Equipment Operator

  • CITY OF SAN LUIS, AZ
  • San Luis, Arizona
  • Dec 17, 2023
Full Time Construction and Skilled Trades Public Works
  • Salary: $17.48 Hourly USD Hourly
  • Salary Top: 17 USD Hourly

Job Description

ABOUT THE POSITION

YOUR FUTURE BEGINS HERE!

As the Equipment Operator, you will:
  • Perform minor maintenance repairs and adjustments to equipment using appropriate materials;
  • Inspect vehicle to ensure it is fully operational and meets safety standards.
  • Monitor work site to verify that all safety rules and regulations are followed, and area and all equipment are in safe operating condition; report safety hazards, traffic problems, equipment failures and emergency situations to supervisor.
  • Operate a variety of equipment and trucks, including dump truck, water truck, compaction roller, crack sealer machine, backhoe, boom/lift truck and street sweeper.
  • Set safety cones and temporary signs around work site, and direct vehicular traffic around and through work sites with hand held flags to provide a safe working environment and citizen safety in the work site vicinity.
  • Work as a Street Maintenance Worker when not operating equipment.
  • Ensure the proper collection and disposal of hazardous waste.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.


IDEAL CANDIDATE

Will possess knowledge of:
  • Light to medium construction equipment operating procedures used in various jobs such as excavating, loading, leveling, rough grading repair and related work.
  • Construction and preservation of street and storm drain materials, methods and practices.
  • Safety and environmental hazards of street maintenance work and the safety precautions necessary to minimize these hazards.
  • City safety rules and regulations, traffic laws and regulations involved in truck and equipment operation, and Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD).

Will have the ability to:
  • Operate equipment safely and according to traffic laws and regulations.
  • Inspect and maintain vehicles and equipment, Traffic laws, ordinances and rules involved in heavy equipment operation.
  • Promote and follow safe work practices.
  • Establish and maintain an effective working relationship with co-workers.
  • Follow verbal and written instructions and procedures in English
  • Pass an extensive background check.


MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

REQUIRED:
  • Residency in the United States and within 25 miles in the City of San Luis, Arizona
Education, Training and Experience:
  • A High School Diploma or G.E.D. equivalent
  • One (1) year experience in operation and routine maintenance of diesel and powered maintenance equipment, backhoe, sweeper, garbage truck, and/or other heavy equipment operation experience.
License and Certification: must be maintained throughout employment.
  • A valid Arizona Commercial Driver’s License (A or B) at the time of appointment
DESIRED/PREFERRED:
  • Bilingual in Spanish.
  • San Luis, Arizona residency.


SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION

- OPEN UNTIL FILLED -

The City of San Luis is committed to Professional Growth and Career Development

Applications will be reviewed weekly.

Candidates with the most relevant backgrounds will be invited to participate in the interview/assessments .

The City of San Luis offers the following benefits to all full-time City employees:

MEDICAL/ DENTAL/ VISION INSURANCE - The City of San Luis is proud to provide medical, dental and vision insurance for it's employees which is administered by 90Degree Benefits. Dependent premiums are paid one month in advance and are pre-taxed. Additional information regarding medical, dental and vision benefits may be requested from the Human Resources Department.

ARIZONA STATE RETIREMENT SYSTEM (ASRS) - City employees are required to enroll in the Arizona State Retirement System.
  • Employee Contribution - 12.03%
  • Employer Contribution - 12.03%
ARIZONA STATE RETIREMENT SYSTEM (ASRS) - LONG TERM DISABILITY (LTD)
  • Employee Contribution - .014%
  • Employer Contribution - .014%

SOCIAL SECURITY AND MEDICARE-

FICA (Social Security Tax) - Employee Contribution - 6.20%
Medicare - Employee Contribution - 1.4500%.

PAID TIME OFF (PTO) -

Vacation Leave Accruals (Based on years of service and accrued on bi-weekly basis)
Less than 6 years - 3.08 hrs. 6 - 11 years - 4.62 hrs. 11 years or more- 6.16 hrs. Sick Leave - 3.69 hrs.

LIFE INSURANCE - The City provides eligible employees with a Life Insurance and Accidental Death and Dismemberment (AD&D) benefit. This plan is administered by Standard.

Basic Life Benefit - $50,000.00
AD&D Benefit - $50,000.00


DISABILITY INSURANCE - Disability insurance is available to all employees who work 30 or more hours per week.

Short-Term Disability - Coverage begins on the 15th day of injury or sickness.
Duration of Benefits - 180 days
Benefits Percentage- 66.67%
Waiting Period - 14 days
Maximum Weekly Benefit: $2,000.00

WORKER'S COMP - Insurance coverage for medical expenses and loss of income due to an on-the-job injury is provided by the City of San Luis for all employees.

Closing Date/Time: 3/29/2024 9:47 AM Arizona

Base Pay

17

Job Address

San Luis, Arizona United States View Map