Two years of experience or training in the operation of mobile equipment.
May be required to possess a valid Louisiana driver's license or commercial driver's license.
District 07 – Gang 510 – Lake Charles – Calcasieu Parish
Job Number 50308825
Resumes will NOT be accepted in lieu of completing the work experience sections of the application.
Applicants who do not wish to apply online can submit a completed Civil Service application (application can be found by clicking here ) to Kaye Avery , Human Resources Analyst, PO Box 1430, Lake Charles, LA 70602 or fax completed application to (337) 437-9147. Application must have the job title and announcement number on it. ALL SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONS MUST BE ANSWERED AND SUBMITTED WITH APPLICATION . Any applications that do not contain this information will be rejected.
DOTD/STATE EMPLOYEES: All qualified and interested permanent DOTD/STATE employees may apply.
DOTD EMPLOYEES: Refer to appropriate EDSM directive for required structured training requirements and PPM # 59 Workforce Development on training guidelines.
A valid Louisiana Class “A” CDL is required. Please attach a copy to your application.
Applicants can check the status of their application at any time by selecting the ‘Application Status’ link after logging into their account. Below are the most common status messages and their meanings.
Application Status Message
What it Means
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Someone has been selected for the position.
The agency has decided not to fill the position.
For more job specific information, please contact, Jerome Carter , Parish Highway Maintenance Superintendent at (337) 437-9197.
Function of Work:
To operate heavy mobile equipment to accomplish transportation, maintenance, or construction tasks.
Level of Work:
General from a Foreman, or other higher level maintenance, supervisory, or administrative personnel.
Functional over lower graded equipment operators or laboring personnel as needed.
Location of Work:
May be used by all agencies, statewide.
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.