Job description

Requirements

  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary $2,018.00 - $3,618.00 gross per month
  • Lake Charles

Description

Supplemental Information
DISTRICT 07/ GANG 710
POSITION # 50308983

As part of a Career Progression Group, vacancy may be filled from this recruitment as a Mobile Equipment Operator 1 or a Mobile Equipment Operator 2 depending on the level of experience of the selected applicant(s). Please refer to the 'Job specifications' tab located at the top of the La Careers 'Current Job Opportunities' page of the Civil Service website for specific information on salary ranges, minimum qualifications and job concepts for each level.

No prior work experience required for MEO-1; however, a Class D license is required upon appointment. For the MEO-2 position, one year work experience in mobile equipment operations and a valid Louisiana Class "A" CDL license are required upon appointment.

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.

The State of Louisiana only accepts online applications. Paper applications will not be accepted. Computer access is available at your local library, at local Louisiana Workforce Commission Business Career Solutions Centers, and at the State Civil Service Testing and Recruiting Center at 5825 Florida Boulevard, Room 1070, Baton Rouge, LA 70806. If you require an ADA accommodation, please contact our office at (225) 925-1911 or Toll Free: (866) 783-5462 during business hours for additional assistance.

(Please note: Libraries and LWC centers cannot provide in-depth assistance to applicants with limited computer skills; therefore, we suggest that such applicants have someone with computer proficiency accompany them to these facilities to assist with the computer application process. Also, no State Civil Service employees are housed at the libraries or LWC centers to answer specific questions about the hiring process. Such questions should be directed to the State Civil Service Testing and Recruiting Center at the phone numbers above or by visiting the office on Florida Blvd. where assistance is available. Information is also provided on our job seeker website at https://jobs.civilservice.louisiana.gov/).

For further information about this vacancy contact:
Ricky Manuel
Highway Foreman
337-437-9262

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) is an equal employment opportunity employer and serves as a model employer for individuals with disabilities. DOTD does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, disability, age, or pregnancy, and prohibits harassment of any type.


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.

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