Forsyth Government County
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Equipment Operator II
at Forsyth Government County
- Job Summary
Operates a variety of equipment, machinery, and tools as necessary to complete essential functions, which may include a utility truck, dump truck, roll-off loader, bobcat, boom truck, side arm cutter, cement mixer, compactor, tractor, bushhog, mower, chain saw, jackhammer, axe, sling blade, hydro-seeder, chipper, blower, shovel, rake, post hole digger, mechanic tools, concrete finishing tools, hand tools, or two-way radio.
Performs various tasks associated with construction/maintenance of roads and bridges; assists in maintaining roads, road shoulders, and ditches; rolls/packs road surfaces; repairs/patches potholes; spreads gravel; shovels and loops road materials; builds forms/frames for concrete structures; mixes, pours, shovels, levels, and finishes concrete; cuts/busts and removes cement/asphalt; measures grade.
Performs various tasks associated with roadside maintenance or grounds maintenance; cleans out ditches, drains, and pipes; mows grass and landscaped areas; cuts/trims trees/shrubbery; removes downed trees from roadways; rakes or sweeps roadways and ground surfaces; loads seed into machinery; spreads salt, sand, seed, hay, or other materials onto ground surfaces; constructs fences; erects mailboxes; removes dead animals or other debris from roadways; digs holes/trenches and shovels materials.
This classification is designated as a safety sensitive position which is subject to random drug and alcohol testing and any other drug testing methods as stated in policies adopted by Forsyth County concerning drug and alcohol.
- Minimum Qualifications
- High school diploma or GED; supplemented by vocational/technical training in equipment operation and traffic flagging; supplemented by one (1) year previous experience and/or training involving equipment operation, traffic flagging, and work in area of assignment; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job.
Must be able to obtain and/or maintain a Flagging Certification and Georgia Commercial Driver's License (CDL) including appropriate endorsement(s) within six (6) months from hire date.