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Larimer County Human Resources Equipment Operator Master - Laramie River in Fort Collins, Colorado

Larimer County Road and Bridge Department is seeking an Equipment OperatorMaster for the Laramie Grading Team. An Equipment Operator Master operates avariety of heavy equipment and multi-axle trucks used in the repair,maintenance, and construction of native, gravel and paved roads as well asthe associated structures, and appurtenances. May be assigned to any workactivity at any location in Larimer County at the discretion of the Road andBridge Director.SPECIAL CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: The successful applicant to the LaramieRiver Grading Team Master Operator position may be required, as a conditionof employment, to occupy housing rented or owned by Larimer County in theLaramie River Valley. Housing is provided rent-free at the convenience ofLarimer County. If occupancy is required, the successful applicant will berequired to sign a lease and provide a $1000 damage deposit, as well ascomplete, sign, and abide by the Larimer County Quarters AssignmentAgreement and the Larimer County Quarters Occupancy/Vacancy Inspection Record. Specifically, an Equipment Operator Master:May exercise direct and indirect supervision over field operations personnel.Complies with MSHA, DOT, Colorado 811 and other applicable safetyregulations and procedures.Ensures project rules, procedures, applicable laws and regulations arefollowed.Ensures all work meets departmental expectations.Establishes and maintains positive and effective working relationships withthose contacted in the performance of required duties.Operates a variety of heavy construction equipment as assigned.Employees in these classifications are expected to have the most experience ofthe Larimer County Heavy Equipment Operators. Employees in theseclassifications operate the standard pieces of equipment, as shown below,satisfactorily. They must also have the ability to be appropriately licensedand the ability to become adept in the operation of the equipment included intheir specialized category.Standard: All vehicles requiring a Class "A" CDL and Motor GraderSpecialized: Asphalt Distributor, Striping Machine, Crusher. Allequipment types included in lower classified positions (Senior and JourneyHeavy Equipment Operator Series). QUALIFICATIONS:The ideal candidate has experience in the construction, repair andmaintenance of gravel and native surface roadway, maintenance, repair andwork zone practices.High school diploma or GED required. Each year of relevant progressively moreresponsible experience in the highway/street construction or maintenancefield may be substituted for one (1) year of the education requirement.Five (5) years of relevant progressively more responsible experience inone (1) or more of the following areas required:Bridge construction and/or repair.Structural concrete construction.Road construction including subgrade, base course or HMA paving.Pavement maintenance.Earthwork construction.Construction, repair and maintenance of roadside drainage systems.Pipe installation.Gravel and native surface roadway, maintenance, repair and work zonepractices, orMining and production of aggregate.Road drainage, structure construction, and/or maintenance.Snow and ice control.Possession of or ability to obtain and maintain a Colorado Class "A" CDLDriver's License with an "N"-Tanker endorsement and without "L"air brake or "NTT"-no/Trctr/Trlr restriction(s).Possession of or ability to obtain and maintain a DOT Medical Certificate.Ability to obtain a Colorado Flaggers Certification within six (6) monthsof employment required.The above licensing requirements are a condition of employment and are fullythe responsibility of the employee.PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Strength -Very HeavyMovement -FrequentlyClimbing, balancing, stooping, standing, walking, walking on uneventerrain, kneeling, crouching, reaching, handling, fingering, and feeling.Auditory - Not LimitedTalking and hearing.Vision - RequiredNear acuity, far acuity and color vision.Environmental Conditions and Physical Surr