Seasonal Maint Equipment Operator I

  • Commonwealth Of Massachusetts
  • Clinton,MA,USA
  • May 21, 2021

Job Description

Please note, if you are selected for this position and will be working less than 90 days, the position will automatically revert to a short-term position.

Our short-term positions are not part of the salary scale that is advertised within this job posting. Should this position revert to a short-term seasonal position (less than 90 days), your salary rate will be discussed with you during the interview phase of the process.

The Department of Conservation and Recreation manages one of the largest and most diverse state parks systems in the nation and protects and enhances natural resources and outdoor recreational opportunities throughout Massachusetts. DCR is a dynamic agency, and is one of the largest park systems in the nation. The DCR system includes over 450,000 acres of parks, forests, water supply protection lands, beaches, lakes, ponds, playgrounds, swimming pools, skating rinks, golf courses, trails and parkways.

This position is funded from trust funds collected from various sources.

The Department of Conservation and Recreation, Division of Water Supply Protection, seeks qualified applicants for the position of Maintenance Equipment Operator I (MEO I) for the Wachusett Sudbury Region. The Maintenance Equipment Operator I operates heavy or specialized equipment used in excavating, grading, and other activities to construct, maintain, and/or repair roadsides, parks, and other projects.

DUTIES:

-Maintains roads, parking lots, fields and forest through the operation and transportation of heavy or specialized equipment.

-Operates equipment such as such as road graders, heavy and light trucks, front-end loaders, forklifts, backhoes, excavators, and farm tractors.

-Assists in land maintenance using chain saws, brush cutters, cement mixers, compressors, pneumatic hammers, sprayers and chippers.

-Maintain access to the roads in a watershed system to maintain the watershed for the operation of a drinking water supply.

-Assist in construction projects such as installing septic system, constructing and maintaining building, roads and associated structures

-Assist in dam or dike maintenance through repairs of drainage structures, embankments and placing rip rap.

QUALIFICATIONS:

-Considerable knowledge of the methods and techniques used in the use, care and maintenance of a wide variety of heavy and specialized road and logging equipment; knowledge to operate have or specialized road and logging equipment; knowledge to make emergency repairs to equipment knowledge of operation and maintenance of heavy or specialized equipment; knowledge of methods, practices and techniques used in the maintaining and operation of a water storage system; knowledge of crafts and labor force operations required in general maintenance and repair work; knowledge of planning and care of trees and similar forestry work in connection with watershed protection; knowledge of the care and maintenance of roads, and walkways; knowledge of excavation practices; knowledge of the use of equipment and vehicles as required in connection with the care and maintenance of a water storage system; knowledge of the safety practices and procedures used in the water storage system operations.

-Knowledge of laws, rules and regulations concerning trenching, confined space, and underground excavation procedures.

-Considerable skill in the operation of equipment assigned and the operation of a wide variety of heavy equipment; skilled in the transporting of heavy equipment; skilled in the driving of equipment with trailers; skilled in using small hand tools such as pliers, hammers, screwdrivers, wrenches, shovels, etc.; skilled in the using of hand held power tools such as drills, chain saws, brush cutters, etc.; skilled in using a variety of motorized equipment such as snow blowers, lawnmowers, forklifts, dollies, compressors, chippers, etc.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED AT HIRE:

Current and valid:

-Massachusetts Motor Vehicle Operator’s License;

-Massachusetts CDL A or CDL B license

-2A Massachusetts Hoisting license

This is a safety sensitive position. Safety Sensitive Positions that require CDL license will also require that the employee participate in the DCR Alcohol and Controlled Substance Testing Program Policy and be subject to a Pre-placement and Random DOT Drug and Alcohol Testing.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

MA 4G license

This requisition will remain open for 90 days; however, first consideration will be given to those applicants that apply within the first 14 days.

This requisition will remain open until filled; however, first consideration will be given to those applicants that apply within the first 14 days.

Minimum Entrance Requirements: None.

Special Requirements:

I. Possession of a current and valid Massachusetts Commercial Motor Vehicle Driver's License (CDL).

II. Based on assignment, possession of a current and valid Massachusetts Class C Equipment Operator's License issued by the Department of Public Safety.

An Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Qualifications

First consideration will be given to those applicants that apply within the first 14 days.

Minimum Entrance Requirements: None.

Special Requirements:

I. Possession of a current and valid Massachusetts Commercial Motor Vehicle Driver's License (CDL).

II.Possession of a current and valid Massachusetts Class C Equipment Operator's License issued by the Department of Public Safety.

An Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Official Title:Maint Equipment Operator I

Primary Location

:United States-Massachusetts-Clinton-506 Wilson Street

Job

:Equipment, Facilities & Services

Agency

:Department of Conservation & Recreation

Schedule

:Full-time

Shift

:Day

Job Posting

:Mar 2, 2021, 8:44:45 PM

Number of Openings

:1

Salary

:1,715.73Biweekly

If you have Diversity, Affirmative Action or Equal Employment Opportunity questions or need a Reasonable Accommodation, please contact Diversity Officer / ADA Coordinator:Melixza Eseryie-617-626-1282