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FERGUS COUNTY District Blade Operator (Denton) in LEWISTOWN, Montana

Full time, permanent, year-round positionWAGE: $20.50/hrPOSITION SUMMARY:The District Operator must perform construction, repair, and maintenance services of County roads, bridges, and equipment. Also, may be required to perform additional various semi-skilled tasks in the maintenance of County roads, bridges, traffic control signs and storm drainage systems. DUTIES:Operates truck and equipment of various sizes and weights in the loading, hauling and unloading of various materialsCheck vehicles to ensure that mechanical, safety, and emergency equipment is in good working orderManeuver trucks into loading or unloading positions, follow signals from loading crew and check that vehicle and loading equipment are properly positionedMaintain logs of working hours or of vehicle service or repairs status, following applicable state and federal regulationsInspect and maintain vehicles supplies and equipment, such as gas, oil, water, tires, lights, or brakes, to ensure that vehicles are in proper working conditionInspect and maintain vehicles supplies and equipment, such as gas, oil, water, tires, lights, or brakes, to ensure that vehicles are in proper working conditionPlows snow and sands where necessary during the winter monthsInstalls and or cleans out cattle guards, ditches, and culverts as necessaryRe-builds roads and/or bridges where washouts have occurred Maintains professionalism by exercising tact, diplomacy and good judgement when dealing with the general public or other county staffBack up other Districts or the Road and Bridge Supervisor as neededOther duties as assigned PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:Must routinely lift and/ or move up to 50 pounds; occasionally required to lift and or move up to 100 poundsQUALIFICATIONS:High School Diploma or GEDValid Montana State Class A CDL within forty-five (45) days of hire and maintain all conditions associated with this licenseGravel road construction experience is a plusRequired to provide Supervisor with copies of all certifications of completion of any continuing education creditsMust be able to operate all types of large and small construction equipment and vehiclesKnowledge of all traffic laws and standard processes for the safe operation of a vehicle within a public roadway or road construction project Knowledge of county road and bridge departmental operations, including knowledge of safety principles involved in operating construction equipment in an environment with multiple individuals involved in various phases of construction or debris removal

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