Coal Equipment Operator Job Description Sample
Coal Plant Operator
NRG is the leading integrated power company in the U.S., built on the strength of our diverse competitive electric generation portfolio and leading retail electricity platform. A Fortune 500 company, NRG creates value through best-in-class operations, reliable and efficient electric generation, and a retail platform serving residential and commercial businesses. Working with electricity customers large and small, we implement sustainable solutions for producing and managing energy, developing smarter energy choices and delivering exceptional service as our retail electricity providers serve almost three million residential and commercial customers throughout the country.
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Working together under general supervision coordinate, instruct, train, and check the work of employees responsible for coal handling activities; operate locomotives and railroad cars; operate, inspect and service coal handling equipment; operate car dumpers and their auxiliary equipment; operate ash handling cranes; shift barges and railroad cars; lubricate equipment; operate ash and slag handling equipment; is a member of the station's fire brigade or acts as station fire guide for outside fire departments; perform all activities in accordance with applicable health, safety, and environmental standards; utilize computer and other technology based work management systems as may be required in performing work duties; perform all activities in a high quality manner to achieve best industry practice; perform general cleaning and housekeeping duties; interact with station personnel, contractors, and others to perform coal plant operator functions; respond to overtime requests as needed; handle special assignments; and perform related work as required.
Operate, inspect, maintain, and lubricate such coal handling equipment as conveyors, trippers, crushers, feeders, breakers, screens, stackers, and loaders, ash and slag handling equipment, dust control equipment and bag houses.
Shift barges and railroad cars by operating pullers and manipulating cables; operate car heating equipment; inventory railroad cars; act as a weigh master; prepare locomotives for operation and standby, and other related railroad car activities.
Read, interpret, and implement technical information found in manufacturers' and OEM technical manuals, electrical and mechanical P &IDs, and operating and maintenance procedures.
Operate, inspect, and lubricate ash handling cranes, car dumpers and auxiliary equipment, locomotive and gantry cranes, barge unloaders, fuel handling mobile equipment such as tractor-bulldozer-scraper combinations, vacuum trucks, street sweepers, water wagons, backhoes and other mobile equipment.
Prepare work permits and administer the SAFE Access to Plant, or similar systems, as it applies to the equipment under the control of the Coal Operator.
Inspect, repair, adjust, service, and troubleshoot equipment.
Maintain records of coal cars, barge movements, and tonnages and input information into computerized system.
Write work orders and input data into work history file.
Maintain equipment and working area in a clean condition including shoveling, vacuuming, degreasing, washing, sweeping, and utilize other various cleaning methods.
Perform electrical disconnect switching and grounding; perform electrical and mechanical operations to place equipment in and out of service safely, for permit work.
Perform maintenance activity as required in support of the overall maintenance of the plant.
Assist in the planning and layout of jobs including parts identification and ordering of equipment needed to complete the job.
Conduct shift change by briefing the incoming Coal Plant Operators of current plant status and issues.
Adjust belt scrapers, seals, and side skirting; align feeder belts.
Perform routine equipment testing and maintain environmental logs.
Monitor equipment condition utilizing control room indication, field devices, and portable test equipment.
Utilize computer-based management systems as made available for operational and management requirements.
Assist other job classifications as may be required.
Any combination equivalent to, but not limited to, the following:
High School degree, or equivalent education, and Successful applicant must receive a rating of "recommended" on the NRG Pre-Employment Skills Assessment test.
Three plus years of previous experience operating heavy machinery, large tractor, and/or rail experience required. Three plus years of previous experience related to power plant operation, maintenance and operating coal handling equipment preferred.
Must have knowledge of job safety requirements, strong verbal and written communications skills, interpersonal skills and possess a demonstrated ability to learn.
Physical Requirements/Working Conditions:
This position is exposed to both indoor and outdoor environmental conditions, cold and hot temperatures and moderate to high noise levels. The position requires a person to occasionally bend, stoop, reach, push, pull, walk, sit, stand and climb.
(Management reserves the right to change, rescind, add, or delete the duties and responsibilities of positions within the job classification at any time.)
NRG Energy is committed to a drug and alcohol free workplace. To the extent permitted by law and any applicable collective bargaining agreement, employees are subject to periodic random drug testing, and post-accident and reasonable suspicion drug and alcohol testing. EOE AA M/F/Protected Veteran Status/Disability
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Level, Title and/or Salary may be adjusted based on the applicant's experience or skills.
