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Seasonal Mower

Equipment Operator 1

Location:  Engineer’s Office, 4075 Laybourne Road, Springfield, Ohio
Salary:  Minimum starting salary: $44,553.60 ($21.42 hourly)
Classification:  Full-time, Classified, Non-exempt
Date Issued:  April 19, 2022
Filing Deadline:  Open until filled

Instructions:  Applicants interested in the above named position are to submit an employment application to the Clark County Engineer’s Office, 4075 Laybourne Road, Springfield, Ohio 45505, fax to (937) 328‐2473, or email  Applications may be obtained in the Personnel office or online at   Applicants needing accommodation in completing this application should contact the Clark County Engineer’s Office at (937) 521‐1803.  

General Responsibilities:
Under general supervision, operates truck and performs a variety of manual labor duties in maintenance of county roadway and drainage systems.

Essential Duties and Functions:

    Operates dump truck to perform a variety of activities in highway and drainage maintenance, construction, and repair projects (e.g., hauls material to and debris from project sites, plows snow, spreads salt, etc.); mows grass; receives calls over two-way radio and performs functions requested; picks up materials from suppliers and verifies material weight, type, work location, etc.; submits tickets to proper authority for further processing.
    Performs various manual and semi-skilled labor activities (e.g., manually applies stone, gravel, tar, and blacktop to road surfaces; erects fences and guardrails; cuts trees and shrubs; pulls fences; picks up litter and debris; assists in installation of culvert pipe; assists bridge crew in bridge maintenance projects; etc.); flags traffic.
    Operates light and hand-held power equipment (e.g., chain saw, jackhammer, etc.); observes safety standards.
    Operates medium to heavy equipment (e.g., front end loader, power broom, forklift, bulldozer, roller, grader, etc.) to perform rough grade level work in absence of higher level equipment operator.
    Performs routine preventive maintenance on various equipment operated; checks fluid levels, tire pressure, lights, brakes, and other safety devices; reports problems and/or malfunctions to proper authorities and assists in repair activities.
    Maintains all required licenses and/or certificates.
    Meets all job safety requirements and all applicable OSHA safety standards that pertain to essential functions.
    Lifts and moves up to eighty (80) pounds a distance of thirty (30) yards.
    Demonstrates regular and predictable attendance.
    Attends workshops or training seminars related to duties.
    Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Qualifications, Licensure, or Certification Requirements:   

    Must possess a valid commercial driver's license of the appropriate class and the appropriate endorsement(s).  
    Any combination of education, training, and/or experience which evidences an advanced knowledge of heavy construction and maintenance techniques and procedures and a demonstrable ability to operate medium sized construction equipment.
    Knowledge of highway construction and maintenance procedures; safety practices and procedures; agency policies and procedures; department policies and procedures.
    Skill in vehicle operation; operation of two-way radio; operation of medium to heavy equipment.
    Ability to carry out instructions in picture, written, or oral form; add, subtract, multiply, and divide whole numbers; cooperate with co-workers on group projects; demonstrate physical fitness; recognize hazardous conditions; operate hand-held power tools; perform basic mechanical inspections; lift and move up to eighty (80) pounds a distance of thirty (30) yards.

Equipment Operated:  The following are examples only and are not intended to be all inclusive.

Dump truck, mower, chain saw, jackhammer, front end loader, power broom, forklift, bulldozer, roller, grader, two-way radio

Inherently Hazardous or Physically Demanding Working Conditions:

The employee is exposed to, must negotiate, use, or work with or in the vicinity of:
    Floor openings, wall openings, and halls; open-sided floors, platforms, and runways; stairs.
    Fixed industrial stairs; fixed ladders; scaffolding.
    Vehicle-mounted elevating and rotating work platforms.
    Noisy operations or activities.
    Non-ionizing radiation.
    Compressed gases: acetylene, oxygen
    Flammable and combustible liquids.
    Spray finishing using flammable and combustible materials.
    Dip tanks containing flammable or combustible liquids.
    Storage and handling of liquefied petroleum.
    Chemical used or stored in excess of 100 pounds (16.6 gal). (Process Safety Management of Highly Hazardous Chemicals.)
    Personal protective equipment such as eye or face, head, or foot protection; respiratory protection, or electrical protective devices.
    Permit-required confined spaces.
    The employee provides servicing and maintenance of machines and equipment which could accidentally become energized (lockout/tagout).
    The employee works at handling material and supplies (includes mechanical handling equipment, the manner in which things are stored and housekeeping). 
    The employee is exposed to, must negotiate, use, or work with or in the vicinity of: powered industrial truck, crawler locomotive or truck crane, sling.
    The employee is exposed to, must negotiate, use, or work with or in the vicinity of any of the following machinery: woodworking, abrasive wheels, mechanical power presses, forging machine.
    The employee is exposed to, must negotiate, use, or work with or in the vicinity of hand and portable tools.
    The employee is exposed to, must negotiate, use, or work with or in the vicinity of welding: oxygen-fuel gas welding and cutting, arc welding and cutting, resistance welding.
    Qualified and unqualified employees working on or near electrical wiring, cables, and other electrical transmitting equipment.
    The employee works around chemicals (in containers or in the form of dust, mist, fumes, or vapors).
    The employee works in or around trenches, ditches, and other excavations.

General Duty:  Safe & Healthful Workplace:

The employee:
    Has exposure to potentially vicious animals.
    Has exposure to life threatening situations.
    Has exposure to fire.
    Has exposure to hot, cold, wet, humid, or windy weather conditions.
    Has exposure to hazardous driving conditions.
    Works 2nd shift — 3rd shift.
    Works rotating shift.
    Has exposure to shaking objects or surfaces.
    Has exposure to second-hand smoke.
    Has exposure to traffic.

Clark County is an Equal Opportunity/ADA Compliance Employer, M/F V/H 
Clark County does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, genetic information, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability or military status.