Road Crew Equipment Operator for Bottineau County

The Bottineau County Highway Department is accepting applications for a full-time equipment operator. The position will be based out of the Lansford County Shop, with jobs and job sites located in all parts of Bottineau County.

This is an on-call position, requiring you to monitor the roads in your area during major weather events. This position requires performances of skilled manual labor operating and maintaining various types of trucks and heavy equipment used in constructing and maintaining roads, highways, and bridges.

Applicants must also be able to perform routine maintenance on trucks and heavy equipment. Applicants must have a Class B driver’s license and successfully pass a pre-employment drug and alcohol screening.

Starting salary for the position will range from $3,400 – $3,500 per month dependent on experience. Bottineau County offers a full benefit package with health insurance, retirement, vacation time, sick time, holiday time and other miscellaneous benefits. Bottineau County Highway Department employees are subject to random drug and alcohol screens.

Applications can be obtained in the Bottineau County Auditor’s office located in the Courthouse, 314 W 5th St Bottineau ND 58318, or by calling 701-228-2225. Applications can also be found on the County website: Please return completed application to the Auditor’s office no later than 5:00 PM Friday September 17th. EOE

Duties include:

  • Operate a variety of equipment including, weed eaters, push mowers, trucks of various sizes, loader-tractors, rollers/packers, power brooms, tractors with attachments such as mowers, pumps, heavy-duty equipment such as graders; some limited operation of bulldozers, scrapers, tandem-axle trucks, backhoes, asphalt pavers, etc.
  • Perform minor repairs to equipment, structures, concrete surfaces, etc.
  • Repair roadway surfaces by blade and hand patching, crack pouring, and roadway sealing.
  • Ensure compliance with established safety regulations and procedures.
  • Mow grounds, clean out culverts, repair erosion damage.
  • Install and maintain signage on county roads.
  • Remove snow and ice from roadways, walkways and parking lots.
  • Perform preventative maintenance and service work such as tire repairs, oil changes, the cleaning and maintenance of work area, etc.
  • Maintain accurate logs and records of daily activities.