• Equipment Operator - Part - time

    Erath County
    Job Description
    JOB SUMMARY:  This is a non-exempt position and performs duties related to the maintenance and construction of county roads and bridges, as well as, the operation, maintenance, and service of all county road equipment.   

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:  ♦  Operate heavy equipment when needed. ♦  Patch potholes.  ♦  Replace road signs and post.  ♦  Maintain and service all county equipment, vehicles and trucks.  ♦  Clean and mow bar ditches.   ♦  Assist with traffic control at work sites. 
    ADDITIONAL ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Machine work and mechanic duties, as needed. Some welding required. Responsible for purchase orders on parts and repairs.  Required to attend CPR training provided by the County. Review, comprehend and enforce MSHA workplace safety guidelines.   Other responsibilities include duties as assigned within the scope of responsibility and requirements of the job.   
    EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, LICENSE AND CERTIFICATIONS:  ♦  High school graduate or equivalent. ♦  Possess a valid Texas Driver’s License with the ability to obtain a valid Texas Commercial Driver’s          License within 90 days of employment.    SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES: ♦  Knowledge of equipment operations and maintenance of equipment.  ♦  Have the ability to follow oral and written instructions or directions and convey information to                  others. ♦  Requires the ability to interact and communicate effectively with co-workers, supervisors and the       public. 
    WORKING CONDITIONS:  May be subject to risk due to work performed outdoors for extended periods with full exposure to the environmental elements and weather conditions.  Road hands may be exposed to chemicals, dust, grease, oil, fumes, electrical and mechanical hazards, vehicular traffic, vibration and noise.  Road hands may also be subject to confined spaces, as well as, irate citizens. This position requires travel to designated work area and other job related duties.   
    PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:  Road hands must be physically able to operate heavy duty trucks and equipment requiring manipulation of multiple controls. Physical demands are to also perform manual tasks and remain on feet for extended periods of time.  Must have the ability to exert 100 to 150 lbs of force rarely, 50 to 100 lbs of force occasionally, 25-50 lbs of force frequently and 10-25 lbs of force constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects.  Physical requirements also include ability to stand and walk on level and uneven slippery surfaces, twist, bend, crouch, climb inclines, reach, crawl, and grasp objects.  Road hands must also have mobility, vision, hearing, and dexterity levels appropriate to the duties to be performed.    The salary range is from Step 1 - $10.30 to Step 6 - $15.45 per hour.     
    This position does not have health or dental insurance; however, part time employees are required to participate in the Texas County & District Retirement System. 
    A physical and drug screen are required. 
    This position is open until filled. 

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