, and construction projects for public utilities and other infrastructure.  Performs basic and semi-skilled labor as appropriate to assist in completion of maintenance, upkeep, and construction projects; picks up paper, limbs, and other debris; uses hand tools and operates motorized tools as necessary to complete assigned task; installs maintains street signs; and manually loads, moves, and arranges materials.  Performs other related duties as required.

A high school diploma or GED; supplemented by one (1) year previous experience and/or training that includes demonstrated proficiency in the operation of assigned equipment in public works, utilities,light and heavy duty construction equipment, farm equipment and hand tools, such as rakes, shovels, etc.; or a related field; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job.Must have valid Class B Commercial Driver's License (CDL).

Glynn County has a Tobacco Free Hiring Policy. 

Glynn County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.