Equipment Operator I – (Water/Sewer Maint. Div.)
Grade 5/Step 1- $28,293.67 yr. ($13.60 hr.) DOQ
This position works under general supervision operating a variety of medium to heavy construction equipment. Reports to the division supervisor. Operates backhoe in the construction of water & sewer lines and the laying of drains, may perform manual labor activities when not operating and other duties as required to include assisting other divisions when needed. Primary equipment operated dump truck, backhoe, tractor, as well as other assigned equipment. Good knowledge of the practices applied to the use of heavy equipment. Requires the ability to follow oral and written instructions, to withstand exposure to varied climatic conditions and to perform strenuous physical work; ability to work well with other employees; ability to maintain operating records and make minor equipment repairs and proper maintenance. Requires a valid NC Class A license with air brake endorsement.