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Weld County Government Public Works Equipment Operator (Grader II), Dacono in Grover, Colorado

Days and hours will vary, Monday-Friday, 8:00am -5:00pm, paid monthly.The position will operate out of Grover, Colorado. May progress to aPublic Works Grader III.Requirements: Valid Colorado Class A CDL License with tanker endorsement required. Requires two years of heavy or light equipment operation including motorgrader experience. Must be proficient as determined by the department in the operation of amotor grader and have a good working knowledge of a wide variety of heavyequipment. Must have a thorough knowledge of gravel road maintenance procedures. Must be able to perform work without direction or immediate supervisionto aid in the efficient and effective completion of the project or assignedtask. Must be available to respond to and work extraordinary hours duringemergency events. Must be able to effectively communicate verbally through radiocommunications. Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, shortcorrespondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one situations withthe public, subordinates, and supervisors. Must be able to effectively communicate verbally through radiocommunications. Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and dividewith 10's and 100's. Ability to perform these operations using units of money, weightmeasurement, volume, and distance. Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed butuninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables instandardized situations. Must be able to make appropriate day to day decisions without supervisoryguidance in order to perform assigned tasks. Must be able to organize and schedule own work. Must have a basic familiarity with and experience working with a varietyof road construction, equipment and materials. Must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, frequently lift and/ormove up to 100 lbs., and occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 lbs. Regularly works near moving mechanical parts and in outside weatherconditions; frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles andvibration; occasionally exposed to extreme heat and cold temperatures;noise level in the work environment is usually loud.Duties: Operate construction equipment for routine maintenance andreconstruction tasks on county gravel roads in Grover, CO. Operate heavy and light construction or road maintenance equipment. May have some lead worker responsibilities. Advanced level of Gravel Road maintenance. Must be proficient in the operation of a motor grader and have a goodworking knowledge of a wide variety of heavy equipment used in gravel roadmaintenance. Must have a thorough knowledge of gravel road maintenance procedures. Must be able to perform work without direction or immediate supervisionand follow detailed instruction to aid in the efficient and effectivecompletion of the project or assigned task. Must be available to respond to and work extraordinary hours duringemergency events. Must perform work in a courteous and safe manner. When contact with the public is required, the employee must maintain acourteous, helpful attitude. Other duties as assigned.

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