Equipment Operator III
Company: City of Las Vegas
Location: Las Vegas
Posted on: September 14, 2023
About the Position
A REQUIREMENT of this position is that you attach a copy of your
valid Class A commercial driver's license with tanker endorsement
to your ONLINE application.Career Opportunity: The City of Las
Vegas invites applicants for Equipment Operator III. This position
operates construction and maintenance equipment and semi-tractor
trailers in a variety of maintenance activities including loading,
hauling and related operations; performs semi-skilled maintenance
tasks; and operates vehicles with GVW over 26,000 pounds, such as
10-wheel dump truck, as well as tankers and trailers.Distinguishing
CharacteristicsThis is a full journey level class within the
Equipment Operator series. Employees within this class are
distinguished from the Equipment Operator II by the ability to
operate semi-tractor trailers. Employees at this level receive only
occasional instruction or assistance as new or unusual situations
arise, and are fully aware of the operating procedures and policies
of the work unit. This class is distinguished from the Heavy
Equipment Operator in that the latter may exercise functional and
technical supervision over lower level staff.Supervision
ReceivedReceives general supervision from higher level staff.Type
A civil service examination will be conducted in accordance with
the Civil Service Rules of the city of Las Vegas. The supplemental
questions are the examination. Falsification of information may
result in disqualification from recruitment or removal from a City
position. Additional information will not be accepted after the
closing date. The supplemental questions are weighted 100% for
placement on an eligible list and must be worked on individually by
the applicant only. The supplemental questions of all qualified
applicants will be reviewed for placement on an eligible
list.SELECTION PROCESS: Final candidate selection will include list
placement and may include a hiring interview (if applicable). Any
individual offered employment will be required to pass a
pre-employment drug test, complete background check, and may be
required to demonstrate the ability to perform the physical
requirements of the job." Some positions may require preliminary
EXAMPLE OF DUTIES
- Operates complex construction and maintenance equipment and
semi-tractor trailers in a variety of maintenance activities
including loading, hauling and related operations and to perform
semi-skilled maintenance tasks.
- Identifies equipment and supply needs for each assigned
project; picks up and delivers equipment and supplies from work
- Works as part of a maintenance crew; performs general and dust
maintenance duties as they relate to roads, sanitary sewers and
storm drains; removes and hauls dirt, asphalt, trash and debris to
specified areas; cleans and maintains streets, alleys, sidewalks
- Installs street barricades and cones prior to the performance
of street and sewer repair or maintenance activities; directs and
controls traffic work sites.
- Loads or assists in loading various materials into truck;
secures load and any tools; hauls various materials on designated
routes to specified areas; documents load weight and obtains weight
tag; dumps load at specified areas.
- Provides technical support and may provide commercial driver's
license training to city staff.
- Operates and secures assigned vehicles and other assigned
equipment; performs and documents pre-trip inspection; maintains
vehicles and equipment in clean and fueled condition.
- Cleans and performs preventive maintenance on construction and
- Utilizes proper safety precautions related to all work
- Maintains a variety of automated and manual logs, records, and
- Responds to and resolves routine inquiries and complaints both
external and internal; provides information within the area of
assignment; resolves complaints in an efficient and timely
- Performs related duties and responsibilities as required.
Experience:Two years of experience performing maintenance work
involving the operation of light and heavy construction and
maintenance equipment, including semi-tractor
trailers.Training:Equivalent to graduation from high
school.Licenses and Certifications:
As a condition of continued employment, employees must acquire the
following certifications by the dates specified.Possession of an
appropriate, valid Class A commercial driver's license with tanker
endorsement on the date of application, and maintenance
thereafter.Within 15 days of initial hire, provide documentation of
completion within the last five years of an OSHA-10 course in
construction industry safety and health hazard recognition and
prevention, developed by the Occupational Safety and Health
Administration of the U.S. Department of Labor. Completion card
must be continuously maintained while employed in this
classification.Employee must attend training in work zone safety
measures as requested by department management.
Special Requirement:May be required to respond to emergencies such
as storm clean-up or sewer overflow.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
Knowledge of:Operation and maintenance requirements of power-driven
Practices, methods and materials used in general construction and
general maintenance work.
Traffic laws, ordinances and rules involved in heavy equipment
Occupational hazards and standard safety practices.
Use of hazardous chemicals.Ability to:Driving a semi-tractor
Performing a variety of semi-skilled construction and maintenance
Reading and interpreting maps, sketches, drawings, specifications
and technical manuals.
Performing a variety of manual tasks for extended periods of time
in unfavorable weather conditions.
Performing heavy manual labor.
Providing appropriate level of internal and external customer
Working independently in the absence of supervision.
Learning, understanding and applying pertinent laws, rules and
Understanding and following oral and written instructions.
Communicating clearly and concisely, both orally and in
Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with
those contacted in the course of work.
Competencies:Core Workforce CompetenciesProfessionalism -
Demonstrates core values by being honest, respectful and
positive.Effective Communication - Expresses verbal and written
thought in a clear and understandable manner.Customer Focus -
Demonstrates genuine concern and satisfies external and/or internal
customers based on the CLV core purpose and values.Adaptability -
Able to effectively modify behavior to suit changing workforce
demands.Problem Solving - Solves problems by considering all
causes, solutions and outcomes.Productive Partnerships - Develops,
maintains and strengthens partnerships with others.Technical and
Safety Expertise - Possesses a depth of knowledge, skill and
ability in a technical (job) area.
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