General Equipment Operator – Utility Crew

Ada County Highway District   Garden City, ID   Full-time     Manufacturing / Production / Operations
Posted on September 23, 2021
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General Equipment Operator – Utility Crew

Ada County Highway District is now accepting applications for a General Equipment Operator on the Utility Crew at the Adams Maintenance location in Boise, Idaho. Starting wage is $17.83 - $20.50 per hour, DOQ plus a Sign-on bonus! ACHD offers an excellent benefits package with medical, vision and dental insurance, paid vacation and holidays, and membership in the Public Employee Retirement System of Idaho (PERSI).

Primary Responsibilities: · Under general supervision of the Utility Crew Chief, the primary duties of this position are to perform skilled work, manual labor, and operate light- to heavy-duty maintenance equipment. · The crew performs a variety of work from cleaning ditches, fixing cave-ins, and laying pipe to installing concrete. Also responsible for installation and maintenance of bridges, guardrails, and pipe. · Responding to winter weather conditions and other emergencies is an essential function of this position and may require working outside of normal work hours.

Qualifications: · Experience in construction and concrete work such as setting forms and finishing curbs and sidewalks is desired, as well as the ability to shoot grade and lay pipe to grade. · Must have a current Idaho Class “B” CDL license. Required to obtain an Idaho Class “A” CDL driver’s license with a tanker endorsement within 90 days of hire. · Experience operating a 10-wheel dump truck is desired, experience with use of a plow and sander/anti-icing unit a plus. · Must be able to lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Strong work ethic is required. · Any combination of education, training or experience, which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities, may be acceptable. 

An AA/EEO/ADA Employer Preference may be given to veterans who qualify under state and federal laws and regulations