City of College Station Equipment Operator in College Station, Texas

Job #:


Job Title:

Equipment Operator

Opening Date/Time:

Tue. 01/31/17 12:00 AM Central Time


$14.99 - $16.49 Hourly

$31,179.20 - $34,299.20 Annually

Job Type:

Full Time


College Station, Texas


Public Works Department


Non-exempt position, eligible for overtime compensation.

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Supplemental Questions

Under general supervision of the Senior Foreman the Equipment Operator operates a variety of construction equipment routinely used in street and drainage maintenance.

Principal Duties:

  • Participates in the preventative and corrective maintenance of equipment by cleaning and performing pre-operation equipment inspections, identifying and reporting equipment maintenance repair needs to Heavy Equipment Mechanics and assisting with minor equipment maintenance.

  • Operates a variety of light to heavy equipment used in the construction and maintenance of streets, drainage and irrigation system operations. Equipment to include but not limited to tractors, track hoes, back hoes, dump trucks, skidsteer, power booms, front end loaders, trenchers and mini track skidsteer loaders.

  • Enforces and utilizes all safety equipment procedures.

  • Trains staff on work methods and procedures relating to the operation and safety of equipment use.

  • Assists supervisor in monitoring available inventory of materials and tools.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.



High School Diploma or G.E.D., up to two (2) years additional technical training in a field related to area of assignment, and up to two (2) years experience related to area of assignment; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above. Knowledge of the Texas Manual of Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD). Possess and maintain a valid State of Texas Class "A" or "B" CDL. Required within 90 days of employment. Ability to operate a variety of light and heavy equipment in a safe and effective manner. Must be available for emergency response.