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Heavy Equipment Operator II & III - Athens-Clarke County , GA (ID: 293670)

Title Heavy Equipment Operator II & III
Type Public Works - Operations
Date Posted January 12, 2018
City / Organization Athens-Clarke County , GA
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PLEASE VISIT WWW.ATHENSCLARKECOUNTY.COM/JOBS for posting. Description below is that of Heavy Equipment Operator II position.


REPORTS TO: Varies - Depending on Assignment 
FLSA STATUS: Non-Exempt 
CLASSIFICATION: Personnel System - Requires satisfactory completion of a six month probationary period. 
SAFETY SENSITIVE: CDL - Subject to random drug testing per the Athens-Clarke County Drug and Alcohol Ordinance. 

Purpose of Job 
The purpose of this job is to operate heavy equipment and perform manual work functions associated with construction and maintenance of water/sewer distribution and collection systems. Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to: operating/maintaining heavy equipment; transporting materials and equipment; performing labor activities; and performing additional tasks as assigned. 

Job Related Requirements 

WORK SCHEDULE:  Monday-Friday, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm. Subject to call back 24 hours a day 7 days a week.

May be required to work on religious holidays. 

Regular and predictable attendance is required. 

Must work cooperatively with others. 

When requirements include vehicle operation, responsible for the safety, readiness and operation of the vehicle and must abide by ACC's safe driving policy. 

 Minimum Training & Experience Required to Perform Essential Job Functions:

High school diploma or equivalent with two years construction, heavy equipment operation, maintenance labor, or related experience required; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this position. 

Must possess a valid driver's license. 

Must possess or have the ability to obtain a valid Georgia Commercial Driver's License within six months of date of hire. 

Must possess or have the ability to obtain Georgia Department of Transportation Flagging Certification within six months of date of hire. 

Ability to operate Caterpillar, John Deere, and Case Backhoe preferred.

Job Post Expiration Date   January 25, 2018

    All jobs posted are considered open until filled and may close at anytime except as stated in the Job Description. .