at (OMB) Office of Mang. and Budget State of Delaware in Sussex County, Delaware, United States
This describes entry-level equipment operator work. This level is involved in learning department rules, regulations, and policies concerning operation of equipment, proper handling of materials, and environmental issues as related to the industry. Work is performed under close direction of a technical superior. This posting will be used to fill numerous open positions within Sussex County. This position is required to work overtime as needed, and during storm events and other emergency events on short notice, and in some cases, no advance notice. During inclement weather, this position also includes snow removal responsibilities.
Upon satisfactory completion of department promotional standards and job requirements, employees may be eligible to be promoted to the next level.
Essential functions are fundamental, core functions common to all positions in the class series and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties for any one position in the class. Since class specifications are descriptive and not restrictive, incumbents can complete job duties of similar kind not specifically listed here.
Drives and controls on/off-road equipment to haul supplies to and from the work site. This may include public highway systems.
Manipulates equipment with integrated mechanical, hydraulic, and electronic systems/controls by coding computers and or adjusting levers, gears, valves, switches and related controls.
Operates mobile equipment and hand tools to dig, ditch, slope, strip, grade, backfill, mow, and clear and excavate.
Loads and unloads rock, debris, earth, trees and materials, such as abrasives, de-icing chemicals/hazardous material using hands, loaders, trucks, hand-truck, forklift, dolly-lift and hoist.
Operates hand tools such as jackhammers, mechanical tampers, power saws, air compressors, hydraulic drivers, and similar equipment to make general repairs of roads, grounds, and/or structures.
Performs construction/maintenance and repairs in a variety of labor/trades fields such as carpentry, welding, and masonry.
Responds to environmental/highway emergency situations to control snow, storm water, hazardous debris, oil spills, etc. on roads, grounds and related areas.
Uses traffic control techniques to control high/low speed vehicular traffic movements.
Performs preventive maintenance, operational checks, pre, and post walk around inspections, and makes minor repairs/adjustments of assigned equipment; reports damage and /or required maintenance.
May operate draw and swing bridges to permit both water and roadway traffic to pass safely.