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Water Heavy Equipment Operator

Water Heavy Equipment Operator


Personnel Division


Water Heavy Equipment Operator

Employment Advertisement

The City of Woonsocket, Rhode Island, Public Works Department, Water Division, is conducting a search for Water Heavy Equipment Operator.  Working under the direction of the Water Division Superintendent, the individual in this position will be responsible for operating heavy and specialized motor equipment requiring special training and skill.  Specific duties include, but are not limited to, the following:  operating a grader in street repair, maintenance and cleaning work, snow plowing as needed, maintenance and repair of motor equipment, supervising laborers in work connected with equipment operation, as well as performing semi‑skilled and unskilled labor work when not operating equipment.  A high school diploma, or a GED equivalent, is required.  Must possess a hoisting engineering license, with four (4) years of experience operating motor equipment, preferably; including two (2) of those years either as a light or medium equipment operator.  Must possess a Class 1 Distribution Operator License within one (1) year of employment; and possess a Class B CDL License and a Hoisting Engineer License within six (6) months of employment.

Application deadline:   Friday, May 14, 2021

Union:   Local 670

Weekly Rate:   $739.73 to $803.16 per week    [M56B]

Hours of Work:   40-Hours

Examination Date:   To Be Determined

To Apply:  We offer a competitive benefit and compensation package.  For more information on this position including a full position description and application, please visit the “Employment Opportunities” section on the City of Woonsocket website  Please forward your completed job application and resume to Nikki Aphonphanh, Personnel Division, City of Woonsocket, 169 Main Street, Woonsocket, RI 02895; you may send your employment information electronically to

About Woonsocket:  Located in Rhode Island’s Blackstone Valley, the City of Woonsocket is a vibrant, urban community and is surrounded by the growing suburban communities of Lincoln, Cumberland and North Smithfield, and boasts a positive business climate where City officials and the business community work together to build a strong economy.  Woonsocket is centrally located in the Boston/Worcester/Providence triangle, and home to CVS Corporation, a Fortune 500 company.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Additional Info

Job Type : Full-Time

Education Level : High School

Experience Level : Entry Level

Job Function : General

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