Human Resources Department
212 SW 9th St
Lawton, OK  73501
580-581-3392

     

Job Title:

EQUIPMENT OPERATOR
Announcement #:2504
Location: Public Works Department /Traffic Control Division
Beginning Salary:      $952.80 bii-weekly
Closing Date: Open until filled
Status: Full-time      

Position Purpose

Operates a variety of light equipment utilized in construction, maintenance and repair activities; performs a variety of semi-skilled tasks in maintenance of street, traffic control, storm drainage systems and property maintenance activities.

Job Duties/Knowledge

Knowledge of equipment operating principles.  Knowledge of methods, materials, equipment and tools used in municipal traffic control. Ability to understand and follow oral or written instructions. Ability to perform heavy manual tasks under varying conditions. Ability to classify soils and perform competently on excavation sites.  Ability to make changes or corrections to keep job in line with MUTCD standards and procedures. Ability to lay out and plan progression of job; performs routine inspection and preventative maintenance on trucks and equipment.  Insures proper traffic diversion in and around job sites according to MUTCD safety standards.  Installation, maintenance and repair of signs. Performs signal maintenance and repair. Regularly serves as crew chief of two or more individuals.  Must be available at all times during assigned period.

Requirement-Education & Experience

Possession of valid driver’s license, and a Class "B" Oklahoma Commercial driver’s license or pass the written test within 30 days and successfully complete the driving test prior to 6 months from date of hire.  Due to Oklahoma State licensing requirements for this position, an original or certified true copy of your birth certificate or passport must be made available before a conditional offer for a job can be made.Graduation from an accredited high school, vocational school or possession of a GED equivalent.  Two (2) years experience involving the use of light and medium equipment, one (1) of those related to traffic control operations. 

 

 

 

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.

 

 

 


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Or apply at:  Human Resources Department, 212 SW 9th, Lawton OK   73501  Phone: (580) 581-3392  Fax:  (580) 581-3530

The City of Lawton affords equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, or disability status.

This position requires successful completion of a City of Lawton drug screen and/or physical as a condition of employment.