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Operator I

Company: Bell County
Location: Belton
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionGeneral DescriptionReporting directly to a Foreman, responsible for performing County roadway maintenance. Level I of IV in Operators.Duties and ResponsibilitiesThe functions listed below are those that represent the majority of the time spent working in this position. Management may assign additional functions related to the type of work of the position as necessary.

  • Assists with the performance of roadway and right-of-way maintenance
  • Operates 6- and 12-yard dump trucks
  • Inspects and performs routine maintenance on equipment
  • Assists with the set up and maintenance of traffic control signs and barricades in compliance with the Texas Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (TMUTCD)
  • Performs basic computer skills including, but not limited to, checking email and electronic timekeeping
  • Under close supervision, enters data into the roadway asset management system
  • Provides assistance during emergency events (i.e. flooding, ice storm, etc.)
  • Transports equipment, supplies and/or materials in light to medium trucks
  • Complies with departmental and county safety standards
  • Communicates effectively with the public and other employees
  • Attends all meetings and trainings, as required.Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:
    • High school diploma or equivalent
    • One (1) year of related work experience
    • Working knowledge of specific job-related technologyPhysical Demands:
      • Position involves stooping, bending, pushing, pulling, walking, standing, climbing, driving and lifting up to 100 pounds.Unavoidable Hazards (Work Environment):
        • Indoor and outdoor work in all environments, including inclement weather
        • Individuals may be exposed to heat, cold, loud noise, dust and hazardous chemicalsSpecial Certifications and Licenses:
          • Required within sixty (60) days of employment
            • Texas Class "A" CDL with Tanker Endorsements
            • First Aid and CPRRequired Equipment:
              • Must furnish a working cell phone capable of receiving and sending phone calls and text messages.Preferred Qualifications:
                • Associate degree in a related field
                • One years' experience in crew-specific tasks and the operation of related equipment
                • Knowledge of roadway construction
                • Commercial Herbicide Applicator's LicenseEmployment Testing:
                  • Employment is contingent on passing any post-offer pre-employment screening as listed below:
                    • Criminal background check: Yes
                    • Motor Vehicle Record check: Yes
                    • Drug screening: Yes
                    • Physical exam: Yes
                    • Psychological exam: No
                    • Additional: N/AAmericans with Disabilities Act ComplianceBell County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. ADA requires the County to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified persons with disabilities. Prospective and current employees are encouraged to discuss ADA accommodations with management.

Keywords: Bell County, Killeen , Operator I, Other , Belton, Texas

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