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Engineering Equipment Operator

Full Time

Website Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Job Qualifications System for Trades and Labor Occupations (X-118C, Qualification Standard Handbook) will be used in determining applicants’ qualifications. There is no specific length of training or experience required; however, you must be able to demonstrate through the experience shown in your written resume and your responses to the Occupational Questionnaire that you possess the competencies to perform the duties of this position without more than normal supervision. To qualify for this position, you must have sufficient knowledge and ability in the following job-related factors: -Ability to do the work of the position without more than normal supervision. (SCREEN-OUT) -Work Practices. -Safe Operation of construction & maintenance equipment and motor vehicles. -Ability to interpret instructions, blueprints, specifications, etc. NOTE: The screen-out elements are the critical knowledge, skills, and abilities that are essential for satisfactory job performance. Specialized Experience WG-10: Work that included working independently with various heavy equipment, working on various roadways, working on various soils on different terrain, ability to judge soil and terrain. Performing preventative maintenance on equipment and transporting equipment as needed and knowledge of surface conditions when operating vehicles and equipment. If your knowledge and ability in the factors above is not sufficient, you will receive no further consideration. In preparing your application, describe in detail the experience and training which you have had that specifically prepared you for this job and to perform the duties described for this job. Experience should be clearly described and documented in your resume. The qualifications reviewer will not assume performance of such duties by job titles alone. Address your knowledge, skills, and/or abilities in the areas shown in the job-related factors. Must possess a valid Class A Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) Physical Demands: Requires average or above average strength, ability and muscular endurance to perform assigned duties. Incumbent frequently carries, lifts, and supports items weighing up to 50 pounds and occasionally objects weighing approximately 100 pounds. Must exert effort in moving and controlling powered and non-powered equipment. Working Conditions: This involves the hazards of temperatures more than 100 F and subzero temperatures approximately four months out of the year. The Operator must exercise proper judgment in avoiding sun stroke, heat exhaustion, dehydration, frost bite and other conditions associates with extreme high and low temperatures. Majority of the work is performed on gravel and surfaced highways. Strict adherence to safety regulations must be observed during performance of all duties to avoid serious injury. The Operator is subject to excessive noise, vibration, dust, dirt, and fumes form gasoline and diesel exhausts. All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement. Merit Promotion candidates must also meet time-in-grade requirements by the announcement closing date. Preference in filling vacancies is given to qualified Indian candidates in accordance with the Indian Preference Act of 1934 (title 25, USC Section 472). Additional selections may be made from this announcement if identical vacancies occur in the same location within 90 days from the closing date.

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