Official description on file with Human Resources
Heavy Equipment Operator I
Charah is an Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/D/V
Based in Louisville, KY, Charah is the largest privately-held ash management company, known for superior service and solutions. We assist utilities with all aspects of managing and recycling ash generated from coal combustion in electricity production, and are experts in pond closure; landfill operations, construction, and closure; and fly ash sales. With 30 years of experience, we have become the industry leader in delivering proven results for beneficial use projects and other innovative solutions.
We operate and maintain the latest in equipment and heavy machinery with a substantial fleet consisting of various sized dozers, excavators, dredges, loaders, backhoes, trucks, compactors, water trucks and a short-line railroad.
We pride ourselves on making things happen. Our positions require passionate individuals who demonstrate initiative, takes ownership, and exhibit a high level of personal leadership, conviction and spirit of innovation.
Charah offers: Competitive Pay, Medical, Dental, Vision, Company Paid Short & Long Term Disability, Life Insurance, 401(k) with Company Contribution After 1 year, Paid Time Off, Incredible Safety Record, Well Maintained Equipment.
This position is responsible for the use and operation of heavy construction equipment which includes Compactor, Forklift, Dozer, Front End Loader, Excavator and Grader. This position requires a multi-faceted track and wheel driven heavy equipment operator that can safely, effeciently and consistently cut/fill to minimal direction or over site and will have some knowledge of construction survey.
SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Position may involve performing other duties as required, which may not be mentioned below. Specific functions may change from time to time.
"*" Denotes essential function
*Load and move dirt, rocks, equipment, and materials, using trucks, crawler tractors, shovels, graders, or related equipment
*Drive and maneuver equipment equipped with blades in successive passes over working areas to remove topsoil, vegetation, and rocks, and to distribute and level earth or terrain.
*Coordinate machine actions with other activities, positioning or moving loads in response to hand or audio signals from crew members.
*Perform routine maintenance on equipment and determining when and what kind of maintenance is needed.
*Must be able to quickly and repeatedly adjust controls of machine to exact positions as necessary.
*Learn, follow, and promote all safety regulations of Charah and its customers.
*Must have the ability to communicate clearly, listen and understand information through spoken words and sentences to ensure full comprehension of job duties, safety regulations, and other situations that may require an immediate response.
*May require night, weekend, holiday, and/or overtime work based on the job site's operation schedule.
Performs other duties as assigned by immediate supervisor or upper management.
WORKING ENVIRONMENT AND CONDITIONS
This position requires working in the internal and external environment.
This position requires a flexible work schedule; night and/or weekends will be required.
EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING
Working knowledge of materials, methods, and the tools involved in ash management, structure fills, and landfills.
Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.
Previous work-related skill, knowledge, and/or experience are required.
High School diploma or equivalent is required.
Excellent communication and organizational skills.
Construction Equipment Operator Underground Utility - KY #4314
Construction Equipment Operator Underground Utility - KY #4314
Location Lexington KY
Under general supervision, this position performs tasks associated with the construction/upgrade of cable television or telephone systems.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Ability to operate backhoe, plow and/or trencher
Ability to provide basic service in equipment
Ability to restore and landscape disturbed areas of the jobsite
Ability to load materials
Performs site set-up and clean-up
Ability to clean vehicles, trailers, tools and equipment
Ability to transport equipment (if CDL driver)
Ability to safely and correctly direct multi-directional traffic with appropriate signage
Ability to follow simple instructions
Must have previous experience operating heavy equipment (backhoe, trencher, plow)
Must have one to three years utility construction experience
Must have ability to follow directions
Must have the ability to operate manual and mechanical equipment necessary to complete jobs
Must have or able to obtain knowledge of safety systems associated with trenching and/or drilling including
set-up and emergency procedures
The employee shall follow all safety rules at all times.
The employee shall not engage in unsafe acts.
The employee is expected to attend and participate in all safety meetings and training.
The employee shall use all prescribed safety equipment that is required to safely do the job at hand.
The employee shall report unsafe acts or conditions to his or her immediate Supervisor or Safety Personnel.
The employee shall report any and all injuries, accidents and/or incidents immediately their immediate
The employee shall be a safe worker on and off the job.
