Job Description

TEMPE ELEMENTARY

TITLE: Equipment/Machinery PAY GRADE: 48
Operator

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Operate all heavy equipment such as loaders, backhoes and dump trucks.

QUALIFICATIONS:
1. Education and/or experience equivalent to a High School Diploma or GED
2. Five (5) years of journeyman level heavy equipment operation experience

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: (Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act,
may include any of the following tasks, knowledge, skills, and other characteristics. This list is
ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY, and is not a comprehensive listing of all duties and responsibilities performed by
incumbents of this class.)

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Operate heavy equipment such as tractor mower, loaders, backhoes, dump trucks, and bobcats.
- Operate shovels, picks, posthole diggers, hammers, rakes, sharpshooters, saws, levels, augers,
double jacks and uses hand tools.
- Inspect vehicles to ensure they are fully operational and meet safety standards.
- Assist with pouring, forming and finishing concrete.
- Repair concrete, brick and block.
- Install and maintain chain link fencing.
- Load and unload materials onto and from vehicles.
- Inspect and repair playground equipment, benches, tables, barrier posts, and storm drains.
- Install and repair flood irrigation valves and gates.
- Perform street maintenance and grounds excavation work.
- Act as laborer for other trades and grounds work.
- Perform other duties as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND OTHER CHARACTERISTICS:
? Knowledge and experience in heavy equipment operation techniques
? Skill and safety knowledge in heavy equipment operation
? Skill in laying and finishing cement
? Skill in both verbal and written communications
? Ability to install and repair fences and other equipment
? Ability to obtain Class A Commercial Drivers License (CDL)

WORKING CONDITIONS:
Hazardous chemicals and dangerous machinery
Exposure to extreme weather conditions
Restricted movement, intense noise

PHYSICAL EFFORT:
Prepared: 3/00
Revised: 3/2016 Page 1 of 2 TEMPE ELEMENTARY

TITLE: Equipment/Machinery PAY GRADE: 48
Operator

Lifts, moves, or carries objects weighing up to 100 pounds.

REPORTS TO:
Facilities Management Manager or Facilities Management Supervisor

EVALUATION:
Classified Personnel Evaluation

SUPERVISES:
N/A
Prepared: 3/00
Revised: 3/2016 Page 2 of 2

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