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

Job Title:SENIOR EQUIPMENT OPERATOR One (1) position available
Announcement #:      2330                      2nd level journey class
Location:                 Public Works Department / Street Division
Beginning Salary:      $1,024.00 bi-weekly
Closing Date:            5 pm January 3, 2013
Status:                    Full-time

Position Purpose

Operates a variety of medium and heavy duty equipment and heavy trucks utilized in construction, maintenance, and repair activities of Street and Drainage Division; serves a regular lead person to monitor work flow, review and correct work, and direct work at job sites.

Job Duties/Knowledge

Knowledge of equipment, facilities, materials, methods and procedures used in maintenance, construction and repair activities of streets. Skill in the operation of the following tools and equipment: motor grader, scraper, bulldozer, back hoe, front end loader, motorized vehicles and equipment, including dump truck, pickup truck, utility truck, asphalt paving machine, steel wheel roller, rubber tire roller, distributor truck for tach oil, jet inductor truck; man lift; saws; pumps; generators; compressors; common hand and power tools, shovels, wrenches; detection devices; mobile radio; phone; ditch witch; survey level; laser level.  Ability to perform heavy manual tasks for extended periods of time; ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing; ability to work safely; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, other departments and public; ability to understand and carry out written and oral instructions; ability to operate survey level and laser level; ability to operate television equipment in main inspection; ability to provide leadership for small crews. Knowledge of working around utilities and road preparation

Requirement-Education & Experience

Possession of a valid driver’s license.   Must obtain an Oklahoma Class A CDL within six months of date of hire and pass the written test within 30 days of date of hireDue 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 high school, vocational school or possession of a GED. Four years prior experience related to the construction, maintenance, and repair of water lines, or any equivalent combination of education and experience.

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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.