Louisiana Department of State Civil Service Mobile Equipment Operator 1 in Lake Charles, Louisiana

Mobile Equipment Operator 1


$1,720.00 - $3,515.00 Monthly

$9.92 - $20.28 Hourly

$1,720.00 - $3,515.00 Monthly


Lake Charles, LA

Lake Charles, LA

Job Type



McNeese State University

Job Number



10/28/2016 11:59 PM Central

  • Description

  • Benefits

Supplemental Information

The Grounds department invites applicants to the position of Mobile Equipment Operator 1.

This position is full time, 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. with mandatory overtime as necessary. This position has a physical component and works in outdoor environment, non climate controlled. This position requires the ability to push, pull, walk for long periods, stand, bend, stoop, lift and carry medium to heavy weight, reach above shoulders, climb on ladders, drive various power equipment, operate hand held powered and non powered equipment, and other physical requirements.

The successful applicant must have strong attendance and punctuality and must be able to follow specific direction and work as a team and independently. Customer service is a high priority.

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 can check the status of their application at any time by selecting the 'Application Status' link after logging into their account.

For more information about this job posting, contact:

Benita Malbrough, Office of Human Resources, 337-475-5362, bmalbrough@mcneese.edu, Smith Hall on MSU Campus



No experience or training is required.


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:


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


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.