Equipment Operator I/Transportation Specialist

Oklahoma State Department of Health
November 17, 2023
Carter County, OK
Job Type


Job Posting Title
Equipment Operator I/Transportation Specialist


Supervisory Organization
340 District 8

Job Posting End Date (Continuous if Blank)

Note: Applications will be accepted until 11:59 PM on the day prior to the posting end date above.

Estimated Appointment End Date (Continuous if Blank)

Part time

Job Type

Salary: $22/hr

Job Description

Position Summary

Positions in this job family are assigned responsibilities involving the operation of various types of equipment or machinery in performing various maintenance or construction activities, or in completing other functions involving the use of equipment or machinery.

Position Responsibilities /Essential Functions

The functions performed in this job family will vary by level, unit and organization, but may include the following:

  • Drive truck, van, and trailer to transport materials, equipment and/or employees; may load and unload vehicles assisted by others; makes minor mechanical repairs or coordinate with local vendors to provide repairs; keep vehicles clean and in good working order.
  • Oversees and participates in the services, upkeep and repair of equipment operated; moves equipment from one location to another; understands all functions of the mobile clinic trailer and works with manufacturer and service staff to ensure good working order or repairs as needed.
  • Assist clinic staff with set up and tack down of all equipment and supplies for mobile units.
  • Ensures the location for set up is stable and appropriate for trailer specifications.
  • Assist with patient flow and operational components of mobile unit as it relates to trailer use and patient flow.
  • Maintains records on maintenance and works with state/local personnel to schedule service and repair needs for the trailer, cars, trucks, and vans.
  • Enter and retrieves information using personal computer or other data processing equipment and received and reviews coded and uncoded source documents; proofs previously entered data and makes routing corrections.
  • Examines, checks, and verifies reports and other documents for completeness, appropriateness, adequacy, and conformity to established requirements, and follows up on discrepancies.
  • Assist local staff with daily operational support needs as assigned by the supervisor.

Other Duties

  • Demonstrates knowledge of and supports mission, vision, value statements, standards, policies and procedures, operating instructions, confidentiality standards, and the code of ethical behavior.
  • Works effectively in team environment, participating and assisting their peers.

This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Education and Experience

Education and Experience requirements at this level consist of six months of experience in the operation of trucks and light equipment or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Valued Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities required at this level include knowledge of the operation and maintenance of light power equipment. Skill is required to operate equipment. Ability is required to follow oral and written instructions.

Physical Demands and Work Environment

Varied activities including sitting, walking, stooping, lifting, bending, pushing, and reaching. Ability to physically stand for several hours with good mobility (for reaching into vehicles). Applicants must be willing to perform all job-related travel associated with this position. Work includes duties performed outdoors in varying temperatures and conditions. A valid driver's license is required. Use of N-95 respirator is required.

I have read and understood this job description. I attest that I am able to perform the essential functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodations. I understand that reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.

Equal Opportunity Employment

The State of Oklahoma is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of genetic information, race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, or disability.

Current State of Oklahoma employees must apply for open positions through their Workday account. Go to Careers app on WD home screen>Click on 'Find Jobs-Internal State of Oklahoma'.

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