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Boston Water and Sewer Commission Special Heavy Motor Equipment Operator II in Boston, Massachusetts

Employees must be Boston residents on their date of hire and for the duration of their

employment subject to BWSC policies and collective bargaining agreements.


Operate and have responsibility for motor equipment requiring an operating engineer’s license and/or requiring unusual skill, including Crane, Derrick Truck, Vactor, Jet Truck, Front End Loader, Bobcat, Backhoe, Catch Basin Cleaner, Bucket Machine, multirodder, dump trucks and other necessary equipment. Responsible for the maintenance, security and operation of assigned vehicles. Excavate job sites. Complete required forms and reports. Execute simple sketches and plans. May supervise or work with a small group of equipment operators and/or other field personnel. Provide supervision and guidance to crews carrying out projects and tasks. Train personnel in the inspection, performance of light repairs and the proper operation of various pieces of equipment. May be required to testify on behalf of the Commission regarding legal matters. Perform all duties as assigned or required.


High School Diploma or equivalent required. Must have knowledge of all safety procedures and be able to demonstrate the proper use of all required safety equipment. Must possess a valid Massachusetts Commercial Driver’s License, Class B with Air Brakes and Tanker vehicle endorsements, hoisting licenses with restrictions 1B, 2B, 4E and all licenses required by Federal or State authorities to operate any special heavy motor equipment. Successful completion of the BWSC’s Apprentice Program unless otherwise agreed. May be required to complete Waste Water Collection Course and obtain certification. May be required to complete Water Distribution Course. As required by the U.S. Department of Transportation regulations, Safety Sensitive Employees will be subject to drug and alcohol testing. Required to work any emergency as instructed by the Commission.

Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

ID: 2022-1114

External Company Name: Boston Water and Sewer Commission

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Street: 980 Harrison Avenue

Work Week: Tuesday - Saturday

Shift: 4:00PM – 12:00AM