Equipment Operator II/CDL Driver

  • Jefferson County
  • Golden, Colorado
  • Sep 06, 2023
Construction and Skilled Trades Public Works Transportation or Transit
  • Salary: $24.00-$26.76 USD
  • Salary Top: 26 USD

Job Description

Apply By:
Road & Bridge Division
Management Level:
Individual Contributor
Scheduled Weekly Hours:
Benefit Eligibility:
This position is eligible for Standard Benefits which includes dental, medical, and vision insurance, paid time off and holidays, retirement matching, wellness programs, and tuition reimbursement.


Hiring Range: $24.00-$26.76

****Salary is Based on Qualifications****

$1,000 new hire bonus payable after 90 days of full-time employment at Road & Bridge

Benefits of Working at Jeffco Road & Bridge:

• PPE including Winter Coat, Insulated Bibs, & Other Clothing, Hard Hat, Vests, Safety Glasses,

Gloves, and Ear Protection
• Reimbursements for Safety Toe Shoes and Prescription Safety Glasses
• Snow Removal Training
• Well Maintained Late Model Equipment & Trucks
• Promotion Opportunities
• 12 Paid Holidays (96 hours) Per Year
• Up to 160 hours Paid Time Off Per Year
• See more details on our Employment Benefits website.

Equipment Operator II/CDL Driver is the journeyman level classification in the Equipment Operator series. The Equipment Operator II/CDL Driver performs semi-skilled and skilled duties in the operation of vehicles, equipment, and tools used in theconstruction, maintenance, and repair of county roads andright-of-ways.Operates medium and heavy equipment, suchas asphalt paver, screed,roto mill, vacuum jetter truck, motor grader, front end loader, backhoe, and tandem-axel trucks. Performs ground operations for various equipment. D uties vary by district and may include operation of equipment in the preparation of final asphalt overlay, culvert maintenance, hauling materials, and assisting in graveling roads, shoveling, raking, sweeping, traffic control, and snow and ice control.

Before submitting your application, please visit our website for more information on our districts, shop locations, and service areas.

Essential duties of this position include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Perform road maintenance operations, including milling asphalt, repaving roads, filling potholes, applying crack-seal, repairing concrete, street sweeping, maintaining gutters and drainage, gravel road maintenance, and snow removal from county-maintained roadways.
  • Ensure roads are clear during snow events by performing snowplowing and sweeping operations.
  • Safely operate and drive equipment or vehicles while performing construction, maintenance, and other work.
  • Perform equipment and vehicle pre/post-trip inspections as defined by federal guidelines and inspect other items affecting safe operations. Perform routine cleaning and minor maintenance, as necessary.
  • Inspect and prepare all equipment for use by performing routine maintenance and minor repairs on trucks and equipment, including fueling, cleaning, lubricating, and changing tires. Plan and request maintenance service and repair for specific equipment. Prepare equipment for specific uses by making necessary modifications.
  • Respond to emergencies and snow removal operations 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and reportto an assigned shop within one hour of being called.

Minimum Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or GED.
  • A minimum of two-year work-related experience in the operation of equipment and/or vehicles with a GVWR of 26,001 pounds or more.
  • Must be at least 18 years old by hire date.
  • Valid Driver’s License for 2 consecutive years prior to hire date. If from out of state, must obtain a Colorado Driver’s License within 30 days of hire.
  • Musthave a valid ClassBCommercial Driver’s License (CDL) withTanker endorsement andAirBrake restriction removed at time of hire
  • Must obtain a Department of Transportation (DOT) medical cardwithin12months of hire.
  • Employment is contingent on meetingall applicable CDL, DOT,and FMCSA requirements.
  • May be required to obtain Flagger, Traffic Control Supervisor, Stormwater Management, and/or Erosion Control certifications. May be required to obtain a Class A CDL or a Hazmat endorsement.
  • Respond to emergencies and snow removal operations 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and reportto an assigned shop within one hour of being called.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with road construction or maintenance
  • Experience with asphalt operations
  • Experience with public works

Recruiting Information:

Please read the following to the fullest extent.
  • Offer of employment is contingent on passing a criminal history, MVR check, drug screen and physical exam.
  • To be considered you must not have any major violations, and no more than one DUI, DWI, DWAI conviction in the past three years.
  • Must provide a valid Driver's License and current copy of your full Motor Vehicle Record at the time of the interview. If you currently hold a CDL, you must provide your CDL, DOT medical card, and current copy of your full CDLIS motor record at the time of interview.
  • Jefferson County adheres to pre- and post-employment drug testing regulations for positions requiring a CDL. In following Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations, Jefferson County is required to contact previous employers to obtain information on past alcohol and drug testing.
  • ** Please Note : Due to CDL guidelines, we review work experience within the last ten years. Please make sure that you document your past and current job-related experience. If your application does not include work experience from the last ten years, your application may bedisqualifiedor delay the process. **

GED, High School Diploma
Work Experience: Minimum two years

Driver's License - Driver's License - Any State

Maintenance & Trades

Base Pay


Job Address

Golden, Colorado United States View Map