Utilities & Pavement Equipment Operator
Description of Work Unit
To provide essential heavy equipment services to maintain and service the utilities, roads and parking lots of the Colorado State University campuses. Provide excavating services for utility repairs and installations. This includes all types of utilities (water, sewer, electrical, gas lines, etc.) and requires the use of multiple pieces of heavy equipment such as excavators, backhoes, motor graders, loaders, tractor trailers, bulldozers, etc.
This position requires the operation of multiple pieces of heavy equipment to accomplish both scheduled and emergency services. These services include, but are not limited to, utility digs of all types of utilities, street/road maintenance, snow removal, equipment hauling etc. This position oversees all aspects of these individual services from locates, estimating, contractor contacts, safety etc. must see the job through until completion.
Why work for CSU?
Colorado State University’s Commitment to Campus encompasses a wide range of programs, discounts, and special benefits available to CSU faculty and staff.
Here are just a few…
- FREE growth/training/development opportunities for Leadership, Personal Effectiveness, Communication & Conflict Resolution, Supervisory Skills, and Life and Wellness
- After-school programs for kids
- FREE credit courses (up to 9 semester credits per year) through Employee Study Privilege
- FREE MAX transit use with CSU i.d.
- FREE GED Preparation and Training
- Tuition Scholarships up to 50% for eligible family members
- …and much more!
To be considered for this position, applicants must have:
Highly sought applicants will have many of the following:
Essential Job Duties
Special Instructions to Applicants
APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS AND INFORMATION
DEPARTMENT CONTACT INFORMATION
Conditions of Employment
Pre-employment Criminal Background Check (required for new hires), Pre-employment Physical, Valid Driver’s License - State of CO CDLA with air brake endorsement, Essential Services Designation, On-call Status
Colorado State University is committed to providing an environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based on race, age, creed, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or pregnancy and will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. Colorado State University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all Federal and Colorado State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action. The Office of Equal Opportunity is located in 101 Student Services.
Background Check Policy Statement
Colorado State University (CSU) strives to provide a safe study, work, and living environment for its faculty, staff, volunteers and students. To support this environment and comply with applicable laws and regulations, CSU conducts background checks. The type of background check conducted varies by position and can include, but is not limited to, criminal (felony and misdemeanor) history, sex offender registry, motor vehicle history, financial history, and/or education verification. Background checks will be conducted when required by law or contract and when, in the discretion of the university, it is reasonable and prudent to do so.
Employment and Appeal Rights
If you receive notice that you have been eliminated from consideration for the position, you may protest the action by filing an appeal with the State Personnel Board/State Personnel Director within 10 days from the date you receive notice of the elimination. Also, if you wish to challenge the selection and comparative analysis process, you may file an appeal with the State Personnel Board/State Personnel Director within 10 days from the receipt of notice or knowledge of the action you are challenging.
Refer to Chapters 4 and 8 of the State Personnel Board Rules and Personnel Director’s Administrative Procedures, 4 CCR 801, for more information about the appeals process. The State Personnel Board Rules and Personnel Director’s Administrative Procedures are available at www.colorado.gov/spb.
A standard appeal form is available at: www.colorado.gov/spb. If you appeal, your appeal must be submitted in writing on the official appeal form, signed by you or your representative, and received at the following address within 10 days of your receipt of notice or knowledge of the action: Colorado State Personnel Board/State Personnel Director, Attn: Appeals Processing, 1525 Sherman Street, 4th Floor, Denver, CO 80203. Fax: 303-866-5038. Phone: 303-866-3300. The ten-day deadline and these appeal procedures also apply to all charges of discrimination.