Job Description

TEMPE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL DISTRICT

TITLE: Equipment/Machine 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.
- Knowledge of safety policies, procedures, and practices.
- Knowledge of flood irrigation.
- Skill operating 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:

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

CATEGORY: Classified

WORK YEAR: 12 months

DEPARTMENT/SCHOOL: Facilities Management For Learners

GRADE: 48

REPORTS TO: Facilities Management Manager or Supervisor

EVALUATION: Classified Personnel Evaluation

SUPERVISES: May supervise clerical staff

PREPARED: March 2000

REVISED: October 2018

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