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Heavy Equipment Operator Part-time

Company: Johnston County
Location: Smithfield
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:


The Solid Waste Division of Johnston County Government, has a part time Heavy Equipment Operator position open. Online application accepted until filled, may close at any time. There are no benefits associated with this part time position. Position open until filled.

Duties and Responsibilities

Operates bulldozer, compactors, and scraper pans in clearing land and covering land at the debris; operates heavy equipment to grade and excavate land and backfill excavations and trenches. Operates motor grader in the grading, ditching and other construction and maintenance of dirt roads and the repair of road surfaces at the landfill. Observes waste being dumped at the landfill for proper materials; separates out materials not allowed; explains proper access and use of the landfill to the public. Performs preventive maintenance and makes repairs and adjustments to heavy equipment; assists the mechanic. Performs other tasks when not engaged in equipment operation and repair; separates recyclable materials and loads into shipping containers; mows and maintains landfill acreage; operates transfer trucks to transport solid wastes to various sites.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Considerable knowledge of the operation and maintenance of heavy construction equipment. Considerable knowledge of the methods of landfill operation including grading and drainage requirements and regulation regarding solid waste materials disposed in landfill. Considerable knowledge of the occupational hazards and preventive safety measures of working in a landfill and operation of heavy equipment. Ability to operate construction equipment to proper grade. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the public and other employees. Ability to follow oral and written instructions.

Desired Education and Experience

Ability to read and write and considerable experience with heavy equipment operation; or any equivalent combination of education, experience, and training.


Possession of commercial driver's license permit and have the ability to obtain a valid North Carolina class B commercial driver's license with no restrictions within ninety days of hire.

Keywords: Johnston County, Raleigh , Heavy Equipment Operator Part-time, Other , Smithfield, North Carolina

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