Fort Bend County

Equipment Operator - Road & Bridge Department

Job Locations US-TX-Richmond
Posted Date 2 years ago(4/8/2022 11:05 AM)
Job Code
# of Openings
Min Start Salary
USD $17.60/Hr.
Operator/Skilled Trade
Max Start Salary
USD $22.00/Hr.


Operates light and heavy equipment to maintain County roads, bridges and rights of way.  Participates in planning of programs, policies or objectives for own work group and department.


  • Sprays herbicide and insecticide chemicals. 
  • Performs concrete work.  
  • Performs work with road crew.  Patches pot holes.  Grades elevations. 
  • Repairs signs, fences and watergates.   Repairs bridges. 
  • Mows County ditches and road easements. 
  • Performs shop duties and utility person duties as necessary.  
  • Held accountable for equipment and uniforms issued. 
  • Participates in activities and duties related to emergency management during a local state of disaster as directed by appropriate county managers.


  • High School Diploma/GED.
  • One year job related experience. 
  • Good driving skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to deal effectively with other employees. 
  • Valid Texas Driver’s License.


SALARY RANGE:  $17.60 - $22.00 hourly based on qualifications

CLOSING DATE:  Upon filling position


All full-time and part-time employees are members of the Texas County District Retirement System (TCDRS). Full-time employees also enjoy a wide-range of great benefits.



Fort Bend County is an equal opportunity employer, committed to non-discrimination in employment on any basis including race, color, religion or creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy status (including childbirth and related medical conditions), national origin, ethnicity, citizenship status, age (40 and over), physical or mental disability, genetic information, protected military and veteran status, political affiliation or beliefs, or any other classification protected by state, federal  and local  laws, unless  such classification is a bona fide occupational qualification.


For more information on Fort Bend County's Title VI / Nondiscrimination Statement, visit



To be considered for employment, all interested candidates must complete the required Fort Bend County online employment application located at


Fort Bend County is committed to providing equal opportunity and reasonable accommodations to employees with disabilities. FBC complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act and all other applicable federal, state and local laws regarding disability discrimination and accommodation.




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