Crane Operator

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland
Posted
Jul 17, 2019
Closes
Jul 24, 2019
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

About the Position: These Crane Operator positions are located in the US Army Aberdeen Test Center, Plans and Operations Directorate, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland.

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Responsibilities

  • - Operates wheeled and tracked cranes from I5 to 300 tons with telescoping and lattice booms from 25 to 400 feet in length, small jib cranes, pendant operated bridge cranes and low bay cab operated cranes.
  • - Installs weight handling gear such as cables, ropes, slings used to lift, move and position large and heavy equipment such as cannon tubes, components and machine parts under close supervision.
  • - Uses hand signals to guide crane operators in hoisting, moving, and lowering the load into the desired position.
  • - Operates forklift trucks with a capacity under 10,000 pounds to load and unload, stack and unstack, warehouse, and move boxes, crates, pallets, components, or loose items.
  • - Regulates movement and positioning; is careful to avoid overloading or improper stacking or movement of supplies and materials.
  • - Performs driver's maintenance in accordance with established rules and regulations.


Travel Required

25% or less - You may be expected to travel for this position.

Supervisory status
No

Promotion Potential
12

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • Two year trial/probationary period may be required.
  • Male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration.
  • This position requires a pre-employment drug test and random drug testing thereafter.
  • This position requires a Secret security clearance.
  • This position requires 25% business travel.
  • This position requires overtime hours as needed.
  • This position requires pre-employment and annual physicals.
  • This position requires a Commercial Driver's License (CDL) 'A' license.
  • This position requires a National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators (NCCCO) certification.


Qualifications

Who May Apply: US Citizens

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 .

1) Operating mobile cranes (e.g. 25-300 ton capacity) in support of testing and infrastructure missions 2) Executing crane lifts according to test support schedules, range support assignments, and assists in prioritizing asset allocation to missions, 3) Interacting with internal and external personnel/customers throughout the test support process to resolve problems; and 4) Using heavy equipment [e.g. Excavators, Bulldozers, Scrapers, Graders, Backhoes, Loaders].

Education

Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify. For this job, no substitution of experience is allowed.

Additional information

  • You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship.
  • Direct Deposit of Pay is required.
  • This position is a Testing Designated Position (TDP) subject to applicant testing and random drug testing. Tentatively selected applicants will be required to sign DA Form 5019 requiring participation in random drug urinalysis testing. A job offer to an applicant who is a not a current employee will be withdrawn if the applicant refuses to be tested. Applicants with verified positive test results shall be refused employment. Applications from such individuals shall not be considered for employment for a period of 6 months from the date of the test results.
  • If you have retired from federal service and you are interested in employment as a reemployed annuitant, see the information in the Reemployed Annuitant information sheet.
  • This is a Career Program (CP) 18.
  • Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement.
  • Salary includes applicable locality pay or Local Market Supplement.
  • 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 .
  • Payment of Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs is not authorized, based on a determination that a PCS move is not in the Government interest.


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, a review of your application package (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the questionnaire) will be used to determine whether you meet the qualification requirements listed on this announcement. If, after reviewing your résumé and/or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and/or experience, you may lose consideration for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully when applying, errors or omissions may affect your eligibility.

You should list any relevant performance appraisals and incentive awards in your resume as that information may be taken into consideration during the selection process. If selected, you may be required to provide supporting documentation.

Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP). If you are a Federal employee in the competitive service and your agency has notified you in writing that you are a displaced employee eligible for ICTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority for this position. To receive selection priority, you must: (1) meet ICTAP eligibility criteria (2) be rated well-qualified for the position and; (3) submit the appropriate documentation to support your ICTAP eligibility. To be considered well-qualified and receive selection priority applicants must satisfy all qualification requirements for the position and receive a score of 90 or above. Additional information about the program is on OPM's Career Transition Resources website .

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Secret

Drug test required
Yes

Required Documents

The documents you are required to submit vary based on whether or not you are eligible for preference in federal employment. A complete description of preference categories and the associated required documents is in the Applicant Checklist (External) .

As described above, your complete application includes your resume, your responses to the online questionnaire, and documents which prove your eligibility to apply. If you fail to provide these documents, you will be marked as having an incomplete application package and you will not be considered any further.

1. Your resume:
  • Your resume may be submitted in any format and must support the specialized experience described in this announcement.
  • If your resume includes a photograph or other inappropriate material or content, it will not be used to make eligibility and qualification determinations and you may not be considered for this vacancy.
  • For qualifications determinations your resume must contain hours worked per week and the dates of employment (i.e., HRS per week and month/year to month/year or month/year to present). If your resume does not contain this information, your application may be marked as incomplete and you may not receive consideration for this position.
  • For additional information see: What to include in your resume .
2. Other supporting documents:
  • Cover Letter, optional
  • Most recent Performance Appraisal, if applicable

NOTE: Documents submitted as part of the application package, to include supplemental documents, may be shared beyond the Human Resources Office. Some supplemental documents such as military orders and marriage certificates may contain personal information for someone other than you. You may sanitize these documents to remove another person's personal information before you submit your application. You may be asked to provide an un-sanitized version of the documents if you are selected to confirm your eligibility.

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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