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Employer: Ellis County
Division: Road & Bridge
Job Title: Heavy Equipment Operator
Salary: $15.59 Hourly

Job Description:

Under the general supervision of the Road Foreman  the Heavy Equipment Operator performs skilled work in operating different types of construction and maintenance equipment. The employee in this position operates a variety of heavy equipment requiring a great degree of skill in performing a variety of job assignments. This employee performs tasks related to road and bridge maintenance and construction and landfill maintenance.
• Operates heavy equipment such as a motor grader, roller, blacktop machine, chip spreader, compactor, and other heavy equipment;
• Breaks up asphalt on roads needing repair or replacement;
• Cuts, lays, and covers pipe;
• Digs, compacts, and covers trenches for disposal of refuse;
• Performs finished grading operations;
• Spreads gravel, sand, rock, and asphalt;
• Patches road and bridge surfaces;
• Performs bridge maintenance work such as mowing road ditches, installing and maintaining culverts, and filling washouts;
• Rebuilds roads and bridges;
• Sets up and picks up construction cones and signs;
• Performs light maintenance and servicing of work in connection with the operations of related equipment;
• Hauls rock, asphalt, and sand; and
• Other related duties as deemed necessary or as required.
High school diploma or GED and one year of road and bridge maintenance and heavy equipment operator experience required. A class B commercial drivers license with tanker endorsement is required. Successful applicant will be required to participate in the FHWA (CDL) drug-testing program.

Applications, as well as a list of job duties and requirements can be obtained from the Ellis County Public Works Dept. 1195 280th Ave. Hays, Ks 67601 or by calling 785-628-9455.

Ellis County reserves the right to accept or reject any or all applications.

Ellis County is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Vacancy Number: 2019HEO

Open Date: 7/25/2019 12:00:00 AM
Close Date: