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Heavy Equipment Operator - Street Services

Company: Town of Flower Mound
Location: Flower Mound
Posted on: June 18, 2022

Job Description:


Under direct supervision, operates various street construction equipment and tools to construct, repair, and maintain the Town's streets, bridges, medians, right of ways, gutters, curbs, sidewalks, alleys, drainage systems, and other public areas within the Town.

Examples of Duties

* Cleans, repairs, and maintains roads, bridges, medians, right of ways, alleys, curbs, gutters, sidewalks, and other public areas within the Town.
* Performs routine and repetitive, strenuous physical tasks such as hand working asphalt and concrete as it is placed; loading and unloading trucks; laying pipelines and repairing manholes; patching pot holes and overlaying of streets; sealing cracks in asphalt and concrete; remove and replace concrete to include form setting to finishing; reading grades and setting grade stakes; assisting in surveying; cutting brush and trees; mowing and weed-eating high grass and weeds; and maintaining clean street intersections, medians, and alleys.
* Operates, repairs, and maintains vehicles and various heavy equipment and tools such as tractors, mowers, front end and back end loaders, heavy trenchers, bucket trucks, augers, maintainers, jackhammers, skill saws; drills; bolt cutters; pothole patchers; rollers; dump trucks; motor graders; 1 ton to 5 ton vehicles; etc as a primary responsibility. Oversees the daily activities of crew members and completion of work orders in absence of crew leader as a primary responsibility.
* Works safely when working in close proximity to high-speed vehicle traffic areas, along medians, and right-of-ways.
* Identifies and informs supervisor of potential hazards, liability exposures, problem areas, public inquiries of the general public, and the status of work activities.
* Conducts inspections and preventative maintenance, on a daily basis, on vehicles, equipment, and tools including washing, checking safe and proper operation, and servicing as a primary responsibility.
* Assists other departments and performs other duties as needed.
* Adheres to departmental, personnel, and safety rules and regulations.
* Adheres to stand-by schedule as assigned for emergency repairs at night and weekends.
* Trains other employees in operation, repair, and safety techniques of construction equipment and in daily job duties and responsibilities.
* Loads and unloads supplies, equipment and tools, etc. on and off of vehicles and equipment.

Minimum Qualifications


* A High School Diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED) is required.
* Must be able to complete and pass the written test for a valid Texas CDL "A" Driver's License, without restrictions, within 90 days of hire. You must provide proof of your scheduled driving test appointment with the Texas Department of Public Safety to your supervisor within 90 days from the day you pass the written test. Your driving record must be in compliance with Town policy.


* One or more years of street maintenance (concrete and asphalt) repair or construction work experience to include operation of heavy construction equipment is required.

Must submit to and pass a post-offer, non-regulated drug test and thorough background checks (including criminal history).

Desired Qualifications


* Must have knowledge of installation of concrete and asphalt materials used in street maintenance; and skills required to operate heavy to light construction equipment, vehicles, small power tools, and equipment in a safe and proper manner.
* Must be able to exercise good judgment, make competent decisions, handle multiple projects, meet deadlines, and work well under pressure and stress.
* Must work extensive hours and respond within 30 minutes to an on-call or emergency callback as required.
* Must maintain an effective and pleasant working relationship with coworkers, supervisors, and the general public at all times.


* Must be able to talk, read, see, walk, hear, and follow oral and written directives.
* Must also have good hand/foot/eye coordination to operate equipment.
* Must be able to operate maintenance equipment; perform strenuous physical activities to include, exerting up to 100 lbs. of pressure, lift up to 100 lbs. of equipment several times a day, and lifting heavy objects; shoveling; crawling; bending; kneeling; climbing on and off equipment; and operating vibrating equipment.
* Must be able to work indoors, underground, outdoors, in confined spaces, in trenches, on level, slippery, sloping, unstable, and muddy terrain, and under constantly noisy conditions; and work in adverse environmental conditions to include inclement weather such as rain, sleet, snow, heat, sun exposure, dust/mist, and hazardous conditions such as street traffic, exposure to insects, noxious plants, and snakes.

Keywords: Town of Flower Mound, Flower Mound , Heavy Equipment Operator - Street Services, Other , Flower Mound, Texas

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