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Senior Equipment Operator
City of San Antonio
Senior Equipment Operator
Senior Equipment Operator
TX 78216 TX
9/22/2017 11:59 PM Central
Under general supervision is responsible for performing skilled and lead work operating one of several types of heavy equipment used to excavate load transfer or move dirt gravel or other material in the maintenance or construction of streets and other public properties. Exercises technical supervision over assigned crews.
WORK LOCATION: 8535 Mission Road
Essential Job Functions
+ Operates cranes graders excavators bulldozers tractor trailers and other types of light to heavy equipment.
+ Executes work instructions and directs subordinate employees in performing maintenance and construction tasks.
+ Performs inspections and minor maintenance or service checks on equipment and vehicles.
+ Prepares reports and work orders and maintains logs and time sheets.
+ Participates in training employees in the use of equipment.
+ Transports tools vehicles and equipment to and from job sites.
+ Provides lead supervision to crews as assigned and ensures work is completed according to specifications and quality standards.
+ Ensures that all established safety standards are observed while work is performed including the wearing of safety apparel.
+ Ensures the proper placement of barricades and warning signs.
+ Removes debris from drainage ditches streets roads and alleys.
+ Operates heavy equipment in disposal of refuse at a City landfill and/or in the demolition of unsafe structures.
+ Assists supervisor in maintaining a stock of supplies and materials required to perform assignments.
+ Performs related duties and fulfills responsibilities as required.
+ Formal or informal education or training which ensures the ability to read and write at a level necessary for successful job performance.
+ Three (3) years of experience operating light medium and heavy equipment.
+ Must have Class "A" Commercial Drivers License (CDL) or the appropriate level of Texas Commercial "CDL" Drivers License plus all required endorsements.
+ Must pass a Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Security Threat Assessment and a Criminal History Records check conducted by Aviation upon employment.
+ Must maintain federally mandated security clearance required to work at an airport at all times
+ Two (2) years airport operations and/or airport maintenance.
+ Familiar with communicating with ATCT and two-way radios.
+ Knowledge of construction concrete and asphalt work electrical turf management and plumbing.
+ If selected for this position official transcripts diplomas certifications and licenses must be submitted at the time of processing. Unofficial transcripts and copies of other relevant documents may be attached to the application for consideration in advance.
+ Please be advised that if selected for this position information regarding employment history as it relates to the qualifications of the position will be needed for employment verification. Applicants claiming military service to meet the experience requirement for this position may attach a DD214 to the application.
+ Full-time City of San Antonio employees are allowed to substitute two years of related experience for one year of higher education or one year of related higher education for two years of experience. Effective July 9 2010 external applicants must meet the minimum requirements of the job without substitution.
+ Applicants selected for employment with the City of San Antonio in this position must receive satisfactory results from pre-employment drug testing and background checks. If required for the position a physical motor vehicle record evaluation and additional background checks may be conducted.
+ Physical requirements include frequently lifting/carrying up to 50 pounds; visual acuity speech and hearing; hand and eye coordination and manual dexterity necessary to operate several types of medium and heavy equipment. Subject to walking standing sitting reaching and crouching to perform essential functions. Working conditions are primarily in a construction site environment with frequent exposure to temperature extremes dust damp/wet surfaces high noise levels oily surfaces and hazardous heavy equipment.
Knowledge Skills and Abilities
+ Knowledge of characteristics limitations and safety procedures of the equipment being operated.
+ Knowledge of equipment inspection procedures and maintenance requirements.
+ Knowledge of traffic safety practices and procedures.
+ Ability to supervise train and evaluate staff.
+ Ability to understand and follow written and oral instructions.
+ Ability to develop work schedules and coordinate work assignments.
+ Ability to recognize malfunctions in the equipment being operated.
+ Ability to work under adverse weather conditions.
+ Ability to communicate clearly and effectively both verbally and in writing.
+ Ability to perform all the physical requirements of the position.
The City of San Antonio (CoSA) strives to provide a competitive compensation and benefit package to attract and retain a highly skilled workforce. To accomplish this CoSA offers subsidized health care benefits for active and retired employees paid disability benefits paid life insurance as well as automatic participation in a pension program which is currently matched two to one.
For more detailed information please click on the following link to view Benefits offered by the City of San Antonio:
+ Part-Time and Temporary positions are not eligible for CoSA Benefits.
+ Holiday and Leave benefits for Pre-K 4 SA full-time positions may be different than what is listed at the above link.
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