This position does not have supervisory duties.
ON-CALL AND TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS
This position may require being on call. Employee will respond to emergency call between the hours of 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 a.m. This position may require weekend work, night work and/or overnight travel.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
A High School Diploma or general education degree (GED); or one (1) to three (3) months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
Must be able to drive a manual transmission vehicle and have a valid Class A drivers’ license.
Bottom line requirements we need notes on with candidate submittal:
1.Previous experience operating heavy equipment (backhoe, trencher, plow).
2.1 to 3 years of utility construction experience.
3.Valid Class A Driver’s License and ability to drive a manual transmission.
Intermediate Equipment Operator - Winter Seasonal - Beaver Creek Resort
Reach Your Peak at Vail Resorts. You're someone who pushes boundaries and challenges the status quo. You're brave, ambitious and passionate in everything you do. And we want you on our team. Pursue your fullest potential and never settle in the quest to deliver extraordinary guest service. Join one of the world's 50 most innovative companies as named by Fast Company, and re-imagine a mountain resort experience with us. Welcome to Vail Resorts. Reach Your Peak.
The Intermediate Equipment Operator (II) will operate a variety of equipment, trucks and tractors for the purpose of street and utility repair, maintenance, snow removal and construction of facilities.
Provide routine maintenance to base areas.
Operate all equipment used by the Base Ops team including but not limited to Skid Steers, Fork Lifts, Loaders and backhoe.
Monitor all equipment and make sure that all issues are addressed promptly and communicated with Vehicle Maintenance.
Physical Labor will be required due to the broad scope of the jobs that will be done for the resort. Responsible for all aspects of nightly snow removal operation.
Other duties as assigned.
At least 1 year heavy equipment experience - required
High school diploma or equivalent - required
Able to read, write, speak, understand and comprehend English fluently - required
Valid Colorado driver's license and clean driving record - required
Able to lift and carry 100lbs - required
Class A or B CDL License is required for this position
We're looking for team members whose legendary attention to detail and commitment to phenomenal service comes naturally. Pursue a lifestyle that will elevate your expectation of what work can look like. Nothing is too big or too small for the staff to bravely pursue and elevate the expectations of the guest. Do you possess a calling for delivering world-class events and amenities? Then Beaver Creek is for you. www.vailresortscareers.com
Vail Resorts is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected by applicable law.
Requisition ID 158511
Oilfield Services-Frac Equipment Operator
NO OILFIELD EXPERIENCE NEEDED, Class A CDL Required
If you have the necessary experience, have shown stability with past employers, have a strong industry background and are looking for new opportunities, let EJS Group guide you through a highly competitive marketplace. EJS Group will provide you with insight into our clients culture, compensation expectations and growth opportunities. Apply today and allow us to present you to our client for maximum exposure.
Location: Cibolo, TX
This position has a minimum requirement of a valid Commercial Driver's License (CDL), Class A.
Hazmat preferred and needed to receive quarterly bonuses and raises.
Stable job history.
Job duties consist of but are not limited to:
-Pre and Post trip inspections
-Safe Frac equipment operation
-Equipment maintenance and appearance
-Hours of service are DOT applicable
-Ensure all logbooks and pre/post trips are neat, complete and accurate
-Work well in a team environment
-Rotational: 2 weeks on, 2 weeks off (40 hours/week pay on weeks off)
-Competitive hourly rate plus overtime
-Quarterly bonuses (up to $20k/year)
-Daily field bonus $35/day if over 8 hours on location
Sanitation Equipment Operator CDL
ESG Operations, Inc.
Do you have your CDL and experience with operating Sanitation equipment? Are you looking for a career in a stable industry? We want to talk to you!
We are currently seeking a Sanitation Equipment Operator/CDL Driver for our Clarkesville, Georgia location. If you are an experienced, highly motivated professional ready for career-developing opportunities and challenges, please contact us.
- Operates a mechanical, front, rear or side packer truck used for collecting, packing and disposing of solid waste and/or recyclable materials on a desgnated route
- Collect and dispose of yard waste and large, bulky items
- Travels to and from landfills to dispose of waste materials
- Maintain and inspect vehicles and performs safety checks daily
- Assist in recycling activities
- High school diploma or GED or the equivalent of specialized vocational training
- Must hold a valid CDL in the State of Georgia
- Must have 6 months of related experience
- Safe driving record and history
- Strong detail-oriented work style
ESG Operations, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and a certified Drug Free Workplace.
