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Equipment Operator II-CO

Hall County

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Job Summary:

Operates medium sized equipment, including flat-bed or tandem dump trucks, mowing machines (bush hogs/boom tractors), paving and milling equipment (paving machines, milling machines and rollers) and performs manual labor in the maintenance and/or repair of County property and facilities.

  Essential Functions and Responsibilities: (All incumbents may not perform all duties)

  • Operates flat-bed or tandem dump trucks to transport materials or haul brush/debris, gravel, asphalt, etc.
  • Operates mowing machines - including bush hogs and boom tractors to cut grass, cuts down dead trees, cuts overhang and slope areas on county roads.
  • Performs basic maintenance on paving equipment, dump trucks, and mowers / boom tractors including washing, changing oil, greasing, checking fluids, sharpening blades, changing cutting teeth and changing flat tires.
  • Hall County employees may be required to oversee a work detail of inmates from the Correctional Institution, assuring their safety and security at all times.
  • Operates and performs semi-skilled labor such as operating paving machines, milling machines, rollers and / or concrete work with looping / shovel work.
  • May operate a pilot truck when assigned to litter control.
  • Regular and predictable attendance is required.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

  Materials and Equipment Used:

  • Chain Saws
  • Firearms
  • Concrete / Asphalt Saws
  • Steel Wheel Roller
  • Jack Hammer
  • Flat-Bed/Tandem Dump Trucks
  • Liquid Asphalt Distributor Truck
  • Mowing Machines
  • Boom Tractor / Bush Hog
  • Paving Machine
  • Front-End Loader
  • Hand Tools
  • Milling Machine

  Minimum Qualifications Required:

Education and Experience:

  • CDL A or B Required
  • High School Diploma or G.E.D.
  • One year Equipment Operator I experience required.
  • Any equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the minimum level of qualifications stated above.

Licenses and Certifications:

  • Class B Driver's License (depending on assigned vehicle) and a satisfactory Motor Vehicle Record (MVR).
  • POST Certification required.
  • Due to the safety-sensitive nature of this position, incumbents will be subject to random drug testing.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of geography of the County, including major roads and landmarks.
  • Knowledge of preventive maintenance procedures.
  • Knowledge of traffic rules and regulations and safe operation of heavy trucks and equipment.
  • Basic to intermediate knowledge of, and skill in, operating various types of medium sized equipment.
  • Ability to take and follow directions from supervisor.
  • Ability to perform strenuous and routine work.
  • Ability to lift objects of up to 50 pounds.

  ADA Minimum Qualifications:

  • Physical Ability: Essential functions continuously require the ability to remain in a stationary position (sitting/standing); move oneself about the worksite by walking; ascend and descend ladders, stairs, and ramps; reach overhead; position oneself by crouching or kneeling; maintain body equilibrium to prevent failing when walking, standing, crouching or navigating narrow, slippery or erratically moving surfaces; push or pull items; repetitively use hands/arms/legs; grasp items; and move/transport items weighing up to 25lbs. Incumbents constantly must think analytically; handle stress and emotion, concentrate on tasks, remember names and other details; examine and observe details; make decisions, and adjust to change. Essential functions continuously require incumbents to direct others; maintain stamina during the workday; meet deadlines; operate equipment; and stay organized.
  • Essential functions frequently require the ability to bend body downward and forward by bending spine and legs, twisting at the waist, hips or knees; and move/transport items weighing between 26lbs and 75lbs. Essential functions frequently require incumbents to use math/calculations.
  • Essential functions occasionally require the ability to move oneself by crawling on hands and knees and move/transport items weighing between 76lbs and 100lbs. Essential functions occasionally require incumbents to be on-call; work irregular hours (i.e. nights and/or weekends); and attend work related meetings and trainings.
  • Sensory Ability: Essential Functions require the ability to use effective verbal and written communication; and use of hand/eye coordination and fine manipulation to use tools and equipment.
  • Environmental Factors: Essential functions are continuously performed with exposure to risk of bodily injury from hazards including chemical, sharp objects/tools, heavy machinery, and traffic; dirt/mud, fumes, gasses, odors, dust, grease and oil; moving mechanical parts; extreme noise; vibration; and wet, slippery floors/surfaces. Incumbents continuously must be able to work with others.
  • Essential functions are frequently performed with exposure to adverse environmental conditions, including inclement weather or dry environments; extreme hot or cold temperatures; risk of bodily injury from biological hazards; working in high heights/high places or constricted spaces; and hot temperature devices including burners and flame torches.
  • Essential functions are occasionally performed with exposure to risk of bodily injury from electrical hazards. Incumbents occasionally must be able to work alone.
  • Incumbents regularly must be able to work around equipment/machinery; drive county vehicles and other equipment; and walk on uneven ground.

  This class specification should not be interpreted as all inclusive. It is intended to identify the major responsibilities and requirements of this job. The incumbents may be requested to perform job-related responsibilities and tasks other than those stated in this specification.

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