Essential Job Duties:
The primary purpose of the Automated Collections Operator, Vehicle Equipment Operator–Journey position is to provide skilled operation and maintenance of large vehicles and equipment required to complete routinely scheduled and emergency operations managed by the Facilities Services. Operate and/or drive a variety of trucks and equipment necessary to complete work assignments. Standard trucks or equipment include, but are not limited to agricultural tractors and equipment, semi-tractor and trailers (GVWR 65,000-80,000 lbs), dump trucks and straight trucks (GVWR 18,000 lbs-65,000 lbs), trailers, back hoes, excavators, fork lifts, hydraulic lifts, hoists and compaction equipment, cranes, waste and recycling collections trucks and equipment, street sweepers, snow removal trucks and equipment. Maintain basic operation and collection requirements for automated collection systems. Perform route collections along with work group. There is a high level of skill and accountability required to safely perform this collection role on the University campus. Due to the accessibility limitations of campus refuse collection locations and ability to safely operate trucks and equipment, the automated collections groups work hours are outside of normal business hours and extended to a ten hour work day. The normally scheduled work hours are 3:00 a.m. to 1:45 p.m., four days per week. Assigned work days rotate every six to eight weeks based on route assignment and special collection needs for campus. In addition, the work group is scheduled to work on most University holidays and/or when the University is closed.
Perform mandatory role duties as assigned; may be required to work at any time and any day. The ability to operate snow plows, apply brine solution to streets, and use other snow removal equipment as necessary. Must be available for emergency situations that may require working odd shifts or split shifts. All of the above activities may require overtime work. Due to the accessibility limitations of campus refuse collection locations and ability to safely operate trucks and equipment, the automated collections groups work hours are outside of normal business hours and extended to a ten hour work day. The normally scheduled work hours are 3:00 a.m. to 1:45 p.m., four days per week. Assigned work days rotate every six to eight weeks based on route assignment and special collection needs for campus.
Demonstrated possession of the competencies necessary to perform the work. Requires appropriate licenses or certifications to operate assigned types of vehicles or equipment.
Departmental Required Skills:
Must be able to communicate effectively verbally with supervisors and the general public and understand verbal and written instructions and other communications regarding work assignments and other matters. Knowledge, training and necessary certification or license to uphold all applicable regulations or laws related to driving trucks, operating equipment and performing work in a safe and efficient manner. Dependability and ability to strictly limit unscheduled absences for self are essential in this position. Perform all work assignments and duties in compliance with established safe work practices. Follow safety and health regulations, policies and procedures. Identifies and resolves potential safety concerns, work practices or violations. Ability to perform a detailed DOT pre-trip inspection. Ability to perform a variety of recurring and related tasks using steps and processes that are readily understood and that are associated with less complex systems and components. Ability to use hand tools, air tools and hydraulic jacks necessary to perform this type of standard repairs and maintenance. Ability to effectively utilize FleetMind routing system and to report or address issues related to the FleetMind routing system. Must be able to lift up to 60 pounds frequently, with or without reasonable accommodations.
Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education:
Three to five years of experience in operating vehicles, agricultural tractors and equipment, semi-tractor and trailers (GVWR 65,000-80,000 lbs), dump trucks and straight trucks (GVWR 18,000 lbs–65,000 lbs), trailers, back hoes, motor graders, excavators, forklifts, hydraulic lifts, hoists and compaction equipment, cranes, waste and recycling collections trucks and equipment, street sweepers, snow removal trucks and equipment.
Necessary Licenses or Certifications:
Valid CDL. Valid NC Commercial Driver’s License, Class A or B and must be maintained.
About the Department/Unit:
The 900+ positions of the Facilities Services service the students and staff of the University’s teaching, research/administrative space and 2,240 acres of infrastructure. The Facilities Services provides design and building services, maintenance, custodial, landscape, solid waste removal, utility, mail, and motor pool services 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. The goal is to deliver cost effective services to the University, ensure completed projects and maintenance that conform to codes and regulations, while minimizing University liabilities and disruptions caused by the maintenance, repair, building, and equipment modifications to the University. The Grounds and Building Services unit provides campus wide programs and services and support for the University’s 2000+ acres of campus landscape. These programs and services include landscape construction and maintenance, comprehensive waste and recycling programs and services and management of the University’s auto shop and motor fleet. Revenue supported programs and services are provided to Transportation, Housing, Dining, Athletics, Campus Recreation and individual colleges and departments.
NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.
Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148. Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree verified at "www.wes.org":http//wes.org. Degree must be obtained prior to start date.
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