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Equipment Operator I & II

Boulder County Transportation
Longmont, CO Full-time
Posted on June 25, 2019

Equipment Operator I & II (Nederland and Longmont) Boulder County is hiring Equipment Operators for their Nederland and Longmont Locations. Applicants with a Colorado Class B driver's license and one year or more of experience are encouraged to apply by 7/8/2019.

Examples of Duties

  1. Operates equipment such as single-axle trucks, light front-end loaders and other light equipment used for County road construction, snow removal, maintenance and repair
  2. Services and makes minor repairs and adjustments to assigned equipment
  3. Checks and reports present or anticipated mechanical problems of assigned equipment
  4. Performs manual labor and flagging as a crew member involved in construction and maintenance projects
  5. May operate, as a trainee, medium equipment such as backhoes, tandem-axle trucks and medium front-end loaders
  6. Performs related work, as required
  7. May be reassigned in emergency situations

Required Qualifications

PLEASE NOTE: When submitting your application be sure to include all relevant education and experience, as applications are screened based on the qualifications listed in this position announcement. Applications that do not appear to meet minimum qualifications, as outlined below, will not be considered. Resumes are not accepted in lieu of completed applications.

  • A high school diploma, or equivalent
  • At least one year of experience operating road maintenance equipment (Equipment Operator I)
  • At least two years of experience operating road maintenance equipment (Equipment Operator II)
  • Applicants must possess a Colorado Class B Commercial Driver's license with air brake endorsement
  • Applicants for the Equipment Operator II position must have a Colorado Class A Commercial Driver's license, or the ability to obtain within six months of hire
  • Applicants must take and pass a pre-employment physical and agility test
  • A job offer is contingent on passing a drug test

Supplemental Information


  • Working knowledge of traffic laws and common hazards and safety precautions necessary for light equipment operation
  • Ability to recognize mechanical problems and make minor repairs to light equipment
  • Ability to understand verbal and written instructions
  • Ability to work effectively with other employees and the public

Boulder County is a family-friendly workplace dedicated to fostering a diverse, inclusive, and respectful environment for all employees. We prohibit unlawful discrimination against applicants and employees on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, socio-economic status, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.