HMW II: Heavy Equipment Operator

State of South Carolina

Job title: HMW II: Heavy Equipment Operator

Company: State of South Carolina

Job description: Operates herbicide truck to spray areas such as guardrail, curb and gutter, wildflower plots, etc. Calculates application rates and verify vegetation to know what and how much herbicide to use. Must maintain certification in order to spray herbicides. Operates tandem dump truck to haul materials to and from job site. Operates truck to pick up material from vendor and take to job site or stock pile at section shed. Performs preventive maintenance on truck and keeps neat. Maintain record of same. Drives in a safe and courteous manner. Ensures tarp is in place and that all loose material has been swept from the tailgate of truck before operation begins. Flags traffic for protection of workers and motorists. Places signs and cones for traffic control according to the South Carolina Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices. Works with a shovel, bush axe, chain saw, limb chipper, pole saw and sling blade to clear site areas and right-of -way by mower/bush hog in clearing site hazards. Operates heavy equipment during emergencies and hazardous weather events as required. Assists in proper snow plow and sanding techniques.

This Position is located at District One: Lexington Maintenance

One (1) year of related work experience; or relevant experience may substitute for the educational requirement on a year-for-year basis. Necessary Special Requirement: A valid motor vehicle operator’s license is required upon entry to the position. Requires attainment of a Class A Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) within six (6) months of placement in the position.A resume may be included but NOT substituted for completing the education, work experience, or any other sections of the application. Supplemental Questions are considered part of the application and must be completed.

Non-Discrimination Statement: The South Carolina Department of Transportation is committed to a diverse workforce and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age (40 or older), disability or genetic information. May be required to work overtime, nighttime, and/or weekends during hazardous weather or emergencies.

Expected salary: $47840 – 66976 per year

Location: Lexington County, SC

Job date: Sun, 19 Mar 2023 08:55:42 GMT

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