General Equipment Operator-Grade Crew

Ada County Highway District   Garden City, ID   Full-time     Construction / Physical Labor / Skilled Trades
Posted on November 11, 2022
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General Equipment Operator- Grade Crew Ada County Highway District is now accepting applications for multiple General Equipment Operators on various Grade Crews in our Maintenance division in Boise, Idaho. This is a full-time, non-exempt position and starting wage is $21.30 - $24.50 per hour, DOQ. This position is eligible for 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 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, air compressor, 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 barrow ditch 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 will require working outside of normal work hours.

Qualifications: • With ACHD’s assistance the incumbent must be able to obtain an Idaho Class A CDL license within the first 6 months of employment. • OR currently possess an Idaho Class A CDL license. 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 asphalt placement and compaction, chip sealing, crack sealing, and other road maintenance techniques is preferred. • Any combination of education, training or experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities may be acceptable. 

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