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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. 30 Percent or More Disabled Veterans Current Department of Army Civilian Employees Current Department of Defense (DOD) Civilian Employee (non-Army) Domestic Defense Industrial Base/Major Range and Test Facilities Base Civilian Personnel Workforce Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan Land Management Workforce Flexibility Act Military Spouses, under Executive Order (E.O.) 13473 Non-Appropriated Fund Instrumentality (NAFI) Non-Department of Defense (DoD) Transfer People with Disabilities, Schedule A Priority Placement Program, DoD Military Spouse Preference (MSP) Eligible Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) of 1998 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. There is no specific length of training or experience required. However, you must be able to demonstrate, through experience shown in your written application materials that you possess the sufficient knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the work of this position without more than normal supervision. Minimum Qualifications (Screen Out Element): Ability to do the work of an ENGINEERING EQUIPMENT OPERATOR (MVO) without more than normal supervision. Operating engineering equipment such as backhoes and front-end loaders to dig, pile, and load dirt; manipulating tractor and equipment controls to accomplish assigned work – Failure to meet this Screen Out Element will result in an ineligible rating. Ability To Do The Work Of The Position Without More Than Normal Supervision Ability to Drive Safely (Motor Vehicles) Ability to perform Motor Vehicle Operator duties w/o more than normal supervision Technical Competence PHYSICAL EFFORT: Work requires reaching, bending, turning, and moving hands, arms, feet, and legs. There is continuous jerking and jolting while operating equipment. Incumbent is required to frequently lift weights up to 40 pounds and occasionally up to 60 pounds. WORKING CONDITIONS: Engineering equipment operation is performed outside in all kinds of weather conditions; is subject to extremely hot temperatures and flying dust in the summer and the coldest weather during the winter. There is the danger of suffering cuts, bruises, and injuries while operating equipment on extremely bumpy and rough ground. The incumbent is exposed to danger of tipping or overturning the vehicle when working on steep banks and side slopes. Incumbent is subject to unfavorable noise and fumes from equipment operated. The incumbent drives in all types of weather and is exposed to the possibility of serious accident due to the possibility of the equipment overturning. The operator is subject to cuts, bruises, and broken bones as a result of accidents while driving.
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