General Nature of Work:
Operates heavy equipment or motor vehicles and performs maintenance on them.
Guidelines for Class Use/Distinguishing Characteristics:
Incumbents in this classification typically operate the following types of equipment or vehicles: graders, bulldozers, harvesters, dump trucks, front-end loaders, backhoes, street sweepers, tractor-trailer trucks, drawbridges, forklifts or ambulances.
Examples of Work:
(Note: The examples of work listed in this class specification are not necessarily descriptive of any one position in the class. The omission of specific statements does not preclude management from assigning specific duties not listed herein if such duties are a logical assignment to the position. The intent of the listed examples is to give a general indication of the levels of difficulty and responsibility common to all positions in this class.)
Transports visitors, state employees, officials, patients or supplies.
Performs manual labor incidental to the operation of assigned vehicles or equipment.
Performs or supervises the maintenance of vehicles, equipment or drawbridges.
Purchases equipment and supplies.
Maintains records of repair costs, parts, labor, fuel and mileage.
Maintains insurance records and submits the insurance claims.
Operates bridge for passage of boats.
Maintains records of vehicles stopped at each bridge opening.
Operates heavy equipment in the construction of highways.
Maintains radio contact with vessels and the coastguard.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
(Note: The knowledge, skills and abilities listed are not necessarily inclusive of the requirements for every position in the class.)
Knowledge of safety practices relevant to the area of employment.
Knowledge of the operation, maintenance and repair of equipment, vehicles or drawbridges.
Knowledge of state laws pertaining to the operation of equipment upon state highways.
Skill in the operation of assigned equipment or vehicles.
Ability to detect mechanical failures and repair them.
Ability to supervise subordinate personnel.
Ability to perform manual work requiring good physical condition.
Ability to coordinate the traffic of oncoming boats with the flow of vehicular traffic to pass boats through the draw at a minimum inconvenience to traffic.
State Minimum Training and Experience
State Necessary Special Requirements:
Some positions require a valid driver's license and/or a commercial driver's license.
(Note: Additional requirements may be applicable for individual positions in the employing agency.)
Experience in the operation or maintenance of heavy equipment, motorized vehicles or machinery that is directly related to the area of employment.