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Equipment Operator III

Date: Dec 3, 2022

Location: Wichita, KS, US

Company: Sedgwick County

Department:  Highways 

Pay:  $17.29 per hour  

Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 7:00 AM - 3:30 PM 2200 S Webb Road  

 

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.

 

Maintains and operates a wide variety of equipment used in the support and operation of County construction projects. Participates in snow and ice removal operations

 

Operates heavy equipment with a high level of proficiency

  • Operates motor graders, bulldozers, front-end loaders, backhoes, pneumatic rollers, excavator and other similar equipment.
  • Operates specialized equipment associated with construction, repair and maintenance of County infrastructure
  • Operates equipment for clearing right of way, trenching and back filling.
  • Operates asphalt equipment in road construction, repair and maintenance.
  • Performs ditch grade leveling operations.
  • Performs preventative maintenance and makes minor repairs to assigned equipment
  • Performs manual work associated with equipment operations

 

Construction, repair and maintenance of County infrastructure

  • Loads and places sand, earth, rock, asphalt and other road construction material.
  • Maintenance, repair and replacement of work zone and basic roadway signage
  • Sets up work zones for road construction projects.
  • Wears PPE and follows local, state and federal safety regulations
  • Occasionally plans, directs and supervises the work of a small crew

 

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
  • Operates a motor grader for snow and ice removal
  • Maintains equipment in good condition
  • Ensures equipment is cleaned, fueled and loaded for follow on shift
  • Reports problems immediately to shift supervisor
  • Fills in for shift supervisor when necessary

 

Minimum Qualifications: High School diploma or equivalent. Two years’ experience operating medium to heavy equipment. Valid Kansas Commercial Drivers License Class A with tanker endorsement

 

Preferred Qualifications: Two years’ experience in road construction.

 

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.


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