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Storm Water Equipment Operator


Listing Summary

The City of Norcross is seeking a Full-Time Storm Water Equipment Operator to start immediately.
The purpose of this position is the operation of heavy-duty equipment needed to make needed repairs.
The incumbent in this position will operate equipment utilized in the repair of water and sewer lines. The incumbent will also be responsible for stabilizing banks, creeks & ditches and correcting erosion.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Operates a backhoe, front-end loader, trencher, air compressor, and other tools used in making water and sewer line taps and repairs.
  • Prepares trenches and lays pipe.
  • Repairs streets and drainage ditches.
  • Replaces water meters as needed.
  • Cleans and maintains vehicles and equipment as required.
  • Stabilizing banks, creeks & ditches. Corrects erosion.
  • May be assigned as a crew leader.
  • Jets and cleans out stormwater infrastructure.
  • Assists other departmental crews as needed.

Education and/or Work Experience Requirements:

  • High School diploma or GED and one to three years of experience.  Equivalent combination of education and experience. 
  • Must comply with the U.S. Department of Transportation's Part 382 - Controlled Substances and Alcohol Use and Testing Policy.
  • Possession of a valid Georgia Driver's License for the type of vehicle or equipment operated.
  • A valid Commercial Driver’s License preferred.


  • Knowledge of equipment operation.
  • Knowledge of water line repair techniques.
  • Skill in operating a dump truck, front-end loader, backhoe, air tools, trenchers, weed-eaters, and other heavy equipment.
  • Skill in the use of standard tools (e.g., shovels, picks, wrenches, etc.).
  • Skill in repairing streets.
  • Skill in operating a dump truck and lawnmower.
  •  Skill in following verbal directions.
  • Occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds

Additional Duties and Responsibilities:
Any other duties as assigned by the Storm Water Superintendent. Ability to be ‘on-call and respond quickly to emergencies and requests from management.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: starting at $13.78 plus experience, EOE, DFW,

Submit a Norcross Application

EOE/DFW; No phone call please

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