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Seasonal Equipment Operator NBE

Jefferson County, Colorado

Jefferson County, Colorado

Golden, CO, USA
Posted on Friday, June 7, 2024
Apply By

06/30/24

Division

Road & Bridge Division

Management Level

Individual Contributor

Scheduled Weekly Hours

40

Benefit Eligibility

This position is non-benefit eligible and must work no more than 130 hours per calendar month.

Description

Seasonal Equipment Operator I/CDL Driver NBE is the entry-level classification in the Equipment Operator series. The Seasonal Equipment Operator I performs unskilled and semi-skilled duties in the operation of vehicles and equipment used in theconstruction, maintenance, and repair of county roadsandright-of-ways.Operates light and medium equipment, suchas weed trimmer, chain saw, demolition saw, mower, skid steer, small compaction roller, patch truck, sweeper, crack seal/fill machine,front end loader, backhoe, single-axel, and tandem axle trucks. D uties vary by district and may include operation of equipment in the preparation of final asphalt overlay, hauling materials, and assisting in graveling roads, shoveling, raking, sweeping, and traffic control.

Before submitting your application, please visit our website for more information on our districts, shop locations, and service areas. https://www.jeffco.us/787/Road-Bridge-Division

This full-time, temporary position can expect to work Monday-Thursday, 4 10’s and is required to work on-site.

Target Hire Range: $23.00 - $24.35 USD Hourly

Compensation will be determined based on education, experience, and skills.

Please note that this is a temporary, non-benefited position. Employees are able to earn 1 hour of sick leave for every 30 hours worked, up to 48 hours.

Essential Duties

  • Perform road maintenance operations, including milling asphalt, repaving roads, filling potholes, applying crack-seal, repairing concrete, street sweeping, maintaining gutters and drainage, and gravel road maintenance.
  • Safely operate and drive equipment or vehicles while performing construction, maintenance, and other work.
  • Perform equipment and vehicle pre/post-trip inspections as defined by federal guidelines and inspect other items affecting safe operations. Perform routine cleaning and minor maintenance, as necessary.
  • Inspect and prepare all equipment for use by performing routine maintenance and minor repairs on trucks and equipment, including fueling, cleaning, lubricating, and changing tires. Plan and request maintenance service and repair for specific equipment. Prepare equipment for specific uses by making necessary modifications.

Qualifications

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Minimum Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • A minimum of one-year work-related experience in the operation of equipment and/or vehicles with a GVWR of 26,001 pounds or more
  • Must be at least 18 years old by hire date
  • Valid Driver’s License for 2 consecutive years prior to hire date. If from out of state, must obtain a Colorado Driver’s License within 30 days of hire
  • Must possess a valid Class B or A Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) with Air Brake restriction removed as well as a valid Department of Transportation (DOT) medical card at the time of hire.
  • Must have Tanker endorsement within 30 days of hire
  • May be required to obtain Flagger, Traffic Control Supervisor, Stormwater Management, and/or Erosion Control certifications. May be required to obtain a Class A CDL or a Hazmat endorsement
  • Respond to emergencies operations 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and reportto an assigned shop within one hour of being called

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with road construction or maintenance
  • Experience with asphalt operations
  • Experience with public works

Additional Information

  • Must pass a pre-employment physical, drug screen, background check, and Motor Vehicle Record check.
  • Must be at least 18 years old by hire date.
  • Valid Driver’s License for 2 consecutive years prior to hire date. If from out of state, must obtain a Colorado Driver’s License within 30 days of hire.
  • Must possess a valid Class B or A Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) with Air Brake restriction removed as well as a valid Department of Transportation (DOT) medical card at the time of hire.
  • Must have Tanker endorsement within 30 days of hire. May be required to obtain Flagger, Traffic Control Supervisor, Stormwater Management, and/or Erosion Control certifications.
  • May be required to obtain a Class A CDL or a Hazmat endorsement.
  • To be considered, you must not have any major violations, nor DUI, DWI, DWAI in the past three years.
  • Offer of employment contingent on upon successful completion of criminal history, physical, MVR check and references.
  • Jefferson County adheres to pre- and post-employment drug testing regulations for positions requiring a CDL. In following Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations, Jefferson County is required to contact previous employers to obtain information on past alcohol and drug testing.
  • ** Please Note : Due to CDL guidelines, we review work experience within the last ten years. Please make sure that you document your past and current job-related experience. If your application does not include work experience from the last ten years, your application may bedisqualifiedor delay the process. **

How To Apply

Applications will be accepted electronically at Jefferson County Colorado Career Opportunities .

Applicants complete an online form and have the option to provide a resume and detailed cover letter that describes why you are the best candidate for the position. Applications are reviewed for minimum qualifications listed in the qualifications section of the job bulletin, and applicants are contacted directly by the hiring team regarding next steps. To view the status of your application or direct communication from the hiring team, please log into your candidate portal .

For more details on the recruitment process, please visit https://www.jeffco.us/1860/FAQs

Questions

  • County Recruitment Team: 303-271-8400 or careertalent@jeffco.us
  • Library Recruitment Team: 303.275.6168 or talent@jeffcolibrary.org
  • Sheriff Recruitment Team: 303.271.5332 or sheriff.recruiting@co.jefferson.co.us

Jefferson County adheres to all Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations, including FMCSA rule 391.11 (b) (2): Can read and speak the English language sufficiently to converse with the general public, to understand highway traffic signs and signals in the English language, to respond to official inquiries, and to make entries on reports and records.

Education

GED, High School Diploma

Experience

Work Experience: Minimum one year

Certifications

Languages:

Category

Maintenance & Trades