District Operator

Sheridan County Road and Bridge Division
Job Title: District Operator
Salary Range: $35,000.00 to $37,500.00 annual D.O.E.
Benefits: Medical insurance and prescription drug coverage, dental insurance, term life insurance, Wyoming Retirement
Program, vacation and sick leave, paid holidays.
Hours of work are from 6:00AM to 5:00 PM, Monday-Thursday.
Description: This position is responsible for the maintenance of county roads and bridges in an assigned district.

MAJOR DUTIES:
• Operates and maintains assigned heavy equipment, including motor grader, backhoe, etc.
• Maintains gravel roads by linear grading to remove potholes and washboards.
• Performs dirt work to realign roads and prepare for gravel.
• Plows snow from roads to provide a safe travel surface.
• On weekend standby for snow removal, flooding, washouts, fire, etc.
• Builds firebreaks during wild land fire suppression activities.
• Applies asphalt blade patch on paved roads.
• Inspects roads in assigned district and formulates plans to correct shortcomings.
• Installs and cleans, culverts and barrow ditch to improve drainage
• Places rip-rap along stream edges and near bridges to prevent erosion.
• Schedules and performs equipment service and maintenance.
• Transports equipment to and from work sites; hauls gravel and other materials.
• Inspects roads for damaged or missing traffic signs; replaces as necessary.
• Maintains fencing & snow Fence.
• Brush & Tree cutting and chipping.
• Guardrail maintenance.
• Performs other related duties as assigned.

KNOWLEDE AND SKILS REQUIRED BY THE POSITION:
• Knowledge of the principles, practices, and equipment used maintenance and construction.
• Knowledge of the characteristics of gravel.
• Knowledge of equipment operation and maintenance procedures.
• Knowledge of County geography.
• Skill in identifying problems and developing solutions.
• Skill in establishing cooperative and productive working relationships.
• Skill in the establishment of proper grades.

Experience:
Candidate will have Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with completion of specialized training in the field of work, in addition to basic skills typically associated with a high school education. Sufficient experience to understand the basic principles relevant to the major duties of the position usually associated with the completion of an apprenticeship/internship or having had a similar position for one to two years. Have the possession of (Example; CDL), or the ability to obtain a valid driver license issued by the State of Wyoming for the type of vehicle or equipment to be operated within 6 weeks of employment. EOE

***Sheridan County will provide additional training, as needed, to meet the requirements of the position.
Employment will be subject to a drug screen and background check.

Apply for position at: (Provide a resume and cover letter)
Web-site: www.sheridancounty.com or email to humanresources@sheridancounty.com
Mail to: Human Resources Coordinator
224 S. Main St. STE B-1
Sheridan, WY 82801

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