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Lead Road Equipment Operator

Organization: Greenwood County
Date Posted: 7/27/2020
Country: United States
Primary Category: Public Works
Salary: $29,853.00 yearly
Type of Position: Full-Time
Education Requirement: High School / GED
Experience Requirement: 1-2 years

Description & Details

Salary/Pay Rate:$29,853 - $44,780


LOCATION:  Road Division of Public Works    

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:  High School graduate or GED equivalent.  Two years of heavy equipment operation experience or related field or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Successful completion of heavy equipment skill set assessment provided by Greenwood County Public Works.  Valid Class A SC Commercial Driver's License (CDL).


Operates heavy machinery to accomplish a variety of road construction and maintenance tasks, including gathering and transporting materials, grading and compacting roads, paving roads, digging drainage ditches, repairing roads and driveways, removing trees and vegetation adjacent to roads, building and installing catch basins, etc.  Equipment may include a backhoe, front end loader, bush hog, bulldozer, crawler loader, motor grader, trucks, tractor, crane, slope mowers and mowers.

Utilizes various types of tools as necessary to perform road maintenance and construction duties, including a chain saw, weed eater, hand tools, mechanic's tools, and a two-way radio.

Safely load, unload and transport heavy equipment to job sites.

Receives work orders and completes jobs in timely manner as prescribed by the department. Completes vehicle and equipment maintenance inspection and indicates when service and repairs are needed.  Issues are reported to supervisor.

Assists in traffic control for the job site.  Assists with work zone set-up and placement of construction signs and barricades for employee and public safety.  Assists with directing traffic at job sites using paddle signs or flags.  Assists with various other department duties as needed.  Performs related work as assigned.

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