Louisiana Department of State Civil Service Mobile Equipment Operator 1 -- Heavy in United States

Mobile Equipment Operator 1 -- Heavy


$2,600.00 - $4,609.00 Monthly


Baton Rouge, LA

Job Type



Division of Administration-LA Property Assist

Job Number

LPAA 111513 KA



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Supplemental Information

The Division of Administration/Louisiana Property Assistance Agency has one (1) vacancy. The pay level assigned to this job title is WS-213.

This position has a Special Entrance Rate of $1,200.00 bi-weekly.

This position is responsible for operating tractor/trailers and box trucks and must be able to tailgate load. Some overnight travel will be required.

Preference may be given to applicants with experience driving tractor/trailer and box trucks.

Applicant must have a Class "A"-CDL license.

Overtime may be required as deemed necessary by supervisor.

It is the policy of the Division of Administration to conduct a criminal history check on all new hires or any current employee changing positions including laterals, promotions, demotions and transfers. Prospective employees may be subject to pre-employment drug testing also.

All prospective new hires will be subject to employment eligibility verification via the federal government's E-verify system.

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 by selecting the 'Applications' link after logging into their account. Below are the most common status messages and their meanings.

Application received - Your application has been submitted successfully.

Evaluating experience - Your application is being reviewed to ensure you meet the minimum qualifications for the position.

Minimum Qualification Review – See History – Click the History link for the results of your application review. Passing candidates will designate as "Pass". Failing candidates will designate as "Fail".

Eligible for consideration - You are among a group of applicants who MAY be selected for the position.

Eligible Pending Supplemental Qualification Review - Only candidates meeting the supplemental qualification will be eligible for referral.

Referred to hiring manager for review - Your application has been delivered to the hiring manager. You may or may not be called for an interview.

Position filled - Someone has been selected for the position.

Position canceled - The agency has decided not to fill the position.

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 our Baton Rouge Information and Testing Office 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 our Baton Rouge Information and Testing Office 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 www.jobs.la.gov).

Brandon Blanchard

Division of Administration/Office of Human Resources




Two years of experience in mobile equipment operations.


May be required to possess a valid Louisiana driver's license or commercial driver's license.

Job Concepts

Function of Work:

To operate heavy mobile equipment 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:

Functional over lower graded equipment operators or laboring personnel as needed.

Location of Work:

May be used by all agencies, statewide.

Job Distinctions:

Differs from Mobile Equipment Operator 2 by the requirement to operate heavier mobile equipment that has more complicated operating and handling characteristics.

Differs from Heavy Mobile Equipment Operator 2 by the restriction that operation of mobile cranes, draglines, pile drivers, or locomotives is only an occasional function of the Heavy Mobile Equipment Operator 1 and does not constitute the primary, regular and recurring function for this job.

Examples of Work

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

Operates bulldozers, angle dozers, front end loaders, and/or backhoes.

Operates excavator or track hoe.

Operates Gradall - graders.

Operates trenching machines.

Operates large self propelled sweepers.

Operates self propelled asphalt distribution (800 gallon or Operates striping truck.

Operates motor patrol.

Operates Tractor Trailer.

May operate mobile cranes, draglines, pile drivers, or locomotives on an occasional basis.

Verifies, on delivery, that merchandise corresponds with shipping ticket.

May operate auxiliary equipment such as striping machine, rear of asphalt distribution truck, or auxiliary equipment listed for lower graded operators' jobs.

May provide guidance to and oversee work of lower graded operators and laborers.

May be required to operate any equipment enumerated for lower graded equipment operators when necessary to accomplish work objective.

May perform incidental repair and construction tasks such as those listed for Mobile Equipment Operator 2, as required.

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