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EQUIPMENT WORKER Job Openings by City of Houston, TX in Houston

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Detail of : EQUIPMENT WORKER Job Opening in Houston

Applications accepted from: All Persons Interested
Division/Section Facilities Management and Development
Workdays & Hours MON-FRI; 6:30AM – 3:30PM
Subject to change

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES/ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS The Houston Parks and Recreation Department is dedicated to building a sustainable community and enhance the quality of urban life by providing safe well-maintained parks and offering affordable programming for our community. To achieve this mission, HPARD is seeking an Equipment Worker (Heavy) to join its Facilities Management and Development team.
Potential Candidate will play a key role in: Safely and efficiently operates heavy equipment to perform a series of manual activities and tasks and/or to transport materials, personnel and supplies to complete work assignments.
Operates heavy equipment and operates trucks to transport equipment, refuse and/or materials to and from work sites.
Assignments will include maintain/create trails and parking lots; Cut/add swells for drainage; Install wood bollards, car stops, etc.; demolition of buildings; Opening up areas for new development (remove brush and debris); Moving storage containers and bleachers; assisting other divisions with moving of equipment or stalled vehicles; other assignments as assigned.
Main Equipment used: Maintainer, Backhoes, 18-yard Tractor Trailer, 32-yard Tractor Trailer, Kershaw, SS1 Sprayer, Roller Asphalt Paver, Crane, Gradall, Excavator, Box Blades, Dozer, Sweepers, Rubber Tire Loaders. 12+ yard dump truck with trailer, etc.
Performs a variety of manual tasks and activities, i.e. moving storage containers, digging manholes, pouring asphalt, etc.
Maintains, cleans and services equipment, vehicles, and tools
Inspects vehicles for required supplies, materials and equipment needed for assignments
Observes and always follows safety procedures and precautions.
May investigate and respond to complaints.
Prepares and maintains reports, forms and records. May act as a lead of a crew and coordinate and monitor work assignments and personnel.
Must be available to work evenings, weekends, and holidays as needed.
Performs other duties as assigned.
This position is designated among essential personnel under the City of Houston’s Emergency Management Policy.

The position requires stooping, bending and/or lifting of items of up to 80 pounds with occasional periods of walking on rough surfaces. MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS
Ability to read, write, add, subtract and follow oral and/or basic written instructions as might normally be acquired through 9 to 11 years of formal schooling.
Six months of experience in the operation of plant or automotive equipment and attachments are required.
Must be required to have a valid Class A or B Commercial Driver's License (CDL) and comply with the City of Houston's policy on driving based on the type of equipment the individual is assigned to operate. PREFERENCES **Eligible veteran applicants provided such persons possess the qualifications necessary for competent discharge of the duties involved in the position applied for, such persons are among the most qualified candidates for the position, and all other factors in accordance with Executive Order 1-6.**
Applicants with the following attributes are highly preferred:
Applicants who can work Day, Evening, Night, Weekend, and Holiday Shifts are highly preferred.
Applicants with experience using the following equipment are highly preferred:

Maintainer, Backhoes, 18 yard Tractor Trailer, 32 yard Tractor Trailer, Kershaw, SS1 Sprayer, Roller Asphalt Paver, Crane, Gradall, Excavator, Box Blades, Dozer, Sweepers, Rubber Tire Loaders. 12+ yard dump truck with trailer, etc. GENERAL INFORMATION SELECTION/SKILLS TESTS REQUIRED
The selection process will involve application review and/or interview.
If yes, this position is subject to random drug testing and if a promotional position, candidate must pass an assignment drug test. SALARY INFORMATION
Factors used in determining the salary offered include the candidate's qualifications as well as the pay rates of other employees in this classification. The salary range is: Salary RangePay Grade 13 APPLICATION PROCEDURES
Only online applications will be accepted for this City of Houston job and must be received by the Human Resources Department during posting opening and closing dates shown. Applications must be submitted online at:
To view your detailed application status, please log-in to your online profile by visiting: or call 832.395.7127, 832.395.7108, 832.393.0453).
If you need special services or accommodations, call (832.395.7127, 832.395.7108, 832.393.0453), (TTY 7-1-1). If you need login assistance or technical support call 855-524-5627. Due to the high volume of applications received, the Hiring Department will contact you directly, should you be selected to advance in our recruitment process.
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