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Equipment Operator

Responsible for the operation of a dump truck used to transport material and equipment for repair and maintenance of roads and operation of equipment used in repairing roads.

Pulaski County Government

201 Broadway St #400, Little Rock, AR 72201

Department: Road and Bridge

Starting Salary Range: $27,549 – 33,350

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt position, eligible for overtime

Safety Sensitive Designation: This position is designated as safety sensitive and is subject to random drug and alcohol screening.

Opening Date: 10/26/21 Closing Date: 11/24/21 at 11:59 PM


This job description should not be interpreted as all-inclusive. It is intended to identify the essential functions and minimum qualifications of this job. The incumbent(s) may be required to perform job related responsibilities and tasks other than those stated in this job description. Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign job-related responsibilities and tasks to this job at any time. Certain functions are understood to be essential; these include, but are not limited to, attendance, getting along with others, working a full shift, and dealing with and working under stress. Any essential function of this class will be evaluated as necessary should an incumbent/applicant be unable to perform the function or requirement due to a disability as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Reasonable accommodation for the specific disability will be made for the incumbent/applicant only to the extent medically and reasonably feasible.


If you would like to apply for a Road and Bridge job opening but do not have a computer, you may come to the Road & Bridge Department to use our Public Kiosk at 3200 Brown St. Please call first to arrange a time to do so at 501-340-6800.



Responsible for the operation of a dump truck used to transport material and equipment for repair and maintenance of roads and operation of equipment used in repairing roads.



 Drives dump truck carrying asphalt, gravel, dirt, chips, or other material to job sites; unloads materials as needed.

 Operate a roller to smooth asphalt on road surfaces.

 Inspects asphalt prior to loading for proper quality to ensure adherence to road surface.

 Operates Hydraulic Sweeper to clean roads.

 Operates truck and trailer to transport heavy equipment to job sites.

 Operates mower or bush hog in the cutting of grass, weeds or trees on property surrounding roads.

 Operates frontend loader or backhoe to load trucks with gravel, dirt, etc.

 Conducts daily safety and preventative maintenance inspection on equipment prior to and after use; completes report

noting problems with equipment.

 Operates salt spreader in the event of icy roads.

 Makes minor repairs and preventative maintenance on equipment such as changing oil, lubrication, and washing to

ensure proper operation.

 Operates road grader to spread gravel or asphalt.

 Directs traffic or public around construction sites as needed.

 Operates shoulder machine to clear the edge of the road surface.

 Performs labor such as raking or shoveling as needed for backup.

 Mixes chemical for weed control and pesticide purposes; operates tank truck to spray on the side of the road.



 Performs other related duties as required.






 Digital dexterity necessary to push and pull levers, push buttons, and turn steering wheels in order to operate equipment.

 Ability to make frequent torso and head turns to monitor the operation of equipment and the location of other workers and traffic.

 Visual acuity necessary to ensure efficient work completion and the safety of citizens and fellow workers.

 Ability to lift and carry loads up to 50 pounds.

 Ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner.

 Ability to concentrate for long periods of time.



Duties are performed in an outdoor environment with frequent exposure to undesirable weather conditions. Careful attention must be exercised with the operation of equipment and the directing of traffic to reduce exposure to injuries. Occasional evening and weekend work is required during inclement weather and other emergencies.



Completion of grade school; some experience in the operation of light and medium duty trucks and trailers; or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required skills, knowledge, and abilities.

Must possess valid Arkansas Commercial driver’s license (CDL), Class A or Class B, or be able to obtain within 6 months of employment. Some positions may require the N (Tank vehicle) endorsement.



Subject to pre-employment and random drug and alcohol testing in compliance with the regulations of the US Department of Transportation.

Employment is contingent upon satisfactory completion of a pre-employment job related physical examination by an appropriate licensed agency.

Must possess or be able to immediately obtain a valid Arkansas Driver’s License.




Applications must be filed online at


ACCESSIBILITY NOTICE: If you are an individual with disabilities who needs accommodation or you are having difficulty using our website to apply for employment, please contact or call (501) 340-6110.

4 Day Work Week

Good Pay

Excellent Benefits Including Health Care, Dental, and Vision

Sick and Vacation Leave

Pension Plan

Tuition Assistance

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