Midvale City
  • 07-Sep-2017 to 22-Sep-2017 (MST)
  • Midvale, UT, USA
  • $16.47 - $20.17
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Retirement, Holidays, Vacation and Sick Leave

General Summary of Job:  Performs a variety of skilled duties related to the construction, maintenance and repair of City roads and other City facilities. 


Essential Functions:

  • Operates front-end loader in the removal, loading and transportation of asphalt, gravel, dirt, and other material related to maintenance and repair of City streets;
  • Assists with City cleanup/bulky waste removal;
  • Operates dump truck in the transportation of various materials related to construction and maintenance of City streets; transports asphalt or cement; refill area with new material and rolls asphalt with power roller; operates sweeper to clean streets.
  • Sweeps and shovels debris into trucks from gutters and grates; operates dump truck or loader in clearing snow and hauling debris, asphalt, sand and other materials;
  • May operate backhoe to dig holes and trenches to repair or install lines on a training basis.
  • Operates snowplow, and salt truck to clear road of snow and ice;
  • Operates street sweeper and water truck to clean gutters of dirt and leaves;
  • Maintain 24-hour emergency call;
  • Performs other duties as assigned or required.


Necessary Skills:

  • Considerable knowledge of operating basic manual and power hand tools;
  • Working knowledge of the operation of a variety of light and heavy equipment such as rollers, backhoes, sweepers, salting trucks, snowplows, etc;
  • Considerable knowledge of hazards and safety precautions associated with road work.
  • Ability to follow simple instructions, ability to perform strenuous manual labor; ability to tolerate weather extremes in work environment;
  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing; ability to work effectively with fellow employees and the public.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent; plus two (2) years experience as an equipment operator performing the same or similar duties listed, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.


Special Qualifications:

  • Must possess and maintain a valid Utah Commercial Drivers License, Class B with a tanker endorsement. This position will be subject to the random drug testing policy and periodic driver's license verifications.
  • Must possess a home telephone for emergency and standby call-outs.
  • Must live within 20 miles of the Midvale Public Works Facility.


Working Conditions:

  • Generally comfortable conditions. Intermittent sitting, standing, and travel to various city locations.
  • Will be working out of doors and exposed to various types of weather conditions, including potential weather extremes.
  • Considerable exposure to stress as a result of human behavior, frequent deadlines, and the general demands of the positions.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee must consistently bend, lift and/or move up to 75 pounds.
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