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Equipment Operator - SWMS

Organization

Louisville Metro Public Works

Description

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
Performs manual labor.
Operates light, medium and heavy vehicles, power tools, trucks, snow plows, salt and brine spreaders, grass cutting and other equipment.


UNDER GENERAL SUPERVISION:
Logs and keeps records of daily operations.
Operates hand tools, power tools and other small equipment.
Makes minor adjustments on equipment to insure proper working condition.
Operates snow equipment.
Operates garbage packer trucks, haul trucks, dump trucks, stake bed, woodchipper, water truck, vac-all, sweepers and other equipment.
Operates heavy equipment to load and remove junk and trash.
Observes and checks operation of equipment for malfunctions and notifies supervisor of needed service or repair.
Assists with properly tarping loads.
Performs related work.

Requirements

WORK EXPERIENCE:
One year of garage packer truck, haul truck, wood-chipper, water truck or other heavy equipment operation experience or equivalent experience.

OTHER MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
Must submit to and pass pre-employment and random alcohol and drug tests as mandated by the Department of Transportation.
Must wear safety equipment as mandated by OSHA.
Must work a varied schedule.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
Must possess and maintain a valid Class A Commercial Driver's License (CDL) with tanker endorsement or obtain within three months of employment.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND WORKING CONDITIONS:
Meets regular and punctual attendance standards and any special needs of the position as determined by management, including mandatory overtime and performing related work.
Spends prolonged periods of time sitting, standing, walking, carrying, stooping and climbing.
Lifts and carries items weighing up to 100 pounds in a team setting.
Spends prolonged periods of time exposed to the elements.

Type

Full-time

Work Schedule

Set Hours — Monday- Friday 7:30a - 3:30p. Must be on 24 hour call.

Salary

$19.15 an hour

Benefits

Louisville Metro Government is committed to providing our employees with the tools they need to lead a fit and healthy life. Aside from community-wide initiatives like the Mayor's Hike, Bike and Paddle event every Memorial Day and Labor Day, and the Healthy Hometown Movement, Metro Government provides employees with programs designed to enhance their life and well-being, like a Wellness Center that allows employees and their dependents with Metro health insurance to take care of their basic medical and health needs for a $5 co-pay. Louisville Metro Government understands that a team of healthy, vibrant employees is the greatest asset we have.

Full Time Regular
· Medical
· Dental
· Vision
· Group Term Life
· Supplemental Life
· Accidental Death & Dismemberment
· Sick Leave
· Vacation
· Holiday Pay
· Bereavement Leave
· Kentucky Public Pensions Authority
· 457 Deferred Comp
· Voluntary Lifestyle Benefits
· Tuition Assistance
· Qualified Adult Benefits
· Childcare Assistance
· Free TARC Use
· Paid Parental Leave

Required Education

High School Diploma

Work Location

Louisville

Application Process

https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/louisvilleky/jobs/2832625/equipment-operator-swms?department[0]=Public%20Works&sort=PositionTitle%7CAscending&page=1&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

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