Equipment Operator / Concrete Crew

The University of Iowa

Job Reference #: 22005989

The University of Iowa Landscape Services is seeking a highly motivated person to work as an Equipment Operator. This position would be a member of the Concrete Crew. Must have basic knowledge of hand tools, landscape equipment, and hardscape installation and removal. During inclement winter weather this position will be required to assist in snow and ice removal in a variety of equipment that may include skid steers, plow trucks, sander, or Polar Trac.

Job Duties to Include:

  • Removing, forming, pinning, installing, sealing, grinding, and patching concrete around U of I campus.
  • Operate skid loaders, JCB, tractors, and attachments
  • Perform snow removal in plow truck and/or skid loader
  • Assist other Landscape Services units as needed such as the Tree Crew, Turf Crew, etc.
  • Haul materials such as soil, sand, gravel in dump truck.
  • Communicate w/ Supervisor, staff, and customers.
  • Perform minor repairs and service work on equipment.
  • Use technology as required in fulfillment of position (e.g., email, Employee Self Service, work order system).

For a full job description, please send an e-mail to the contact listed below.

Schedule: Monday through Friday, 6:00am to 2:30pm; overtime as required

Location: On Campus

About Facilities Management:

Facilities Management (FM) is a service unit of approximately 500 employees who work behind the scenes, 24 hours a day, serving the University of Iowa as stewards of our beautiful Iowa City campus and Oakdale campus in Coralville. FM staff coordinate campus master planning, manage design and construction, maintain, and clean the buildings and grounds.

Minimum Eligibility Requirements

  • Two years of related equipment operating experience.
  • Possession of Class B CDL with air brakes and ability to meet UI Fleet Safety Standards. Class A with air brakes preferred.

Desirable Qualifications

  • Experience operating snow/ice removal equipment.
  • Good communication skills and experience working on a team.
  • Prefer basic computer experience.
  • Ability to follow verbal and written instructions.
  • Ability to work with and around a diverse culture.
  • Experience installing tactile pads.
  • Experience installing colored and/or stamped concrete.


The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth and related conditions), disability, genetic information, status as a U.S. veteran, service in the U.S. military, sexual orientation, gender identity, or associational preferences.

Application Instructions:

Job openings are posted for a minimum of 10 calendar days.This job may be removed from posting and filled any time after the minimum posting period has ended.

Successful candidates will be subject to a criminal background check and driver’s license verification. Up to 5 professional references will be requested at a later step in the recruitment process.

For additional questions, please contact Michelle Hayes at 319-467-3093 or

Job ID: 83672

Posted 11 days ago

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