Positions

Pay Range 10 Breakdown

BreakdownMinMax
Annually$29,062.11$43,593.16
Monthly$2,421.84$3,632.76
Bi-Weekly$1,117.77$1,676.66
Hourly (40 hrs.)$13.9722$20.9583
Hourly (42 hrs.)$13.3068$19.9602
Hourly (56 hrs.)$9.9801$14.9702

Equipment Operator I

Range: $29,062.11 - $43,593.16 (10)
Position Number: 3317

JOB TITLE: EQUIPMENT OPERATOR I
DEPARTMENT: VARIES
JOB SUMMARY:
This position performs responsible skilled work in the operation of medium motorized and specialized equipment in all operating divisions.
MAJOR DUTIES:
Operate medium equipment as defined by the City’s garage to perform construction responsibilities; 
Service and make minor repairs and adjustments to equipment; 
Perform other responsibilities related to operations as assigned; 
Operate heavy equipment as a trainee;
Performs other related duties as assigned.
NOTE: ALL DUTIES LISTED ARE NOT NECESSARILY PERFORMED BY EACH INDIVIDUAL HOLDING THIS CLASSIFICATION.
KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED BY THE POSITION:

Knowledge of the operation and maintenance of equipment utilized;
Knowledge of traffic laws and regulations governing equipment operation;
Knowledge of relevant state and federal laws and regulations;
Knowledge of city ordinances, policies, and procedures;
Knowledge of the geography of the city and of assigned routes;
Knowledge of relevant departmental policies, safety procedures, and guidelines.
Skill in the use of equipment.
Ability to follow oral and written instructions; 
Ability to work independently without close supervision;
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees and supervisors.
SUPERVISORY CONTROLS:  Work is performed under the regular supervision of a Crew Supervisor.  The supervisor spot-checks completed work for compliance with procedures, accuracy, and the nature and propriety of the 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 medium and specialized equipment used in the construction, maintenance, and repair.  Physical obstacles in the field contribute to the complexity of the work.
SCOPE AND EFFECT:  The purpose of this position is to perform responsible skilled work in the operation of medium motorized equipment in construction, maintenance, and repair tasks.  Successful performance results in completion of construction, maintenance, and repair projects.
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 subject to both inside and outside environmental conditions, and exposed to 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.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATION:
Any equivalent combination of education, experience, and training that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.
Possession of a valid Drivers License. 
Possession of or the ability to obtain a valid Commercial Drivers License within six months of employment. 
Must meet Department of Transportation’s physical requirements, and be required to undergo random alcohol and drug testing under NCDOT regulations.