Human Resources Department
212 SW 9th St
Lawton, OK  73501


Job Title:

EQUIPMENT OPERATOR                  
Announcement #:2665
Location: Traffic Control Division
Beginning Salary:      $981.60 bi-weekly
Closing Date: Open untill filled
Status: Full-time     





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.




  • 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.




  • 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.       




EOE /AA Employer /Vets/Disability




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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.