Equipment Operator II

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POST DATE 9/12/2016
END DATE 10/9/2016

City of Tyler Tyler, TX

Tyler, TX
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Job Classification
Full Time
Job Type
Company Ref #
Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
High School Diploma or GED


Job Description:

Purpose Of Position Operate medium to large-sized equipment including; backhoe, loader, bulldozer, track hoe, to install or repair underground utilities and drive/load a dump truck. Operate haul rig with trailer loaded with wide loads. Act as backup crew leader during his absence and supervise 3-5 crew members. Work schedule: Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., nights and weekends as required, on-call every third week. Essential Functions Integral member of a 5 man construction crew.At times will be performing manual labor to help install/repair water and sewer systems.Drive and load dump trucks as required.Operate bull dozer to clear utility right of ways (ROW) and demo condemned structures.Operate backhoe or track hoe excavating ditch lines for sewer or water utility construction/repair.Must be able to operate equipment in/around other underground utilities in a safe manner.Operate, inspect and load equipment/materials in a safe manner on a trailer.Inspect and drive a haul truck with an oversized load.Must be able to understand and follow directions and instructions.Must be able to sit for long periods of time while operating equipment.Must be able to lift and carry 80-lbs. Must be able to safely climb onto equipment, balance, stoop, bend and crouch.Must be able to use and operate various hand tools; shovels, rakes, saws, hammers, ratchets and sockets.Must be able to operate various gas powered saws, chain saws, hydraulic or electric pumps.Must be able to communicate effectively with other employees.And any other duties as assigned. Minimum Qualifications High School Diploma or GED required, plus at least three (3) years of job related experience. Must possess a valid Texas Commercial Driver's License (CDL), Class \\"A\\" with air brake endorsement and clear driving record. City Of Tyler Policy It is the policy of the City to recruit, employ and to provide compensation, promotion, and other conditions of employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, genetic information or status as a Vietnam era or special disabled veteran, recently separated veteran, and other protected veteran. The City affirms that employment decisions shall be made only on the basis of a person's ability to perform the essential functions of the job. This position does require presence in the office to perform the essential functions of the job. The City shall continually review its employment practices and personnel procedures and take positive steps to assure that equality of employment opportunity in the City of Tyler, Texas is a fact as well as an ideal. The City of Tyler will accept two years of relevant experience in place of each year of college required in the job description. Four years of relevant experience will be considered in place of an Associate's Degree, and eight years of relevant experience will be considered in place of a Bachelor's Degree. Any experience required in the Minimum qualifications is in addition to years of experience substituted for a degree. The City of Tyler supports a policy of a drug and alcohol free workplace. All candidates are subject to pre-employment testing, which may include, but is not limited to, Drug and Alcohol Screenings, Work Fitness Evaluation, Criminal Background Check, and Consumer Report/Credit Check. No person under eighteen (18) years of age will be employed in any regular full-time position.Persons under eighteen (18) years of age may be employed in temporary or regular part-time positions, if they furnish the City with a minor's release (Form 2-2) and are approved by the City Manager.No person under eighteen (18) years of age will be employed in any position requiring the operation of a City motorized vehicle.This posting is subject to be removed at the discretion of the department providing the position.

Company Description:

Municipal Government - The City of Tyler is a municipality of over 100,000. It is a place for career growth, satisfaction and real opportunities to contribute to improving your organization, your community, and most importantly, yourself. Public Service to the community and developing excellence through community partnerships are your most important objectives when you take a position with the City of Tyler. We offer a progressive work atmosphere that encourages and nourishes employee growth.