General Equipment Operator
Ada County Highway District is now accepting applications for a General Equipment Operator on the Grade Crew. This is a full-time, non-exempt position and starting wage is $17.83 - $20.50 per hour/ DOQ. This position is eligible for a sign on bonus.
ACHD offers an excellent benefit package which includes medical, vision and dental insurance, paid maternity/paternity leave, paid vacation and holidays and membership in the Public Employee Retirement System of Idaho (PERSI).
Under general supervision of the Crew Chief, the primary duty of this position is to perform skilled work and operate light- to heavy-duty maintenance equipment which includes dump truck, water truck, roller, loader, jackhammer, as well as winter maintenance equipment for plowing, sanding, and deicing the roads.
This position will repair and replace asphalt on the roadways, including potholes, trench repairs, shoulder repairs, chipsealing, cracksealing, and other road maintenance.
Responding to winter weather conditions and other emergencies is an essential function of this position and may require working outside of normal work hours.
Must have a current Idaho Class A CDL license. If license is from another state, must be able to obtain an Idaho CDL by start of employment. Must obtain a tanker endorsement within 30 days of employment.
Experience driving/operating dump truck and loader is required.