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Equipment Operator (Water)

Company: City of Logan
Location: Logan
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

: Full-time Department: Public Works Job Number: 21-50 Closing Date: June 6, 2021 (Closes at 12:01 a.m. June 7, 2021)

Description: Under general supervision, operates small to medium-size motorized equipment and other various pieces of machinery in a variety of activities including water system maintenance.

Qualifications: Must be a graduate of a standard senior high school or e quivalent. Experience equivalent to two (2) years full-time construction and maintenance work involving the operation of small to medium-size equipment. Water Distribution IV Certifications from the State of Utah are required within the first year of employment. Must possess or be able to obtain a valid Utah Commercial Driver's License (CDL) at a level appropriate to the equipment operated. Must be able to understand, interpret, and implement written and oral instructions in user's manuals and e quipment specifications. Knowledge of the functions operating methods and care required for a wide variety of small to medium-size motorized construction, maintenance and automotive equipment. Knowledge of hazards and applicable safety precautions for equipment operation is required. Must be able to operate controls of vehicle, repeatedly using wrists and hands. Ability to work in extreme hot and cold environmental conditions. Must be capable of lifting in excess of 75 pounds without adverse con sequences. Must be able to climb in and out of vehicles repeatedly.

Responsibilities: Operates dump truck, crew truck and other equipment in the installation and water distribution lines; assists crew chief with duties such as barricading, proper signing, and safety procedures; repairs leaks and installs lines using various size and type of pipes and fitting types; uses various hand and power tools in the repair, installation and maintenance of water transmission lines. Support other staff i n the Water/Wastewater Division as required.

Knowledge, Skills, and Characteristics: Knowledge of the functions, operating methods, and care required for a wide variety of small to Medium-size motorized construction, maintenance and automotive equipment. Knowledge of water equipment. Knowledge of hazards and applicable safety precautions for equipment operation. Knowledge of equipment capabilities, limitations and safe operating characteristics. Knowledge of traffic laws, ordinances an d regulations relating to the operation of assigned equipment. Knowledge of street surfacing materials, including asphalt, other petroleum products and aggregates and street paving processes. Knowledge of OSHA safety standards. Knowledge of traffic control and work zone standards. Skill in the efficient and safe operation of assigned equipment. Skill in performing skilled and semi-skilled construction and maintenance tasks. Skill in general motorized and non-motorized equipment maintenance. Skill in reading maps, drawings and construction plans.

Essentials: Essential functions, as determined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the above tasks, knowledge, and other characteristics. This list of tasks is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY, and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by positions of this class. The approved class specifications are not intended to and do not infer or create any employment, compensation, or contract rights to any p erson(s). This updated job description supersedes prior descriptions for the same position. Management reserves the right to add or change duties at any time.

Benefits: Benefits are available to Full-time employees.

Keywords: City of Logan, Logan , Equipment Operator (Water), Other , Logan, Utah

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