City of South Salt Lake
  • South Salt Lake, UT, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

We offer a complete benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, paid holidays and 401K. Retirement is through the Utah Retirement System.

The Equipment Operator works under the direction of the Streets Division Supervisor; operates various equipment to clean, repair, and maintain City streets, sidewalks, curbs, gutters, and signs.



Under the direction of the Streets Division Manager, the Equipment Operator operates various types of equipment for the maintenance of City streets and sidewalks. ___________________________________________________________________________________


  1. Operates a variety of equipment in performing street maintenance tasks
    • Patches and repairs pot holes
    • Assist with laying of asphalt and smoothing asphalt patches
    • Repairs and replaces City street signs
    • Cleans and repairs storm drains, and gutters
    • Paints crosswalks, stop bars and legends
    • Operates snow removal equipment
    • Operates street sweeper




  • Graduation from high school or GED equivalent and two years related experience, or any equivalent combination of related education and experience.
  • Must possess a valid state driver's license with CDL endorsement (including Tanker endorsements) or have the ability to obtain one prior to employment.


  1. Knowledge of equipment operation and safety measures; knowledge of street repair and maintenance procedures.
  2. Skilled in the operation of loader, backhoe, jackhammer, dump truck, snowplow, salter, asphalt roller, watering truck, bobtail, 10-wheel truck, tamper, and other various equipment and various hand tools.
  3. Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.



The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met or will be encountered by an employee while successfully performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is constantly required to stand, walk, and use hands to operate objects, tools or controls. The employee is occasionally required to sit, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and the ability to adjust focus.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works in outside weather conditions. The employee is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. ___________________________________________________________________________________

The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of the specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position. The job description is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.


GRADE: 15/16

ANNUAL SALARY RANGE: $33,310 - $55,468 (typically hire at minimum)


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