Job Posting: Heavy Equipment Operator

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Town of Hopkinton Seeks a FT Heavy Equipment Operator for its DPW Department

This position will work under the supervision of a Highway Manager. Operates a variety of motor driven vehicles and equipment including trucks with a rated capacity of more than 26,001 lbs. G.V.W. (Gross Vehicle Weight), tractors, road sweepers, etc. in the provision of public works services; performs all other related work as required.

Qualifications - Applicants must meet the following to be considered qualified for this position:

Equivalent to High School diploma and three to five years experience operating equipment and trucks in construction and maintenance work; or any equivalent combination of education and experience.

Knowledge of procedures used to operate and maintain heavy equipment; occupational hazards and safety precautions.

Ability to communicate effectively and tactfully with staff and management; execute verbal and written instructions; able to prioritize and complete multiple tasks at one time with frequent interruptions, utilize email software and a smartphone.

Skill in the operation and maintenance of heavy motorized equipment including operating equipment over rough and unstable terrain; use of power-driven hand tools.

Must be able to operate heavy motor equipment as required such as backhoe, front end loader, street sweeper, sanders and plow, in accordance with department safety procedures.

Required licensing and certifications:

Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) Class B

Hoisting Engineer License, Class 2B or greater

Hiring Pay: $24.23 hourly

Internal/External Applicants: To be considered for this vacancy, please submit the required Application for Employment to [email protected] no later than 4:30 PM, Thursday, November 15, 2018. You may also include a cover letter and resume; however, the Application for Employment is required. Applications will also be accepted via walk-in or mail at: Town Hall, Human Resources Department, 18 Main Street, Hopkinton, MA 01748. The Town of Hopkinton is an equal opportunity employer and encourages diversity.