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Weld County Government Public Works - Service Worker II-III - Road and Bridge Divisio in Greeley, Colorado

DescriptionOperate heavy or light construction equipment.Essential Duties and ResponsibilitiesTo perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform eachessential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below arerepresentative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilitiesto perform the essential functions. Other duties may be assigned. (Any oneposition may not include all of the duties listed nor do the listed examplesinclude all duties which may be found in positions of this class.) Positionmay be assigned to any division within the department as needed. Perform a variety of semi-skilled and skilled work in the operation ofheavy equipment, machinery, trucks, tools in construction and repairactivities, and will be required to perform a certain amount of manual labor. Requires 2 years of equipment and/or truck operation. Must have a basic knowledge of road construction/maintenanceprocedures, perform work with little direction to aid in the efficient andeffective completion of the project or assigned task. Must be available to respond to and work extraordinary hours duringemergency events. Must perform work in a courteous, safe manner. Must be able to follow instructions from senior employees. Must perform work in a courteous and safe manner and maintain workingrelationships with co-workers. When contact with the public is required, the employee must maintain acourteous, helpful attitude. Perform other duties as assigned.QualificationsMINIUMUM REQUIREMENTSEducation:High School Diploma or GED desired.Required experience:Two years experience preferred as an equipment operator and working knowledgeof tools and light and heavy equipment necessary for maintenance activitiesused in servicing county roads. Working knowledge of road and bridgeconstruction.Certificates/Licenses/Registrations:Valid Colorado Class-A Commercial Driver's License (CDL) with tankerendorsement required or Class B CDL and the ability to acquire Class A withtanker endorsement within 60 days.Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities: Must be able to pass Department of Transportation (DOT) physical.Must have a demonstrated proficiency in 2 of the following areas: Tracked Hydraulic Excavator Bulldozer Front end loader Scraper Tandem axle truck Asphalt Paver Backhoe (smaller than a John Deere 510) Compaction Equipment Skid Steer Motor GraderOther Necessary RequirementsLanguage Skills:Must be able to read and speak the English language sufficiently to conversewith the general public, to understand highway traffic signs and signals inthe English language, to respond to official inquiries, and to makeentries on reports and recordsMathematical Skills:Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with10's and 100's.Reasoning Ability:Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out written or oral