Equipment Operator I - Viola - PUBLIC WORKS

Date: Feb 6, 2024

Location: Viola, KS, US

Company: Sedgwick County

Department:  PUBLIC WORKS

Pay:  $15.75 per hour $32,758.00 annually  

Work Schedule: Monday-Friday- 7:00am-3:30pm - 17500 W 71st South, Viola  

 

Sedgwick County offers a comprehensive benefits package for full-time employees that includes health coverages, paid leave, regular compensation reviews, retirement plans, and professional development opportunities.  For more detailed information, please visit our benefits page at SCBenefits.

 

Performs general maintenance and repair duties on County infrastructure. Participates in snow/ice removal procedures and right of way mowing.

 

Repair asphalt, gravel and concrete surfaced roads

  • Assists with installation, repair and maintenance of culverts
  • General maintenance work in grading, patching and maintaining improved & unimproved roads
  • Assists with applying cold patch or hot mix asphalt to fix potholes
  • Maintenance, repair and replacement of work zone and basic roadway signage
  • Fills cracks in road surface
  • Works as flagman during road construction projects.
  • Wears PPE and follows local, state and federal safety regulations

 

Operates light and medium weight equipment for road construction work

  • Operates a wheeled tractor with attachments for mowing and other projects along County right of way
  • Operates a dump truck for hauling material
  • Assists with loading and unloading material and equipment
  • Conducts basic preventative maintenance on vehicles & equipment
  • Performs manual work associated with equipment operations

 

Participates in snow and ice removal operations

  • Operates a dump truck with blade and spreader to clear roads of snow and ice
  • Operates loader to load material for snow & ice removal
  • Rides shotgun with other operators to assist with snow & ice removal
  • Maintains equipment in good condition
  • Ensures equipment is cleaned, fueled and loaded for follow on shift
  • Reports problems immediately to shift supervisor

 

Minimum Qualifications: High School diploma or equivalent. Valid Kansas Driver’s License

 

Preferred Qualifications: Kansas Commercial Driver’s License Class B w/air brakes & tanker endorsements

 

It is the policy of Sedgwick County not to discriminate in its programs or services provided to the general public, including employment and all other activities, on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, sex, age, disability, veteran status or any other similarly protected status. Sedgwick County is committed to making the application, interview, and pre-employment testing process accessible to persons with disabilities. If you wish to volunteer information regarding any special assistance you may need, please notify Human Resources by phone at (316) 660-7050, TDD (Kansas Relay at 711 or 800-766-3777). Do not use this phone number for employment questions. This number is provided only for those requiring ADA assistance. You will be contacted should the department feel that you are a qualified candidate.