General Equipment Operator – Utility Crew

Ada County Highway District   Garden City, ID   Full-time     Manufacturing / Production / Operations
Posted on November 23, 2021
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General Equipment Operator – Utility Crew

Ada County Highway District is now accepting applications for a General Equipment Operator on the Utility Crew at the Cloverdale Maintenance location in Boise, Idaho. Starting wage is $17.83 - $20.50 per hour, DOQ plus a Sign-on bonus! ACHD offers an excellent benefits package with medical, vision and dental insurance, paid vacation and holidays, paid parental leave, 401K match and membership in the Public Employee Retirement System of Idaho (PERSI).

Primary Responsibilities: · Under general supervision of the Utility Crew Chief, the primary duties of this position are to perform skilled work, manual labor, and operate light- to heavy-duty maintenance equipment. · The crew performs a variety of work from cleaning ditches, fixing cave-ins, and laying pipe to installing concrete. · 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: · Experience in construction and concrete work such as setting forms and finishing curbs and sidewalks is desired, as well as the ability to shoot grade and lay pipe to grade. · Must have a current Idaho Class “B” CDL license. Required to obtain an Idaho Class “A” CDL driver’s license with a tanker endorsement within 90 days of hire. · Experience operating a 10-wheel dump truck is desired, experience with use of a plow and sander/anti-icing unit a plus. · Must be able to lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Strong work ethic is required. · 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