Sr Equipment Operator

TPW/ Streets Division is seeking Sr. Equipment Operators

Application form must be complete, listing current to past "work history" experience up to ten (10) years, as applicable. List Class "A" equipment by name and designate as Class "A" on application. Incomplete applications will not be processed.

Requirements are verifiable High School Diploma, GED Certificate or higher educational attainment. Candidates selected (for hire) must submit required qualification verification documents. Plus three (3) years' of class A CDL experience operating motorized equipment. Motorized equipment consists of operating a gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) of 26,001 pounds or more. Example of equipment includes, but not limited to dump truck, tractor/ trailer, backhoe, rock truck.

Candidate must successfully pass the equipment portion of the test before moving to the panel interview.

Candidate must have an acceptable driving record and possess a valid "Class A – CDL" driver's license with tank endorsement. Applications will be accepted without the tank endorsement; however, a tank endorsement must be obtained at time of hire date if selected for hire.

Must pass City of Fort Worth (DOT) Medical Exam, HPE physical, drug screen and background verification.

Candidates must have flexible working hours; capable of working four (4) ten hour shifts. This position is a first responder in severe weather conditions/emergencies which requires working overtime and/or compensatory time. This position consists of equipment operations and manual labor duties as they relate to maintenance operations.

City-wide: Candidates to be placed at locations based upon needs.

Preference may be given for additional education, knowledge, experience and/or certification as it relates to the position. Preferred experience includes: (must be detailed on application)

  • On-road equipment including operating a dump truck and/or tractor trailer.
  • List years of experience for each piece of equipment and specific job task on each
  • Off-road equipment such as back-hoe, skid-steer, pay loader and/or mini-excavator.
  • List years of experience for each piece of equipment and specific job task on each
  • Hazardous Material Operations.
  • General departmental policies and regulations.
  • Traffic Control (MUTCD) and safety procedures.
  • Knowledge and use of data entry systems such as the Information Technology Service Management System (ITSM) and/or work order management system.
  • Work zone set up and safety.

Working Conditions:

Environmental Conditions- Inside and outside conditions, exposed to dust, all extremes of weather, heavy traffic, working with machinery, around moving vehicles/objects; work on ladders/scaffolds, on slippery or uneven surfaces; may be required to work in confined space; exposure to grease and oils, fumes from fuel and exhaust, vibrations, noise; some work in or with water; potential for physical fatigue.

Physical Conditions- Essential and other important responsibilities and duties require maintaining physical condition necessary for sitting, standing, and walking for long periods of time; moderate and heavy lifting and carrying; climbing, kneeling, crawling, bending, reaching, pushing, pulling; general manual dexterity required; must be able to operate assigned vehicle.

Heavy Work- Depending on assignment, positions in this class typically exerting up to 100 pounds to force occasionally, up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly having to move objects.

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