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Equipment Operator II (Water Production)

Company: City of Norfolk, VA
Location: Norfolk
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Description Re-Advertised The City of Norfolk's Department of Utilities is seeking qualified applicants for an Equipment Operator II in our Water Production Division. The Equipment Operator II will be responsible for driving various types of equipment to and from job sites, transporting crew, and doing routine maintenance on vehicles. Essential Functions Essential functions include but are not limited to: * Operates mowers, tractors, dump trucks, forklifts, and other motorized equipment. * Applies chemicals to lakes, dredges lakes, harvests weeds, and repairs and rebuilds boat ramps. * Maintains pipeline by using heavy equipment to locate raw water mains, repairing and replacing air valves, maintaining and repairing equipment at pump stations, maintaining vaults and manholes, opening and closing valves, and assisting in directing the flow of traffic or redirecting traffic. * Transports heavy equipment, supplies, and materials to job sites. * Performs safety checks, maintenance, and minor repairs on equipment and tools. * Assists with loading/unloading materials, job site tasks, and maintaining clean equipment and work areas. * Lifts up to 75 lbs., climbs, stands, pulls, bends, stoops throughout portions of the work day. * Assist workers as needed. Education/Experience Work requires knowledge necessary to understand basic operational, technical, or office processes. Level of knowledge equivalent to four years of high school or equivalency. Two years operating heavy equipment or successful completion of a City apprenticeship program. The preferred candidate will possess underground utility system experience. Additional Information & Requirements Valid Driver's License required. The preferred candidate will possess a Class A CDL. Work Hours: Monday - Friday from 6:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Work Location:Moores Bridges Water Treatment Plant, 6040 Waterworks Road, Norfolk, Virginia Vaccination Requirement: The City of Norfolk values the safety of our employees, our residents, and our visitors. In support of these values, if you are selected for a position, you must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, except when vaccination is not medically advised or violates your sincerely held religious beliefs. If you are selected to join Team Norfolk, you will be required to provide proof of vaccination or be granted a medical or religious exemption. This position is designated as an 'Essential'position and you may be required to work extended, rotating, on call, nights, weekends, and/or holidays in response to emergencies or severe weather.

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