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GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF CLASS
The EQUIPMENT OPERATOR 2 performs skilled work involving the operation and maintenance of large and high powered equipment such as trucks or machinery used in construction and maintenance.
This is the second level of a two-level series. It is distinguished from the lower level by the use of equipment that is predominantly of greater weight and horsepower, and by the greater 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 regular, in-person contact with various levels of agency staff and agency clients to receive instructions and coordinate activities on construction and maintenance projects and delivery/distribution assignments. They have occasional in-person contact with Federal and local agency staff, during cooperative efforts to contain forest fires to determine the most effective use of resources. They have occasional in-person contact with parts suppliers and equipment representatives, as needed, to obtain parts to repair equipment.
Employees in this class receive general supervision from a first line supervisor, who reviews work through inspection of projects several times a week, to ensure that they are completed in an acceptable and timely manner.
Guidelines which must be followed by employees in this class include State and Federal laws concerning safety and traffic, agency rules governing equipment operation procedures, and technical manuals for equipment repair.
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 and purpose.
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.