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Who May Apply: Only applicants who meet one of the employment authority categories below are eligible to apply for this job. You will be asked to identify which category or categories you meet, and to provide documents which prove you meet the category or categories you selected. See Proof of Eligibility for an extensive list of document requirements for all employment authorities. Current Department of Army Civilian Employees Current Department of Defense (DOD) Civilian Employee (non-Army) Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan Land Management Workforce Flexibility Act Military Spouses, under Executive Order (E.O.) 13473 Priority Placement Program, DoD Military Spouse Preference (MSP) Eligible Reinstatement Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) of 1998 In order to qualify, you must meet the experience requirements described below. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application. Additional information about transcripts is in this document. ***Note: If selected at WG-08, the incumbent must be able to obtain a Class A CDL with Air Brake Endorsement within 18 months from the date of hire. ***Note: If selected at WG-10, the incumbent must currently possess a Class A CDL with Air Brake Endorsement. (Note: A copy of your valid Class A CDL must be submitted with this application.) Minimum Qualifications (Screen Out Element) WG-08: Ability to do the work of a(n) Engineering Equipment Operator without more than normal supervision. I can operate a variety of heavy equipment which includes but is not limited to bulldozers, end loaders, forklifts, scrapers, dump trucks, tractor trailers, diesel-powered motor graders, and perform maintenance on roads such as erosion repair. I have operated weed eaters, push and riding/zero turn type lawn mowers. Failure to meet this Screen out Element will result in an ineligible rating. Minimum Qualifications (Screen Out Element) WG-10: Ability to do the work of a(n) Engineering Equipment Operator without more than normal supervision. I can operate bulldozers, end loaders, forklifts, scrapers, dump trucks, tractor trailers, and diesel-powered motor graders and perform maintenance on roads such as erosion repair. I have operated weed eaters, and push and riding type lawn mowers. I have assisted in carpentry repairs, painting a variety of surfaces, making plumbing repairs, and performing masonry work. Failure to meet this Screen Out Element will result in an ineligible rating. PHYSICAL EFFORT: Utilizes heavy physical effort in constantly reaching, bending, turning, and moving hands, arms, feet, and legs to handle different sets of controls and to operate the equipment and attachments. Exposed to considerable strain due to the constant vibration of the equipment and the jerking and jolting from operating over rough surfaces. Frequently works in awkward or strained positions due to the location of the controls and attachments. The employee also uses moderate to heavy physical effort in climbing on tractors to hook up service lines, lower landing gears, and climbing on the trailer to load or tie down cargo. WORKING CONDITIONS: Work is performed in all types of weather on hills, slopes, grades, rolling surfaces, and forests. The employee is exposed to injury due to the possibility of equipment overturning. Subject to noise, vibration, dust, dirt, and fumes from the motor and exhaust. The employee operates vehicles in all types of traffic and weather on public roads and is exposed to the danger of serious accidents. The employee also drives in heavy traffic and at highway speeds over complicated road and interchange systems. You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas: Ability To Do The Work Of The Position Without More Than Normal Supervision Ability to Drive Safely (Motor Vehicles) Ability To Interpret Instructions, Specifications, etc. (related to mobile equipment operation) Ability To Operate Safely (Non-Motor Vehicle) Operation of Motor Vehicles Reliability and Dependability as a Engineering Equipment Operator Work Practices (includes keeping things neat, clean, and in order)
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