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Equipment Operator I

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Job Details
Job Order Number
Company Name
Barton County Of
Physical Address
1400 MAIN, Room 107
Great Bend, KS 67530
Job Description

POSITION SUMMARY: Performs related manual tasks to carry out all functions related to Barton County Road and Bridge construction. Operate construction and maintenance equipment such as single-axle and/or heavy duty tandem-axle trucks. Haul equipment trailers to project sights. Operate construction equipment. Maintain a positive attitude towards all job tasks. This position has a high degree of responsibility to carry out job tasks and supervise others.


• Precisely operates motor grader in asphalt operations.
• Grades and lays down asphalt roads according to regular standards.
• Operate self-propelled pneumatic and steel rollers to compact roadway base and surfacing materials.
• Calculates oil usages and asphalt tonnage.

• Seal highways with an oil distributor and sand spreader.
• Operate oil dis¬tributor during sealing/patching operations.
• Plows snow and spreads anti-skid materials.

• Operates dredge equipment and ADM.
• Operates motor grader to make rough cuts during dirt construction.
• Loads materials with front-end loader and operates single-axle and/or heavy-duty tandem-axle truck to deliver materials to project sight.
• Operate mechanical broom, paint-striping machine, sandblasting machine, forklift, tractor-mower, related mowing equipment, and snow removal equipment.

• Repair fences and guardrails.
• Utilizes electric and gas welding machines. Ability to weld various types of metal and equipment including hard surfacing of blades, etc.
• Maintains records related to job assignments and fills out proper forms, time sheets, etc
• Performs preventive equipment maintenance and mechanical re¬pairs.
• Performs work according to professional stan¬dards and objectives.

• May supervise others as instruct¬ed.
• Performs all other duties as requested by supervisor.
• Performs other manual labor tasks as required.

EDUCATION: Minimum Required: High school diploma or equivalent (GED).
Preferred: Two (2) year trade school in road construction or related field.

EXPERIENCE: Minimum Required: Two years of light to medium construction, maintenance, or agricultural equipment operating experience. Written proof of
experience required.
Preferred: Experience in surveying, mechanic work and technical work.

Licensure/Certification: Current Class B CDL Drivers License

SKILLS / KNOWLEDGE: Ability to read, write, communicate and follow established methods and procedures. Good judgmental skills to recognize unusual problem(s) and report to supervisor for assistance and/or solution. Supervised daily.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS / ABILITIES: Ability to operate heavy equipment for long periods of time with minimal supervision, such as front-end loaders, mixers, tractor-mowers, rollers, sand spreaders, oil distributor, mechanical broom, fork lift, paint striping machine and single and heavy duty tandem-axle trucks. Consistently climbs on and off equipment; sits and stands on equipment. Stoops, bends, squats and performs manual labor. Operates hand and power tools, performs carpentry work. Most duties are repeti¬tive and related; ability to lift and carry up to 100-pound objects. Frequently stoops, bends, squats and performs manual labor.

WORKING CONDITIONS / ENVIRONMENT: Regularly works outdoors; exposure to inclement weather conditions. Frequently operates heavy equipment and machines. Frequently works around loud and noisy equipment; may encounter unsafe and dangerous situations on various project sites. Constant risk and discomfort on various jobs tasks.

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