Description The City of Norfolk'sDepartment of Utilities is seeking qualified applicants for an Equipment Operator III in our Wastewater Division. The person in this role will be responsible for driving various types of equipment to and from job sites, transporting crew, and doing routine maintenance on vehicles. Essential Functions Essential functions include but are not limited to: Operates construction and wastewater system maintenance equipment such as backhoes,jet/vactorcleaners, trenchers, and dump trucks.
Transports heavy equipment, supplies, and materials to job sites.
Performs safety checks, maintenance, and minor repairs on equipment and tools.
Assists with loading/unloading materials, job site tasks, and maintaining clean equipment and work areas.
Lifts up to 75 lbs., climbs, stands, pulls, bends, stoops throughout portions of the work day.
Education/Experience Work requires knowledge necessary to understand basic operational, technical, or office processes.Level of knowledge equivalent to four years of high school or equivalency.
Two years experience as an Equipment Operator. Underground utility system experience highly preferred.
Additional Information & Requirements
Valid driver's license, CDL required. May require CDL with Tanker Endorsement within six months of hire, dependingupon assignment. This position is designated as an 'Essential'position and you may be required to work extended, rotating, on call, nights, weekends, and/or holidays in response to emergencies or severe weather. Consideration for an interview is based solely on the information provided within this application. YOUR RESPONSES TO THE SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONS WILL BE REVIEWED AND VERIFIED WITH THE INFORMATION YOU PROVIDED IN THE BODY OF YOUR APPLICATION.
The desired candidate will possess a Class A Commercial Driver's License.
Work Location: Combined Operations, 1316 Ballentine Blvd.
Work Hours: Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.; standby duty rotation may be required
Pre-employment testing on the operation of equipment may be required.
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Applications must include complete work history, including periods of unemployment if applicable. Writing "See resume" with no other information is considered an incomplete application and will not be considered.