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Equipment Operator Stormwater Maintenance

at City of Loveland

Posted: 5/3/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: a9c915e9-edc5-4d1b-b77c-dd00cae773b7

Job Description

Operates a variety of equipment such as; backhoe, tractor w/ mower, forklift, flusher truck, street sweeper, tandem-axle dump truck, dump truck w/snow plow and sander, liquid anti-icing/deicing truck, dump truck with roll-off, large jet spray-vacuum truck, etc. Will operate heavy equipment on a limited basis. Drives truck to deliver personnel and equipment to work sites; jackhammers asphalt/concrete to prepare site and ensures truck is stocked with necessary materials and tools; cleans debris from work sites; prepares vehicle mileage reports; performs routine maintenance on assigned vehicle; performs a pre-trip and post-trip DOT inspection of assigned equipment.


Performs other related duties as required and assigned.



Knowledge, skills and abilities:

Must possess knowledge of road and drainage construction and general maintenance principles.  Must possess skill in the operation of light to medium equipment needed to construct, repair and maintain roads and drainage systems.  Must possess knowledge of snow and ice control techniques, materials, and be able to operate snowplows with anti-icing/de-icing equipment. Must work safely and follow all established safety rules, regulations, and procedures. Must be able to follow verbal instructions and communicate effectively with co-workers, lead workers and supervisors. Must have a basic knowledge of the City’s geography.  Must be able to work odd hours, weekends and overtime, particularly during snow season and when flooding occurs.  

Core competencies:

Accountability and Integrity, Collaboration, Service, Courtesy and kindness, Innovation, Safety, 

Job specific competencies:

Job Knowledge, Equipment Operation, Reporting, Community Relations, Responsiveness

Education and/or experience:

Previous experience with street sweepers, tandem-axle dump trucks, backhoe, snow removal operations, and storm drainage maintenance is highly desirable.

Licensing and/or certifications:

Must possess a valid Class “B” commercial driver’s license with air brake endorsement.  Tanker endorsement required or ability to obtain endorsement within 90 days of hire date. Flagging and Traffic Control Certificates highly desired.  Confined Space Entry training and/or certification desired.

Material and equipment directly used:

Backhoe, tractor w/ mower, forklift, flusher truck, street sweeper, tandem-axle dump truck, dump truck w/snow plow and sander, liquid anti-icing/deicing truck, dump truck with roll-off, large jet spray-vacuum truck, pickups, air compressor, jackhammer, herbicide applicator, hand tools, shovel, pick, motorized hand tamper, weed eater,  welding equipment, cold mix asphalt, road base, concrete, telephone, calculator, photocopier, fax machine, pagers, snow plan, snow maps, flood management plan, computer, two way radios, and etc. Must use personal protective equipment as required.

Working conditions and physical requirements:

Requires bending, pushing, pulling, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, climbing, reaching, moving and placing objects (up to 50 lbs.), and performing strenuous manual labor to perform the essential functions of the job. Manual dexterity is required to complete work tasks through the safe operation of hand tools, power tools, motor vehicles, and construction equipment. Must be able to work in adverse conditions, such as: extreme weather variations, traffic noise, close proximity to moving vehicles, and around fuels and fumes. Confined space certification training will be provided by division and confined space entry will be required in some situations. Will be required to be on call for after hour and weekend emergency duty approximately every 6 weeks. Must be able to reach the Streets Division’s office/shop located at 2525 West 1st Street, within 30 minutes.  In anticipation of adverse weather conditions, preparedness for call back is expected.  Will be expected to work overtime as needed.

Considered essential personnel required to report for duty in response to community emergencies (e.g. natural disaster, fire, flood, blizzard, etc.)

This job description is not designed to contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee.

Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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