Equipment Operator

City of El Paso, TX

Date: Nov 25, 2022
City: El Paso, TX
Salary: $28,920 - $49,920 / year
Contract type: Full time
City of El Paso, TX

MOS Code: 12V (Army), 001524 (Navy)

Education and Experience: Equivalent to two (2) years of experience operating light or medium trucks, tractors and related automotive equipment.

Licenses and Certificates:

  • Texas Class “B” Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) or equivalent from another state.

  • Some positions may require a Texas Class “A” CDL or equivalent from another state. CDL may require specialized endorsements depending on area of assignment.

  • Some positions may require a Municipal Solid Waste Operator Class C License.

Special Requirements:

  • Positions requiring a CDL or positions of a safety sensitive are subject to drug and alcohol testing in accordance with federal regulations.

  • Some positions must pass a criminal background check and obtain and maintain federally mandated security clearance for working at an airport.

General Purpose

Under general supervision, operate any of a variety of general or specialized medium sized motorized equipment utilized in construction, repair, maintenance and other operations of numerous departments, divisions and activities, as qualified.

Typical Duties

Operate medium equipment, including, but not limited to, 18 wheel semi-tractor/trailer; asphalt distributor, grapple, jet rodder equipped vacuum, personnel lift and roll off trucks; gang and slope mowers; and other specialized equipment, such as, backhoe, chip box spreader, earth saw, farm tractor with implements, front loader, street sweeper, trencher and truck-mounted crane, as assigned. Involves: Attach, set up, start, stop, position, guide and manipulate powered mechanical, electrical, hydraulic or pneumatic apparatus to dig, push, pile or load materials. Monitor instruments and adjust such factors as speed, flow, temperature and pressure when feeding, bearing-off, hoisting and transporting solids or fluids. Perform other difficult construction, repair, maintenance or operations related work. Inspect work site prior to, during and following activities. Identify, recommend and undertake work according to priorities and established schedules.

Direct a small crew of laborers or other workers in routine tasks, if delegated. Involves: As assigned or authorized, participate in non-personnel administration related duties including, but not limited to assign and inspect work, train employees.

Perform various related duties as required. Involves: Inspect, clean, grease and fuel equipment. Identify and perform basic equipment preventative maintenance servicing and minor repair work to maintain operating condition and meet safety requirements. Engage in manual labor as necessary to work assignment. Interact with other departments, employees, contractors, vendors or the public.

General Information

Test date: To be announced

Note: Qualified candidates will be invited to take the practical examination

Note: Current opening is at the Environmental Services Department. The eligible list will be used for Environmental Services only

Note: This is a new advertisement for Equipment Operator. You must apply if you are still interested in this position

Note: Applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. This position will close when a present number of qualified applications have been received.

A résumé and/or other documents will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application. Comments such as “See résumé” are not acceptable and will result in the application being considered incomplete

To qualify for this position, required education, experience, knowledge and skills must be clearly stated on your application’s employment history. We do not use any information on your resume to review if you meet the minimum qualifications for this position

Failure to fully detail all experience and job duties in the application, or copying/pasting directly from the job specification, or responses referring to your résumé will eliminate you from consideration for the position

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