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City of Easthampton Special Heavy Motor Equipment Operator in Easthampton, Massachusetts

Special Heavy Motor Equipment Operator The Water Special Heavy Motor Equipment Operator (SHMEO) operates Class A heavy equipment and performs manual labor related to the construction, maintenance, and repair of public works infrastructure; inspects the equipment for proper operating condition; carries out preventive maintenance procedures; and does related work as required. May work extended periods of time during emergencies. Job Type: Full-Time, 40 Hours Per Week Salary: \$24.33 - \$26.20 Per Hour ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Operates Class A trucks and Class 2 and 4 hydraulic equipment normally assigned to a public works equipment operator. The type of equipment varies by the assigned division. May operate light trucks Performs excavations and restores job sites. Inspects equipment prior to operation to ensure that all controls and safety devices are functioning properly. Lubricates and otherwise services the equipment as part of a programmed preventive maintenance schedule. Reports malfunctions to the Foreman or Supervisor. May assist in making repairs. Repairs and maintains water system including all pipe, fittings, valves, meters, and hydrants. Installs water mains and associated valves, fittings, hydrants, and meters. Performs related manual labor work. Performs similar or related work as required or as the situation dictates. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: High School diploma or equivalent; three to five years of related work experience or technical training to perform assigned duties at the journeyman level; or any equivalent combination of education and experience. Special Requirements: Massachusetts Class A Commercial Driver\'s License with Tanker Massachusetts Class 2A, 4G Hoisting Engineer\'s License OSHA 10 Certification.