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Equipment Operator

The Equipment Operator is responsible for highway maintenance and construction including removal of snow and other debris

Job Description

Position Responsibilities:

Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education & Experience:

Skills Required:

Physical Demands/Work Hours:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand and walk. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must continually lift and/or move up to 10 pounds; frequently lift and/or move up to 20 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision as required to operate equipment.

This position will sometimes require working overtime, including non-traditional hours.  This will be a regular occurrence during snow removal in the winter months.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts and high, precarious places. The employee is exposed to fumes, odors, dusts, mists, airborne particles, and outside weather conditions.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

The work environment will include temperatures varying from extreme heat in the summer to extreme cold in the winter. 

THE ABOVE DECLARATIONS ARE NOT INTENDED TO BE AN “ALL-INCLUSIVE” LIST OF THE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE JOB DESCRIBED OR OF THE SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED TO PERFORM THE JOB. RATHER, THEY ARE INTENDED ONLY TO DESCRIBE THE GENERAL REQUIREMENTS OF THE JOB.

Benefits:

 

*THANK YOU FOR YOUR INTEREST IN EMPLOYMENT AT BENTON COUNTY*

 

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