Job: Operator I, II
Job Type: Hourly
Location: Canon City, CO.
Operates heavy equipment utilized in digging and opening ditches, grading shoulders and slopes. Performs other rough grading to clear County rights-of-way, trenching, filling or back filling and snow removal. Operates asphalt equipment in road maintenance and repair work. Requires the use of valves to regulate the temperature and flow of asphalt ensuring a constant flow into the hopper to distribute material evenly. Operates mower to cut grass in County rights-of-way. Loads and places earth, rock, asphalt and other road construction and maintenance material. Fastens attachments to tractor with clevis or wedge pin hitches. Operates heavy equipment in successive passes over terrain to raise or lower terrain to specified grade following markings on grade stakes or hand signals. Greases, oils and performs minor repairs on heavy equipment as assigned. Coordinates equipment actions with on the ground crew member or other equipment operators using hand or audio signals to ensure safety standards are met and adhered to. Ensures all equipment on the job site is working in tandem to each other. Inspects truck equipment and supplies such as tires, lights, brakes, gas, oil and water. Services and makes minor repairs to assigned equipment. Performs emergency roadside repairs such as changing tires, installing light bulbs, tire chains and spark plugs. Reports any major malfunctions or needed repairs to the supervisor and or Fleet Supervisor.
Associate's degree (A.A.) or equivalent from an accredited two-year college or technical school; or six (6) months to one (1) year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
OPERATOR I can operate any four (4) of the following pieces of equipment proficiently: mower, grader, loader, large backhoe, track-hoe, low-boy trailer, large steel roller, scraper, dozer, and screen plant.
OPERATOR II can operate any eight (8) of the following pieces of equipment proficiently: mower, grader, loader, large backhoe, track-hoe, low-boy trailer, large steel roller, scraper, dozer, and screen plant. In limited situations may serve as a trainer on equipment for an Operator I.
- Operator I:
- Valid and current Colorado Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) Class A or B
- Operator II:
- Valid and current Colorado Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) Class A with Tanker endorsement required.
- Complete County Application by the closing date and time.
- Ensure you submit any additional information requested in this posting. Incomplete applications will not receive consideration.
Applicants selected to participate in the interview process will be the only candidates contacted.
Fremont County is an Equal Opportunity Employer offering an extensive benefits package of health, dental, and life insurance to all employees working 30 or more hours per week. Additional optional benefits of accident and critical illness plans, voluntary term life insurance, whole life insurance, Flexible Spending Account, short/long term disability plan, an Employee Assistance Program and Legal Shield options. Vacation, Sick Leave and paid holidays earned based on type of appointment. Mandatory participation, after 12 months of employment, into the Colorado Retirement Association of 3% with equal match. Optional 457 plan.
The duties and responsibilities described above are not a comprehensive list and additional tasks may be assigned to the employee, time to time; the scope of the job may change as necessitated by business demands. Click “Visit” below for more detail on this specific job.