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Job Category: Equipment Operator
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: St. Charles Parish

Job Details

Full-time $17.83 / hour

Job Description

AM PM Staffing is hiring an Equipment Operator II for our client in St. Charles Parish. Under general supervision, performs semi-skilled work in the operation of light, medium, or heavy-weight equipment in the Public Works Department. Employee is responsible for the safe operation of a variety of light, medium and/or heavy automotive and mechanized equipment engaged in the tasks requiring skill and manual dexterity. Work involves operating such specialized equipment such as gasoline or diesel powered equipment, front-end and back-end loaders, asphalt distributer; may occasionally operate lighter vehicles; performing Laborer duties as necessary; and partici­pating in minor preventive maintenance on all equipment.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
  • Operates one or more types of motorized light, medium, or heavy equipment involved in the construction and mainte­nance of various Parish job sites such as: gasoline or diesel powered, front-end and back-end loaders, asphalt distributors, etc.
  • Adjusts equipment as needed for specialized operations.
  • Operates equipment such as dump truck, bushhogs, or related grass cutting equipment.
  • Assists with minor maintenance and related care of equipment, such as checking tires, lights, brakes, gas, oil, and water; and performs necessary emergency repairs.
  • Reports mechanical difficulties to the appropriate personnel for repairs.
  • Monitors indicators, such as pressure gauges, ammeters etc., to ensure proper operation of equipment and/or to identify equipment problems.
  • Inspects machinery for proper operation; and stops operations when problems arise.
  • Operates attachments of special equipment as necessary.
  • Observes hazards to safe operation and takes corrective action.
  • Performs duties of Laborer such as manual tasks that may include the following; removes tree roots, and stumps; cuts weeds by hand; fuels and refuels vehicles; sets pipes in ditches or culverts; sets up or removes safety cones; repairs sidewalks and driveways; loads and unloads trash, cover material, or equipment.
Performs related work as required.
REQUIREMENTS:
  • High school diploma or GED.
  • 1 to 2 years of experience in the operation of light, medium, and/or heavy motorized equip­ment.
  • Any equivalent combination of experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.
  • Must possess a valid Louisiana Class A Commercial driver’s license with Air Brake. -Must be physically able to operate a variety of machinery and equipment including gasoline and diesel equipment, loaders, asphalt distributors, side-arm grass tractor, etc.
  • Must be able to exert up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 25 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects.
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