Richfield City is accepting applications for a Street Maintenance Operator for the Street Department. Qualifications and requirements include graduation from high school and two (2) years of progressively responsible experience in a field directly related to duties for this position or an equivalent combination. Duties include the operation of specialized equipment such as dump trucks, grader, water truck, front-end loaders, backhoe, sweepers, mowers, asphalt rollers, cement mixers, compacting equipment, etc. The salary range for this position is $32,200 to $36,200. Applications and a full job description may be obtained at Applications will be accepted until 5:00 p.m. on Monday, November 2, 2020. Richfield City Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
City of Richfield
Job Description
Title: Street Maintenance Operator I

Performs a variety of working-level skilled duties related to the construction, installation, maintenance, and repair of city streets, street signing, and warning devices.
Works under the general supervision of the Street Foreman or Street Maintenance Operator II.
Operates specialized equipment such as single & tandem axle dump trucks, grader, water truck, front-end loaders, backhoe, and other similar equipment in the construction, maintenance, and repair of various street department projects and sites.
Operates light equipment such as sweepers, mowers, asphalt rollers, cement mixers, pick-ups, compacting equipment, crack sealer, tack machine, and various hand and power tools as needed.
Performs installation of various types of road signs; follows established federal standards and codes in the placement of signing; selects posts, digs post holes using power post hole digger or auger; mixes and pours cement, sets posts; operates striping machine in striping of roads, parking lots, curbs, and designated areas; assists in the fabrication and maintenance of barricades; may fabricate and build street signs; follows established standards and codes in the placement of letters on aluminum signs.
Performs preventative maintenance on equipment by checking oil and grease levels, etc., makes minor mechanical repairs as needed.
Transports and deposits various construction materials such as sand, gravel, dirt, etc.; performs hot mix patching, storm drain cleaning, repair and construction, gravel street maintenance, street sweeping, cold mix patching, debris collection, etc.
Performs general maintenance functions such as painting, carpentry, plumbing, routine electrical, pouring and finishing cement and similar duties; maintains, cleans, and repairs tools and equipment.
Performs a variety of ground maintenance and construction work requiring the use of hand and power tools, such as building forms, framing projects, trimming of trees and bushes around signage, etc.
Performs related duties as required. Assists on streets, parks, and cemetery projects as needed.
1. Education and Experience:
A. Graduation from high school;
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B. Two (2) years of progressively responsible experience in a field directly related to the above duties;
C. An equivalent combination of education and experience.
2. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Working knowledge of drawings and specifications, grades, machinery, materials, and methods of constructing roads, drainage systems, culverts, etc.; safety standards related to road construction; hazards common to heavy equipment operation; equipment maintenance and repair; legal liabilities associated with street construction; civil engineering standards related to street construction and drainage; right-of-way laws and ordinances.
Skill in the operation of heavy mechanized equipment as required by the position.
Ability to operate heavy equipment of various kinds under varying conditions; make minor repairs on assigned vehicles, perform heavy physical labor; develop and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, elected officials, local agencies, and the general public; communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing; work from blueprints; tolerate weather extremes in the work environment.
3. Special Qualifications:
Must possess a valid Commercial Drivers License (CDL).
May be or become a certified flagger.
4. Work Environment:
Tasks require a variety of physical activities, generally involving muscular strain, related to walking, standing, stooping, sitting, reaching, and lifting. Talking, hearing, and seeing essential to performing required job functions. Common eye, hand, finger dexterity exist. Mental application utilizes memory for details, verbal instructions, emotional stability, and discriminating thinking. Daily local travel required in the normal course of job performance.
DISCLAIMER: The above information is intended to describe the general nature of this position and is not to be considered a complete statement of duties, responsibilities, requirements or knowledge, skills & abilities.

Richfield City Corp

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