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Equipment Operator Sr- Streets and Roads - EXTENDED

Lexington Fayette Urban Co Government   LEXINGTON, KY   Full-time     Other
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Posted on April 29, 2020

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LEXINGTON-FAYETTE URBAN COUNTY GOVERNMENT HAS THE FOLLOWING OPENING:

 

Equipment Operator Sr- Streets and Roads - EXTENDED

Job ID 3693
Location  Fayette County
Full-Time
 

SALARY

The minimum hourly rate is $16.237 per hour
This position is non-exempt and is eligible for overtime
Pay Grade 512

A valid Kentucky Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) - Class A and a valid Department of Transportation (DOT) Medical Examiner’s Certificate in order to qualify and must be maintained as a condition of employment.

 

FILING DEADLINE DATE

May 5, 2020

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

The purpose of this classification is to operate and maintain two (2) or more pieces of power construction or other heavy equipment to excavate, move, and grade earth, erect structures, pour concrete or other hard surface pavement, and/or to clean and maintain the constructed environment; may supervise and train work crews.
 
This classification works under close to general supervision according to set procedures, but determines how or when to complete tasks.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

High school, GED, or specialized vocational training; and, a minimum of four (4) years of experience operating heavy equipment; or, an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.

This position  requires a Valid Kentucky Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) - Class A (Allows you to operate any combination of vehicles with a gross combination weight rating (GCVR) of 26,001 or more pounds, provided the GVWR of the vehicle(s) being towed is in excess of 10,000 pounds) with Endorsement N - Tank Vehicles (For vehicles designed to haul liquids or liquefied gases in bulk in permanently mounted tanks or portable tanks rated at 1,000 gallons or more.) and a valid Department of Transportat(DOT) Medical Examiner’s Certificate in order to qualify and must be maintained as a condition of employment.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Operates equipment related to area of assignment

Inspects equipment for proper operating condition and makes minor repairs, as needed.

Coordinates major repairs and preventative maintenance with fleet services.

Performs routine clerical duties such as completing route sheets, notices, service requests and other forms as necessary.

SPECIAL LICENSE/CERTIFICATION

 Valid Kentucky Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) - Class A and a valid Department of Transportation (DOT) Medical Examiner’s Certificate in order to qualify and must be maintained as a condition of employment.
 

EXAMINATION

Applicants that successfully pass the performance test will be scheduled for an interview

HOW TO APPLY

Submit LFUCG electronic application through www.lexingtonky.gov and attach/upload applicable documents to verify your education, training, certification/license(s), or DD214 (for military preference with appropriate discharge) by filing deadline date. 

RESUMES CANNOT BE SUBSTITUTED FOR THE APPLICATION, but may be electronically attached/uploaded to the application. 

Please note that the section titled "Application Questionnaire" has to be completed every time a new or revised application is submitted.  Even if other information is pre-filled, the Questionnaire does not transfer.

***APPLICANTS WHO FAIL TO COMPLETE THE ELECTRONIC APPLICATION IN ITS ENTIRETY WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED FURTHER***

CLOSING STATEMENT

Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government offers an outstanding benefits package, i.e. voluntary benefits spending account program; three weeks vacation and three weeks sick leave per year. ALL EMPLOYEES ARE REQUIRED TO HAVE DIRECT DEPOSIT.

Applicants must be able to perform all essential job functions, as identified in the job posting.  All positions require drug testing before employment and may require a pre-employment physical.

All applicants on previous eligibility lists for this classification must reapply in order to compete for this and future vacancies which may occur while this eligibility list is in effect.

The LFUCG is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer, and as such is committed to nondiscrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation or gender identity in hiring, promotion, discharge, pay and other aspects of employment.

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For more information or to apply to these positions, visit lexingtonky.gov/jobs