Mobile Equipment Operator 1, 2, Heavy 1
Company: State of Louisiana
Posted on: January 15, 2022
DISTRICT 08 - UNIT 550 NATCHITOCHES
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MOBILE EQUIPMENT OPERATOR 1requires Class D, Chauffeurs License
upon appointment. Starting salary for MEO-1 is $11.64/hourly with
an additional 10% optional pay when attaining permanent status.
MOBILE EQUIPMENT OPERATOR 2requires Class A, Commercial Driver's
License upon appointment. Starting salary for MEO-2 is
$12.45/hourly with an additional 10% optional pay when attaining
MOBILE EQUIPMENT OPERATOR 1 HEAVYrequires Class A, Commercial
Driver's License upon appointment. Starting salary for MEO-1 HEAVY
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Parish Maintenance Superintendent
DOTD EMPLOYEES: Refer to appropriate EDSM directive for required
structured training requirements and PPM # 59 Workforce Development
on training guidelines.
"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
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
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
Operates dump trucks with rated capacity of six yards or less.
Operates vans and stake-body or flatbed 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
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
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.
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