The overall broad schedule of work includes, but is not limited to, the construction and maintenance of erosion control structures, roads, trails, signs, buildings, and recreational areas on public lands. The incumbent will operate, service, and maintain heavy equipment, which will include, but not be limited, to the following: Truck-tractor with tandem axle drive and rear mounted winch to load low-boy trailer with triple axles and collapsing goose neck. (125,000 lbs.GVW); Truck and trailer combinations for hauling equipment and materials. (63,00lbs.GVW); Crawler-tractor with hydraulic controls to operate VPAT blade dozer and ripper; Wheeltractor, both articulated and straight frame with front end loader, bucket, and Backhoe on straight frame tractor. (3 cu. yd. bucket); Dumptruck, single and tandem axle drive. (Up to 12 cu. yd.). This equipment will be used to load, haul and unload equipment and construction materials. It will also be used to excavate, backfill, fine grade, and compact to staked lines, grades, and slopes on straight and curved sections. The equipment will be operated close to buildings, drainage structures, trees, dropoffs, rocks, pipelines, powerlines or other obstructions.
Constant physical exertion is required of the operator in reaching, bending, turning, lifting, and moving hands, arms, feet, and legs to operate various controls and make adjustments to attachments on the heavy equipment. Will have to withstand the vibration of the equipment along with the jerking and bouncing from operating equipment over rough surface. Duties are primarily field related and extended periods of time in the field are to be expected. Able to operate heavy equipment under extreme temperatures ranging from below 0 to above 105 degrees Fahrenheit. Will be exposed to fuel, grease, fumes, smoke, noise, vibration, dust, mud, and ice.