Louisiana Department of State Civil Service MOBILE EQUIPMENT OPERATOR 2--HEAVY in United States



$2,409.00 - $4,931.00 Monthly


Hammond, LA

Job Type



DOTD-Engineering & Operations

Job Number

MEO2HVY - 09/14/17 - 45 - LWH


10/1/2017 11:59 PM Central

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Supplemental Information




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).

For further information about this vacancy contact:

Phillip Macaluso

Traffic Svc Const/Mnt Manager




Three 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 operations or laboring personnel, as needed.

Location of Work:

Levee Districts; Ports; Terminal Districts; Department of Wildlife and Fisheries; Department of Natural Resources; Office of Forestry; Department of Health and Human Resources; or other agencies throughout the state requiring the regular operation of very heavy mobile equipment.

Job Distinctions:

Differs from Heavy Mobile Equipment Operator 1 by the requirement for operation of large mobile cranes, draglines, pile drivers, or locomotives as the primary, regular and recurring function of the job.

Differs from Foreman and other supervisory jobs by the requirement that actual operation of heavy equipment, rather than full-time supervision, constitutes the major function of the job.

Examples of Work


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

Operates mobile wheeled or tracked cranes with clamshells, hoes, load hooks, draglines, or pile drivers.

Operates amphibious marsh buggy mounted mobile dragline.

Operates diesel, railroad locomotive.

Operates ship unloader unit. May provide guidance to, and oversee work of lower graded operators, workers, and laborers.

May be required to operate any other mobile equipment or auxiliary equipment when necessary to accomplish work objectives.

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