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Colorado State University LRAM Heavy Equipment Operator/Work Crew - Schofield Barracks, HI - Open Pool in Fort Collins, Colorado

Working Title LRAM Heavy Equipment Operator/Work Crew - Schofield Barracks, HI - Open Pool

Position Location Schofield Barracks, HI

Research Professional Position No

Posting Number 202000656AP

Position Type Admin Professional/ Research Professional

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Number of Vacancies

Work Hours/Week

Proposed Annual Salary Range $44,000 to $53,000. Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications

Employee Benefits

Desired Start Date

Position End Date (if temporary)

To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by 11:59pm (MT) on 04/20/2021

Description of Work Unit

CEMML is a research, education and service unit within the Warner College of Natural Resources at Colorado State University ( 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

Position Summary

This position is located at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii. The position will support the Land Rehabilitation and Maintenance ( LRAM ) component of the Integrated Training Area Management ( ITAM ) program to sustain realistic training land conditions and support the mission requirements for units at the installation. The position will be responsible for the operations of heavy equipment (e.g., dozer, grader, loader, excavator, roller, hydroseeder, dump trucks, and more) and will load and haul equipment. Work will be trail maintenance and repair, soil stabilization, vegetation management, training land repair, reconfiguration and range improvement.

Schofield Barracks was established in 1908 to provide mobile defense of Pearl Harbor and the entire island. Located 20 miles from Honolulu on the plateau or “central valley” of Oahu between the two volcanic mountains that comprise the island, the nearly 18,000-acre installation is home to the U.S. Army Garrison, Hawaii.

Required Job Qualifications

  • A High school Diploma, GED , or equivalent.

  • 2 years of professional experience with running and maintaining heavy equipment.

  • Experience with land rehabilitation, horizontal construction techniques, and erosion control practices.

  • Good verbal and written communication skills

  • Physically able to work outdoors and perform strenuous labor under all weather conditions (e.g., heat and humidity).

  • Able to lift 40 pounds repeatedly and up to 70 pounds occasionally.

  • Able to follow directions, work collectively with others as a team, and maintain safe working standards.

  • The successful candidate must be legally authorized to work in the United States by the proposed start date. CEMML will not provide visa sponsorship for this position.

  • Must have a valid driver’s license or the ability to obtain a driver’s license by the employment start date.

    Preferred Job Qualifications

  • Extensive knowledge and experience necessary to facilitate:

  • Worksite revegetation

  • Land clearing

  • Site preparations

  • Soil stabilization

  • Trail maintenance and construction

  • More than two years’ experience running and maintaining heavy equipment such as:

  • 10 to 25-ton standard dump truck, requires a CDL A license

  • Dozer

  • Motor grader

  • Loader

  • Tractor

  • Roller

  • Knowledge and experience with small tree/brush removal and gravel, aggregate and rip rap application. Experienced with chainsaw use.

  • Experience working on a military installation

  • Commercial Driver’s License ( CDL ) Class A

    Diversity Statement

Reflecting departmental and institutional values, candidates are expected to have the ability to advance the Department’s commitment to diversity and inclusion.

Essential Duties

Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications in the announcement to be considered for hire. Apply no later April 20, 2021, 11:59 pm (MT) for full consideration at Mailed or emailed applications will not be accepted.

Upload each of the items below individually as a Word Document (.doc), PDF (.pdf), or Rich Text Format (.rtf). Please note that incomplete applications cannot be considered. Please remove social security numbers and birth dates from application materials. A complete application consists of:

1) Statement of Qualifications (one-page letter addressing each qualification described in the announcement) uploaded in the ‘Cover Letter’ slot.

2) Resume

3) References – please include within your application contact information for 3 professional references including at least one supervisor.

References will not be contacted without prior notification of candidates.

The pool is valid through 4/20/2021. Individuals wishing to be considered beyond this date must reapply.

Conditions of Employment Pre-employment Criminal Background Check (required for new hires)

Search Contact Jessica Horvath,

EEO Statement

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 (%20 is located in 101 Student Services.

The Title IX Coordinator is the Vice President for Equity, Equal Opportunity, and Title IX, 123 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO. 80523, (970) 491-1715.

The Section 504 and ADA Coordinator is the Vice President for Equity, Equal Opportunity, and Title IX, 101 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523-0160, (970) 491-5836.

Background Check Policy Statement

Colorado State University 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 history, sex offender registry, motor vehicle history, financial history, and/or education verification. Background checks will also be conducted when required by law or contract and when, in the discretion of the University, it is reasonable and prudent to do so.

References Requested

Minimum Requested 3

Maximum Requested 3

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

    • This positon will be located at Schofield Barracks, HI, please affirm your knowledge that work will be performed at that work location.
  • Yes

    • Do you have a High School Diploma, General Education Development (GED), or equivalent?
  • yes

  • no

    • Do you have 2 years professional experience with running and maintaining heavy equipment?
  • Yes

  • No

    • Do you have experience with land rehabilitation, horizontal construction techniques, and erosion control practices?
  • Yes

  • No

    Applicant Documents

    Required Documents

  • Cover Letter

  • Resume

    Optional Documents