ESG Operations provides full-service operation, maintenance, management, and consulting services to the government and private sector across the Southeast. We also provide a partnership based on shared values and goals and a deep understanding of the challenges that face communities. At ESG Operations, we know that our employees are our greatest asset and the foundation for our success. Learn more about us at http://esginc.net.
Printing Equipment Operator II
Logo Posting Number STA01069PO18 Classification Title Printing Equipment Operator II Internal Title Printing Equipment Operator II Campus Columbia 01 College/Division University Advancement Department ADV Printing Band 3 Advertised Minimum Salary $22,182 Advertised Salary Range $22,182 - $41,046 Location of Vacancy Part/Full Time Full Time Hours per week 37.5 Work Schedule
Standard working schedule: 8:30am – 5:00pm
Must be willing to work a flexible schedule to meet the needs of the department.
Type of Staff Position Full-time Equivalent (FTE) Basis 12 months Job Search Category Other
The University of South Carolina System is comprised of the state's flagship university in Columbia (founded in 1801 and currently one of the top 50 "Best Colleges" according to U.S. News and World Report), three regional comprehensive universities (USC Aiken, USC Beaufort and USC Upstate), and Palmetto College consisting of four two-year campuses (USC Lancaster, USC Salkehatchie, USC Sumter, USC Union and Fort Jackson/Extended University). Together, the USC System institutions offer more than 450 degree programs on campus and online and are uniquely positioned to meet the state's educational, cultural, health and research needs.
The System employs nearly 14,000 people who work daily to improve the lives of students, fellow South Carolinians and the world. Our diverse engaged faculty and staff enjoy a dynamic and intellectually stimulating work environment.
Benefits for FTE, Research Grant or Time-Limited Positions Are Indicated Below
The University of South Carolina (UofSC), through the State of SC and Public Employee Benefit Authority (PEBA), offers employees a valuable benefits package, including health and life insurance, generous paid leave and retirement programs. To learn more about UofSC benefits, access the About Benefits section on the Applicant Portal at uscjobs.sc.edu.Research Grant or Time-limited positions may be eligible for all, some, or no benefits, based on the grant or project funding.
Benefit Eligibility Type Full-Time Equivalent (FTE) South Carolina Retirement Yes State Insurance Programs Yes Annual Leave Yes Sick Leave Yes
Advertised Job Summary
The employee is responsible to produce quality products in an efficient and productive manner. S/he must efficiently set-up and operate various binding and finishing equipment.
Able to perform precise adjustments to ensure proper operation. Bindery operations include: booklet making, paper cutting, coil/comb punching and insertion, folding, scoring, perforating, numbering, and other various functions. The employee must follow operator-level maintenance schedule and departmental procedures. Work with supervisors and managers to plan workload to meet deadlines.
Minimum Qualifications (Classified and Unclassified positions)
High school diploma and 2 years experience in operation of printing and duplicating machines, or an associate degree in Graphic Arts or combination of education and experience. Capable of operating various binding and finishing equipment.
High school diploma with a minimum of five years bindery experience or a degree in Graphic Arts or combination of education and experience. Familiar and capable of operating binding and finishing equipment.
The ability to troubleshoot equipment problems and make repairs to equipment.
Able to think analytically and creatively to consider alternate ways to work through difficult jobs.
Able to communicate both verbally and in writing with administrators and other employees. Able to cope with numerous interruptions and the stress of short deadlines.
Able to calculate mathematical computations for various size paper cuts. Confidentiality and good reasoning skills are required. Able to lift and move cartons of paper weighing up to 70 lbs. Punctuality and good attendance are essential to maintain productivity.
Hazardous weather category Essential Safety Sensitive or Security Sensitive No
Posting Detail Information
Number of Vacancies Desired Start Date If Research Grant/Time Limited, give end date Job Open Date 09/18/2018 Job Close Date 11/02/2018 Open Until Filled No Special Instructions to Applicant
Positions are advertised for a minimum of five (5) business days on our job website. After five (5) business days, positions can be closed at the discretion of the department at any time.
