Salary: $18.41 - $23.00 Hourly USD
All Charleston County Employees, as a condition of employment must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide their vaccination card.
We are looking for qualified operators to join our team! We offer competitive salary, a great benefit package, four day workweek (rain or shine), and training and advancement opportunities! This position is responsible for the safe and efficient operation of light, medium, and/or heavy-sized construction equipment to include routine servicing, preventative maintenance, and possible assistance in repair of assigned equipment. Tasks include but are not limited to maintenance and construction of Charleston County open and closed stormwater drainage systems, and street and sidewalks. Starting salary is based upon experience and other job specific qualifications as well as demonstrated skill level.
EQUIPMENT OPERATOR I GRADE: TECH 04 HIRING HOURLY RANGE: $18.41 - $18.96
EQUIPMENT OPERATOR II GRADE: TECH 05 HIRING HOURLY RANGE: $19.51 - $20.68
EQUIPMENT OPERATOR III GRADE: TECH 06 HIRING HOURLY RANGE: $21.53 - $23.00
(Salary dependent upon applicant's experience, skill level, and other job specific qualifications)
APPLICATION PROCESS & DEADLINE: Submitted applications are reviewed by the hiring department, on a going basis, prior to the APPLICATION DEADLINE OF: SUNDAY, MAY 1, 2022 or earlier if filled.
Duties and Responsibilities
* Equipment Operator I - have some minor equipment operation experience and a good understanding of how machinery operates Loader and farm tractor operators a plus. Self-motivated and a strong desire to learn new equipment skills.
* Equipment Operator II - proficient on at least two of the following pieces of heavy equipment: backhoe, excavator, motorgrader, dozer, and able to operate the remaining pieces to include loader and farm tractor at an intermediate skill level. Self-motivated and a strong desire to learn new equipment skills.
* Equipment Operator III - proficient on at least three of the following pieces of heavy equipment: backhoe, excavator, motorgrader, dozer, and able to operate the remaining pieces to include loader and farm tractor at an intermediate skill level. Ability to shoot grades, set grade hubs and reference stakes for construction/maintenance jobs, read civil design drawings, and lead a small team of co-workers in the completion of job tasks. Self-motivated, and a strong desire to learn new equipment skills.
Requires high school diploma (or GED) supplemented by a minimum one year to four years of work experience in the operation of medium, heavy, and complex construction equipment required for different operator position levels.
Must have valid SC Driver's License and clean driving record. Must obtain a valid SC Commercial Driver's License ( CDL ) Class A within six (6) months of employment.Closing Date/Time: 5/1/2022 11:59 PM Eastern
North Charleston, South Carolina