Salary Range: $31,865.60 - $38,230.40 Grade: 19 (Employees: Refer to Civil Service Rule VI.3.1 and VI.17 for promotional rate)
Benefits Offered: 17.94% employer retirement contribution; sick and vacation leave; health, dental, vision, and supplemental insurances offered.
Examination is announced to establish an employment list to fill 1 vacancy in the Utility Services department and future vacancies as they occur to operate heavy equipment and perform manual work functions associated with construction, maintenance and repair of City streets/roads, drainage systems, right-of-way areas, parking lots, parks, recreation facilities, grounds areas, utility systems, or other areas of assignment. Emphasis is on the operation of track or rubber-tired construction equipment with specialized functions related to maintenance and construction activities where the operation of complex mechanisms requires the highest degree of skill, dexterity, and finesse, and where work is performed to exacting tolerances; incumbents may function as lead worker on occasion as needed. Classification is reserved for those positions where operation of included equipment is the primary function of the job. Positions in the Gas and Wastewater Departments are subject to 24-hour call.
Minimum Applicant Qualifications:
High school diploma or GED; supplemented by two (2) years of experience in the operation of heavy equipment used in roadway repair, maintenance and installation of utility infrastructure (water, wastewater, gas, and electric), or similar work; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job.
Must possess and maintain a valid Class B commercial driver’s license, and any state or federal certifications required in the field of assignment.
Will be required to obtain a valid State of Louisiana Class B commercial driver’s license at time of appointment and maintain throughout employment for this classification.
Will be required to possess a valid State of Louisiana Class A commercial driver’s license and/or special endorsements. May be required to obtain Flagging certification.
Preferred experience operating heavy equipment such as: Komatsu D61-PX Bull Dozer (40,000 pound class machine)
Komatsu PC200 Excavator (50,000 pound class machine)
Tractor (Manual 10 speed Transmission) /Trailer/55 Ton Lowboy (3 Axel)
John Deer 310 Backhoe with Hydraulic Hammer
Kind of Examination
This examination may consist of a written test, a rating of training and experience, a performance test or any combination thereof deemed necessary to adequately screen and rank applicants. Examination notices will be sent out via email with a testing date, time, and location. Applicants must supply complete and accurate information concerning their previous training and experience including a detailed description of their work experience, the names and addresses of all previous employers and the dates of employment. The information is subject to verification.
Must include copies of driver’s license, diploma, GED, DD214, degree, etc. with application.
Accepting applications: Until filled or the first 50 applications whichever comes first.
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