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Equipment Operator II

Company: Government jobs
Location: New Hope
Posted on: January 24, 2023

Job Description:

Position OverviewUnder administrative supervision, employees in this class operate trucks and a limited variety of heavy construction machinery in the construction maintenance of bridges, roads, water pipes, and other structures.Employees in this class are responsible for the safe and efficient operation of all equipment they use, including minor repairs and maintenance.Work is moderately complex in nature, conforming to the detailed instructions given by a supervisor, with inspections occurring during its progress and after completion.Essential Duties and Responsibilities(All duties listed may not be included in any one position nor does the list include all tasks found in a position of this class.)Must be able to operate a backhoe, trackhoe, motorgrader, skidsteer, mini excavator, tractor, and bushhog.Transports heavy construction equipment using heavy-duty, tractor-trailers, and haulers including, flatbed and low-boy type trailers.Performs light maintenance and field repairs on equipment and machinery as necessary. Loads and unloads equipment and machinery. Transports materials and equipment to be delivered, serviced or repaired.Works with crews doing various manual labor tasks.Performs other related work as required. Education, Experience, and QualificationsEducation and ExperienceAny combination of training and experience equivalent to completion of any level of primary or secondary education that did not result in the awarding of a high school diploma or an equivalency diploma.Knowledge, Skill, and AbilityWorking knowledge of the traffic laws, techniques, and procedures pertaining to the safe and efficient operation of trucks and equipment. Skill in the operation of trucks, wheeled tractors, and other lighter equipment. Skill to perform basic maintenance tasks. Ability to understand written and oral instructions.Ability to make judgments regarding roadworthiness and compliance per D.O.T. regulations. Other RequirementsPhysical RequirementsMust be able to communicate with other workers and supervisors, both by radio and in person. Needs to be able to work in outdoor weather conditions.Needs to be able to position oneself to stoop, kneel, or crawl on occasion.Must be able to observe their surroundings.Must be physically capable of performing strenuous manual labor in adverse weather conditions. Must be able to see well enough to operate motor vehicles and equipment. Must be physically capable of lifting 50 lbs. Must be able to pass a D.O.T. commercial driver's physical.Must be available for 24-hour on-call duty for emergencies within the assigned district.Certifications or Licenses RequiredMust hold a valid Commercial Driver's License (or obtain it within six months of employment) and be insurable by the Madison County Commission's risk underwriters.Motor Vehicle Report (MVR) will be obtained and reviewed annually.Must be able to pass a DOT Commercial Driver's physical and drug screen.Must be registered for the FMCSA DOT Clearinghouse if you have a CDL license. Work Schedule7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. To be considered for this position, all applicants must complete the employment application in full. Madison County is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer that encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.Madison County is a drug-free workplace and conducts drug and alcohol testing.A comprehensive set of benefits is offered for all full time employees.No benefits are offered to part time or seasonal employees.Please consult with the Human Resources Department for a full list of benefits.Madison County periodically reviews and when fiscally able, adjusts salary rates and our benefits package to remain competitive in our area.Benefits Summary Healthcare Insurance: Blue Cross of Alabama administered through the Local Government Health Insurance Plan (LGHIP). Coverage TypeEmployee'sPremiumCounty's ContributionSingle Coverage Bi-weekly Premium$59.00$ 262.50Family Coverage Bi-weekly Premium$ 143.50$ 573.00 Dental Coverage: Dental coverage is included with LGHIP through Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama. LGHIP manages dental costs and provides enhanced dental benefits using negotiated discounts with in-network dentists. To locate in-network dentists go to www.bcbsal.com.Assuming the services are covered you will normally only be responsible for out of pocket. Life Insurance: Madison County provides $25,000 in life, $25,000 in accidental death and dismemberment and $25,000 line of duty insurance to eligible employees in certified positions.Employee Retirement Plans: Employees are required to participate in the Employees Retirement System, which is a Defined Benefit Plan administered through the Retirement Systems of Alabama (RSA). Participants contribute 5% to 8.5% of their earnings depending on their hire date and classification. Sworn Certified Personnel have an accelerated contribution schedule*Employer contribution percentage is set by the Retirement Systems of Alabama and changes annually. Employee Clinic: Madison County employees and dependents over age 12 may use the Employee Health Clinic for the low co-pay of $15.00 per visit. To be eligible to use the clinic, the employee and dependent must be enrolled in Madison County's health insurance plan as their primary coverage.Voluntary Plans are also available:Additional life Insurance for employee and dependentsFlexible spending accounts (healthcare and childcare)Vision InsuranceCollege Counts Holidays, Annual Leave and Sick Leave:*Minimum of 10 holidays per calendar year*Accrue 8 hours of annual leave and 8 hours of sick leave per month01Do you have a valid Driver's License?YesNo02Have you ever had a Commercial Driver's License (CDL) in Alabama or another state?YesNo03Are you currently registered for the DOT Drug & Alcohol Clearinghouse?YesNo04If you answered 'no' to the previous question. Please see the website https://clearinghouse.fmcsa.dot.gov/ for more information to register. (You should ONLY register if you have a CDL License)* Required Question

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