Equipment Operator III- Wastewater (NOR-10)

Job Type: Permanent Full-time
Work Hours:  Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.; standby duty rotation may be required


The  Department of Utilities is seeking qualified applicants for an Equipment Operator III in our Wastewater Division. The person in this role will be responsible for driving various types of equipment to and from job sites, transporting crew, and doing routine maintenance on vehicles.

Essential Functions

Essential functions include but are not limited to:
  • Operates construction and wastewater system maintenance equipment such as backhoes, jet/vactor cleaners, trenchers, and dump trucks.
  • Transports heavy equipment, supplies, and materials to job sites.
  • Performs safety checks, maintenance, and minor repairs on equipment and tools.
  • Assists with loading/unloading materials, job site tasks, and maintaining clean equipment and work areas.
  • Lifts up to 75 lbs., climbs, stands, pulls, bends, stoops throughout portions of the work day.


Work requires knowledge necessary to understand basic operational, technical, or office processes. Level of knowledge equivalent to four years of high school or equivalency.

Two years experience as an Equipment Operator.  Underground utility system experience highly preferred.

Additional Information & RequirementsValid driver’s license, CDL required.  May require CDL with Tanker Endorsement within six months of hire, depending upon assignment.

The desired candidate will possess a Class A Commercial Driver’s License.

For consideration please send your resume to Deborah Bailey at or call 757-629-4697

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