Driver/Equipment Operator III - Transportation & Engineering

  • 1 Courthouse Dr, Denton, Texas
  • Aug 29, 2023
Full Time Construction and Skilled Trades Engineering Public Works Transportation or Transit
  • Salary: $44,847.00 - $52,023.00 Annually USD

Job Description



The Driver Equipment Operator III performs specialized work in the operation of heavy earth moving equipment used in the maintenance and construction of roads and bridges. Work involves operating such heavy equipment as bulldozers, compactors, front-end loaders, graders, farm tractors, and backhoes for such activities as patching roads and installing culverts. Employee is also responsible for cutting and hauling brush, hauling dirt, mowing roadsides and repair and replacing road signs.

Examples of Duties

Operates heavy equipment and drives trucks involved in the construction and maintenance of roads and bridges such as bulldozers, compactors, front end loaders, graders, farm tractors, track backhoes, and tractor trailers.

Trains and educates other employees in the use and operation of heavy equipment.

Performs flagging and traffic control duties and is on-call during storms and other weather-related issues.

Cuts and hauls brush and dirt, mows roadsides, and repairs and replaces road signs as necessary.

Cuts brush, trees and other growth at roadsides, utilizing power equipment such as mowers, tractors, and chain saws.

Performs safety inspections to ensure equipment is in proper working order.

Performs repair work on pot holes and other road hazards.

Cleans trash and debris from County right of way and hauls materials for deposit at specified locations.

Sets up work zone to ensure adequate safety of workers; ensures proper warning signs are erected at construction and maintenance project sites.

Attaches road signs to posts using various hand and power tools; digs holes and sets signs with cement.

Performs routine preventive maintenance and minor repair on equipment used.

Assesses project requirements for equipment and material and ensures that proper materials and equipment are at work site.

Regular and punctual attendance is required.

Performs other related duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications

High School diploma or GED and a minimum five years of experience in a related field; or an equivalent combination of education and related experience required.

Must possess a Class A Commercial Driver's License issued by the State of Texas.

Driver's License with "N" endorsement issued by the State of Texas is required within 3 months of employment.

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Closing Date/Time: Continuous

Job Address

1 Courthouse Dr, Denton, Texas 76208 United States View Map