No Civil Service test score is required in order to be considered for this vacancy.
As part of a Career Progression Group, vacancy may be filled from this recruitment as a Mobile Equipment Operator 1, a Mobile Equipment Operator 2 or a Mobile Equipment Operator 1/Heavy 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 and a valid Louisiana Class "A" CDL license are required upon appointment. MEO1/Heavy requires two years work experience and valid Louisiana Class "A" CDL license upon appointment.
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.
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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.
No experience or training is required.
May be required to possess a valid Louisiana driver's license or commercial driver's license.
Function of Work:
To operate mobile equipment (such as that enumerated below) to accomplish transportation, maintenance, or construction tasks.
Level of Work:
General from a foreman or other higher level maintenance, supervisory, or administrative personnel.
May exercise functional over lower graded equipment operators or laboring personnel.
Location of Work:
May be used by all agencies, statewide.
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.