Motor Equipment Operator, Facilities

Monroe Community College | Rochester, NY

Posted Date 7/10/2024

Job Function:

DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS: This position is responsible for the safe and efficient operation of special and standard equipment. The employee must adequately drive and operate small and large trucks, plus at least one (1) of the following: loader, packer, Link belt, roller, plow, backhoe, sweeper, Vactor, root cutter, compressor, or Drott. Duties also include performing a variety of manual labor tasks. The employee reports directly to, and works under the general supervision of a Foreman or other senior level employee, and may provide lead supervision to Laborers. The employee may be required to be on twenty-four (24) hour call seven (7) days per week. Does related work as required.

TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES: (All need not be performed in a given position. Other related activities may be performed although not listed.)

  • Operates a snow plow and related snow removal equipment necessary for the cleaning and salting of roads;
  • Operates medium and heavy trucks to transport workmen and for the transportation of stone, gravel, asphalt, and other supplies related to public works activities;
  • Operates motor equipment for maintenance tasks on highways and other public works components;
  • Operates motorized lawn mowing equipment;
  • Performs manual labor tasks such as cleaning, loading and unloading trucks, raking and shoveling asphalt or topsoil, repairing and cleaning sewer lines, snow shoveling, leaf pickup, tree trimming, storm sewer and drainage work and paving related activities;
  • Operates power tools such as chain saws, bush clippers, leaf loaders and jackhammers;
  • Assumes responsibility for the accessories, supplies and consumables furnished for the equipment assigned;
  • Checks equipment for operability and notifies Foreman in the event of equipment breakdown or the need for repairs;
  • Performs minor maintenance work on equipment, including the adding of oil and other fluids;
  • Secures the equipment for overnight of weekend storage;
  • Assists mechanics with repairs to assigned equipment;
  • Supervises a crew of laborers on an occasional basis;
  • Maintains equipment service records.
  • FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS: Good knowledge of the safe and efficient operation of special and standard motor equipment and power tools; good knowledge of the proper use and application of standard and special motor equipment and power tools; good knowledge of the care and maintenance of special and standard equipment; working knowledge of the mechanics of special and standard equipment; ability to adequately operate special and standard motor equipment and power tools; ability to determine the appropriate equipment needed for the efficient and safe completion of the job; ability to perform manual labor including, but not limited to, shoveling, bending, kneeling, stooping, and climbing; ability to lift or move material and items of substantial weight; ability to perform maintenance functions and simple repairs on motor equipment; ability to follow oral and simple written instructions; ability to establish good working relationships with others; mechanical aptitude; manual dexterity; willingness to work outdoors under adverse weather conditions; physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.

    MCC Expectations:

  • Adheres to the College Code of Conduct.
  • Contributes to, supports, and maintains an equitable, inclusive, and collaborative College environment.
  • Maintains technological competencies utilized by the College.
  • Commits to the philosophy of a comprehensive community college.
  • Commits to professional growth. which includes seeking ongoing training in diversity, equity and inclusion to better serve students.

  • Requirements:

    Required Qualifications:

  • MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Two (2) years of paid full-time or its part-time equivalent experience in the operation of automotive equipment, some of which shall have been in the operation of medium and large trucks or heavy motor equipment.
  • Must be a Monroe County Resident.
  • Must have a valid New York State drivers license and must meet the MCC eligibility requirements in order to drive College vehicles.
  • SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Possession of a valid New York State Class *B* Commercial Driver's License (CDL) at the time of appointment.
  • Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bilingual and able to read, write, and speak Spanish, or other languages, proficiently

  • Additional Information:

    Job Type: Full Time, Permanent

    Hours: 6:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m., Monday through Friday

    Salary: $41,006.46 per year. Eligible for increase at 6 months of service.

    MCC offers a Flexible Work Policy for benefit eligible employees. Types of flexible work arrangements include flextime/staggered shifts, remote work/telecommuting and compressed work schedule. The availability of flexible work arrangements varies by division, department, and position, based upon business and operational needs. Limitations to flexible work arrangements are outlined in the official policy.

    Monroe Community College prohibits discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, familial status, gender identity or expression, age, genetic information, national or ethnic origin, physical or mental disability, marital status, veteran status, domestic violence, victim status, criminal conviction, or any other characteristic or status protected by state or federal laws or College policy in admissions, employment, and treatment of students and employees, or in any aspect of the business of the College.

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    Application Instructions:

    Returning applicants may login to their Monroe Community College Careers Account to apply for this position. See the FAQ for using our online system. Please contact us if you need assistance applying through this website.

    The following documents MUST be submitted to be considered for this position:

    1. Resume/CV
    2. Cover Letter

    Please note: As part of the application process all applicants will be asked to provide the contact information for 3 professional references. References will only be contacted after interviews have occurred and only for applicants who are considered as finalists for the opportunity they applied to.

    Category: Support Staff/Civil Service
    Department: Facilities
    Locations: Rochester, NY
    Posted: Jul 10, 2024
    Closes: Open Until Filled
    Type: Full Time
    Position ID: 178628

    Salary41,006.46 Annual
    Employment Type
    Full Time

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