Brilliandeer Lopper Job Description Sample
Equipment Operator Iii-Public Works (Streets)
FLSA Status: Nonexempt
Inclement Weather Classification: Essential
An employee in this class operates heavy equipment and a variety of specialized power equipment including dry saw, wet saw, jack hammer for job completion of street maintenance and sidewalks. The employee performs crew leader duties on the job in absence of crew leader. Work involves forming and finishing concrete such as curb and sidewalk, installing pipe for storm sewer systems, and other general street maintenance such as spraying and cleaning storm drains. The employee provides tree removal, ice and snow removal, and water/sewer repair in emergency situations. Work is performed in accordance with departmental rules and policies. The employee sets, forms, pours, and finishes concrete to repair curbs, gutters, driveways, and sidewalks; performs street repairs and patching; lays asphalt; clears roadside and other City properties. Work subjects the employee to inside and outside environmental conditions, extreme temperatures, and normal hazards associated with operation of equipment, and working with sewer. Work is performed under the supervision of the Street Superintendent and is evaluated through daily observation. This classification is considered non-exempt in compliance with the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).
Examples of Duties
Sets, forms, pours, and finishes concrete to repair curbs, gutters, driveways, and sidewalks; performs street repairs and patching; lays asphalt; clears roadside and other City properties by cutting brush, raking and hoeing
Performs crew leader duties on the job in absence of crew leader
Breaks up pavements, digs holes, cuts trenches, excavates and fills in holes in streets and other paved surfaces, using sledge hammer, shovel, pick, spade, rake, hoe, hand tools or jackhammer; patches and paves streets and other paved surfaces
Operates heavy equipment such as rubber tire loader, rubber tire backhoe, track loader, motor grader, roller, and asphalt paver
Cleans and removes debris from streets, gutters, storm drains, catch basins, drainage ditches, sidewalks, and street construction sites by shoveling, raking, sweeping, and picking up debris; removes ice and snow from the streets
Uses chain saw and loppers to cut limbs in order to remove sight distance hazards
Uses weed eater to edge grass off of curbing and along edges of sidewalks
Drives snow plot to clear streets from snow and ice
Uses air compressor to blow out cracks and hot lance to dry the cracks
Operates pickup and other maintenance equipment and performs routine maintenance on equipment; operates power street sweeper per rotating assignment; maintains and replaces sweeper brooms and liquids
Removes litter along city rights of way
Performs general street maintenance such as spraying and cleaning storm drains.
Responds to calls on weekends, nights in all kinds of weather
Performs related duties as required
Considerable knowledge of automotive and mechanical equipment operation and general maintenance work performed by a municipality
Considerable knowledge of practices, methods, materials, tools and equipment used in public streets and traffic marking field construction, repair, and maintenance work
Considerable knowledge of procedures and techniques of concrete and asphalt work; hazards associated with the work and proper safety precautions
Skilled in concrete construction
Ability to operate a backhoe, forklift, loader, mower, tractor, dump truck, leaf blower, weed eater, tamp, jackhammer, and other maintenance equipment
Ability to follow safety procedures
Ability to follow standard operating procedure for all street division functions
Ability to receive and carry out instructions provided by a supervisor
Ability to identify and report to a supervisor the maintenance needs of various structures, grounds, and facilities
Ability to perform all street maintenance manual functions
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationship with other employees and the general public
Education and Experience
High School Diploma or GED equivalency and considerable prior equipment operation and maintenance work experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Physical Requirements and Working Conditions
Work in this class is described as medium and frequently requires physical exertion to complete tasks and move objects. This employee must have the visual acuity to determine the accuracy, neatness, and thoroughness of work assigned. Work typically involves the ability to physically perform the basic life operational functions of climbing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, grasping, and repetitive motions. The worker is required to have the visual acuity to be the operator of trucks, forklifts, cranes and other equipment. Employee is subject to hazards, including mechanical equipment, electrical current, noise and vibration and atmospheric conditions due to exposure to fumes, odors, and dusts. Working conditions include both inside and outside environmental conditions.
- Valid Commercial Driver's License (CDL)
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