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Senior Heavy Equipment Operator

Company: Lehigh Acres Municipal Services Improvement Distri
Location: Lehigh Acres
Posted on: September 17, 2022

Job Description:

Competitive pay based on experience. CDL preferred.Duties may include, but are not limited to the following:Receives written work orders or verbal instructions from the immediate Field Director, assigned Supervisor, Assistant District Manager or District Manager. Operation of District heavy equipment which includes but is not limited to: Operates track hoe to clean canals, ditches and slope banks.Operates rubber-tired front-end loader, equipped with front-mounted hydraulically powered bucket used to scoop or lift and transport bulk materials to and from storage areas. May be equipped with front-mounted rake attachment used to clear land.Operates bulldozer equipped with concave blade attached across the front to gouge out, level and distribute earth and push trees and rocks from an area, making several passes and bringing the area to a finished grade.Operates rubber-tired loader backhoe to repair District rights-of-way, cleans canals, ditches & slope banks. Loads dirt or debris into dump truck.Operates grader to perform minor clearing or dressing canal rights-of-way.Operates weed harvester for aquatic plant removal from water bodies.Drives truck equipped with dump body to transport and dump loose materials such as sand, gravel, crushed rock, or bituminous paving materials. Inspects truck equipment and supplies such as tires, lights, brakes, gas, oil and water.Other heavy equipment operations may be called upon. Operation of District mowing equipment which includes but is not limited to: Operates tractor to cut grass with bat-wing implement or slope mower attachment. Moves levers and/or steering wheel to control tool bars or attachments to a clear right-of-way. May be outfitted or equipped with necessary attachments to apply herbicide.Operator may be required to fasten attachments to tractor with clevis or wedge pin hitches.Operator may be required to connect hydraulic hoses, belts, mechanical linkage, or power take-off shaft to tractor to provide power to raise, lower or tilt attachments.Delivering and dispensing fuels, greases, oils and performs minor repairs on equipment.Drives dump truck to deliver fill or other materials to work sites. Loads fallen tree limbs, roadside trash or chemical containers into dump truck and delivers refuse to landfill.Repairs streets with asphalt, cold patching materials and concrete.Removes and replaces signs including but not limited to traffic, park and trespassing.Replaces worn or damaged parts such as hoses, wiring, and belts, in machines and equipment.Cuts grass and trims weeds on District property or easements.Cleans buildings, paints interior and exterior walls and trim, washes windows and empties trash cans.Applies herbicides using various application equipment.Fills sprayer tank with water and chemicals according to formula.Pulls spray hose from boat, tractor or truck-mounted reel, turns knob, presses lever, and points nozzle selected according to job site characteristics, such as type of infestation, wind direction and velocity, plantings and terrain, to spray plants.Occasionally manipulates levers that control hydraulically powered, boat, tractor, or truck-mounted boom to position spray wands and release chemical solutions under pressure to spray ground areas.Maintains water control facilities by cleaning debris, installing or removing boards to manipulate water level.Other duties that may be required but are not limited to the operation of district equipment within the fleet. May perform additional duties when called upon by department heads.Job Type: Full-timePay: $18.27 - $27.93 per hourBenefits: Dental insurance Flexible spending account Health insurance Life insurance Paid time off Professional development assistance Retirement plan Tuition reimbursement Vision insuranceSchedule: 10 hour shiftWork Location: One location

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