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Transportation Heavy Equipment Operator 

Salary $46,411 - $57,550  
Position Requirements

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:

High School Diploma or GED required; and Five (5) year experience operating heavy construction equipment, such as trucks, bulldozers, backhoes, loaders, and trailers; or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above.

Additional Requirements:

Must possess and maintain a valid Georgia Commercial Driver’s License (CDL). Other certifications may be required upon employment.

Requires a valid state driver’s license with an acceptable driving history.

ADA Compliance

Physical Ability: Tasks require the regular and, at times, sustained performance of moderately physically demanding work, typically involving some combination of climbing and balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, and crawling, and that may involve the lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling of moderately heavy objects and materials (20-50 pounds).

Sensory Requirements: Some tasks require the ability to perceive and discriminate colors or shades of colors, sounds, odor, depth, texture, and visual cues or signals. Some tasks require the ability to communicate orally.

Environmental Factors: Performance of essential functions may require exposure to adverse environmental conditions, such as dirt, dust, pollen, odors, wetness, humidity, rain, fumes, smoke, temperature and noise extremes, hazardous materials, unsafe structures, heights, confined spaces, machinery, vibrations, electric currents, traffic hazards, bright/dim lights, toxic agents, animal/wildlife attacks, animal/human bites, or rude/irate customers.


The city is an EOE, DFW; Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


No calls please, only applicants chosen for an interview will be contacted




EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  
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Position Summary:

This classification performs all equipment operation work in the transportation maintenance of the City’s Right-of-Way which includes City streets, roadways, shoulders, etc. This position is subject to be included in the off-hours, on-call response service.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

The functions listed below are those that represent most of the time spent working in this position. Management may assign additional functions related to the type of work of the position as necessary.

  • Operates gasoline and diesel powered automotive and heavy equipment, light to medium duty trucks, tractors, mowers, lifts, excavators, packers, rollers, skid steers, and other various machines, tools, and power equipment.
  • Loads heavy equipment and transports material using lowboys or trailers.
  • Loads, hauls, and dumps trash.
  • Cuts grass and brush.
  • Loads gravel, dirt, and sand with mechanical loader.
  • Operates sand spreader during snow and ice conditions.
  • Operates assigned equipment in the maintenance and repair of City roads, ROWs, drainage systems, etc.
  • Performs all duties in conformance to appropriate safety and security standards
  • Operates a city vehicle and or equipment; conducts pre- and post-trip inspections including checking all fluids, gauges, lighting, mirrors, tires, body damage, seats and seatbelts, and cleanliness of assigned vehicle.
  • Conducts general maintenance tasks necessary to keep machinery, equipment, and tools in operable condition.
  • Maintains inventory of equipment, parts and supplies: initiates orders materials and equipment needed for each job; conducts routine safety inspections on equipment; advises supervisor of needed repairs.
  • Ensures compliance with all applicable code, laws, rules, regulations, standards, policies, and procedures ensures adherence to established safety procedures; monitors work environment and use of safety equipment.


Additional Functions

Performs other related duties as required


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