Dumont, Colorado
Public Works
3549 Co. Rd. 312: Road & Bridge - Dumont
Non-Exempt (Hourly)
Standard County Office Hours


Mid level skill in operating of a variety of hauling, construction, and maintenance equipment used in construction and  maintenance of county roads and other county property.  In addition, responsible for complying with all safety rules and regulations as it relates to County business and Public Works.
Pay Rate:  $22.28 to $26.72/hr DOQ
Benefits: Retirement, Health, Dental, Vision, Wellness, EAP (Employee Assist Prog), Life & AD&D Ins, Short-term and Long-term Disability, PTO, Sick Leave, and Education Assistance


  • Operate equipment such as, but not limited to: tandem axle dump and water trucks, front-end loaders, motor graders, back-hoes, and other equipment used for construction, snow removal, maintenance, and repair of County roads. 
  • Perform daily inspections, routine servicing, minor repairs and/or adjustments to assigned equipment.
  • Check and report present or anticipated problems in work areas.
  • Perform manual labor as a crew member involved in construction and maintenance projects.
  • Perform on-call duties as required. 
  • Perform other Road and Bridge, or Transfer Station Facility related duties as assigned by the District Supervisor or the Transfer Station Manager as required. 




  • High School diploma or equivalent



For Transfer Station Facilities -

  • 40 Hour HAZWOPER certification is preferred.  If not currently HAZWOPER certified, must be able to acquire within 3 months of hire 
  • Minimum of 8 hr HHW Collection training from the company contracted to remove the collected waste - must be able to acquire within 3 months of hire.

FOR Road & Bridge -

  • Must be able to successfully pass CDOT flagger certification test.



  • Requires journey level skill in equipment operation; knowledge and ability to handle all routine tasks, problems and techniques, and/or solve unusual or unique tasks with assistance in the full range of job duties. Such a level is generally acquired through at least three (3) years of experience.



  • Must have working knowledge of traffic laws, common hazards and safety precautions relevant to construction and road maintenance operation.
  • Must be proficient in recognizing mechanical problems and making minor repairs to equipment.
  • Ability to accurately and effectively transmit and receive information that is necessary to the accomplishment of goals and objectives including effective written and oral communication; ability to keep customers, subordinates, peers, and supervisors informed; and the ability to listen. 
  • Must be able to maintain courteous and effective working relationships with the public, County departments, co-workers and other agencies.
  • Grade and maintain road surfaces and drainage-ways in a safe and consistent manner.
  • Read and understand grade stakes and basic road geometry.



For Road & Bridge Department -

  • Must have valid Colorado commercial driver license; class A, with air brake, and tanker endorsements

For Transfer Station Department –

  • Must have valid Colorado commercial driver license; class B, with air brake endorsement
  • Must be vaccinated against Hepatitis A & B, Tetanus, Diphtheria, and Pertussis - subject to exceptions by law

For Both Road & Bridge and Transfer Station -

  • Must have a working telephone – can be either cell or home phone
  • Must pass background check:  Criminal and Traffic  Conviction of a crime will not be an absolute bar to employment
  • Must pass initial and all random alcohol & drug tests
  • Required legal authorization to work - United States citizenship or legal authorization to work in the United States 



The physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. The employee frequently is required to sit for long periods of time; use hands and fingers to handle or feel; and reach with hands or arms.  The employee is required to:  stand, walk, bend, twist, and climb.  Must be able to perform tasks requiring extensive hand and eye coordination.  Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate equipment in vehicles and large machinery.  The employee must be able to lift, carry, push or pull objects in a range from 25 up to 100 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.  This position requires occasional extended work shifts during weather related periods or emergency situations.  Hearing voice conversation is essential to safe and effective job performance. 

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing essential functions of this job. 

  • Work is performed both inside of vehicles and outside. Possible exposures to the following conditions exist:  loud noise, all types of weather and non-weather conditions, extreme temperatures, fumes, odors, dirt, dust.  This position has exposure to hazards associated with moving vehicles and operating a county vehicle/equipment in poor driving conditions. Duties frequently require climbing and manual dexterity.  Occasionally a person in this position works in an open cab piece of equipment exposing the individual to all outdoor conditions. 

For Transfer Station Equipment Operator II -


This position has been determined to be an EXTREME exposure risk to “biohazards” associated with blood-borne pathogens HIV (aids), HAV (Hepatitis A) virus, HBV (hepatitis B) virus, and air-borne transmissions of TB (tuberculosis).  Members are advised that exposure to a “biohazard” may result in severe illness or death.  Members are required by Department policy to use protective equipment and clothing.  Inoculation may be required to prevent or treat exposures to “biohazards”.  The County provides inoculation of HAV, HBV, (Testing for TB) Chickenpox, Tdap (Tetanus, Diptheria, & Pertussis), Meningococcal, MMR (Measles, Mumps & Rubella), and Influenza.  Some vaccinations are only required once in a life time, and you may be required to show documentation of the vaccine.  Employees who decline to be vaccinated will need to sign a Declination

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of requirements, duties, and responsibilities.  Clear Creek County provides reasonable job-related accommodations for disabled persons.