Seward County Road & Bridge Equipment Operator/Truck Driver
December 2, 2021 2:54 pm
Company: Seward County
Address: 515 N. Washington
Location: Liberal, KS
Email: [email protected]
Job Position: Full Time
Road & Bridge Equipment Operator/Truck Driver
|Under general supervision the Grader/Equipment Operator performs work of moderate difficulty in the operation of heavy equipment and multi-axle trucks used in the construction, maintenance and repair of Seward County roads. Although the work performed is frequently laid out in general terms and inspected upon completion, intermediate phases of work are completed without assistance. The Grader/Equipment Operator position is a highly responsible position because the Grader/Equipment Operator is entrusted with the safe repair and of all roads within Seward County. Due to unforeseen circumstances, this position may be stressful at times and requires the ability of the Grader/Equipment Operator to occasionally consider a different course of action of deviate from standard operating procedures to get the job done.
High School Diploma or GED required
Must possess valid CDL License
Essential Job Functions and Responsibilities
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
|Knowledge, Skills and Abilities –Knowledge of
|The work of a Grader/Equipment Operator is a highly responsible position which requires mental acuity. The Grader/Equipment Operator will be required to do complicated tasks: work in day and night environment, able to work outdoors in an extremely hot, cold, dry or wet environment; must be able to work in hazardous or dangerous work areas or situations; must be capable of working under stressful situations including operation of equipment in bad weather or other difficult condition, e.g., heights, limited head room; must have acceptable vision for performing pre/post trip inspection, driving trucks, operating heavy equipment, shovel/raking roadway materials, setting up signs/cones, installing right-of-way fencing, maintaining bridges/guardrails/culverts/road-side drainage, operating the crusher plant, weed whacking and trimming trees; must have acceptable hearing to hear on the telephone and in public contact; must have appropriate voice skills to be clearly understood on the telephone, mobile radio and in public contact; must have fine and gross motor skills and full use of fingers, hands and arms to perform duties; must have good cognitive skills; must be able to sit for an hour or more, speak, hear, stand, walk, balance, stoop, squat, bend, and/or kneel. 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. May be required to lift, carry, drag or push boxes or equipment up to 135 pounds. Must be able to tarp loads, pull open a truck’s hood and other equipment requiring 100 pounds of force. Must be able to use grease gun to lube equipment, use hand tools, remove/replace guards and rails, requires upper body forces of up to 40 pounds. Must be able to climb ladders to get into and out of grader and other vehicle/heavy equipment. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.|
40 Hour Work Week – Full Time; Monday through Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.; hours may vary
General outdoor environment and may be required to work outdoors in extreme temperatures
Employee must submit to pre employment drug and alcohol testing and random drug and alcohol testing.
Nothing in this Job Description restricts the ability or right of Seward County to assign, reassign or eliminate the duties and responsibilities of this job either orally or in writing. Tasks and responsibilities may be changed at any time due to reasonable accommodations or other reasons deemed appropriate by the County. This Job Description does not constitute an Employment Agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change, according to the business needs of Seward County.