This employment site is updated on a regular basis. The length of the recruitment and screening process may vary from position to position, depending upon a variety of factors. Should review of your qualifications result in a decision to pursue your candidacy, you will be contacted by phone or email.
We are only accepting applications submitted by November 2, 2018
Quicklink for Posting http://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/40885 EEO Statement
The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender, age, disability, protected veteran status or genetics.
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
Do you have at least a high school diploma and 2 years experience in operation of printing and duplicating machines, or an associate's degree in Graphic Arts or combination of education and experience?
Are you capable of operating various binding and finishing equipment?
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Equipment Operator - Cherry Picker (2Nd Shift)
The Equipment Operator is responsible for, but not limited to, accepting and processing incoming stock and materials, picking and filling orders from stock, packing and shipping orders, and managing, organizing, and retrieving stock in the warehouse.
- 11AM - 7PM
2:30PM - 11PM
General Duties Include:
Receive products, and pick, pack, wrap, label, and ship products.
Operate hand truck, dolly, cherry picker, or pallet jack when lifting heavy or awkward material
Maintain the cleanliness, organization, and safety of the warehouse
Move pallets from one area to another
Follow all safety policies and procedures
Maintain clear and open communication with management
Inventory control, well organized and attention to details
Creating shipping documents for packages (UPS/FedEx)
Responsible for accuracy of incoming and outgoing orders
Other duties as assigned
Job Requirements Include:
1 or more years' basic warehouse, stock, or related experience
Packaging, shipping, and receiving experience, a plus
Standing for 8+ hours, walking, climbing, pushing, reaching, pulling
Ability to read and understand English
Must be able to pass Math Test (Math test includes: calculate boxes on pallets, matching numbers, adding, subtracting, division, multiplication)
Basic computer skills
Good attendance and reliability
Initiative and motivation, able to work at a fast, consistent pace
Well organized with attention to detail
Follow directions and ask questions when unsure of something
Education: High school diploma or equivalent certification
Engineering Equipment Operator
This position is located within a National Forest. The primary purpose of this position is estabilished for the support of road systems and other program areas. Incumbent operates and maintains engineering equipment.
Incumbent operates one or more types of heavy equipment, such as graders, tractors with bulldozer or angle dozer blades, front-end loaders, backhoes, trench diggers, and large industrial tractors with pan or scraper attachments. Work is generally done on flat or rolling terrain with simple terrain problems, such as forest roads and compounds.
Incumbent maintains ditches, road shoulders, and beds and fire lines and clears brush, tree stumps and rocks.
Reviews the work to be performed and adjusts equipment attachments for a set level, angle, or depth, according to the type of equipment used.
Ensures equipment is maintained in good working condition.
NOTE: Depending on the type and weight of the equipment operated/hauled, a CDL may be required. If the position requires a CDL, drug testing requirements apply.
- Position(s) may involve work away the official duty location to remote worksites within commuting distance (49 miles) and may also require overnight travel and/or camping per work assignment.
Job family (Series)
Conditions of Employment
You must be a US Citizen or US National
Males born after 12/31/59 must be Selective Service registered or exempt
Satisfactory background investigation and/or fingerprint check
BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION AND FINGERPRINT CHECK: Selection and retention in this position is contingent on a successfully adjudicated FBI National Criminal History Check (fingerprint check) and a background investigation.
- Per Public Law 104-134 all Federal employees are required to have federal payments made by direct deposit to a financial institution of your choosing.
E-Verify: Federal law requires agencies to use the E-Verify system to confirm the employment eligibility of all new hires. If you are selected as a newly hired employee, the documentation you present for purposes of completing the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Form I-9 on your entry-on-duty date will be verified through the DHS E-VERIFY system. Under the system, the new hire is required to resolve any identified discrepancies as a condition of continued employment.
Depending on the type and weight of the equipment operated/hauled, a CDL may be required. If the position requires a CDL, drug testing requirements apply.
Upload a standalone copy of your CDL to your application package when applying to this position for qualification purposes.
You must possess the Basic Requirements identified below to be considered eligible for this position. Transcripts must be provided for qualifications based on education. Your application or resume must clearly show that you possess the appropriate experience requirements.
Applicants will be evaluated on their ability to perform the duties of the position rather than length of experience. Eligibility will be determined by the relevance, scope and quality of all experience and training, regardless of where or how acquired.
