Heavy Equipment Operator II

Stafford County
Stafford, VA
Oct 13, 2021
Oct 15, 2021
Accountant, IT
Specialty Trades
Full Time
Job Description Benefits Supplemental Questions Performs intermediate semiskilled and skilled work involving the operation of landfill and heavy equipment; operates and maintains Stafford's mobile recycling collection systems; does related work as required. Work is performed under regular supervision of the Superintendent of Solid Waste Management. Full position salary range is $42,660.80 - $72,529.60. Examples of Duties: Operating heavy equipment in the operation and maintenance of the landfill; operating and maintaining the mobile recycling collection system; servicing and maintaining equipment. Opens and closes landfill working areas; Transports mobile recycling collection systems; Operates a front-end loader tractor, pan, roller, motor grader, compactor, dozer, tract loader and related equipment in the operation and maintenance of a landfill; Places and compacts refuse and covers with earth; Maintains mobile recycling collection systems; Clears land for expansion of landfill, including cutting of trees for disposal and firewood; Opens and maintains access roads; Assists with community cleanup programs; Services and makes minor repairs to equipment; Maintains equipment log, including daily walk around inspection and safety equipment check; Assists with snow removal and spreading sand; Operates a variety of small power equipment; Assists mechanic with major repairs to heavy equipment as needed; and Performs related tasks as required. Typical Qualifications: General knowledge of the principles and practices of operating and servicing heavy construction equipment; general knowledge of the traffic laws and regulations governing equipment operation; general knowledge of the occupational hazards involved and the safety precautions necessary for the proper operation of varied construction and maintenance equipment; general knowledge and ability to identify and handle infectious and hazardous waste properly; skill and care in the operation of several types of construction equipment; ability to operate vehicles and equipment fitted with automatic transmission; ability to understand and follow oral and written directions; mechanical aptitude; ability to make minor repairs and adjustments to equipment. Supplemental Information: Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school and considerable experience in the operation of heavy equipment, some experience in mechanical equipment repair.

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