Fairfax County Job Openings - Detailed Description for Job #13-1457


Fairfax County Application Center, 12000 Government Center Pkwy., #270, Fairfax, VA 22035

HEAVY EQUIPMENT OPERATOR


Wastewater Collection Division,
Department of Public Works & Environmental Services

Job # 13-1457

$39,334 to $52,446  (Grade S17)
 
Description:

Operates a variety of vehicles and equipment used in the maintenance of wastewater collection activities. Operates a tractor trailer lowboy, John Deere track loader, hydraulic ram tamper, excavator, Ford and John Deere backhoes. Operates single and dual-axle trucks and other equipment as assigned. Performs daily equipment pre-trip inspections and maintenance, such as greasing and checking fluid levels prior to vehicle operation. Acts as the crew leader when so designated and engages in manual labor as required.

 

Minimum
Qualifications:

Any combination of education, experience, and training equivalent to completion of the tenth grade; plus three years of experience operating motorized construction equipment and/or semi-tractor trailers, as appropriate.

 

Special
Requirements:

This position requires a Class "A" commercial driver's license (CDL) with air brakes endorsement and Department of Transportation (DOT) medical card. Applicants are required to submit a current DMV driving record during interview. The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check and a medical examination to the satisfaction of employer prior to starting work. This position will be subject to county requirements for drug and alcohol testing. The appointee may be required to enter permitted confined spaces, using an OSHA, certified non-entry retrieval system, which includes a safety harness with a weight restriction of 310 pounds.

 

Preferred
Qualifications:

Experience with county wastewater collection system. Ability to read street maps engineering plans for utility locations prior to excavation. Experience operating heavy equipment. Experience and knowledge in the use of computers.

 

Note:

This position is located in the Pipe and Manhole Repair Group.

 

Note:

Incumbent will be required to work occasional overtime; and weekend work may be required.

 

To Apply:

Submit your resume on-line through the AIMS system.

If this is the first time you have used AIMS, you will need to create an account.

Fairfax County is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, creed, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veterans' status or disabled veterans' status. Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 703-324-4900 for assistance; TTY 703-222-7314. Minorities and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. EEO/AA/TTY.

 

Closing Date:

9/6/2013

 

Date Posted:

8/24/2013

 

Benefits:

Most positions advertised here are merit system positions funded for full benefits such as health insurance, retirement, life insurance and paid leave. Follow the link for details on Fairfax County's comprehensive benefits program for merit system employees. If a position is not funded for benefits that information will generally be included in the job announcement.

 

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