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MOBILE EQUIPMENT OPERATOR 1-2

at State of Louisiana

Posted: 5/13/2020
Job Reference #: 562492

Job Description

Overall Job Objective

Supplemental Information

DISTRICT 05

Job Number 0276-05-DISTRICT-EJ

DISTRICT RECRUITMENT for the following parishes: East Carroll, Jackson, Lincoln, Madison, Morehouse, Ouachita, Richland, Union, West Carroll
 
As part of a Career Progression Group, vacancy may be filled from this recruitment as a Mobile Equipment Operator 1or a Mobile Equipment Operator 2 depending on the level of experience of the selected applicant(s). The maximum salary for the Mobile Equipment Operator 2 is $45,136.00.
 
No Civil Service test score is required in order to be considered for this vacancy. 
 
To apply for this vacancy, click on the "Apply" link above and complete an electronic application, which can be used for this vacancy as well as future job opportunities. Applicants are responsible for checking the status of their application to determine where they are in the recruitment process. Further status message information is located under the Information section of the Current Job Opportunities page.
 
*Resumes WILL NOT be accepted in lieu of completed education and experience sections on your application. Applications may be rejected if incomplete.*
 
NEW HIRES: All qualified and interested applicants may apply.
DOTD/STATE EMPLOYEES:All permanent DOTD/STATE employees who qualify and are interested may apply.
DOTD EMPLOYEES: Refer to appropriate EDSM directive for required structured training requirements and PPM # 59 Workforce Development on training guidelines.
A valid Louisiana Class "D" chauffeur's license is required upon appointment.
The applicant hired into the MEO 1 position will have one (1) year to obtain a valid Louisiana CDL license.
For the MEO 2 position, one year experience and a valid Louisiana Class "A" CDL license are required upon appointment.

Applications remain active for 90 days. If you wish to be considered after 90 days, please reapply.
For more specific job information, please contact Elisabeth Johnson, Human Resource Analyst, at (318) 342-0147.

Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
No experience or training is required.
 
NOTE:
May be required to possess a valid Louisiana driver's license or commercial driver's license.

Job Concepts

Function of Work:
To operate mobile equipment (such as that enumerated below) to accomplish transportation, maintenance, or construction tasks.

Level of Work:
Experienced.

Supervision Received:
General from a foreman or other higher level maintenance, supervisory, or administrative personnel.

Supervision Exercised:
May exercise functional over lower graded equipment operators or laboring personnel.

Location of Work:
May be used by all agencies, statewide.

Job Distinctions:
Differs from Mobile Equipment Operator--Light by the requirement to operate larger mobile equipment with more complicated operating and handling characteristics.

Differs from Mobile Equipment Operator 2 by the restriction to primary operation of equipment that is lighter and/or less complicated to operate.

Examples of Work

NOTE:
Operation of one or more of the types of equipment enumerated must be the primary, regular, and recurring function of the job.

Operates field tractor with power ratings up to and including 52 horsepower; tractors may be equipped with attachments such as bush hogs, belly attachments, blades, loaders, hoes, etc.

Operates field tractors with gang mowers up to eight feet across.

Operates dump trucks with rated capacity of six yards or less.

Operates vans and stake-body or flat bed trucks with load ratings over one ton and up to four tons.

Operates buses with 12 to 25 passenger capacity.

Operates forklifts with lifting capacity over 10,000 lbs. or lift height over 12 feet.

Operates steel wheel rollers.

Transports patients, students, workers, or other persons between homes and institutions, on trips on and/or off institution or agency grounds.

Operates auxiliary equipment such as asphalt kettle, mud jack, concrete mixer (over two bag capacity), air compressor, jack- hammer, etc. as required.

Provides guidance to and oversees work of lower graded operators and laborers, as required.

May be required to operate any equipment enumerated for the Mobile Equipment Operator--Light when necessary to accomplish work objectives.

Makes minor repairs to equipment and performs user maintenance necessary to keep equipment in clean, good working order.

Operates front end-loaders, dump trucks, and other equipment in the maintenance and repair of railroad tracks.