Road Maintenance and Landfill Equipment Operator (Roads) - $40,588-$50,736

Gila County Government | Tonto Basin, AZ

Posted Date 5/11/2024

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Road Maintenance and Landfill Equipment Operator (Roads) - Public Works - $40,588-$50,736 Annually 

Tonto Basin, AZ - Full Time

  • The purpose of this position is to perform semi-skilled work in the construction, repair and maintenance of roads, right-of-ways, auxiliary structures, and secondary roads; operate various types of construction equipment in accordance with safety regulations and procedures.
  • Ensures the safe operations of recycling and landfill; weighs vehicles, directs traffic, and assists customers at the landfill. Operates trucks, performs cleaning duties, and trains new employees.
  • The employee will be assigned to the Roads Division or the Recycling & Landfill Division and will be asked to work in either Division as required on a temporary basis.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Operates road construction and maintenance equipment including front end loaders, backhoes, bulldozers, motor graders, paving machines, street sweepers and compactors, in accordance with all safety regulations and procedures.
  • Grades roads, paves roads, replace asphalt, patches and repairs roads, clean roadways and sweeps streets.
  • Maintains ditches and culverts including removing debris from ditches, installing culverts, and ensuring the efficient flow of culverts.
  • Performs manual labor assignments as needed, including fire control, accident and hazardous materials cleanup, guardrail and foliage maintenance and debris removal; cuts and removes brush and trees impacting roadways as required.
  • Follows safety regulations on all work zone and flagging sites, including placing barricades and cones; performs emergency road services in relation to fires, floods, and roadway inspection. 
  • Hauls materials and transports vehicles and equipment to jobsites using various trucks and transporters.
  • Inspects, cleans, and performs routine operational check on trucks and heavy equipment.
  • Performs traffic control activities including setting up signs and flagging traffic.
  • May perform emergency road services in relation to snow removal, flood damage repair, rockslides, and fires.

Minimum Education Required

  • High School Diploma or GED

Minimum Years of Directly Related Experience Required

  • Three years’ experience in road construction and maintenance and operation of related equipment; or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.

Professional Credentials Required

  • A valid Arizona Class B Commercial Driver's License is required. Within the first three months of employment, a valid Arizona Class A Commercial Driver's License with Tanker Endorsement must be obtained.
  • This position is subject to drug and alcohol testing.

Gila County Employment:

Salary40,588.00 - 50,736.00 Annual

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