Town of Hopkinton Seeks Two Heavy Equipment Operators for its DPW Department

The Town of Hopkinton is committed to equal opportunity, encourages diversity and inclusion and believes that a positive culture of inclusion in Town governance contributes to the Town’s overall qualities as a great place to live and work. We welcome all to apply.

Salary: Expected hiring range of $20.40 to $27.16, depending on qualifications
Full range for this position is $20.40 to $33.77
Competitive Leave and Benefits package
40-hour work week: M – F, 6:30 am – 2:30 pm, overtime required
Responds to emergencies during and after normal business hours.
Drug & Alcohol screening is a condition of employment

This position works under the supervision of the Highway Manager and operates a variety of motor driven vehicles and equipment including trucks with a rated capacity of more than 26,001 lbs. G.V.W. (Gross Vehicle Weight), tractors, road sweepers, etc. in the provision of public works services; performs all other related work as required.

Qualifications – Applicants must meet the following to be considered qualified for this position:

High School Equivalency and one to three (1 – 3) years of experience operating equipment and trucks in construction and maintenance work.

Knowledge of procedures used to operate and maintain heavy equipment; occupational hazards and safety precautions.

Ability to communicate effectively and tactfully with staff and management; execute verbal and written instructions; able to prioritize and complete multiple tasks at the same time with frequent interruptions; utilize email software and a smartphone.

Skilled in the operation and maintenance of heavy motorized equipment including operating equipment over rough and unstable terrain; use of power-driven hand tools.

Must be able to operate heavy motor equipment as required such as backhoe, front-end loader, street sweeper, sanders and plow, in accordance with department safety procedures.

Preferred licensing and certifications:

Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) Class B

Hoisting Engineer License, Class 2B or greater

Internal/External Applicants: Internal/External Applicants: To be considered for this position, please submit the following required documents: Application for Employment, attached, and resume to: [email protected]. These positions will remain open until filled. Applications will be accepted via drop off or mailed to: Town Hall, Human Resources Department, 18 Main Street, Hopkinton, MA 01748. The Town of Hopkinton is an equal opportunity employer and encourages diversity.

Download the PDF Fillable Employment Application using the link below:

Town of Hopkinton Employment Application