Occ. Code 6921001
CONSTRUCTION EQUIPMENT OPERATOR (HEAVY), NS
New York State Department of Civil Service
BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF CLASS
Construction Equipment Operators (Heavy) operate heavy construction equipment used in the maintenance and repair of roads, bridges and other agency facilities.
These positions are only classified at the Canal Corporation and Thruway Authority.
CONSTRUCTION EQUIPMENT OPERATOR (HEAVY): non-competitive; operates gasoline or diesel driven heavy construction equipment.
During snow and ice control operations, operates equipment such as rotary snow plows; four-wheel drive trucks; graders; mobile excavators; and crawler-type tractors with attachments. Supervises and/or acts as a member of a crew engaged in pavement patching; crack pouring; and repair of signs, fences, rails, delineators, and light posts.
Keeps records of supplies and materials; truck reports; and other reports, as required.
Assists in traffic control at accident scenes. Operates all equipment as assigned and utilizes all hand tools normally stocked in tool complement.
Operates commercial vehicles with trailers exceeding 10,000 pounds GVW, including tractor trailers, flatbeds, and lowboys.
Transports heavy equipment using a lowboy or trailer.
Non-Competitive: possession of a valid New York State Class A Commercial Drivers License (CDL) AND two years of experience operating heavy construction equipment.
NOTE: Classification Standards illustrate the nature, extent, and scope of duties and responsibilities of the classes they describe. Standards cannot and do not include all of the work that might be appropriately performed by a class. The minimum qualifications above are those which were required for appointment at the time the Classification Standard was written. Please contact the Division of Staffing Services for current information on minimum requirements for appointment or examination.