Job Specification 42023C
HEAVY EQUIPMENT OPERATOR (HIGHWAY MARKING)
Under supervision in the Department of Transportation or Local
Government, operates, adjusts, and services a line-striping
truck and associated equipment, and supervises work of the crew
assigned to the truck; does other related duties.
NOTE: The examples of work for this title are for illustrative
purposes only. A particular position using this title may not
perform all duties listed in this job specification. Conversely,
all duties performed on the job may not be listed.
EXAMPLES OF WORK:
Operates equipment on a line-striping truck to paint new traffic
patterns and repaint existing patterns.
Supervises the operation of the line-striping truck and crew.
Interprets plans and sketches for the painting of traffic lines.
Operates, maintains, and makes minor adjustments and repairs to
line-striping trucks and associated equipment including gasoline
motors, air compressors, spray guns, bead dispensers, power
take-off pumps, power agitators, and line painting equipment.
Makes necessary adjustments for uniform paint and bead
Takes necessary precautions to ensure safety of crew members and
the public welfare while working in an exposed position on a
Operates small line striper to apply paint to new or existing
location and participates in installation of traffic marking
Participates in installation, replacement, and repair of traffic
Drives and operates various equipment used for snow removal and
ice control during the winter period.
Maintains simple records.
Will be required to learn to utilize various types of electronic
and/or manual recording and information systems used by the
agency, office, or related units.
One (1) year of experience in work involving the operation,
adjustment, and maintenance of trucks and equipment used in
highway line painting operations.
Applicants must possess a valid Commercial Drivers License
(CDL) and applicable endorsements for the class and type of
vehicle being operated.
KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:
Knowledge of the safe, correct operation and adjustment of trucks
and equipment used in highway line painting.
Knowledge of requirements for application of paint and
reflective material used in highway traffic marking.
Knowledge of traffic control and safety practices established for
work in highway marking.
Ability to organize assigned work, and supervise line painting
Ability to interpret plans and sketches for painting traffic
lines and installing signs.
Ability to perform minor maintenance of highway traffic line
painting equipment including motors, compressors, spray guns,
paint pumps, bead dispensers, and agitators.
Ability to operate, service, and perform minor maintenance on
Ability to drive and operate equipment normally used for snow
removal and ice control.
Ability to maintain records.
Ability to learn to utilize various types of electronic and/or
manual recording and information systems used by the agency,
office, or related units.
Ability to read, write, speak, understand, or communicate in
English sufficiently to perform the duties of this position.
American Sign Language or Braille may also be considered as
acceptable forms of communication.
Persons with mental or physical disabilities are eligible as
long as they can perform the essential functions of the job after
reasonable accommodation is made to their known limitations. If
the accommodation cannot be made because it would cause the
employer undue hardship, such persons may not be eligible.
CODES: 15/C16 - 42023C CGS 5/06/99
This job specification is for state or local government use.