Date Posted: August 31, 2018
Closes: September 20, 2018
Senior Equipment Operator
Applications are now being accepted for a Senior Equipment Operator on the Utility Crew with the Adams Maintenance Department at Ada County Highway District. This is a full-time, non-exempt position with a starting wage range of $19.62 - $22.55 per hour, DOQ.
ACHD offers an excellent benefit package which includes medical, vision and dental insurance, paid vacation and holidays and membership in the Public Employee Retirement System of Idaho (PERSI).
- Under general supervision of the Utility Crew Chief, the primary duties of this position are to perform skilled work in the operation of specialized heavy equipment for District construction and maintenance activities.
- The crew performs a variety of heavy manual work -- from cleaning ditches, fixing cave-ins, and laying pipe to installing concrete in connection with the maintenance and construction of curb, gutter, sidewalks, streets, storm drains, concrete structures, and traffic control facilities. Also responsible for installation and maintenance of bridges and guardrails.
- The Sr. Equipment Operator will be assigned between crews depending on the maintenance needs of the Cloverdale and/or Adams locations.
- Winter operations are an essential function, and may require the employee to work outside of normal work hours.
- Must have a current Idaho Class A CDL license. If license is from another state, must be able to obtain an Idaho CDL by start of employment. Must obtain a tanker endorsement within 30 days of employment.
- Must have progressively responsible experience in the operation of a variety of specialized heavy construction and maintenance equipment.
- Requires the ability to put materials into grade, read grade and slope stakes, use lasers or instruments to set grade stakes, excavate accurately using cut stakes and survey markers, lay pipe to grade according to blueprints or plans, and figure correct percentage of slope without plans.
- The Sr. Equipment Operator must certify in three different pieces of equipment that are used to build and maintain roadway and drainage facilities, such as backhoe, excavator, skid steer, or motor grader.
- Must be able to lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Strong work ethic is required.
- Any combination of education, training, or experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities may be acceptable.
A completed ACHD Employment Application is required and must be submitted to Human Resources by 4:30 p.m. on September 20, 2018.