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 Highway Operator I - District 3
Location: 5625 South Garnett, Tulsa, OK
Openings: 2
Job Definition: Under general supervision, operates various types of power construction equipment, such as backhoes, loaders, rubber tire and steel wheel rollers, crack sealing machines and distributors used in the construction, repair and maintenance of roads and bridge
Job Grade: C
Description: Operates various pieces of heavy construction equipment or trucks on a regularly assigned basis; checks for proper functioning of the equipment during operation and makes needed adjustments; performs preventative maintenance on equipment, including operation pre check for proper fluids and lubricants. Informs supervisor of repair needs or makes field repairs to equipment. May occasionally operate or train on equipment normally assigned to a higher or lower classification; performs labor duties as member of road/bridge crew as necessary. Performs other duties as assigned.
Required Skills: Skill in operating heavy construction equipment or trucks safely; in conforming to construction standards and specifications; in making needed adjustments and preventative maintenance. Knowledge of functions, operating methods, limitations and care required on heavy equipment; of road/bridge; of hazards of heavy equipment operations; of traffic laws and regulations pertaining to equipment operated; of safety rules and equipment; and of departmental policies and procedures. Ability to detect needed equipment repairs and necessary adjustments; to understand and follow oral and written instructions; to estimate and calculate materials needed; to read blueprints and grade stakes; to work independently; to maintain the physical stamina necessary to perform heavy manual labor.
Education / Experience: Education equivalent to graduation from a standard four year high school and over three years in heavy equipment operation in highway and bridge maintenance or construction or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
Licenses/Certificates: Valid Oklahoma Class B Commercial Drivers License with Tanker Endorsement
Salary Range: $2,108.60 per month
Work Schedule: 7:00 A.M. to 3:30 P.M. Monday thru Friday
Tulsa County Benefits: Benefit Summary

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