Hazardous Materials Laborer Leader

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Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Nov 07, 2019
Closes
Nov 15, 2019
Function
Management
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

This position is located in the Architect of the Capitol, Chief Operating Officer, Planning and Project Management, Construction Division, Construction Branch. Serves as Hazardous Materials Laborer Leader, demonstrating containments, identifying, removing, packing, transporting, or disposing of hazardous materials, including asbestos, lead based paint, waste oil, and silica. Leads diverse construction laborer duties including assisting with demolition and clean-up at construction sites.

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Responsibilities

This position is not to exceed 13 months. This is strictly a temporary appointment where there is no permanent need or permanent funding available for the work involved and that the temporary appointment is limited in duration. The duration of this temporary appointment may be shorter or longer, depending on the duration of the work or project. The temporary position may also be terminated at any time due to lack of work and/or lack of funds without any advance notice. As a non-permanent employee, you may also be separated for failure to meet management's expectations, with no advance notice.

***To qualify for the position, you must have the following certifications: (1) Confined Space Certification (2) Lead-Based Paint Removal Certification and (3) Asbestos Abatement Certification***

Tour of Duty: Night Shift (8:00 P.M. - 4:30 A.M.)

Hours may change due to operational needs of Management

This position is located in the Architect of the Capitol, Office of the Chief Operating Officer, Planning and Project Management, Construction Division, Construction Branch. The position serves as a Hazardous Materials Laborer Leader, demonstrating containment, identifying, removing, packing, transporting, or disposing of hazardous materials, including asbestos, lead based paint, waste oil, silica, etc. Leads diverse construction laborer duties, including assisting with demolition and clean-up at construction sites, erecting scaffolding, using carpentry tools, etc.

Leader Responsibilities

Passes on to other workers the instructions received from supervisors and getting work started by distributing the immediate tasks to be performed by individual members of the work group; working along with other workers and setting the pace. Ensures that needed plans, blueprints, materials, and tools are available and that materials are obtained. Obtains necessary information or decisions from supervisors on problems that come up during the work shift. Make sure that there is enough work to keep everyone in the work crew busy; checks work while in progress and when finished. Checks to see whether the supervisors' instructions on work sequences, procedures, methods, and deadlines have been followed. Update the supervisors on status and progress of work and causes of delay. Provide answers to the supervisors on matters concerning the overall work operations and problems.

Receives formal and on-the-job training to remove hazardous materials in accordance with safety regulations. Identifies asbestos, lead, or other hazardous materials that need to be removed, using monitoring devices. Provides guidance to employees being lead on safety requirements.

Hazardous Material and Laborer Functions

Constructs scaffolding and builds containment areas prior to beginning abatement or decontamination work. Removes asbestos and/or lead from surfaces, using hand and power tools such as scrapers, vacuums, and high-pressure sprayers.

Removes lead-based paint from various surfaces (brick, plaster, wood, etc) using chemical strippers and power operated hand tools.

Removes asbestos by hand from various surfaces (piping, ductwork, floor tile, ceiling tile, etc.) so that follow-on construction can be performed. Places removed asbestos in appropriate containers for disposal in accordance with applicable regulations.

Loads and unloads materials into containers and onto trucks. Erects containment materials to restrict the disbursement of airborne contaminants.

Assists journey level trades workers by performing general laborer duties such as moving large quantities of materials weighing up to 50 lbs. and cleaning up job sites.

Complies with all OSHA safety rules and regulations to ensure that work is carried out in a safe manner. Initiates or take corrective actions on unsafe conditions in managed areas. Ensures that subordinate employees know how to use required Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). Routinely checks to verify that subordinates are using all required PPE.

Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status
No

Promotion Potential
06

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • You must be a U.S. Citizen.
  • You must be able to pass a drug test.
  • Your resume and question responses must demonstrate the job-related KSAs.


THIS POSITION IS TEMPORARY NOT TO EXCEED THIRTEEN MONTHS.

* Temporary Appointment May Be Renewed*

This is strictly a temporary appointment where there is no permanent need or permanent funding available for the work involved and that the temporary appointment is limited in duration. The duration of this temporary appointment may be shorter or longer, depending on the duration of the work or project. The temporary position may also be terminated at any time due to lack of work and/or lack of funds without any advance notice. As a non-permanent employee, you may also be separated for failure to meet management's expectations, with no advance notice.

***To qualify for the position, you must have the following certifications: (1) Confined Space Certification (2) Lead-Based Paint Removal Certification and (3) Asbestos Abatement Certification***

Qualifications

You must meet all eligibility and qualifications requirements by the closing date of the job announcement.

