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  • POSITION:   Heavy Equipment Operator I 

    DEPARTMENT:    Public Works
    OPEN:        05/31/2022
    CLOSE:     Open Until Filled

    Interested candidates must complete and submit a Roy City Application and Resume to the Roy City Human Resources Office, 5051 South 1900 West, Roy, UT  84067. 


    Performs a variety of apprentice level skilled duties related to the construction, maintenance, and repair of city streets, sidewalk, curb & gutter, inlet boxes, water, and sewer line maintenance.

    Works under general supervision of the division Superintendent and division Foreman.


    Performs street maintenance including shoveling and raking asphalt, preparing street cuts, and patching potholes.

    Operates light equipment such as mowers, weed eaters, pick-ups, street sweepers, tractors, forklifts, and various hand and power tools as needed.

    Checks assigned equipment; may perform routine maintenance and emergency repairs under supervision; reports mechanical problems for shop repair.

    Assists with maintenance and repair of culinary water and sanitary sewer systems.

    Assists with reading meters and water shut-offs.

    Prepares proper barricading for streets, water, and related public works projects.

    Prepares and installs various street and traffic signs.

    Performs general maintenance functions such as cleaning and repairing tools and equipment.

    Performs a variety of ground maintenance including mowing and weed eating the city detention ponds and canals.

    Performs various weed control functions; may operate spraying equipment in applying various formulas of herbicides, maintains spraying equipment and assures proper calibration and settings.

    Performs related duties as required.


    1. Education and Experience:

                 Must be able to read and write.     
                Must have a high school diploma or equivalent.
               Sufficient education and experience to demonstrate an aptitude or ability to perform above and related duties.

    1. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
                  Must be in good health and able to lift heavy objects (up to 7 5 lbs with occasional lifting of objects weighing up to 100 lbs) and loads with no restrictions.
                  Must be able to work in all types of inclement weather.


    1. Special Qualifications:

                  Must possess a valid Utah Driver’s License and have a good driving record.

    1. Work Environment:

                  Tasks require variety of physical activities, generally involving muscular strain, such as walking, standing, stooping, sitting, reaching. Talking, hearing and seeing essential to performing required job functions. Common eye, hand, finger dexterity exists. Mental application utilizes memory for details, verbal instructions, emotional stability and discriminating thinking. Daily local travel required in normal course of job performance.