SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE SHOULD HAVE MINIMUM OF TWO YEARS BLADE OPERATOR EXPERIENCE.
NATURE OF WORK:
Under general direction, performs duties of considerable difficulty in the maintenance and construction of county roads and related duties as required.
The following list may not include all the duties required of this position; loading and unloading of equipment and road materials; perform labor job necessary in the maintenance of roads and facilities used in the maintenance of roads; operate proficiently all pieces of medium to heavy equipment used in road maintenance and understand the maintenance requirements of said equipment; perform shop duties such as tire repair, lubrication of equipment, assisting in equipment repair, cleaning of shop facilities, operation of shop equipment and tools; serve as lead man on particular assignments; relief operator on various equipment when needed; involvement in work scheduling and project planning; represent the foreman in his/her absence; involvement in solving personnel and customer problems; involvement in training of personnel; make decisions on job site in absence of foreman.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Thorough knowledge of the operation of all equipment; knowledge of the maintenance needs of all equipment; knowledge of the safe operation of all equipment; knowledge of the overall operations of the particular road yard they work in; knowledge in the correct requirements of road construction and maintenance; basic knowledge of county policies.
Ongoing development in skills required in the day-to-day decisions and operations of the yard they work in and in dealing with the customers we deal with.
Ability to follow oral and written instructions; ability to perform moderate to heavy physical labor; ability to work well with other team members; ability to give instruction to fellow team members and to provide the necessary follow up on job assignments; ability to continue operations in the absence of foreman.
Five (5) years of increasingly responsible experience in road construction and maintenance work and the safe operation of related equipment; experience in leadership and delegation; experience in the economics of a road yard operation.
Possession of a current Arizona Commercial Driver’s License, Class A.