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Equipment Operator I Full-time

at Reno County, KS Kansas in Kansas (Published at 25-06-2020)

Recruitment Profile/Application Instructions
Manual labor involving a variety of duties associated with Reno County Road and Bridge. Job Responsibilities
Comply with all countywide and departmental policies and procedures. Mow or trim grass, weeds and other tall growth, cut trees and brush with tractor mowers or bucket truck. Install and maintain traffic control devices according to the MUTCD. Haul, stockpile or dump road materials or debris using dump truck. Operate front-end loader to load truck, move debris. Operate water truck in road construction, maintenance. Compact asphalt materials, sealing cover materials or other materials with rollers. Power broom asphalt surfaces. Perform minor maintenance on equipment and assist mechanics in servicing or repairing equipment. Pick up loose paper and other debris. Train on heavy equipment, as time allows. Plow snow with truck plows and spread ice treatment materials. Maintain written records as required for completion of daily task sheets. Perform normal cleanup around work areas. Operate all job related machinery, equipment, tools and other aids as required, necessary, or needed in the performance of these job functions using equipment such as: Tandem axle dump trucks, over 1 ton trucks, bucket truck, tractors and attachments, front end loaders, oil distributors (small), sealing sand spreader, rollers, brooms, brush chippers, tractor mowers, water trucks, small backhoes, B-patcher, paint striping machine and other medium equipment owned by Reno County Public Works Department. Other duties as assigned when the work is similar, related or a logical assignment of the position. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Education - Minimum level high school graduate or have an equivalent general educational development certificate (GED). Employee is responsible for obtaining and maintaining any certification and licensing requirements relative to the position.
Ongoing Training may include:
  • New equipment operation.
  • New safety procedures.
  • New or changed policies or procedures. Experience/Knowledge - Ability to operate the required light to medium equipment and capable of performing the task of an Equipment Operator II within 6 - 12 months after hire date to include obtaining a Class-B CDL as required for an Equipment Operator II. Skills - Ability to understand and follow both oral and written instructions. Possess and maintain a valid Kansas Drivers License when reporting to duty. Physical Requirements & Working Conditions
Heavy Work - Exerting 50 to 100 pounds occasionally, or 25 to 50 pounds frequently, or 10 to 20 pounds constantly. Lifting/Lowering, Carrying, and Pushing/Pulling (Force Exerted) = 50 - 100 pounds. 5% indoors and 95% outdoors.
Will be exposed to summer heat and winter cold. Exposure to other extreme weather conditions. Work around noise of road machinery. Work areas may be dusty. Occasional exposure to poisonous insects, animals and plants. Some exposure to exhaust fumes from equipment in truck shed and shop. At times will work in close proximity of public traffic. Periodic use of materials, which have an MSDS report on how to safely handle them.
All use of equipment (hand operated or self-propelled) entails hazardous exposure if not operated in a safe manner. Must be able to meet with or without reasonable accommodation, the physical requirements associated with the essential functions of this position as described on the attached Job Description Worksheet. Full Job Description and Benefits Brochure
EO I 11-2019.pdf
Benefits Brochure 2020.pdf
This position may be filled or closed to further application without notice.
Reno County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Reno County is an at-will, equal opportunity employer. Reno County provides Family Medical Leave (FMLA) benefits to eligible, covered employees. Reno County considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, age (40+), disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected status under local, state or federal law. Reno County is committed to making the application, interview, and pre-employment testing process accessible to persons with disabilities. If you wish to volunteer information regarding any special assistance you may need, please notify Renee Harris, Reno County Human Resources by phone at (620-694-2988) or by email at [email protected] Applications must be submitted on www.renogov.org. You will be contacted should the department feel that you are a qualified candidate.
Reno County prohibits employment of family members when such employment will create a situation where one person is in the direct chain of command and supervises, manages, or will be supervised or managed by another family member. Family members are defined as spouses, biological parents, children and siblings, in-laws, grandparent, grandchildren, aunt, uncle, niece, nephew, adoptive parents, children and siblings who share (or have shared) the same household, step-parents, step-children, and step-siblings who share (or have shared) the same household, or individuals with whom an employee has a close personal relationship such as domestic partners, cohabitants, and significant others. Employees are expected to disclose relationships covered by this policy whenever they come into existence.

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