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14 Jul 2022

Full-Time Equipment Operator

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Job Description

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Position Summary:

These Equipment Operator positions are located in Kansas City, Kansas. These positions require a Class A CDL with air brake option at the time of hire. If you do not currently have a Class A CDL but are still interested in employment with the Kansas Department of Transportation, you may still qualify for our Equipment Operator Trainee program which is a paid position that provides employees with on-the-job training while you work towards obtaining a CDL. You may apply through this job ad for either Equipment Operator or Equipment Operator Trainee roles.

Job Responsibilities may include but are not limited to the following:

  • Perform manual labor associated with maintenance activities, including the operation of miscellaneous equipment such as chain saws, weed eaters, pumps, compressors, jackhammers, generators, power tools, and various hand tools.
  • Setup and remove temporary traffic control and serve as flag person for maintenance work zones.
  • Maintain highways and facilities through activities such as repairs, resurfacing, mowing, and snow and ice control.
  • Operate dump trucks, small and medium-size loaders, mowers, tractors, rollers, and power brooms to perform various maintenance tasks. Operate a loader or truck-mounted plow and spreader in snow and ice control operations.
  • On-the-job training is provided.

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Credentials Needed


  • Valid Driver’s License at time of appointment.

Preferred Requirements

  • Class A Commercial Driver’s License with air brake option at time of appointment.

Post-Offer/Pre-employment Requirements

  • A CDL must be obtained within 90 days of hire and maintained. KDOT will reimburse for the costs associated with obtaining a CDL.
  • This position is subject to pre-employment physical testing.  The selected candidate will be required to pass the screening as a condition of employment.
  • This CDL position is subject to drug and alcohol testing under the authority of the US Department of Transportation.  The selected candidate will be required to pass a DOT pre-employment/pre-duty drug test as a condition of employment in this position.  (This position will also be required to participate in random testing, reasonable suspicion, post-accident, return-to-duty, and follow-up testing.)
  • Any Commercial Driver who has received a Confirmed Positive Result or the Equivalent and has not successfully completed all Rehabilitation Program requirements and follow-up testing requirements is not eligible for this position.  (Per SOM 2.1.10).
  • Kansas Tax Clearance Certificate required in accordance with Executive Order 2004-03.  Each applicant (even non-residents) who is selected for a State of Kansas job vacancy must apply for a Tax Clearance Certificate within 10 days from the date of the offer letter by accessing the Kansas Department of Revenue’s (KDOR) website at
    If you need assistance with the tax clearance, please contact KDOR at (785)296-3199 or by email at


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Job Categories: General Labor. Job Types: Full-Time and Hourly. Salaries: Hourly.

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