The Town of Fox Creek has an opportunity available in their Public Works Department. The Equipment works Operator 1 is required to perform all tasks as described in the Labourer classification, work under little supervision, and follow the Town’s Safety Policies.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Operate a variety of equipment, vehicles and machines
Ability to operate a variety of small, self-propelled machines such as mobile sweepers, snow plows, road distributors, farm or industrial tractors, riding mowers, grass cutting and turf maintenance equipment, and all types of trucks up to and including heavy duty units.
Repair and maintenance of roadways, snow removal operations, repair and maintain all traffic control devices, boulevards, drainage ditches, culverts, trees and grass on boulevards, parks and playgrounds. General repair and maintenance of the Town’s grounds, parks and facilities.
Water and Sewer Maintenance
Assist, when required, with repair and maintain water distribution system: water, sewer and storm treatment facilities.
Preventive Equipment Maintenance and Other Duties
Performance of routine preventative maintenance and assist in mechanical repair of equipment and vehicles when required.
Perform other municipal operations-related duties as assigned.
Responsible for taking initiative in training on light duty equipment.
Perform “Stand-by” and/or “On-call” duties as assigned or scheduled.
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS OF THIS POSITION:
Must possess Alberta Class Three Driver’s License, Air Brake Endorsement and provide an abstract upon request.
Grade Twelve (12) or equivalent.
Must be physically fit (ability to do heavy work).
Must be willing to work in all types of weather and outdoor working conditions.
Minimum 5 years equipment experience, including grader, loader and vacuum truck.
Must possess competent verbal and written communication skills.
Must possess good interpersonal skills in working with co-workers and supervisor.
Defensive Driving Course an asset.
Some experience in municipal operations or equivalent.