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Equipment Operator / Construction Lead

North Weld County Water District Greeley, CO

  • Posted: April 06, 2021
  • Full-Time

Job Description North Weld County Water District is looking for an individual who is an energetic and positive team player with a willing attitude. Must be an individual who possesses a desire to be knowledgeable and is resourceful, organized, efficient, and detail oriented. Communication is a very important aspect of this position, the individual must be able to listen, comprehend, and explain.

Customer service is a top District priority and the individual must be observant with the ability to analyze situations, identify problems, and offer solutions based on strong reasoning, judgment, and problem solving skills. Principal Responsibilities: The intent of this list is to be explanatory but not all encompassing as duties may change at any time. Acts in a lead role and assists the utility maintenance crew, providing project leadership on job assignments and related work as required. Performs highly skilled duties in the operation of a variety of heavy equipment safely and efficiently. Must have extensive knowledge of techniques and procedures used in construction, maintenance, repairs of water infrastructure within a distribution system. Desired Outcomes: Provide leadership and training for the construction crew. Perform skilled excavation and equipment transportation. Installation, repair and replacement of watermains and related appurtenances. Perform maintenance and upkeep of equipment. Minimum Position Qualifications: High school diploma or GED, supplemented by 5 years of experience that includes demonstrated proficiency in the operation of assigned equipment in maintenance, construction, or a related field, or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills and abilities for this job. Must either possess and maintain a valid Colorado Class A CDL including appropriate endorsement(s) or have the ability to obtain one within 6 months of hire. Utility foreman / leadman: 2 – 5yrs experience (preferred) Must successfully pass a criminal and driving background check and drug screen. Must be a United States citizen or have applied for citizenship. Must possess the ability to effectively communicate the English language both verbally and in writing. Must possess the flexibility to consistently prioritize changing needs and multiple tasks. Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an individual to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 1. Stand and walk or sit alternatively depending of the specific needs of the day.

Estimate 90% of time is spent standing outside and 10% of time is spent in the office or shop. 2. Constant need to perform the following physical activities: bend/stoop/squat, climb, dig, push or pull, reach above shoulders. 3. Lifting/carrying approximately 50 pounds frequently and up to 100 pounds occasionally. 4.

Vision requirements: constant need to read manuals, reports, contracts, complete forms and view computer screen. 5. Hearing requirements: constant need to communicate in person. Driving Requirements: Daily need to utilize District transportation for trips to jobsite, office, and suppliers. Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an individual encounters while 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 individual regularly works in an outdoor environment and does work near moving mechanical parts. Nature of the work means that individual may have to work while wet in an outdoor environment. The noise level in the work environment is moderate to loud.

Overtime and/or irregular hours may be required. Company Description The North Weld County Water District is a Colorado Special District located in Lucerne, Colorado. We provide both potable and non-potable water to a geographic area of approximately 325 square miles and serve approximately 5,500 customers.

North Weld County Water District


Greeley, CO



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