MATERIALS EXAMINER & IDENTIFIER

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Havre de Grace, Maryland
Posted
Jun 14, 2019
Closes
Jun 21, 2019
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

THIS IS A NATIONAL GUARD TITLE 32 EXCEPTED SERVICE POSITION.

This National Guard position is for a Materials Examiner and Identifier, Position Description Number D1902000 and is part of the Maryland Army National Guard.

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Responsibilities

As an Materials Examiner and Identifier (WG-6912-07), you will perform the full range of examining and identifying duties for the most complex categories of materiel and equipment, including electronic, mechanical, perishable, radioactive, and assemblies and components. Inspects, receives, sorts, counts, identifies, and is knowledgeable of special handling techniques and procedures required for the processing of hazardous and toxic materiel such as explosives, toxic chemicals, flammables, gas cylinders, radioactive material, hazardous waste and medical waste. Examine clothing, textiles, requiring sensory judgment as well as subjective measurement. Receive or rejects materiel, equipment, including non-standard equipment, and complex assemblies for the facility based on their knowledge of products, equipment, and procedures as well as having the ability to determine subtle and inconspicuous defects. May be required to perform pre-receipt examination of property on site at the generation point. Schedules the receipt of property and assures that the property is identified to include identification of all contaminants. Handles damaged and unidentified shipments requiring repair/repacking or return to the supplier in accordance with established procedures. As appropriate, performs or initiates required testing, e.g. radioactive surveys/wipe tests, prepares sample for submission to environmental laboratories for analysis. Performs other duties as assigned.

Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status
No

Promotion Potential
None

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • Acceptance of an excepted service position constitutes concurrence with these requirements as a condition of employment.
  • Males born after 31 December 1959 must be registered for Selective Service.
  • Federal employment suitability as determined by a background investigation.
  • May be required to successfully complete a probationary period.
  • Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.


Qualifications

Military Grades: Enlisted SGT/E5 and below

Compatible Military Assignments: 13 25 36 51 88 89

GENERAL EXPERIENCE : Experience or training which demonstrates the ability to distinguish between closely related or similar items, ability to follow procedures, ability to sort materials by type, and skill in the use of hand tools.

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE : Experience or training identifying and sorting a variety of complex materials and equipment. Experience receiving materials and equipment, recording, and placing items in proper storage areas. Experience preparing all items for shipment using appropriate agency instructions. Experience in mathematical equations. Experience interpreting and using Federal Supply Catalogs, military and manufacturing catalogs, and technical and agency manuals. Experience using and operating forklifts and motor vehicles.

Education

You must provide transcripts or other documentation to support your Educational claims. To receive credit for Education, you must provide documentation of proof that you meet the Education requirements for this position.

Additional information

If you are a male applicant who was born after 12/31/1959 and are required to register under the Military Selective Service Act, the Defense Authorization Act of 1986 requires that you be registered or you are not eligible for appointment in this agency ( https://www.sss.gov/RegVer/wfRegistration.aspx ).

If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application .

How You Will Be Evaluated

You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

Once the announcement has closed, your resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine if you meet the qualifications listed on this announcement. If you are minimally qualified, your resume and supporting documentation will be compared to your responses on the assessment questionnaire to determine your level of experience. If you rate yourself higher than is supported by your application package, your responses may be adjusted and/or you may be excluded from consideration for this position. If you are found to be among the top qualified candidates, you will be referred to the selecting official for employment consideration.

Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics):

--Thorough knowledge of the techniques used in the examination and classification of standard/non standard, unusual, highly specialized items.
--Through knowledge of special handling techniques and procedures for handling hazardous and toxic materials, precious metals, and other sensitive items.
--Skill and knowledge of techniques and equipment used to determine serviceability of items received into and disposal of unserviceable items.
--Skill and knowledge of technical specifications, vendor contracts regarding receipt and returning an item to a vendor when improperly sent, or refer material to quality assurance or maintenance personnel due to an observed defect. Able to use technical specifications and vendor numbers, and functional operation of items received and shipped against accompanying documents.
--Knowledge to assess independently the condition of highly specialized and complex materiel and equipment in order to determine proper disposition.
--Knowledge and skill to conduct comprehensive searches of manufacturers' catalogues, tech orders, schematics and computerized data to identify unique and specialized items or those which lack proper identification of documentation.
--Knowledgeable of special handling techniques and procedures required for the processing of hazardous and toxic materiel.

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Not Required

Drug test required
No

Required Documents

To apply for this position, you must submit a complete Application Package which includes:

1. Your resume showing work schedule, hours worked per week, dates (including Month and Year, e.g., 02/2017, Feb 2017, etc.) of employment and duties performed.

2. Other supporting documents:

If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education .

Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

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