Equipment Operator 1, 2 or 3

State of Louisiana | Pineville, LA

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Posted Date 5/31/2024
Description Salary: Depends on Qualifications

Location : Pineville, LA

Job Type: Unclassified

Job Number: DMA-090-2024

Department: Gov-Department of Military Affairs

Opening Date: 05/31/2024

Closing Date: 6/12/2024 11:59 PM Central

Supplemental Information

OPENING DATE: May 31, 2024
CLOSING DATE: June 12, 2024
JOB TYPE: Unclassified
LOCATION: LANG-Training Center Pineville, Pineville, LA
MW-212 / $40,914 - $73,632 annually
MW-213 / $43,784 - $78,790 annually
MW-214 / $46,842 - $84,302 annually

*The level at which the vacancy is filled will
be determined by the qualifications of the
candidate selected.

Retirement: Louisiana State Retirement System (LASERS), Deferred Compensation
Insurance: Medical, Life, Dental & Vision
Paid Holidays: 10 days per year, additional holidays may be proclaimed.
Paid Leave: Annual and Sick, rate increases with tenure.

The Louisiana Military Department is an Equal Opportunity Employer and State as a Model Employer (SAME) to promote diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

In accordance with R.S. 42:1701, if you are nominated for this position, you will be required to undergo a criminal background check prior to commencement of employment with the Louisiana Military Department.

Responsible for facility security comprising of 17 fixed structures encompassing 10 Acres. Responsible for inspecting and submitting work orders that maintain all structures. Coordinates with contractors and Facility Engineers for access to these structures for repairs and constructions. Assigned as the facilities key and lock manager for key control of all building and 32 pieces of equipment maintained at this compound. Coordinates, supervises and directs day-to-day ITAM training area maintenance activities. Responsible to inspect weekly, and after every major storm, of all maneuver trails, biv sites, landing zones, and training effects throughout the 12,500 acres. Supervise and monitor the Safety Program for assigned employees and soldier assigned on orders to include safety training, driver/operator qualifications, new employee orientation, building inspections, SDS Program, and the environmental program for Training Center Pineville Range Maintenance Compound and Facilities. Provides input for long-range plans of maintenance to ensure facilities are provided in a timely manner to requiring units. Provide customer service to units/organizations inquiring about resource availability at biv sites, dig sites, and maneuver trails. Determines work assignments and governs subordinates pertaining to the maintenance, troubleshooting, support buildings, and training areas. Monitor RFMSS and ensure each training area is ready for units and organizations to utilize. Coordinate, with Wildlife and Fisheries with regards to removing feral hogs from training areas once detected. Possess a working knowledge of computer and networking systems and the ability to process information. Possess a comprehensive knowledge of all field training activities to include safe operation of grounds keeping equipment, heavy equipment, and facility maintenance practices. Must track equipment maintenance, fuel consumption, and usage to ensure adequate supply. Safely train subordinate personnel on daily activities. Must be available to report for duty for state and federal emergencies. Assists the Range Officer and the Range SEA in monitoring and establishing a funding execution plan with OKO and ITAM budgets for training area maintenance and improvements. Coordinate with local EOD, environmental, installation safety, and other involved staff organizations for clearance of specific UXO on a case-by-case basis as dictated by mission requirements. Coordinate with state forestry personnel on land maintenance, timber acquisition, and prescribed burns of training areas. Coordinate impact area closures with Wildlife Management Area (WMA) Agents. Perform other duties as assigned.

EQUIPMENT OPERATOR 1 - Requires less than 5 years of experience in operating heavy equipment, medium equipment, gas torches and various welders.
EQUIPMENT OPERATOR 2 - Requires greater than 5 years of experience, but less than 10 years of experience in operating heavy equipment, medium equipment, operating torches and various welders.
EQUIPMENT OPERATOR 3 - Requires greater than 10 years of experience in operating heavy equipment, medium equipment, gas torches and various welders. Must possess and maintain a Louisiana Class A CDL.

GENERAL: Must have a valid Driver's License, Social Security Card and Birth Certificate. Must qualify to obtain a Department of Defense Common Access Card (CAC) Card. Periodic travel may be required. Must be available to report to duty during emergency or disaster situations. Must have the ability to work and communicate effectively with agency personnel, peers, superiors, subordinates and the public.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS: Must meet physical requirements to perform functions of the position. Must attend/complete all LMD annual training and other training required for the position. Must adhere to the Code of Ethics and foster a Sexual Harassment-Free Environment.

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: By submitting an application for employment with the Military Department, the applicant agrees to the following conditions of employment:

  • Salary is paid by Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) / Direct Deposit Only. A checking or savings account is required for employment.
  • The LA Military Department is a substance abuse and drug free workplace. To become an employee of the Louisiana Military Department/Louisiana State Guard, the selected applicant must pass a pre-employment background investigation and pre-employment drug test. Thereafter, all employees are subject to random drug testing.
APPLICATION PROCEDURES: All Applicants must complete a LANG-LMD-H Form 10 (State Application) and attach a legible copy of their Official Birth Certificate, Driver's License and Social Security Card. Resumes are optional and will not be accepted unless they are submitted with the LANG-LMD-H Form 10 (State Application).

For further information about this vacancy, please contact:

Ms. Wenda Woolf
LMD-HR (Training Center Pineville)
Bldg. 718 "E" St., Pineville, LA 71360
Office: (318) 290-5392 / Fax: (318) 290-5060

Salary27.54 Hour
Equipment Operator
Per Diem

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