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Equipment Operator


Posted: Jul. 30, 2019

End Date: Aug. 31, 2019

The City of McDonough is accepting applications for the full-time position of Equipment Operator in the Water Distribution and Sewer Collection Department.  This position performs all equipment operation work in the maintenance of the City’s water distribution and sewer collection system. This position also assists in other areas of water distribution and sewer collection when not operating equipment including maintaining water lines, repairing leaks, unclogging sewer lines, installing new lines and replacing existing lines.
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; 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; assists with maintaining water and sewer lines.
Applicant must have experience digging 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:  $15.79 per hour (opportunity for certification increases)
Deadline to apply:  Open until filled
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.