This is a description of a staff position at the University of Wyoming, not a job opening announcement. Current job openings can be found at the Prospective Employees page. The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities required.
Reports to: Designated Supervisor
UW Job Code: 6207
UW Job Family: 62
SOC Code: 47-2073
Pay Grade: 19
Date: July 01, 2008
Operates heavy power construction equipment required to maintain, repair, excavate, or erect the University's grounds, buildings, and structures.
Remove ice and snow from University parking lots, streets and sidewalks; operate a rotary blade snow removal truck; and load and transport snow from campus using front end loaders and dump trucks.
Level and contour dirt roads on campus and outlying farms using motor grader.
Mix, load, transport and deposit topsoil for use in campus landscaping using a variety of heavy equipment including dozer, loaders, motor grader, or skid loaders.
Load, transport, and deposit gravel or asphalt for street and road repairs.
Operate backhoe and trenching machines to excavate ditches and trenches necessary to repair or install underground utilities.
Operate street sweeping machine to maintain a clean campus environment.
Operate mobile overhead cranes with the assistance of radio or hand signals for project work requiring crane operations such as roof work; work with contractors needing crane operation assistance.
Prepare the crane rigging and determine if the crane operation work is safe; if work is determined by the Heavy Equipment Operator to not be safe (high winds, weight limitations, high electrical wires, too confined an area, unsafe to property or life, etc.), the Heavy Equipment Operator has the authority to call off the crane operation.
Perform manual labor such as digging, shoveling concrete or asphalt, removal of concrete or asphalt, or other related duties as assigned.
Assist with garbage collection and campus cleanup crews as necessary.
Various types of heavy equipment and in/out door environments; regular exposure to adverse weather conditions; hazardous conditions including exhaust fumes, trenching and digging operations, and dangerous operation of heavy equipment.
Authorized by Classification/Compensation, Human Resources
Employees may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description. Participating in the University's hazardous waste minimization program is part of the job of each employee who uses (or may come in contact with) hazardous materials. Fair Labor Standards Act (exempt/non-exempt) is designated by position. University of Wyoming actively supports Americans with Disabilities Act and will consider reasonable accommodations.