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Position Title:Heavy Motor Equipment Operator
Division:Public Works
Contact Name:Human Resources
Position Description:Responsible for the safe and efficient operation of medium and heavy duty motor equipment that requires a Commercial Drivers License (CDL), including both standard and automatic drive trucks and motor equipment.  Drives trucks to haul materials, plows snow, operates sander and other vehicles as assigned.  Keeps logs of activates as required.  Ensures that all safety precautions are followed while performing work. 
Performs a CDL circle check; lubricates, adds oil, inflates tires and otherwise services equipment to ensure proper operation; reports any malfunctions to supervisor, and may assist in making minor repairs and maintenance.  Completes a Vehicle Condition report on a daily basis and may assist with repair and maintenance of equipment and machinery.
Performs laboring functions at work sites and construction projects.
All employees hired after 6/6/05 will also perform traffic maintenance functions.  Participates in snow and ice removal operations and other emergencies as declared by the City.
Performs similar or related duties as required by the supervisor.

Position Qualifications:Candidates should have High School Diploma or equivalent; one to three (1-3) years of experience in operating heavy trucks and equipment, or an equivalent combination of education or experience.  A candidate for this position must possess a valid Class B Massachusetts Commercial Driver's License.  Class A preferred.  A candidate for this position must have a valid Massachusetts Drivers License. 
Compensation:$19.79 - $25.67 per hour 

Individuals interested in the above position must submit a cover letter and resume to

The City of Newton is an Equal Employment/Affirmative Action Employer.

Job Status:Full Time, Salary
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