Construction Equipment Operator

  • City of Portland
  • 2929 N Kerby Ave, Portland, OR, United States
Full Time Construction

Job Description

Construction Equipment Operator

Closing Date/Time   Sun. 09/10/17 11:59 PM Pacific Time

Salary $23.07 - $29.46 Hourly

The City of Portland is seeking a Construction Equipment Operator in the Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT). Construction Equipment Operator's operate heavy duty motorized construction equipment such as backhoes, dozers, front-end loaders, road graders, cold milling machines, paving equipment such as asphalt rollers, paving machines, and recycling equipment such as rock crushers and screen plants, and perform work for the Parks, Water or Maintenance Bureaus.  This highly skilled work requires safe, skillful, and efficient use of the machines to build or repair streets, sidewalks, water lines, and sewers, or in assisting on other City construction projects, and requires operators to service and make minor repairs on their machines as needed.   Assignments involve responsibility for the safe operation of others working in conjunction with the equipment and occasionally directing the work of unskilled or semi-skilled helpers.  The current vacancy is within the Portland Bureau of Transportation.  Other bureaus may use the eligible list developed from this recruitment to fill future vacancies. 

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General Construction, Heavy Equipment Operation


23.07 - $29.46 Hourly