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

Posting Detail Information

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

Research Professional Position No

Posting Number 201800658AP

Position Type Admin Professional/ Research Professional

Number of Vacancies

Work Hours/Week

Proposed Annual Salary Range

Desired Start Date

Position End Date (if temporary)

Open Posting Date

Open Until Filled No

To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by 11:59pm (MT) on 02/15/2019

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

Incumbent will conduct soil stabilization and vegetation management activities in support of the Land Rehabilitation and Maintenance (LRAM) component of the Army’s Integrated Training Area Management (ITAM) Program at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, by utilizing light equipment and hand tools such as tractors, mowers, straw blowers, hydro-seeders, skid-steers, shovels, root rakes, pick axes, brush axes, and chainsaws.

The successful candidate must be legally eligible to work in the United States by the start date. CEMML will not provide visa sponsorship for these positions.

A valid driver’s license is required for these positions.

Required Job Qualifications

A high school diploma, GED, or equivalent.

Experience with running and maintaining: - Small agricultural tractors - Mowers - Skid-Steers - Hand held power equipment (trimmers, tillers, chainsaws, etc.) - Manual tools (shovels, root rakes, pick axes, brush axes etc.)

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.

Preferred Job Qualifications

Knowledge and experience necessary to facilitate: - Work site revegetation
- Land clearing - Site preparations - Soil stabilization

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

Experience working on a military installation.

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

Job Duty Category Light equipment operation and hand tool utilization


  • Execute day-to-day light equipment operation and hand tool tasks to complete LRAM projects. LRAM tasks will entail conducting activities to execute repairs, maintenance, and reconfiguration projects in support of Army training missions. Duties will include, but are not limited to:

  • mechanized brush and small tree removal, thinning, clearing

  • small gravel and aggregate applications (skid-steer)

  • culvert maintenance, cleaning

  • mowing/bush hogging

  • hand clearing (chainsaw)

  • disking/plowing/subsoiling

  • fertilizing and/or applying lime

  • herbicide application (Ground)

  • live staking/live fascine

  • installing sediment barriers (silt fencing, staking straw bales)

  • mulching (wheat straw, wood fibers, etc… application

  • marking buffer zones/siebert stakes application

  • seeding, hydro-seeding

  • erosion control blanket application

  • geotextile application

  • geo-web application

Percentage Of Time 70

Essential Duties

Job Duty Category Equipment Maintenance


  • Perform operational maintenance and inspections on all equipment for operational readiness and safety and make minor adjustments

  • Perform routine maintenance tasks necessary to keep machinery, equipment and tools in good working condition such as changing tires, inspecting, greasing, and cleaning equipment, maintaining fluid levels, changing blades, calibrating equipment and performing related tasks

  • Responsible for checking and replenishing fluids to proper levels, examining and changing filters, changing and sharpening blades, changing/replacing batteries, lubricating equipment, and making necessary adjustments

  • Conduct research on parts and costs and submit purchase requests

Percentage Of Time 20

Essential Duties

Job Duty Category Reporting


  • Track and prepare monthly and quarterly reports.

Percentage Of Time 10

Application Details

Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications in the announcement to be considered for hire. 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 birthdates from application materials. A complete application consists of:

1) Cover Letter 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.

This pool is valid through 02/15/19. Individuals wishing to be considered beyond this date must reapply.

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

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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 is located in 101 Student Services.

The Title IX Coordinator is the Executive Director of the Office of Support and Safety Assessment, 123 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523 -2026, (970) 491-7407.

The Section 504 and ADA Coordinator is the Associate Vice President for Human Capital, Office of Equal Opportunity, 101 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523-0160, (970) 491-5836.

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.

References Requested

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, GED, or equivalent?

  • Yes

  • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  • Resume

  • Cover Letter

Optional Documents

  • Other