Heavy Equipment Operator

2 days left

Location
Burke, Virginia
Salary
$43,031.46 - $71,719.23 Annually
Posted
Sep 08, 2019
Closes
Sep 20, 2019
Ref
19-01970
Function
Administrative
Industry
Automotive
Hours
Full Time
Job Announcement

Performs a variety of skilled and semi-skilled duties required in the operation and preventive maintenance of a mechanical truck-mounted rodder, combination flusher vacuum truck (the latter of which is heavy equipment) and tanker truck. Performs visual inspection of sewer manholes and lines, identifying defects and executing cleaning requirements. Uses other equipment that includes trailer-mounted pumps, camera poles, crash cushion trailers, and camera-flusher units.
Acts as field lead for a team of two to five employees directly responsible for performing and completing inspections and maintenance activities with a rodder, flusher, extended jet, or inspection equipment in an assigned geographic area. Uses laptops and desktop computers to utilize asset management systems with County GIS to create, edit and complete assigned work orders. Responds to Sanitary Sewer emergencies, including backups, overflows, and other sewer related service calls. In the absence of the Senior Maintenance Supervisor, this position may supervise subordinate staff and perform supervisory tasks.

Duties are performed under the general supervision of the Senior Maintenance Supervisor, and/or Environmental Service Supervisor.

Note: Works in inclement weather and during emergencies.

Employment Standards

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Any combination of education, experience, and training equivalent to completion of the tenth grade, and three years of experience operating motorized construction equipment and/or semi-tractor trailers, as appropriate.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Three years of preventative maintenance experience inside of the sanitary sewer system.
  • Good oral and written communication skills.
  • Experience using computers systems related to Microsoft Office, GIS, and asset management programs.
  • Participation in or completion of Manhole Assessment Certification Program (MACP) or Line Assessment Certification Program (LACP).
  • Possession of any of the following certifications.
  • Advanced Traffic Control.
  • Confined Space Entry, A Virginia Flagger Certification.
  • Ability to read construction level designs and plan sets.
CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES REQUIRED:
Possession of a Class "B" Commercial Driver's License (CDL) with air brakes endorsement and Department of Transportation (DOT) Medical card.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Must be able to walk on uneven ground such as hills, wooded and marshy areas must be capable of climbing/crouching in confined areas. Able to lift/ slide up to 90 pounds with assistance. Able to enter into permitted confined spaces using harness/retrieval mechanism, with a weight restriction of 310 pounds. Duties are performed with or with reasonable accommodation.

NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
Appointees within this classification are subject to a pre-employment physical, driving record check and criminal background check to the satisfaction of the employer prior to employment.

SELECTION PROCEDURE:
Panel interview may include exercise.

It is the policy of Fairfax County Government to prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, sex, color, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, genetics, or disability in the recruitment, selection, and hiring of its workforce.

Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 703-324-4900 for assistance. TTY 703-222-7314. EEO/AA/TTY.

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