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Lead Operator

Mount Vernon, IA

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Lead Operator

City of Mt. Vernon, IA


The City of Mt. Vernon, a community of 4,506, is a progressive community situated within Linn County. The Lead Operator is responsible for the daily supervision, planning and coordination of individual projects under the direction of the Public Works Director.

The successful candidate will have a comprehensive knowledge of methods, practices, techniques, equipment, tools, materials and supplies used in street construction, maintenance and repair. Comprehensive knowledge of safety regulations, protocols, principles, practices and procedures for street construction, maintenance and repair; ground maintenance and erosion repair control is necessary. Candidates will possess the ability to read and interpret blueprints and construction specifications. Knowledge of MUTCD practices and use of various tools and machinery.

Must have High School diploma or GED with ten years of increasingly responsible experience in public works including at least one year of supervisory experience. Ability to maintain valid Iowa Driver’s license, CDL certification with air brakes and pass a pre-employment drug screen and physical.

Resumes and/or applications will be accepted until July 21, 2017.


Nick Nissen

Public Works Director

City of Mt. Vernon

213 First Street NW

Mt. Vernon, IA 52314

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Lead Operator

City of Mount Vernon

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Posted 07/13/17

Job ID: 61376