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Road Equipment Operator

  • Type:Full Time
  • Salary/Pay Rate:$28,431 - $42,647
  • Posted Date:02/11/2019 1:38 PM
  • Deadline to Apply:02/26/2019 5:00 PM

LOCATION:  Road Division of Public Works

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:  High School graduate or GED equivalent.  Two years of heavy equipment operation experience or related field or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.  Successful completion of heavy equipment skill set assessment provided by Greenwood County Public Works.  Valid Class B SC Commercial Driver's License (CDL) with appropriate endorsements.


Operates heavy machinery to accomplish a variety of road construction and maintenance tasks, including gathering and transporting materials, grading and compacting roads, paving roads, digging drainage ditches, repairing roads and driveways, removing trees and vegetation adjacent to roads, building and installing catch basins, etc.  Equipment may include a backhoe, front end loader, bush hog, bulldozer, crawler loader, motor grader, trucks, tractor, crane, slope mowers and mowers.

Utilizes various types of tools as necessary to perform road maintenance and construction duties, including a chain saw, weed eater, hand tools, mechanic's tools, and two-way radio.

Assists in traffic control for the job site.  Sets up work zone and places construction signs and barricades for employee safety.  Directs traffic at the job site using paddle signs or flags.

Receives work orders and completes jobs in a timely manner as prescribed by the department.

ADDITIONAL DUTIES:  Completes vehicle and equipment maintenance inspection and indicates when service and repairs are needed.  Issues are reported to supervisor.  Assists in traffic control for the job site.  Assists with work zone set-up and placement of construction signs and barricades for employee and public safety.  Assists with directing traffic at job sites using paddle signs or flags.  Assists with various other departments duties as needed. Performs related work as assigned.

APPLICATION PROCESS:  Qualified applicants interested in the above position should complete an Employment Application, attach a resume and email to or submit in person at 600 Monument Street, Park Plaza, Room 102, Greenwood, SC  29646.




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