Equipment Operator

Employer
Town Of Herndon VA
Location
Herndon, VA
Posted
Jul 30, 2021
Closes
Aug 03, 2021
Ref
2144173485
Function
Accountant, IT
Hours
Full Time
Complete an online employment application NO LATER THAN CLOSE OF BUSINESS TUESDAY, June 30, 2021. When you are hired, there is a generous, take-home signing bonus; half to be paid upon completion of three months of employment and half upon successful completion of a one-year probationary period, which begins the day of your employment. generous paid time off regular Monday-Friday schedule excellent health, dental and retirement benefits certification and training opportunities safety boots free recreational benefits including gym usage and golf Operates a variety of equipment for town water and sewer lines repair and maintenance; maintains, repairs and transports water and sewer equipment; installs water meters, fire hydrants, drinking fountains and new water lines. Acts as lead operator of the flush truck to include updating Work Orders Assists in inspections of mechanical or lining of sewer repairs; installs and televises sewer lines; performs routine and emergency maintenance to water and sewer lines, clean sewer mains to ensure the unrestricted conveyance of wastewater; repairs main water line breaks; repairs and maintains fire hydrants and well buildings; backfills around ground meters Conducts and records inflow and infiltration (I&I) inspections of the town sewer system Maintains access to trunk lines and meter stations Checks and services flapper valves; assists with inspections of above-and-below ground system and checks air quality in confined spaces per permit requirements; climbs tanks using appropriate fall protection apparatus; sets up work zones and flags traffic around work zones as required; assists other crews with confined space testing as needed Assists marking Miss Utility tickets. Assists with setup and breakdown of town special events; assists with snow removal and weather-related emergencies Performs other duties as required High school diploma or GED required Minimum five years experience or training with heavy equipment operations Previous municipal public works experience strongly preferred Ability to obtain all of the following certifications within six months of employment: flagger, trench safety, confined space entry, and fork lift Valid commercial drivers license, Class B, with ability to obtain air brakes and tanker endorsement within nine months of employment 7:00 AM - 3:30 PM (Monday - Friday) 1479 Sterling Road, Herndon, VA

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