Mobile Equipment Operator 1/2/1 Heavy

at Louisiana Department of State Civil Service in Minden, Louisiana, United States

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Mobile Equipment Operator 1/2/1 Heavy

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Mobile Equipment Operator 1/2/1 Heavy


$2,784.00 – $5,009.00 Monthly


Minden, LA

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DOTD-Engineering & Operations


District 4 – Bossier City

Opening Date


Closing Date

12/6/2023 11:59 PM Central

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DISTRICT 04 – UNIT 530 – Parish WEBSTER JOB NUMBER: 4/7556/MEO1/2/1H/11.22.23-KB MOBILE EQUIPMENT OPERATOR 1, 2, 1/Heavy As part of a Career Progression Group, vacancies may be filled from this recruitment as a Mobile Equipment Operator 1, 2 or 1/Heavy depending on the level of experience of the selected applicant(s). MOBILE EQUIPMENT OPERATOR 1: Class D, Chauffeurs License will be required upon appointment. Starting salary for MEO-1 is $16.06/hourly; this job title receives Premium Pay in the amount of $1.00/hour for all hours worked. Additionally, a 10% base pay increase will be granted upon attainment of permanent status. MOBILE EQUIPMENT OPERATOR 2: Class A, Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) will be required upon appointment. Starting salary for MEO-2 is $17.18/hourly; this job title receives Premium Pay in the amount of $1.00/hour for all hours worked. Additionally, a 10% base pay increase will be granted upon attainment of permanent status. MOBILE EQUIPMENT OPERATOR 1/HEAVY: Class A, Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) will be required upon appointment. Starting salary for MEO-1/HEAVY is $21.05/hourly. Please visit our DOTD Career Center for more information about our agency:\LaDOTD/Divisions/Mgmt\_Finance/HR/Pages/Career\Center.aspx No Civil Service test score is required in order to be considered for this vacancy. Resumes WILL NOT be accepted in lieu of completed applications. Applications may be rejected if incomplete. 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. For further information about this vacancy contact: Name: Dennis Ingles Job Title: Parish Highway Superintendent Phone Number: 318-371-3039 “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.”


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: No experience or training is required. NOTE: 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.

Louisiana State Government represents a wide variety of career options and offers an outstanding opportunity tomake a differencethrough public service. With an array of career opportunities in every major metropolitan center and in many rural areas, state employment provides an outstanding option to begin or continue your career.

As a state employee, you will earn competitive pay, choose from a variety of benefits, and have access to a great professional development program:

Insurance Coverage More information can be found at

Holidays and Leave – State employees receive the following paid holidays each year:

+ New Year’s Day

+ Martin Luther King, Jr. Day,

+ Mardi Gras,

+ Good Friday,

+ Memorial Day,

+ Independence Day,

+ Labor Day,

+ Veteran’s Day,

+ Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.

  • Additional holidays may be proclaimed by the Governor

State employees earn sick and annual leave which can be accumulated and saved for future use. Your accrual rate increases as your years of service increase.

Retirement – State of Louisiana employees are eligible to participate in various retirement systems (based on the type of appointment and agency for which an employee works). These retirement systems provide retirement allowances and other benefits for state officers and employees and their beneficiaries. State retirement systems may include (but are not limited to):

+ Louisiana State Employees Retirement System ( LASERS has provided this video (\Retirement\System.mp4) to give you more detailed information about their system

+ Teacher’s Retirement System of Louisiana (,

+ Louisiana School Employees Retirement System (, among others

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Job Posting: JC251631128

Posted On: Nov 28, 2023

Updated On: Dec 11, 2023

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