HEAVY EQUIPMENT OPERATOR

Under occasional supervision, operates heavy equipment in the maintenance of County roads. Operates a variety of trucks and heavy equipment, which may include bulldozers, front end loaders, backhoes, bush cutters, side cutters, etc., to maintain County roads, bridges, and rights-of-way. Primary maintenance tasks include grading roads, mowing vegetation next to roads, removing trees and debris, hauling dirt and debris, digging ditches, installing drainage pipes, etc. Must be able to operate a Motor Grader. Requires a High School Diploma/GED supplemented by one to two years of experience in heavy equipment operations and road maintenance, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Must posses a S. C. class “B” or “A” CDL driver’s license. Reports to the Public Works Foreman.