Applicants will be ranked and rated based on their knowledge of the job elements identified in this announcement.
Ability to do the work of the position without more than normal supervision.
Operation of Motor Vehicles
Work Practices (includes keeping things neat, clean, and in order).
Ability to interpret instructions, specifications, etc. (related to mobile equipment operation).
Ability of drive safely (Motor Vehicles).
Reliability and Dependability as an Engineering Equipment Operator
There is no substitution of education for this position.
To receive consideration for this positon, you must meet all qualification requirements on the closing date of this announcement.
Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
There is no substitution of education for this position.
PLEASE NOTE: This vacancy is being used to fill positions for FY2019 Temporary Employment Hiring season.
This position is temporary, has a Not-to-Exceed date and will be filled for up to 6 months or as a not to exceed (NTE) 1 year, however an extension of the appointment may be possible without further competition. The appointment may also end early due to lack of work or lack of funds.
The number and location of positions to be filled will be dependent upon individual unit needs.
By selecting the Location Negotiable after Selection option when selecting your preferred duty locations, implies your willingness to accept positions in any duty location or surrounding area on the announcement that you may not have listed as a preferred location. Selecting this duty location is encouraged as it increases your chances of receiving an offer.
Pay rates vary depending on location and may be higher or lower than the amount shown. Please visit the for additional information on pay rates.
The USDA Forest Service has legislative authority to recruit and fill Permanent (Career/Career-Conditional), Temporary, and Term Appointments under the USDA Demonstration Project. Under this authority, any U.S. citizen may apply.
: To exercise selection priority for this vacancy, CTAP/RPL/ICTAP candidates must meet the basic eligibility requirements and all selective factors. CTAP/ICTAP eligibles must meet the agencys definition for a quality candidate as provided in the How You Will Be Evaluated section of this announcement to be considered.
If you are retired from the Federal Government and are selected for this vacancy, your retirement annuity may be offset from your pay.
This position is not eligible for telework. Availability of government housing and federal day care facilities will vary by location.
How You Will Be Evaluated
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
You will be evaluated in accordance with the category rating procedure as defined in the USDA Demonstration Project Plan. Applicants who meet the basic minimum qualification requirements established for the position will be placed in the Eligible category.
Eligible applicants will be further evaluated against criteria for placement in the Quality category. This evaluation is based on the level of your experience, education, and/or training as determined by your responses to the Assessment Questionnaire. Applicants with veterans preference are listed ahead of applicants who do not have veterans preference within each category.
Note: If, after reviewing your resume and/or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and or experience, your rating may be lowered to more accurately reflect the submitted documentation. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating. Providing inaccurate information on Federal documents could be grounds for non-selection or disciplinary action up to including removal from the Federal service.
Clicking the link below will present a preview of the application form; i.e. the online questionnaire. The application form link below will only provide a preview and does not initiate the application process. To initiate the online application process, click the "Apply Online" button to the right.
To view the application form, visit:
Background checks and security clearance
Drug test required
The following documents are required for your applicant package to be complete. Our office cannot be responsible for incompatible software, illegible fax transmissions, delays in the mail service, your system failure, etc.
Encrypted documents will not be accepted. Failure to submit required, legible documents may result in loss of consideration.
Resume that includes: 1) personal information such as name, address, contact information; 2) education; 3) detailed work experience related to this position as described in the major duties including work schedule, hours worked per week, dates of employment; title, series, grade (if applicable); 4) supervisor's phone number and whether or not the supervisor may be contacted for a reference check; 5) other qualifications.
If education is required or you are using education to qualify, you must submit a copy of your college transcripts. An unofficial copy is sufficient with the application; however, if you are selected, you will be required to submit official transcripts prior to entering on duty. Education must have been successfully obtained from an accredited school, college or university. If any education was completed at a foreign institute, you must submit with your application evidence that the institute was appropriately accredited by an accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education as equivalent to U.S. education standards. There are that specialize in this evaluation and a fee is normally associated with this service. All transcripts must be in English or include an English translation.
If claiming, you must submit a DD214, Certificate of Release from Active Duty, which shows dates of service and discharge under honorable conditions. If currently on active duty you must submit a certification of expected discharge or release from active duty service under honorable conditions not later than 120 days after the date the certification is submitted. Veteran's preference must be verified prior to appointment. Without this documentation, you will not receive veteran's preference and your application will be evaluated based on the material(s) submitted.
