University of Massachusetts Medical School

  • Seasonal Equipment Operator/Grounds (Temporary)

    Minimum Salary US-MA-Worcester
    Job Location 2 months ago(11/6/2018 9:53 AM)
    Requisition Number
    # of Openings
    Posted Date
    Non Exempt
    Exempt/Non-Exempt Status
    Non Union Position-W00-Non Benefited
  • Overview



    Under the direct supervision of the Manager or designee, the Equipment Operator/ Grounds operates heavy equipment such as backhoes, front- end loaders, bulldozers, dump trucks, snow plows, sanders, tractor drawn mowers, and other equipment for grounds and maintenance.  




    • Operate heavy, dump trucks, snow plows, sanders, sweepers, or tractor drawn mowers to maintain roadways and grounds
    • Operate light vehicles such as passenger cars and panel trucks to transport materials to warehouse and other location
    • Perform routine maintenance on vehicles and equipment such as lubricating, fueling, cleaning, and checking tires pressure, battery, oil, water and coolant levels, and change hydraulic hoses and lubricants
    • Load and unload furniture, equipment, and supplies
    • Mix and/or apply sand, salt, and gravel
    • Operate two way radios
    • Operate welders, chain saws, jackhammers, painting, and other equipment as assigned
    • Repair concrete and asphalt surfaces. Paint roadways and parking areas as required
    • Perform ground maintenance functions, including but not limited to mowing grass, raking grass, planting trees, and planting flowers
    • While in the performance of routine duties; may be required, as needed to perform all work associated with all maintenance trades of an equal or lower graded classification, where the work or task does not require a specific license.
    • Perform other duties as required.



    • High school diploma or equivalent experience
    • 2 years of landscape or equipment operator experience
    • Valid CDL and Hoisting License
    • Knowledge of the laws and, regulations regarding the operation of motor vehicles and heavy power- operated equipment used in excavating, grading, and related construction activities
    • Ability to travel to off-site locations


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