Department of Public Works
Heavy Equipment Operator
May 16, 2017
The Town Administrator’s Office is currently accepting applications for the full-time position of Heavy Equipment Operator. Candidates must possess a working knowledge of heavy and light equipment operation and mechanics, the construction trades, and maintenance procedures. Candidates must also demonstrate skill in operating heavy equipment such as front-end loaders and backhoes; general knowledge of vehicle maintenance and repairs; the ability to perform heavy manual labor under varying weather conditions, and the ability to effectively and tactfully represent the department to the general public. Responsibilities include: plowing, sanding, sweeping, patching, paving and otherwise maintaining roads; installing and maintaining drainage systems and clearing catch basins;
trimming and clearing trees and brush; mowing and maintaining parks and public grounds; painting and preparing roadway crossings and guard rails; installing and removing snow fencing; installing traffic and street signs; providing traffic control; and assisting other Town Departments in providing services as required. The position requires a high school diploma and three years of construction/labor experience as well as a valid MA Class 2B Hoisting License and Class B Commercial Drivers License. Wage range is $23.47 to $30.51 per hour with comprehensive benefits. Candidate must be a non-smoker per union contract and meet the 30 minute call-back requirement.
Submit resume and/or employment application to the Town Administrator’s Office, 63 Main Street, Northborough, MA 01532 by June 9, 2017. AA/EOE