Under general supervision operates light and medium duty motorized
equipment used in the maintenance of fields, roads, and similar areas
in all kinds of weather.
1. Operates light and medium duty trucks up to 26,000 pounds and
other equipment such as rollers, light front-end loaders, belt
forklifts, light sweepers, and skid loaders.
2. Ensures the operational readiness of equipment; performs basic
preventative maintenance such as changing oil and filters,
applying lubricant, replacing belts, hoses and wipers, cleaning
body, cab and windshield, washing and waxing equipment.
3. Records fuel and oil consumption, mileage, hourly operation and
4. Troubleshoots and repairs minor malfunctions. Assists mechanic as
5. Performs manual maintenance and construction activities such as
installing roadway signs, flagging traffic, and repairing
6. Conducts daily and routine safety checks of equipment prior to and
during use. Assures safe operation.
Note: The intent of this list of primary duties is to provide a
representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities of
this job. Incumbents perform other related duties assigned. Specific
duties and responsibilities may vary based upon departmental needs.
EXPERIENCE: One year in the operation of light or medium duty
OTHER: Valid Maryland Non-commercial Class C or Commercial
Driver's License (CDL) with appropriate class and endorsement codes.
If required to obtain a Commercial Driver's License, employees will be
subjected to drug and alcohol education and testing as required under
Federal Highway Administration and the State of Maryland regulations.
General knowledge of and skill in the care and operation of motorized
equipment. Skill in the use of hand and power tools. Ability to read
and write; to understand and follow oral and written instructions; to
operate assigned equipment; to perform extensive walking, climbing and
lifting; to wear and work in personal protective equipment.
OTHER: Except for qualifications established by law, additional
related experience and formal education in which one has gained the
knowledge, skills, and abilities required for full performance of the
work of the job class may be substituted for the education or
experience requirement on a year-for-year basis with 30 college
credits being equivalent to one year of experience.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
Candidates selected for employment may be subject to medical inquiries
and/or medical examinations to determine ability to perform the job.
Employees in this job class must maintain the required driver's
license with no more than 5 points. Employees in this job class may
be subject to pre-employment and random drug testing.