Job Details

DPW Heavy Motor Equipment Operator

Division: General
Job Type: Full Time
Contact Name: Wendy Hurley HR Director
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 978-534-7500 x 3564
Date Posted: 6/25/2019
Position Location: DPW
Brief Description:

There will be one opening in the Public Works Department- Highway Division for a Heavy Motor Equipment Operator, Grade 1 & 3, Semi-skilled laborer. Duties of the position are as follows:


Heavy Motor Equipment Operator-Operates trucks with a rated capacity  of more than three (3) tons.  Also operates backhoes and front end loader,  large tractors and equipment such as road sweepers and snow loaders.  Loads and unloads trucks, picks up and hauls material, plows and sands  highways, greases, oils and cleans equipment, changes tires, and performs  minor maintenance.  May occasionally operate equipment normally operated by a Motor Equipment Operator or perform manual labor duties.

Operate all equipment under a W-4 Grade I rating as well as backhoes, all front end loaders, grader, D-7 bulldozer or larger, CAT Excavator, chlorine handler, magnetic meter installer, skyworker, basin cleaner with clam operator, crane, mason, welder, equipment mechanic and carpenter, and powered hot top spreader, and Vactor.


Job Prerequisites:

Qualifications: CDL License, and Hydraulic License with Air Brakes Endorsement.  Must be available 24 hours/day, 7 days a week for emergency response for drainage troubles.  Must have 2 years experience digging in an active roadway.

Application Procedure:

Please contact Wendy Hurley, HR Director @ for an application.


Pay Grade: W - 5   Min Rate: $21.43 per hour

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Job Type: Full Time
Pay Type: Salary