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Equipment Operator

Jeff Davis

Listing Summary


Under the general direction and supervision of the Road Superintendent, the Equipment Operator is to support the operations of the Road Department, operate machinery to improve road conditions, and help to ensure roads are safe and in good working order for the residents of the county. This position will work closely with Road Department and Public Works staff.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Operate large and mini excavators to load dirt, dig ditches, bust beaver dams, and other needed operations

  2. Perform light mechanic work on equipment when in the field working

  3. Report on bad road conditions, mistakes in road work, and other items so that work

    orders can be made

  4. Safely operate all equipment in order to protect the residents and employees of Jeff Davis


  5. Operate bulldozer, brush cutter, and other equipment when needed

  6. Assist in non-equipment related work when needed

  7. Keep equipment free of trash and clean

  8. Report all mechanical issues to Road Superintendent and Road Mechanic

  9. Other duties as assigned


Minimum Qualifications:

  1. High School Diploma or equivalent

  2. Be 18 years of age

  3. Pass a Background Check

  4. Pass a Drug Screen

  5. Poses a valid driver’s license

  6. Courteous manner and ability to work with the public

  7. Trustworthy

  8. Quick learner

  9. Ability to obtain necessary certifications for equipment operations

  10. Dedicated


Preferred Knowledge and Abilities:

  1. Experience working with light and heavy equipment, i.e. excavators, bulldozers, Motorgraders, brush cutters, and others
  2. Possess a Class A or B CDL license
  3. Experience working with diesel mechanics



Starting pay will be between $9 and $15 per an hour based on experience. 

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