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GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF CLASS
The EQUIPMENT OPERATOR 1 performs semiskilled work involving the operation and maintenance of motor-powered equipment, such as trucks or machinery used in construction and maintenance.
This is the first level of a two-level series. It is distinguished from the higher level by the use of equipment that is predominantly of lesser weight and horsepower, and by the smaller diversity of equipment operated.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Allocation of positions to this class will depend on the total work performed, which may include one or a combination of the duties or tasks listed below.
RELATIONSHIPS WITH OTHERS
Employees in this class are in daily in-person contact with others involved in construction and maintenance projects to coordinate activities. They have periodic in-person contact with various levels of agency staff when receiving or delivering materials and merchandise to be transported.
Employees in this class work under direct supervision of an operations supervisor, who reviews work daily to see that equipment is being operated properly and that schedules are being met.
Guidelines that must be followed include State and Federal laws concerning safety and traffic, as well as agency rules governing equipment operation procedures and materials handling.
Positions are found in central and remote locations throughout State government (e.g., general government agencies, human or natural resource agencies, correctional, mental health, or higher education institutions, hospitals, etc.). They require the willingness to work within the environment associated with the position's location. They require the willingness to perform strenuous physical labor. They require the willingness to work in an environment associated with construction projects which includes dust, grime, exhaust, and high levels of noise. They require the willingness to work outdoors in inclement weather. They require the willingness to work with and around chemicals contained in solvents and lubricants used in equipment maintenance.