General Equipment Operator - Grade Crew

Ada County Highway District   Garden City, ID   Full-time     Construction / Physical Labor / Skilled Trades
Posted on June 18, 2022
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General Equipment Operator - Grade Crew

Ada County Highway District is now accepting applications for a General Equipment Operator on the Grade Crews at the Adams, Cloverdale and Ustick Maintenance locations in Boise, Idaho. This is a full-time, non-exempt position and starting wage DOQ plus a SIGN ON BONUS! ACHD offers an excellent benefit package which includes medical, vision and dental insurance, paid maternity/paternity leave, paid vacation and holidays, daycare assistance, 401K match and membership in the Public Employee Retirement System of Idaho (PERSI).

Primary Responsibilities: · Under general supervision of the Crew Chief, the primary duty of this position is to perform skilled work and operate light- to heavy-duty maintenance equipment which includes dump truck, water truck, roller, loader, jackhammer, as well as winter maintenance equipment for plowing, sanding, and deicing the roads. · This position will repair and replace asphalt on the roadways, including potholes, trench repairs, shoulder repairs, chip sealing, crack sealing, and other road maintenance. · Responding to winter weather conditions and other emergencies is an essential function of this position and may require working outside of normal work hours.

Qualifications: · Must have a current Idaho Class A CDL license or the ability to obtain one within 6 months of employment. If license is from another state, must be able to obtain an Idaho CDL by start of employment. Must obtain a tanker endorsement within 30 days of employment. · Experience driving/operating dump truck and loader is preferred. · Knowledge of chip sealing, crack sealing, and other road maintenance techniques is preferred. · Candidates without a Class A CDL may be considered for a General Equipment Operator CDL Training Opportunity. Within the first 6 months of employment must attend District provided CDL training course and complete required training and tests to obtain Idaho Class A CDL with Tanker endorsement. · Any combination of education, training or experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities may be acceptable.

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