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 Highway Operator II - Highway Construction
Location: Owasso, Oklahoma
Openings: 1
Job Definition: Under general supervision, operates several complex heavy highway construction equipment, such as gradall, screed-power box, asphalt lay down machine, grader, dozer, scraper, crane and haul truck to excavate and grade, erect structural and reinforcing steel, and to pour concrete by performing the following duties.
Job Grade: D
Description: Operates complex highway construction equipment on County road construction and maintenance projects. Operates motor patrol to bluetop (finish grade) and finish slopes. Operates bulldozer to move dirt, prepare bridge foundations or make floodway channel improvements. Operates asphalt lay down machine in conjunction with other heavy equipment in maintaining, repairing and constructing paved road surfaces. Informs supervisor of repair needs or makes field repairs to equipment; 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. May train others on the operation of equipment. May operate equipment normally assigned to a 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 safely; in conforming to construction standards and specifications; in making needed adjustments and preventative maintenance; and in training others. Knowledge of functions, operating methods, and care required for a wide variety of heavy and complex construction equipment; of road surfacing materials and paving processes; of hazards of equipment operation; of traffic laws and regulations pertaining to equipment operated; of training methods; of safety rules and equipment; and of departmental policies and procedures. Ability to detect needed equipment repair 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; and 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 six years heavy equipment operation in highway and bridge construction or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
Licenses/Certificates: Valid Oklahoma Class B Commercial Drivers License (CDL) with Tanker Endorsement
Salary Range: $2,346.20 per month
Work Schedule: 6:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday
Tulsa County Benefits: Benefit Summary

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