Equipment Operator - Pool Position

Employer
Arkansas State University
Location
ASU-Jonesboro
Closing date
Oct 21, 2021

Job Details

Employment Status:Full time (29-40 Hrs) Type of Employment:Staff # of openings:1 Location:ASU-Jonesboro Proposed Salary Range:$23,227.00 Closing:10/13/21


Please note: All postings close at 12 A.M. CST on the closing date. A-State participates in E-Verify.

Position Summary:

The Equipment Operator is responsible for operating light equipment and maintenance and service of equipment used in the upkeep of grounds and facilities.

This position is governed by state and federal laws and institution policy.

Duties & Responsibilities:

This posting is open for continued recruitment of individuals seeking employment for the position of Equipment Operator. This pool position allows applicants to be considered for every Equipment Operator position that becomes available.

  • Operates equipment, such as tractors, mowers, weed eaters, edges, chainsaws, blowers, trimmers, and other grounds equipment
  • Operates trucks, tractors, pumps, compressors, rollers, and other mechanized equipment
  • Checks, services, and assists in making minor and emergency adjustments and repairs in the field and in the repair shop
  • Performs preventive maintenance and service equipment by cleaning, filling with gas, changing oil, greasing and sharpening blades as needed, and performing minor repairs
  • Assists with grounds and landscaping by maintaining flower beds, mowing lawns, trimming shrubbery, pruning trees, sodden lawns, and picking up and removing litter
  • Other duties as assigned

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

Knowledge of the operation and safety procedures of various types of construction and maintenance equipment and operations and procedures and of the proper use of mechanized equipment

Ability to operate and analyze problems in the operation and performance of routine maintenance on various types of equipment, understand and carry out oral and written directions and explanations and demonstrations, and maintain simple records of operation and maintenance schedules

General Days/Hours:

Monday - Friday
7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Additional hours as requested and/or needed
Regular and reliable attendance

Other:

Please note: all position postings close at 12:00 A.M. CST on the position closing date

This position is considered Essential Personnel with Facilities Management

Minimum Qualifications:

The formal education equivalent of a High School Diploma

Preferred to possess a valid Driver's License

Other job related education and/or experience may be substituted for all or part of these basic requirements, except for certification or licensure requirements, upon approval of the qualifications review committee

E-Verify Participation Notice:

https://e-verify.uscis.gov/web/media/resourcesContents/E-Verify_Participation_Poster_ES.pdf

E-Verify Right to Work:

https://www.e-verify.gov/sites/default/files/everify/posters/IER_RightToWorkPoster%20Eng_Es.pdf

Organization

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A destination university focused on the mission of educating leaders, enhancing intellectual growth and enriching lives, Arkansas State University is a doctoral-level institution serving residents of Arkansas, the Mid-South and the Delta with over 150 majors from its main campus in Jonesboro, Ark.

A Division I BCS member and home to research programs including the Arkansas Biosciences Institute and the Delta Center for Economic Development, A-State began in 1909 as the region’s agricultural and educational hub. Expanding today with its first international campus location set for Mexico and a plan for a college of osteopathic medicine in Jonesboro, Arkansas State is known world-wide.

With enrollment topping 13,500, we are the second largest university in the state. Our wide selection of doctoral programs includes Molecular Biosciences, Heritage Studies, Environmental Science, Educational Leadership, Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy. Our online programs include a nationally ranked MBA degree. A-State has unique offerings such as the only College of Fine Arts in the state. From our on-campus child care center to the Cooper Alumni Center, we remain connected to our students. Arkansas State University values its commitment to diversity and services for the community, region and state.

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