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Employment Type:
Full time
Job Category:
Physical Labor
Equipment Operator I
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Town Of Milliken | Milliken, CO
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Job Description

Equipment Operator I Town of Milliken  

  • $40,000/Year
  • Excellent Benefits


As an entry or training level position, operates a variety of light to heavy equipment in the performance of semi-skilled and manual labor tasks in the maintenance and repair of town streets, sidewalks, alleys, curbs, gutters, storm drains, and parking lots, parks, open space, snow and ice removal. This is the entry level for the Equipment Operator series. Assignment to this level requires previous experience in general construction or trades industry and requires equipment operation experience.


The following statements are illustrative of the essential functions of the job and do not include other nonessential or peripheral duties that may be required. The Town of Milliken retains the right to modify or change the duties or essential and additional functions of the job at any time.

Supervises Seasonal Employees
Operate a variety of light to heavy equipment such as single and tandem axle trucks, jet/vactor trucks, antiicing trucks, patch trucks, air compressors, skid steers, loaders, graders, sealers, backhoes, tractors, chippers, snow plows, street sweepers. Light power driven vehicles such as pickup trucks, vans, and autos and mowers, power and hand tools including jackhammers, concrete saws, drills, trowels, floats, rakes, shovels, and brooms.
Perform semi-skilled work in a public works unit to include any combination of the following:
Perform concrete repair work; set concrete forms, prepare ground and pack surface, pour and finish concrete.
Perform construction, maintenance, and repair work of Town streets, sidewalks, alleys, parking lots, gutters, and storm drains including patching pot holes, grading, trenching, asphalt paving, crack sealing, and storm drainage gutter and grate cleaning.
Operate mowers and other lawn/turf maintenance equipment as needed to maintain right-of-ways, parks and open space.
Perform construction, maintenance, and repair work of Town parks, right-of-way and open spaces including mowing, irrigation systems, trees, play equipment, skatepark, and parks facilities.
Remove and haul dirt and other construction materials.
Load and unload trucks, attach trailers, mowers, and other tow able equipment.
Perform snow and ice removal; operate sanding and anti-ice trucks.
Operate street sweeper on assigned routes and as needed for special events.
Perform construction, maintenance, and repair work of Town water distribution and wastewater collection systems including pipelines, hydrants, manholes, valves, both emergency and nonemergency line breaks.
Identify maintenance or repair needs on assigned equipment. Perform routine service on assigned vehicle including filling with gasoline, water and oil as well as checking brake systems and other safety devices.
Maintain daily activity records and maintenance logs as required.

Respond to public contacts in a courteous and professional manner.
Perform work in a safe manner and comply with pertinent safety standards and procedures, traffic laws, and traffic control methods.
Assist in the maintenance of Town buildings, structures and fixtures.
Perform related duties as assigned and required.
Will be placed on call for after-hours/emergency utility service.

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