Job Description

Openings as of 7/19/2019

  • Heavy Equipment Operator/Welder JobID: 45321
  • Position Type:
    Maintenance/Heavy Equipment Operator/Welder

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    Heavy Equipment Operator/Welder
    1.0 FTE- (40 Hours Per Week)
    Hourly Pay Range- $24.54-32.66

    BOULDER VALLEY SCHOOL DISTRICT is committed to create challenging, meaningful, and engaging learning opportunities so that all children thrive and are prepared for successful, civically engaged lives. Our comprehensive and innovative approach to education ensures that each student meets expectations relative to intellectual growth, physical development and social emotional well-being. The district covers approximately 500 square miles and serves the communities of Boulder, Erie, Louisville, Lafayette, Superior, Broomfield, Nederland, Ward, Jamestown and Gold Hill. Website: BVSD.

    Under the direction of the Maintenance Supervisor and within the framework of district policy, the Heavy Equipment Operator/Welder is responsible for heavy equipment operation and construction, assembly and repair of metal parts, equipment and structures. Includes the following general areas of responsibility.

    -Operates heavy equipment as needed for the care and maintenance of district grounds.
    -Repairs a variety of equipment and site structures through the operation of drill presses, grinders, welding equipment and hand tools.
    -Performs grounds related maintenance tasks as assigned.
    -Assists with the care and maintenance of all Grounds equipment and vehicles.
    -Performs snow removal tasks in the winter.
    -Carries out oral and written directions. Accurately documents work performed on work orders defining problem and solution. Enters time and Work Order numbers accurately on time cards.
    -Communicates and coordinates problem resolution with schools, district staff and outside contractors.
    -Conducts PM’s on facility and site, systems and equipment for maintenance and safety issues; makes repairs as required or provides recommendations to the District for correction.
    -Perform other duties as assigned

    -High School Diploma or equivalent
    -Minimum of two years experience in: Welding and/or metal work
    -Minimum of five years Heavy Equipment Education, experience, or training
    -Completed and submitted BVSD on-line application
    -Communicate (read, write, and speak) in English
    -Requires a valid Colorado Driver's license
    -Lifting up to up to 50 lbs on a frequent basis and up to 100 lbs on an occasional basis
    -Constantly reaching, bending, stooping, ability to climb ladders, and be on your feet 8 hours/day
    -Willingness and ability to work irregular hours, weekends, evenings, holidays, and/or emergencies; and to respond to snow removal duties

    -Advanced courses in business, technical or vocational school up to two years of college.
    -Colorado Commercial License-Class A
    -Heavy Equipment Operator Certification
    -Heavy Equipment Trainer Certiciation
    -Minimum of three years landscape maintenance or construction experience

    Salary Information:
    -Salary Placement varies according to experience and education.

    Application and Selection Procedure:
    -Apply on-line at (in-district transfers, be sure to include your BVSD employee number).
    -If you do not have internet access, a computer is available in the Human Resources Division, Education Center, 6500 E. Arapahoe, Boulder, Colorado.
    -Applications are reviewed to match candidates with position qualifications, with a limited number selected for interviews. For the final selection, employment is contingent upon successful completion of the post-offer screening process, including a background check and possible medical examination.

    The Boulder Valley School District is an equal opportunity educational institution and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, sex, gender identity/expression, national origin, creed, religion, age, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status in admission or access to, and treatment and employment in its educational programs or activities. Inquiries or complaints: BVSD Legal Counsel - 720-561-5903; Office for Civil Rights -

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