Equipment Operator II (Patch Truck) - Street Maintenance - Department of Transportation & Infrast..., Denver, Colorado

Created 10/16/2020
Reference 381150
Job type Full Time
Country United States
State Colorado
City Denver
About Our Job

This position requires a performance assessment which involves a pre-trip inspection, post-trip inspection, and maneuvering/driving. To be considered for this position, you must pass this assessment. Additional detailed information will be provided once you are invited for the assessment. For more information about the performance assessments, please visit our website:

This position requires a background check, physical, and drug test.

The Department of Transportation and Infrastructure (DOTI), through its employees, enhances the quality of life in Denver by efficiently delivering effective, high quality, safe and equitable public infrastructure and services, including transportation planning, design and construction; major projects, maintenance of streets, bridges and storm and sanitary sewers; residential trash, recycling and compost collection; and oversight and regulation of use of the public right-of-way including on-street parking. We employ a culture of safety throughout the department to strengthen workplace health and organizational performance.

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Street Maintenance Operations manages the City's 2,005 centerline miles of roadway and 5,507 alleys to ensure mobility, safety, and ADA compliance for residents and visitors. Street Maintenance is responsible for filling potholes, repaving streets, sweeping streets, and removing snow from public streets, sidewalks, and alleys. The agency also manages the City's asphalt plant, which provides asphalt for resurfacing and maintaining all Denver city streets and alleys.

The Street Maintenance team has an opening for an Equipment Operator II (Patch Truck). Job duties and responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to, the following:
  • Operates medium sized, specialized equipment in the performance of a variety of construction, maintenance, and other work including the use of attachments designed to perform specialized tasks in combination with the vehicle's operation or mode of function and ensures the safe and efficient operation of equipment and a variety of work related tools.
  • Inspects vehicle for loose parts, damaged or worn tires, proper air pressure in tires, and other items affecting its safe operation and completes a pre/post trip inspection as defined by federal guidelines.
  • Operates patch truck as needed on road surface and applies hot/cold asphalt to pavement; refilling materials bin as needed; performs maintenance on patch truck equipment to ensure workability of patch spray bar, nozzles, etc.
  • Observes on-board instruments while operating equipment and takes routine corrective action if malfunctions are indicated.
  • Performs manual labor in construction, maintenance, or other work-related duties when not driving equipment to or operating it at the work site.
  • Assists in preventative maintenance of equipment by washing and servicing vehicles with water, oil, and fuel, performs basic maintenance, and makes minor running repairs.
  • Keeps trip records and logs, reports defects in the vehicles operations, accidents, traffic violations, or damage to the vehicle.
  • Responds to public inquiries in a courteous manner and provides information within the area of assignment.
  • Participates in snow removal duties.
  • Provides training to less experienced employees.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

About You

Our ideal candidate will have:
  • Previous experience operating a Unitized Patching Unit
  • Hazmat and Tanker endorsement preferred at time of application, must obtain within 6 months of hire

We realize your time is valuable so please do not apply if you do not have at least the following required minimum qualifications:
  • Education requirement: Graduation from high school or the possession of a GED, HiSET or TASC Certificate.
  • Experience Requirement: Three (3) years of general labor experience which must include two (2) years of experience operating light to medium sized equipment.
  • Education/Experience Equivalency: Additional appropriate experience may be substituted for the minimum education requirements.
  • License/Certifications: This job requires driving. Requires a valid Commercial Driver's License (CDL "B") with appropriate endorsements at the time of application.
  • By position, requires a valid Commercial Driver's License (CDL "A") at time of application.
  • Licenses and certifications must be kept current as a condition of employment.

About Everything Else

Job Profile
CJ1905 Equipment Operator II
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Position Type

Position Salary Range
$20.25 - $29.57

Starting Pay
Based on education and experience

Dept of Transportation & Infrastructure

Assessment Requirement
Performance Test

The City and County of Denver provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, genetic information, age, or any other status protected under federal, state, and/or local law.

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Employer City and County of Denver

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