2 Nov 2022

Full-Time LRAM Heavy Equipment Operator – Pohakuloa Training Area, HI


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Job Description

Title: LRAM Heavy Equipment Operator – Pohakuloa Training Area, HI
Location: Pohakuloa Training Area, Big Island, HI
Full job description: https://jobs.colostate.edu/postings/114778
Full Consideration Application Date: 11/14/2022
Salary Range: $55,000-$65,000

Position Summary:
CEMML is a research, education and service unit within the Warner College of
Natural Resources at CSU. CEMML applies the latest and most appropriate science to promote the sustainable management of natural and cultural resources on Department of Defense (DOD) and other public lands. We provide technical support, conduct applied research, and offer career development and learning opportunities to support resource stewardship. We collaborate with our sponsors and within CSU to resolve complex environmental issues, leaving a legacy of science-based decisions that sustain our resources for future generations.

To learn more about CEMML’s contributions to land management, our mission, vision, and values, visit http://www.cemml.colostate.edu/.

A Land Rehabilitation and Maintenance (LRAM) Heavy Equipment Operator position is available with Colorado State University and the Center for Environmental Management of Military Lands. This position will provide Heavy Equipment Operator (HEO) services to complete soil stabilization and vegetation management activities for Range Division Hawaii at Pōhakuloa Training Area, commonly referred to as PTA. PTA is located between Mauna Loa, Mauna Kea on the Hualalai Volcanic Mountains on the Island of Hawaii. HEOs will conduct work in support of the Land Rehabilitation and Maintenance (LRAM) component of the Army’s Integrated Training Area Management (ITAM) Program.

This position will operate heavy equipment such as: 10 to 25 ton dump trucks, dozers, motor graders, front-in loaders, vibratory compactors, scrapers, forestry mowers (FECON), track hoes, agricultural tractors, and back hoes for the purpose of completing LRAM projects. Primary functions are soil stabilization and vegetation management on Army lands. This position will also require tracking and preparing monthly and quarterly reports.

The successful candidate must reside in the Installation vicinity; telecommuting is not available for this position.

Beginning Monday, August 16, 2021, Colorado State University has mandated vaccinations against COVID-19. Faculty and staff are required to submit their vaccine status or declare an exemption. More information about the vaccination mandate can be found on the CSU COVID-19 Information & Resources site here, https://covid.colostate.edu/pandemic-preparedness-team-broad-guidance-for-all-summer-and-fall-2021-activities/.

Required Qualifications:
• 2 years professional experience.
• A High school Diploma, General Education Development (GED), or equivalent
• Experience with running and maintaining heavy equipment
• Physically able to work outdoors and perform strenuous labor under all weather conditions (e.g., heat and humidity). Able to lift 40 pounds repeatedly
• Be able to follow directions, work collectively with others as a team, and maintain safe working standards
• Must have a valid driver’s license or the ability to obtain a driver’s license by the employment start date.
• The successful candidate must be legally authorized to work in the U.S. by proposed start date; CEMML will not provide visa sponsorship for this position.

Employee Benefits:
Colorado State University (CSU) is committed to providing employees with a strong and competitive benefits package that supports you, your health, and your family. Visit CSU’s Human Resources website for detailed benefit plan information for permanent full-time and part-time faculty and administrative professional employees in the following University benefit areas: https://hr.colostate.edu/hr-community-and-supervisors/benefits/benefits-eligibility/ & https://hr.colostate.edu/prospective-employees/our-perks/.

Colorado State University conducts background checks on all final candidates.

CSU is an EO/EA/AA employer.

Job Categories: Building Construction Jobs. Job Types: Full-Time. Salary: 40,000 - 60,000.

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