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General Equipment Operator – Utility Crew

Ada County Highway District
Garden City, ID Full-time
Posted on October 18, 2019

General Equipment Operator – Utility Crew


Ada County Highway District is now accepting applications for a General Equipment Operator on the Utility Crew with the Adams Maintenance Department. Starting wage is $17.83 - $20.50 per hour, DOQ.

Primary Responsibilities:
 Under general supervision of the Utility Crew Chief, the primary duties of this position are to perform skilled work, manual labor, and operate light- to heavy-duty maintenance equipment.
 The crew performs a variety of work from cleaning ditches, fixing cave-ins, and laying pipe to installing concrete. Also responsible for installation and maintenance of bridges, guardrails, and pipe.
 Winter operations are an essential function and may require the employee to work outside of normal work hours.

 Experience in construction and concrete work such as setting forms and finishing curbs and sidewalks is desired, as well as the ability to shoot and lay pipe to grade.
 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 operating a 10-wheel dump truck is desired, with use of a plow and sander/anti-icing unit a plus.
 Must be able to lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Strong work ethic is required.
 Any combination of education, training or experience, which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities, may be acceptable.

A completed ACHD Employment application is required and must be submitted to Human Resources by 4:30 p.m., October 30, 2019. Applications are available at 3775 Adams St.; Garden City, ID 83714 or on our website at .


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