If claiming 10-point veteran's preference you must provide the DD214 or certification requirements (see above bullet), plus the proof of entitlement of this preference as listed on the SF-15 Application for 10-point Veterans' Preference. The SF-15 should be included but is not required. Failure to submit these documents could result in the determination that there is insufficient documentation to support your claim for 10-point preference.
Surplus or displaced employees eligible for CTAP, RPL, or ICTAP priority must provide: proof of eligibility (RIF separation notice, notice of proposed removal for declining a transfer of function or directed reassignment to another commuting area, notice of disability annuity termination), SF-50 documenting separation (as applicable), and your most recent SF-50 noting position, grade level, and duty location with your application per 5 CFR 330.
If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:
Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from .
Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.
This job originated on . For the full announcement and to apply, visit . Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at will be considered.
Grounds Equipment Operator
Below is specific information for you to consider about this position.
Job Title: Grounds Equipment Operator and Requisition ID number: 57836
Close Date: 11:59 PM on 09/26/2018
Organizational Unit: Grounds (10000151)
Site: Maintenance & Operations Ctr (0003)
FTE: 1.0; this is based on full-time equivalency with 1.0 being full time
Functional Area: Trades
Resume and Cover Letter are mandatory to apply for any position.
Under general supervision, performs semiskilled general labor, maintenance, repair and upkeep work on the District grounds and landscaping, in accordance with all safety regulations and procedures. A job in this category may require walking, bending, reaching, kneeling, crouching, climbing ladders, and ability to lift and move items weighing up to 50 pounds.
Performs grounds maintenance and upkeep for MPS facilities, including landscaping, athletics fields, and seasonal lawn care and snow removal.
Performs a variety of grounds and landscaping management activities, including fertilizing, weed control, mowing, planting, and watering procedures.
Cleans up trash and debris; prunes and trims trees and shrubs; inspects landscaped areas; loads and hauls materials.
Operates specialized grounds and landscaping maintenance equipment; assists in the maintenance and repair of irrigation systems and sprinklers; sweeps and cleans grounds, landscaping and adjacent areas.
Maintains athletics fields, and prepares for play and special events; grooms field and marks boundaries and technical frames.
Picks up and delivers furniture, equipment and supplies in a timely and efficient manner.
Operates a variety of trucks and equipment in accordance with all safety regulations and procedures; identifies and reports mechanical problems requiring additional repair.
Materials and equipment used in building and grounds maintenance.
Federal and state safety rules and regulations related to duties performed.
Occupational hazards and safety precautions.
Capabilities, operational characteristics, adjustment and preventive maintenance of the types of equipment to which assigned.
Use and maintenance of hand and power tools related to the work.
Operating and maintaining tools and equipment in a safe and effective manner.
Following and maintaining safety standards; recognizing potentially hazardous situations on the job site and taking appropriate action.
Adjusting and performing preventive maintenance on the equipment to which assigned.
Reading and understanding a variety of plans and maps.
Maintaining accurate records of work performed; working without close supervision in standard work situations.
Contributing effectively to the accomplishment of team or work unit goals, objectives and activities.
LICENSE AND CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS
A valid Class B Minnesota State Commercial Driver's License (with no Airbrake Restriction) is required within six (6) months of date of hire. Continued employment is contingent upon maintenance of this license in a valid status.
Technical certifications for specialized equipment may be required.
Education, Training and Experience
High School Diploma or GED equivalent AND two years of grounds and facilities maintenance experience.
Final candidates may be invited to interview with a committee. Final appointment to this position will be contingent upon passing a criminal background check.
COMMITMENT TO DIVERSITY:
Diversity is one of Minneapolis Public Schools core values and is essential to our goal of putting children first and making them college-ready. Diversity of our workforce provides us with a competitive advantage and allows us to better understand, communicate with and educate our diverse student body. Minneapolis Public Schools will not deny anyone the opportunity for training or employment because of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender or gender identity, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, disability, sexual orientation, age, family care leave status, or veteran status.
Minneapolis Public Schools strongly encourages diverse candidates to apply.
Posting Notes: | 12:01 AM On 09/26/2018 | Grounds (10000151) | Maintenance & Operations Ctr (0003) | Trades
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