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Equipment Operator

Ontario, OR

Posted: 06/19/2024 Industry: Water/Wastewater Treatment Job Number: 192925 Pay Rate: $19 per hour

Job Description

HKA Enterprises is unable to support C2C. 3rd party submissions and C2C requests will not be considered for any positions.

HKA is working on behalf of Jacobs and this role is to support Jacobs’ work through HKA.


  • Performs a wide variety of public works tasks in the construction, maintenance and repair of public streets and right-of-ways.
  • Operates all types of public works equipment: loaders, backhoes, dump trucks, snow plows, etc.
  • This entry-level position involves a period of training and familiarization after which the employee will perform the full duties of the position.
  • Inspect, repair, and maintain public streets and rights-of-way, including street signs, pavement markings, trees, and community relation projects.
  • Produce a variety of records and reports relating to these activities.
  • Perform required labor involved in the construction and maintenance of pavement cutting, crack sealing, base repair, sidewalks, curb, gutter, and wheelchair ramps repair, tree removal, and snow removal.
  • Operate, maintain and perform minor repair to light and heavy equipment (backhoe, loader, chainsaws, welders, etc.).
  • Perform routine inspection and preventive maintenance of assigned equipment and tools by cleaning and checking equipment and tools before and after use.
  • Report defects or needed repairs to lead worker or supervisor.
  • Respond to various customer service requests and report findings to the supervisor.
  • Maintain good public relations through courteous and prompt attention to customer complaints.
  • Develop and maintain cooperative and respectful work relationships with co-workers and supervisor.
  • Use utility locator service prior to any excavation. Follow all safety rules and procedures.
  • Maintain work areas in a clean and orderly manner.
  • Complete daily work activities according to work schedules.
  • Respond to after hour’s emergencies within 30 minutes.
  • May assist other Public Works departments as needed.
  • Report public hazards (potholes, fallen street signs, water leaks, etc.) to lead worker or supervisor.

Job Requirements


  • Some knowledge of: equipment, materials, supplies, practices, methods, hazards and safety precautions used in street maintenance and road construction; tree maintenance; and heavy equipment operation.
  • Able to read, comprehend, and respond to written and verbal instruction.
  • Have basic knowledge to operate computer word and spreadsheet programs.
  • Previous experience in the street maintenance field Obtain a valid Class “A” Commercial Driver’s License with appropriate endorsements and flagger certification within 12 months of hire.
  • Herbicide/pesticide applicator’s license may be required.

Additional Information

HKA Enterprises is a global workforce solutions firm. If you're seeking a new career opportunity or project experience, our recruiters will work to understand your qualifications, experience, and personal goals. At HKA, we recognize the importance of matching employee goals with those of the employer. We strive to seek credibility, satisfaction, and endorsement from all of our applicants. We invite you to take time and search for your next career experience with us! HKA is an EEO Employer who participates in the US Citizenship and Immigration Services E-Verify Program.

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