Responsible for operating equipment in removing asphalt/concrete pavement, excavating earth, placing and compacting recycled concrete, base materials, asphalt and performing tasks in the installation, repair and maintenance of assigned area of responsibility.
Hiring Target Range: $15.03/hr - $18.14/hr
Essential Job Functions
Operate and train staff on construction equipment including:Backhoe LoaderIndustrial Box Blade/LoaderSkid Steer LoaderUtility Wheel LoadersTractor with 24 Yard End Dump TrailerWork closely with assigned team members in performing the following:Set paving formsCut, place/tie rebarPlace/finish concreteRemove paving formsClean debrisBackfill new pavement with soil and place/roll sodOperate a transit/level to set grade for excavating, establishing sub-grade and setting grade pens for finish grade.Inspect and maintain assigned equipment. Perform pre-trip/post-trip vehicle inspections and complete daily reports for equipment operated.Perform preventative maintenance and repairs on equipment, as needed, under the direction of the Street Department’s Equipment Maintenance Supervisor.Attend all required safety training/meetings and obey all safety policies and procedures.Inspect work site to ensure all traffic control devices are in place, clean and in good working condition.Respond to weather events and emergencies, including the ability to work shift schedules when required.Operate sanding trucks and aggregate spreaders on bridges, intersections and streets.Load and deliver traffic control devices for high water events including placement for road closures/monitoring water levels.Perform final clean up after weather events to ensure alleys and streets are passable for emergency vehicles, including tree and debris removal, as well as all other general clean-up.May operate/train on specialized pieces of heavy equipment in the absence of Heavy Equipment Operator including:Asphalt Distributor TruckCold PlanerCompactorsHydraulic ExcavatorMotor GraderPaving Equipment (Asphalt Paver/Concrete Paver)Tractor with Haul TrailerTrack LoadersUtility Wheel Loader
Minimum Education & Work Experience
High School Diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED) 6 months related experience Or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.
Preferred Knowledge - Abilities & Skills
- 2 years experience in operating heavy equipment
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
- Knowledge of safe work practices and hazards standard to work area
- Knowledge in care, operation, maintenance and repair of various power tools and power-driven equipment
- Knowledge of City of Garland Standard Construction Details
- Skill in maintaining and operating light and heavy equipment
- Skill in general maintenance and repair of various power tools and power-driven equipment
- Ability to understand and implement verbal and written instructions
- Ability to perform physical labor
- Ability to operate a variety of power-driven equipment
- Ability to work efficiently in a team environment and independently in the absence of supervision.
Licenses & Certifications
Valid Class A Texas Driver’s License with Tanker Endorsement or the ability to obtain within 6 months of hire Valid Class C Texas Driver's License
Physical Tasks & Working Conditions
The incumbent works in an outside environment, frequently exposed to unpleasant conditions and/or hazards. Must be able to lift 50 pounds or more several times daily.
Adaptability/Flexibility Customer Service Dependability Quality Self Development Teamwork Technical Skills