Equipment Operator

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Kansas City, MO

Job status
Full time
$14.82 – $23.16 Hourly
Job description

The KCMO Public Works Department is now hiring an Equipment Operator to work full-time.

Experience requirements

• 6 months of experience in the operation of trucks and other specialized automotive equipment required


• Must possess a valid state-issued driver’s license in accordance with City of KCMO policies

• Must possess a valid MO Class A, B or C CDL prior to the end of the probationary period as determined by the department

• Must pass a pre-employment drug screen and post-offer physical examination as prescribed by the city


• Operate trucks on road maintenance and street repair work hauling cold patch, hot asphalt, gravel, rocks, and abrasives.

• Drive trucks in transporting personnel and materials to designated work sites.

• Drive a truck engaged in street-cleaning activities.

• Participate in snow plowing/removal operations.

• Drive a truck with a flatbed trailer for hauling construction equipment.

• Drive construction equipment on/off lo-boy units.

• Operate a large construction tractor or crawler-type bulldozer in pulling a sheep's foot compacting street and road sub-grades.

• Operate medium grade tractors in the mowing of grass, parks, and vacant lots.

• Operate chainsaws in the cutting of tree branches and limbs.

• Operate spray equipment in conjunction with pesticide operations.

• Operate a heavy power-driven roller in patching and ironing asphalt street surfaces.

• Operate a front-end loader up to 2-1/2 cubic yards in loading sweeper piles, broken pipe, dirt, rocks, and debris.

• Lead helper who assists in loading operations.

• Operate a backhoe/excavator in trenching, filling or other minor excavation.

• Carefully plan and execute work to avoid damage to underground pipes and cables.

• Make field repairs to equipment, and as necessary, assist machinists and mechanics on major repairs.

• Service assigned equipment with fuel, oil, water, grease.

Work hours

• Monday-Friday, 7:30am-4pm.

The City of Kansas City, Mo., is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse workforce.