Posted in General Labor 30+ days ago.
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The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) mission is to ensure a balance between wise use and protection of our natural resources for the benefit of all. Click the link to learn more about the Division of Forestry.
Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Official Position Description:
Operates combination of heaviest types of motorized construction equipment (e.g., large, motorized grader, 18-ton dozer, 10-ton backhoe, cranes, 10-ton crawler, heavy crawler & truck mounted excavator, gradall over 44,000 pounds, tractor trailer with gross vehicle weight of 36,500 pounds or more, loader, truck trailer over 50,000 pounds, fire plow) for construction & maintenance projects (e.g., roads & bridges, excavate & grade ditches, excavation, loading/moving material, clean waterways, & dig channels); operates tractor trailer with gross vehicle weight (GVW) over 26,001lbs to load, haul & transport equipment & material; operates equipment in the construction & maintenance of trails & recreation areas (e.g. horseback & hiking, campgrounds, restrooms & parking facilities); assists with wildfire suppression; performs wildfire & prescribed fire support as directed within training & physical capability; works with hand tools and dozer in construction of fire line & performs mop-up duties in conformance with standards taught in Basic Firefighter/Introduction to Fire Behavior (S-130/S-190) Course.
Operates variety of lighter, less complicated equipment (e.g., small dozer, tractors, dump trucks, stake trucks, loaders, forklifts, pickup trucks) to assist in construction & maintenance operations: assists with snow removal as needed; performs various forestry operations duties (e.g. sprays pesticides, mows & trims grass, cuts brush & trees, plants seedlings, maintains property boundary, load logs on truck); operates any & all equipment operated by lower-level equipment operators as needed.
Performs routine maintenance, repairs & improvements (e.g., checks & changes oil, lubricates, check fluids & belts, changes filter, hydraulic lines, checks & changes tires & lights, refuels, minor adjustments, tune-ups, welds parts as needed) on all heavy equipment & vehicles (e.g., highway & non-highway); maintains accurate & concise maintenance records & project logs; completes & submits reports (e.g., repair manuals & reports, time reporting, internet searches); uses personal computer (e.g. enter activity report, fill out credit card forms, enter maintenance records); may drive vehicle to attend meetings, seminars, training, & conferences (e.g., safety related, in-service training, staff meetings).
UNUSUAL WORKING CONDITIONS: Works outside in all weather conditions; exposed to dust, mud, dirt, fumes, noise & dangerous machinery.
Formal education in arithmetic to include fractions, decimals & percentages & to read, write & speak common English vocabulary; 6 mos. trg. or 6 mos. exp. in operation of heavy construction equipment (e.g., 10 ton crawler, large cranes, 10 ton backhoe, 18 ton dozer, over 44,000 pound gradall, truck mounted excavator) & related safety practices; valid commercial driver's license; in addition, for positions in Department of Natural Resources, Division of Forestry Wildfire Program only, must successfully complete Basic Firefighter Introduction to Fire Behavior Course (S-130/S-190).
-Or equivalent of Minimum Class Qualifications For Employment noted above.