Construction & Heavy Machine Operator I

Alabama, United States
Salary Not Specified
Feb 18, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time

Position Details

Requisition Number


Home Org Name

AES Land and Resource Mgmt

Division Name

Agriculture Experiment Station

Position Title

Construction & Heavy Machine Operator I

Job Class Code


Appointment Status


Part-time FTE

Limited Term


Limited Term Length

1 year

Job Summary

This is a one-year limited term appointment; continuation of employment will be based upon availability of funds.

The individual selected for this position will assist with ongoing land and facilities management responsibilities for the College of Agriculture, including (but not limited to) construction duties, planning and completing projects, and operating heavy equipment and machinery.

Essential Functions

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

Operates heavy equipment such as tractors, backhoes, bulldozers, trenchers, forklifts, etc. used for various construction projects on university property and also may drive semi-trucks. Excavates, grades, and resurfaces fields and surfaces at various job sites. Builds structures and support structures to include ponds, greenhouses, and buildings throughout campus. Assists in the planning and estimating of department construction projects. Assists with the set up and preparation of special events and facilities. May perform welding and plumbing functions in support of local facilities Loads and transports materials from one location to another. May apply various pesticides to plants, shrubs, and trees. Repairs and maintains equipment and vehicles ensuring that they are in proper working condition.

Education Level

High School diploma or equivalent

Field of Study

Years of Experience

No experience required for entry level

Area of Experience

Requirements for Additional Job Levels

Education Level

Field of Study

Years of Experience

Area of Experience

Requirements for Additional Job Levels

Minimum Skills and Abilities

Minimum Technology Skills

Minimum License and Certifications

Desired Qualifications

Knowledge/experience within essential functions desired.

Salary Grade


Salary Range

$28,000 - $46,700

Job Category

Building/Grounds Maintenance

Working Hours if Non-Traditional

List any hazardous conditions or physical demands required by this position

Posting Date


Closing Date

EEO Statement

AUBURN UNIVERSITY IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION / EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER . It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, sex, religion, color, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by applicable law.

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Documents Needed to Apply
Required DocumentsOptional Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Supplemental Questions

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  1. * How were you made aware of this opportunity?
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  2. * Please select the answer that best describes your current employment relationship with Auburn University.
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  3. * Do you have a high school diploma or equivalent?
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  4. * How many years of experience do you have in this type of position
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    • 4-5
    • 6 - 7
    • 8+
  5. * Please describe your related experience in detail and provide the job titles of the positions in which you obtained it. If you do not have related experience, please enter 'N/A'

    (Open Ended Question)

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