You must meet the screen-out factor required for this position which includes: Ability to lead workers in the performance of hazardous materials handling.

Education

Additional information

Welcome Veterans. The Veterans Employment Opportunities Act of 1998 (VEOA) gives veterans' preference rights in the legislative branch to certain veterans as applied by the Congressional Accountability Act. Veterans' preference is applied on this vacancy announcement. If you are a veteran and have been separated under honorable conditions, you must submit a copy of your DD-214 or other proof of eligibility; SF-15, if applicable; and Department of Veterans Affairs documentation of disability, if applicable. For more information, please visit OPM vet guide

If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, you must certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System. If you are exempt from registration under Selective Service Law, you must provide appropriate proof of exemption. Please visit the Selective Service System website for more information.

DRUG TESTING: The Architect of the Capitol (AOC) is a Drug Free Workplace. As part of the AOC's suitability assessment, a candidate tentatively selected for a position who is not currently an AOC employee is required to submit to screening for illegal drug use. Satisfactory completion of a drug test is a condition of employment with the Agency. A candidate must test negative prior to being eligible for appointment into a position. We will schedule, provide, and cover the cost for the drug test.

The selectee(s) under the vacancy announcement for this position is subject to a criminal record check by the U.S. Capitol Police and satisfactory adjudication to be eligible for employment at the Architect of the Capitol.

The Architect of the Capitol is an E-VERIFY Participant. E-VERIFY is an Internet-based system that compares information from an employee's Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, to data from U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and Social Security Administration records to confirm employment authorization in the United States. If you are selected for this position, the documentation that you present for purposes of completing the DHS Form I-9 will be verified through the DHS "E-VERIFY" electronic system. For more information on E-Verify, please visit http://www.dhs.gov/files/programs/gc_1185221678150.shtm

The Architect of the Capitol is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, age, national origin, genetic information, sexual orientation, and/or disability.
This agency provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the agency. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be on a case-by-case basis.

Moving expenses are not authorized.

Relocation expenses are not authorized.

This vacancy announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies in any of the jurisdictions of the Architect of the Capitol.
All application materials become the property of the Architect of the Capitol.

How You Will Be Evaluated

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

Review your resume and responses carefully. Your eligibility for consideration and qualifications for the position will be determined based upon a review of your detailed resume and your responses to job specific self-assessment questions.

Your resume will be evaluated based on evidence of your ability to demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) for this position, possession of any specialized experience, and how well your background and experience relates to the self-assessment questions in the job announcement. The self-assessment questions relate to the following knowledge, skills, abilities, and competencies:

-Ability to lead the work of hazardous materials handling

-Knowledge of hazardous materials handling

-Ability to use and maintain tools and equipment in hazardous material handling

-Knowledge of technical practices in hazardous materials handling

Your responses to the self assessment questions serve as the basis for your initial rating. You will receive a numerical score based on your responses to these questions. Next, your responses will be evaluated by a Human Resources Specialist and/or a subject matter expert against the information provided in your resume and optional cover letter. Your resume must support your answers to the self assessment questions. Falsifying your background, education, and/or experience is cause for not hiring you or disqualification for further consideration.

Please note that a complete application is required for consideration. (Please review the "Required Documents" section of this job announcement to see what must be included in a complete application).
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Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Other

Drug test required
Yes

Required Documents

The Architect of the Capitol's (AOC) job application process is designed to ensure you only provide information necessary to evaluate your qualifications and eligibility for the position vacancy.

To apply for this position, you only need to submit: a) your resume and b) answers to the online vacancy assessment questionnaire. The online questionnaire contains eligibility and screening questions and other relevant information. No additional documentation or attachments are required at the time of application.

Your resume should list your education, training and work experience including job titles, employment dates, duties and accomplishments.

Nothing further is required until it is requested by AOC's Human Capital Management Division. If additional documentation is required for the position, you will be asked to provide it during the interview or selection process. At that time, you may be asked to submit documentation to support statements made in your resume.

For example, you may be asked to provide a copy of your diploma, college transcripts, or proof of Federal employment status. If the position requires licensure or certification, you will be asked to provide proof at the time of selection.

If Veterans' preference is claimed, you will be asked to submit proof (DD-214, and, if claiming a 10-point preference, a SF-15 and the proof required by that form).

Failure to provide the required documents will end further consideration and/or result in the withdrawal of any tentative job offers.

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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