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Operator IV

Company: Bell County
Location: Belton
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionGeneral DescriptionReporting directly to a Foreman, responsible for performing County roadway maintenance. Level IV 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.

  • Performs roadway and right-of-way maintenance
  • Operates dump trucks and other heavy equipment such as Operator-III level equipment, along with road recyclers, blades, rollers, and vacuum brooms.
  • Inspects and performs routine maintenance on equipment
  • Plans the implementation of traffic control signs and barricades in compliance with the Texas Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (TMUTCD) for work activities
  • Utilizes computer skills including, but not limited to, spreadsheets, checking email and electronic timekeeping
  • Reviews data entered 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 (6 and 12-yard dump trucks)
  • Prepares and maintains reports of daily work activities
  • Assigns and schedules work, reviews work, trains staff and oversees productivity within a crew
  • Responds to citizen concerns with limited supervision
  • Complies with departmental and county safety standards
  • Communicates effectively with the public and other employees
  • Attends all meetings and trainingsMinimum Education and Experience Requirements:
    • High school diploma or equivalent
    • Six (6) years of related work experience
    • Successfully performs all duties of Bell County Operator III
    • Working knowledge of specific job-related technology
    • Expert knowledge of roadway and right-of-way maintenance and crew-specific skills
    • Expert knowledge of the operation of Operator III-level equipment, along with belly dump trailers, chip spreaders, bulldozers, bucket trucks, vacuum brooms, and excavators.
    • Expert knowledge of the TMUTCDPhysical 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
                  • Ten years' experience in crew-specific tasks and the operation of related equipment
                  • Knowledge of roadway construction
                  • Commercial Herbicide Applicator's License
                  • Texas Qualified Compliance Inspector of Stormwater (QCIS) certificateEmployment 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 IV, Other , Belton, Texas

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