Pay Range 10 Breakdown
|Hourly (40 hrs.)||$13.9722||$20.9583|
|Hourly (42 hrs.)||$13.3068||$19.9602|
|Hourly (56 hrs.)||$9.9801||$14.9702|
Stormwater Equipment Operator I
Range: $29,062.11 - $43,593.16 (10)
Position Number: 3318
JOB TITLE: STORMWATER EQUIPMENT OPERATOR I
JOB SUMMARY: This position is responsible for operating heavy equipment in the construction, maintenance, and repair of the city’s stormwater management system.
Operates heavy and specialized equipment in a safe and effective manner; performs routine maintenance of equipment.
Cleans stormwater system through the operation of a vacuum / flush truck.
Completes daily paperwork and work orders; plans and coordinates the work of personnel in the field.
Assists in the acquisition of materials necessary for the completion of the project.
Plans and coordinates safety procedures and safety equipment to be used at each site.
Plans and coordinates the transportation of equipment and supplies to the job site.
Trains personnel in the safe transport and operation of equipment.
Obtains permission from property owners to access property to perform daily duties.
Assists sewer maintenance crew in flushing and cleaning sewer lines as required.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED BY THE POSITION:
Knowledge of city and department policies, procedures, and specifications.
Knowledge of relevant local, state, and federal regulations.
Knowledge of the techniques and equipment used in stormwater construction, maintenance, and repair.
Knowledge of local, state, and federally mandated materials used in erosion control.
Knowledge of city and department personnel policies and procedures.
Skill in the operation of heavy equipment, including a gradall, backhoe, front end loader,
Bobcat, dump truck, and survey equipment.
Skill in the operation of a vacuum / flush truck.
Skill in planning, organizing, and prioritizing work.
Skill in performing mathematical computations.
Skill in performing routine maintenance of heavy and light equipment.
Skill in oral and written communication.
SUPERVISORY CONTROLS: The Stormwater Environmental Coordinator and Stormwater Technician IV assign work in terms of general instructions. The supervisor spot-checks completed work for compliance with procedures, accuracy, and the nature and propriety of final results.
GUIDELINES: Guidelines include relevant city and department policies and procedures, OSHA guidelines, and federal, state and local regulations. These guidelines are generally clear and specific but may require some interpretation in application.
COMPLEXITY: The work consists of related duties in the operation of heavy and specialized equipment used in the maintenance and repair of the stormwater management and erosion control system. Physical obstacles in the field contribute to the complexity of the work.
SCOPE AND EFFECT: The purpose of this assignment is to operate heavy and specialized equipment to maintain and repair the city’s stormwater management system. Successful performance helps prevent flooding, erosion and water pollution.
PERSONAL CONTACTS: Contacts are typically with co-workers, other city employees, and the general public.
PURPOSE OF CONTACTS: Contacts are typically to give or exchange information, resolve problems, provide services, and motivate personnel.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The work is typically performed while standing, walking, bending, crouching, or stooping. The employee frequently lifts light and heavy objects, climbs ladders, uses tools or equipment requiring a high degree of dexterity, and must be able to distinguish between shades of color.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work is typically performed in at field sites where the employee may be exposed noise, dust, dirt, grease, machinery with moving parts, irritating chemicals, and cold or inclement weather. The work requires the use of protective devices such as gloves.
SUPERVISORY AND MANAGEMENT RESPONSIBILITY: In the absence of Stormwater Technician IV, this position has direct supervision over an assigned work crew.
Ability to read, write and perform basic mathematical calculations.
Sufficient experience to understand the basic principles relevant to the major duties of the position, usually associated with the completion of an apprenticeship/internship or having had a similar position for one to two years.
Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid driver's license issued by the State of North Carolina for the type of vehicle or equipment operated and should possess a valid Driver’s License and possess or have the ability to obtain a valid Commercial Driver’s License within six months of employment. Applicants must meet Department of Transportation’s physical requirements, and be required to undergo random alcohol and drug testing under NCDOT regulations.