|Performs skilled work in the operation of complex construction/maintenance equipment (see attachment C). An employee in this class is responsible for performing tasks of more than average difficulty involving the safe operation and routine maintenance of assigned equipment. Tasks at times are performed under hazardous conditions and employees are expected to be particularly alert and careful. Under general supervision, employees are required to exercise initiative and independent judgment in completing assigned tasks and work is reviewed while in progress and upon completion by observation and through results obtained.|
|Operates equipment such as excavators, backhoes, sewer vacuum trucks, draglines, well drilling rigs, bulldozers, sludge trailers, street sweepers, and a variety of other heavy equipment.
Transports employees, materials, tools and equipment to and from job sites.
Performs normal maintenance and servicing on equipment being operated to include checking tire air pressure, motor oil, hydraulic oil, and fuel.
Visually checks equipment and reports maintenance or repair problems at the beginning and the end of the work day, assuring equipment is properly equipped, serviced and cleaned.
May perform manual and/or laboring tasks; uses hand tools and power tools either separate or in conjunction with equipment being operated or tasks being performed.
Performs other related duties as required.
|Considerable knowledge of operational and maintenance characteristics of complex motorized construction/maintenance equipment.
Considerable knowledge of traffic laws, occupational hazards and appropriate safety precautions.
Working knowledge of the use and care of hand and power tools and equipment related to assigned area.
Knowledge of the City and its geography.
Skilled in the operation of motorized specialty construction/maintenance equipment which may involve lifting of up to 20 pounds. Some positions may involve lifting of up to 50 plus pounds.
Skilled in the operation of complex motorized construction/maintenance equipment which may involve sitting. Some positions may involve standing and walking.
Skilled in the use and care of hand and power tools related to assigned areas.
Skilled in the maintenance and servicing of equipment being operated at assigned areas.
Ability to perform work requiring physical strength and endurance.
Ability to use two-way radio.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others which may involve speaking and hearing.
Ability to act in a lead capacity over lower level operators and laboring personnel which may involve working under conditions of extreme weather, noxious fumes, insects, excessive noise and at heights or in confined areas.
|Ability to read, write and follow instructions, plus three (3) years experience in the operation of assigned equipment; or an equivalent combination of education, training or experience.
Florida Commercial Drivers License Class A, B, or C may be required prior to employment depending on equipment assigned to position. Some positions may be required to pass an annual respirator physical; no facial hair allowed between the face and sealing surface of the respirator.
Positions in Streets & Drainage Bureau require aquatic, right-of-way, and restricted Pesticide License within twelve (12) months of employment. Positions in the Wastewater Division require a GOAA Secure Area Access I. D. badge within ninety (90) days of hire.
DEFINITION: Complex, large equipment that normally requires formal and/or extensive training averaging three (3) months. Equipment is normally transported or operated on public roadways sometimes requiring a small crew. The consequence of errors can be major in terms of cost or repairs and damage to both public and private property and equipment. There is a chance of major injury to other employees and citizens.
Tractor Loader-Backhoe, Large
High Velocity Cleaner with Sewer Vacuum Trailer
Well Drilling Rig
Fifth Wheel Tractor Truck w/ Lowboy Transport Trailer
Fifth Wheel Tractor Truck w/ Sludge Trailer, 15 cubic yards
Accessory Equipment- Sludge Press Equipment
Bucket Machine, Hydraulic
Front End Loader, over 3 cubic yards
Dump Truck (17 cubic yards) with attached trailer with skid loader (GVW rating of 81,500 lbs.)
3rd axle dump truck
REVISION: 6/12/07-CF-Respirator physical language added per Dept. request.
67/24/2006 added 3rd axle dump truck KW
11/10/2010 MGR-Removed the words' "Face plate" from the respirator requirement.
11/06/2012-CF-GOAA Secure Area Access I. D. badge required within ninety (90) days of hire, added per Dept. request.