Equipment Operator I- Street

Temple, TX, USA Req #77
Wednesday, May 5, 2021

Ready to Start Your Career with the City of Temple?

This position encompasses a variety of tasks to include but are not limited to: operating a dump truck, rollers and other equipment while performing tasks related to street and alley reconstruction.  Installation and maintenance of signs, as part of the Sign Maintenance Crew, and assisting with traffic counts and pavement markings as part of the R.O.W Crew. 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities by Crew Assignments

Reconstruction Crew
    • Operates various trucks: dump truck, backhoe, loader, roller, etc. while performing tasks related to street reconstruction and maintenance of City streets, alleys, drainages, rights-of-way, and other property
    • Hauls dirt, road base, asphalt, water, pipe, equipment, debris, and other material used
    • Uses hand tools and equipment for tasks associated such as shoveling, hammering, and picking
    • Performs routine preventative maintenance on trucks and equipment 
Right of Way (R.O.W) Crew
    • Assists in responding to call: drainage obstructions; storm drain obstructions; traffic obstructions; glass in street; tree limbs hanging into street; high grass obstructing view of traffic; mud and silt in street; alley needing repair; sign down; vandalism; street sweeping; sanding of streets during ice or snow; setting out barricades during flooding
    • Assists with the installation and maintenance of pavement markings in the city, in accordance with the Texas Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (TXMUTCD)
    • Mows and cleans alley ways and right of ways. Uses a weed trimmer, lawn mower, chainsaw and any other related equipment needed
    • Assists setting out traffic counters for annual traffic counts, traffic signal warrant studies, stop warrant studies and traffic analysis
    • Assists Tree Crew with the trimming and cutting of trees and bush
    • Assists Sign Crew with the construction, installation of signs and constructing /painting barricades 
Sign Crew
    • Constructs, installs, replaces street and traffic signs
    • Constructs and paints barricades; strip and / or reface used sign blanks
    • Checks, cleans, and maintains equipment
    • Sets up cones and barricades, flags traffic, assists with traffic counts 
    • Trims tree limbs from signs; removes broken tree limbs from streets
All Crew Member – Additional Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Works in emergency situations with sanding oil spills and frozen streets, etc. 
  • Assists other crews in the performance of duties as needed
  • Rotates on-call for nights, weekends, and emergency calls 
  • Follows policies, procedures, safety guidelines and inspections of equipment and tools
  • Performs other duties as assigned
Minimum Qualifications
  • High School diploma or equivalent
Preferred Qualifications
  • One year of experience in road construction, maintenance, or related area
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations 
  • Class A CDL with air brake endorsement required within 6 months of employment
Thank you for your interest in the position.  Please note only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Temple, TX, USA