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Heavy Equipment Operator II (Solid Waste)

Company: City of Lubbock
Location: Lubbock
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

SummaryOperates and services the heavier types of construction equipment such as rear loader, side loader, grapple truck, roll-off trucks and automated side loader. This position assists the City in collection of Solid Waste for residential and commercial customers.Essential Functions* Operate rear loader, side loader, grapple truck, roll-off trucks, and automated side loader. This position assists the City in collection of Solid Waste for residential and commercial customers.* Maintain and service equipment and trucks;* Operate pickups and other light equipment when assigned;* Perform related duties as directed.QualificationsCompletion of a high school diploma or the equivalent with an additional three to five years experience in the operation of motorized construction equipment; or any combination of relevant education, 1 year of progressive experience on any of the required equipment listed on this job description,and experience which provides the following:Texas Commercial Class B or Class A Driver's LicensePhysical Exam RequiredKnowledge and AbilitiesKnowledge of:* Operation and maintenance of heavy motorized equipment typically used in solid waste collections* Operations at Solid Waste Disposal or Transfer FacilitiesAbility to:* Operate heavy equipment skillfully and safely to assist in the collection of Solid Waste;* Perform maintenance and service work on trucks and heavy equipment;* Make field repairs;* Understand and follow oral and written instructions.* Maintain equipment in compliance with DOT rules and regulationsPhysical Requirements* Frequently lift and carry up to 50 pounds;* Occasionally lift and carry up to 75 pounds;* Walk and stand during a shift;* Climb ladders, scaffolding, stairs, poles and inclined surfaces;* Continuously push and pull objects;* Frequently flex upper trunk forward at the waist and partially at the knees;* Frequently rotate upper trunk to the right or left while sitting or standing;* Reach above, at or below shoulder height;* Coordinate eye, hand and foot movement in order to operate motorized vehicles and machinery.

Keywords: City of Lubbock, Lubbock , Heavy Equipment Operator II (Solid Waste), Other , Lubbock, Texas

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