Posted: Wednesday, February 21, 2018 10:17 PM
Job Description Apply Today at jobs.co.riverside.ca.us/ The Department of Waste Resources has an exciting opportunity for an Equipment Operator II at the Lamb Canyon Landfill! The Equipment Operator II will be tasked to skillfully operate motorized construction and maintenance heavy equipment in support of landfill site operations. The Equipment Operator II responsibilities require advanced training and complex forms of manipulation of heavy equipment such as tracked Bulldozers, Compactors, Scrapers, Motor Graders, Excavators, and Trucks with an attached trailer. The selected candidate will use equipment to push, compact and cover municipal solid waste. Additionally, the incumbent will operate the water truck for dust control, as well as loaders, backhoes, and other equipment for road maintenance/grading work. The most competitive candidates will have extensive experience operating a D8, D9 or D10 or comparable size bulldozer in a landfill setting. The incumbent will work a 9/80 schedule Monday through Saturday (Rotating shifts as needed) and will support the Engineering Operations Section out of Lamb Canyon Landfill in Beaumont. About the Department The Department of Waste Resources serves the County's solid waste disposal needs by providing for efficient and effective landfilling of County non-hazardous waste, protecting the environment, and promoting recycling in order to ensure a safe and healthy community for current and future generations. The department operates six landfills, has a contract agreement for waste disposal with an additional private landfill, administers several transfer station leases, and reviews and approves new construction projects to ensure waste diversion goals are met. Every effort is made to recycle and reuse disposable items with scrupulous attention to public health and safety. Contact Information If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact Silvia Trammell at 951-955-3725 or [Click Here to Email Your Resume].Examples of Essential Duties Operates tracked and/or wheeled motorized construction equipment such as loaders, excavators, motor graders, scrapers, refuse compactors, oil mixers and dozers within required tolerance in the maintenance and construction of roads, landfills, flood control channels and other public work facilities. Prepares, grades, and shapes new county roads, landfills, flood control channels; checks and sets grades. Works from survey reference marks, plans, and specifications; clears roads, channels and other facilities of storm debris and damage; constructs and repairs storm drains, culverts, catch basins, and concrete gutters. Services and maintains assigned equipment; operates low-bed or trucks with trailers in hauling equipment or materials. Uses a variety of hand and power tools in performing work. Recruiting Guidlines Experience: Two years experience in the maintenance or construction of public work facilities such as roads, airports, landfills, or flood control channels which included one year operating tracked and/or wheeled motorized construction equipment as a primary duty. Knowledge of: The tools, materials, and equipment commonly used in public works construction and maintenance; the operation and maintenance of gasoline and diesel powered construction and maintenance equipment. Ability to: Perform a variety of skilled maintenance and construction tasks, including working to grade; safely operate tracked and/or wheeled motorized equipment; read plans and specifications relating to construction and field maintenance work; perform lifting, carrying, pushing or pulling up to 75 pounds with assistance; follow oral and written directions. OTHER REQUIREMENTS License Required: Possession of a valid California or out of State Commercial Class "B" or Class "A" Driver's License is required at time of application This position is designated by the Department of Transportation (DOT) as safety-sensitive. In order to complete the application process, upload your current (received within the last 30 days) Driving History Record, DMV-H6 form, as an attachment through My Career Tools page in your Job Gateway. The Driving History Record must be from the Department of Motor Vehicle (DMV). Online printouts are not acceptable. You must provide evidence of meeting the following mandated requirements for a Commercial Driver License. The County of Riverside will review your driving history as part of your employment consideration for this position. Requirements are as follows: - Must have a valid driver license - Must not have more than two (2) points on your driving record within the last three (3) years. - Zero DUIs within the last five (5) years. - No more than one (1) at fault accidents within the past three (3) years - Zero driver license suspensions or revocations within the past three (3) years. - Zero positive DOT drug test within the past three (3) years. - Zero positive DOT alcohol test within the past three (3) years. - Your consent to DOT alcohol and drug testing on a random basis or for reasonable suspicion. - Your consent to complete a DOT mandated alcohol and drug screening records check. Reference checks from former DOT regulated employers are also required. - No positive test or refusal to test during the past two (2) years. This list is not all inclusive. Your complete driving history will be reviewed and considered in order to qualify you for this position. The exact name of the organization responsible for motor vehicles within each state may vary state to state. The Driver History Record must be an equivalent DMV form (H6) containing the specific driving history. Out of State applicants may submit an equivalent DMV form (H6) from the state/s they have been residing in for the previous three years, and will be required to obtain a California Driver License (CDL) at the time of hire.
• Location: Palm Springs
• Post ID: 163321997 palmsprings