General Equipment Operator

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- CDL Training Opportunity Looking for a new career? ACHD will provide training and assistance to obtaining an Idaho Class A CDL driver’s license. Ada County Highway District is now accepting applications for our General Equipment Operator- CDL Training Opportunity in our Maintenance divisions in Boise, Idaho. This is a full-time, non-exempt position and starting wage DOQ. 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: · The General Equipment Operators primary duties are to perform skilled work and operate light- to heavy-duty maintenance equipment which includes dump truck, water truck, roller, loader, jackhammer, and/or Vac Truck. · The crews repair and replace asphalt on the roadways, including potholes, trench repairs, shoulder repairs, chip sealing, crack sealing, cleaning ditches, cave ins, laying pipe to installing concrete, cleaning storm drain pipes, catch basins 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: · Within the first 6 months of employment attend District provided CDL training course and complete required training and tests to obtain Idaho Class A CDL with Tanker endorsement. · Knowledge of construction and road maintenance techniques is preferred. · Any combination of education, training or experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities may be acceptable.

An AA/EEO/ADA Employer Preference may be given to veterans who qualify under state and federal laws and regulations