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Equipment Operator

Corpus Christi, TX 78411

Posted: 07/01/2024 Employment Type: Temp To Perm Industry: Equipment Operator Job Number: 129657

Job Description


Equipment Operator

Position Summary: Operates various light to medium automotive, construction, and specialized equipment to support public works installation and maintenance tasks. Responsibilities include equipment maintenance, minor repairs, and adherence to safety protocols under moderate supervision.

Qualification Requirements: Successful performance requires proficiency in each essential duty. Candidates must demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and abilities detailed below. Reasonable accommodations may be provided as necessary.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Operate a range of equipment such as backhoes, excavators, mowers, and trucks.

  • Maintain and repair street signs, catch basins, culverts, and storm drains.

  • Conduct landscaping and grounds maintenance duties.

  • Execute asphalt patching and pothole repair tasks.

  • Operate equipment safely in various environments, including tight spaces and around traffic.

Maintenance and Safety:

  • Perform minor equipment repairs and preventative maintenance.

  • Complete assigned health and safety courses to ensure a secure work environment.

Supervision Received and Exercised:

  • Receive moderate supervision from assigned supervisors.

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • High school diploma or GED.

  • Moderate experience operating light to medium construction equipment.

  • Valid Texas Class C driver's license (Class B preferred; must obtain Class B within 6 months of hire).

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:

  • Knowledge of equipment operation, maintenance, and safety procedures.

  • Familiarity with traffic laws and regulations related to equipment operation.

  • Skill in operating and maintaining various equipment.

  • Ability to understand and follow instructions effectively.

  • Capability to establish positive relationships with colleagues and the public.

Physical Demands:

  • Regularly lift up to 50 pounds and exert force as needed.

  • Perform physical tasks including standing, walking, and reaching.

  • Work in outdoor environments with exposure to weather conditions and noisy settings.

 

Pay is $15/hr - $17/hr depending on experience.

 

To apply please email your resume to denise.cox@lkjordan.com

 

LK Jordan is an equal opportunity employer.
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