Motor Equipment Operator II (Water & Sewer) – Brookline, MA

Motor Equipment Operator II (Water & Sewer)

Brookline, MA


The Brookline DPW is seeking candidates for Motor Equipment Operator II to provide heavy equipment operation and manual labor relating to the activities of the Water and Sewer Division.

Operates vehicles, including dump trucks, front-end loaders, crane truck, catch basin cleaner, and sewer cleaner /vactor /jetting truck; operate plow trucks during snow removal emergencies; conduct safety inspections of vehicles to ensure proper operation; operate equipment at sewer and water construction sites and haul and transport materials. Install new water services, repair broken water lines and water mains.

Assist pipe layers and craftspersons with tasks related to water and sewer services; install new water services, repair broken water lines and water mains; assist contractors with copper water line installations; operate tapping machine; repair broken catch basins and sewer covers; assist in clearing sewer blockages.

Assist in excavations and backfill of utility trenches; make connections of water pipes, sewer pipes and drainage pipes.

Perform snow plowing and snow removal tasks as assigned. 

Perform similar or related work as required, or as situation dictates.


High school diploma; one or two years of experience performing labor and driving heavy equipment and trucks; experience working on construction projects and specific experience in sewer and/or water repair and maintenance or other utility projects; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Valid Commercial Driver's License, Class B; Valid MA Hoisting Engineer's License. Ability to drive and operate potentially dangerous equipment, assist other personnel on projects, lift heavy objects, recognize maintenance or repair needs of vehicles and equipment, and read plans and diagrams.

Starting salary $27.47 per hour per hour plus generous benefits and excellent working conditions. Please apply by April 3, 2023.


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