Equipment Operator Trainee

CITY OF EDEN   Eden, NC   Full-time     Construction / Physical Labor / Skilled Trades
Posted on July 13, 2022
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Equipment Operator Trainee - Equipment Operator I - III

Issue Date: 07/13/2022

Closing Date: 07/20/2022

Salary Range:
$29,229.00-$48,338 Depending on Qualifications

Performs responsible skilled work in the operation of a large motorized equipment that requires special skill and care around traffic and overhead utilities. Operates a side loading automated trash collection truck following established sanitation routes. Transports waste materials to various disposal sites including the City's Transfer Station and the Rockingham County Landfill. Assists the Solid Waste Division with other duties as assigned. Skill and care are required while operating equipment near overhead utility lines, trees, homes, and in adverse traffic conditions. Operator needs considerable knowledge of the traffic laws and regulations governing large equipment operation. Operator needs considerable knowledge of principles and practices of operating and servicing large size equipment. Employee is subject to hazards in sanitation work including both inside and outside environments, in extreme hot and cold weather, and exposure to various hazards such as noise vibration, moving mechanical parts, oils, dust, electrical current, odors, and mists. Work is subject to the final OSHA standards on bloodborne pathogens. Must be able to perform medium work exerting up to 50 lbs of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently and/or up to 10 lbs of force constantly to move objects. Must be able to distinguish safe traffic conditions and maneuver equipment in tight places. Some experience in sanitation and other related heavy equipment operation; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Must be willing to train to operate a fully automated trash truck and various other equipment. Valid Class "A" CDL Drivers' License or the ability to obtain within (6) months, including a tanker endorsement


• Possession of a valid driver's license.
• City of Eden Application.
• Pre-employment drug screen.
• Ability to respond to a call within 30 minutes of receipt of the call.

The City of Eden is an Equal Opportunity Employer