Engineering Equipment Operator

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Portsmouth, Virginia
Posted
Jul 17, 2021
Closes
Jul 23, 2021
Function
Engineer, IT, QA Engineer
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

This is a public notice flyer to notify interested applicants of anticipated vacancies. Applications will NOT be accepted through this flyer. Interested applicants should review the "How to Apply" section of this flyer for more information on how to be considered. This flyer will be used as positions become available. There may or may not be actual vacancies filled from this flyer.

The intent of the Direct Hire Authority is to recruit external candidates to fill vacancies.
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Responsibilities

  • Operates diesel powered equipment including a motor grader with articulated frame, with grade box attachment, bulldozers of varying sizes and weights for rough and fine grading and excavators used to dig dewatering ditches and loading dump trucks.
  • Grades surfaces, compacts soils, and rolls to meet specifications on flatter rolling terrain.
  • Moves earth on steep slopes, graded curves and shoulders and surfaces with rough Features.
  • Operates front-end loaders and other construction equipment.
  • Excavates, backfills, grades (rough and fine) using engineer grade stakes to determine degree/angle of fine grading required of slopes, inclines, ramps, curves, road beds, and building and sloping banks to exact specifications
  • Performs daily preventive maintenance servicing, inspecting, testing, adjusting, lubricating fills out repair and orders for any repair work to be accomplished by the mechanics.


Travel Required

Occasional travel - Business travel up to 5% may be required.

Supervisory status
No

Promotion Potential
11

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • Appointment may be subject to a suitability or fitness determination, as determined by a completed background investigation.
  • Incumbent will be required to have and maintain a valid state driver?s license prior to being hired.
  • Incumbent will be enrolled in the Hearing Conservation program and must undergo pre-employment, annual and pre-termination audiograms. (Per NAOSA DFs dtd 31 May 84 and 2 Aug 84
  • Incumbent will be required to obtain and maintain a current physician?s certification, dated within the past 2 years that the operator is physically qualified to operate equipment.
  • Incumbent will comply with safety regulations, occupational safety/ health standards; other safety directives and orders to include wearing personnel protective equipment/ respirators, hearing and fall protection, and personal flotation devices
  • This position is a drug abuse testing position. Incumbent is required to sign a DA Form 5019-R, condition of employment for certain positions identified as critical under the drug abuse testing program, or a memorandum of understanding (MOU).


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 .

WG-8: Minimum Qualifications (Screen Out Element) : Ability to do the work of a(n) Engineering Equipment Operator without more than normal supervision. I have the ability to operate several types of diesel powered heavy equipment of varying sizes and weight including front end loaders, motor graders, bulldozers and excavators for rough and fine grading, dig dewatering ditches and load dump trucks Grade surfaces, compacts soils and meets specifications on flat terrain. Failure to meet this Screen out Element will result in an ineligible rating.

WG-11: Minimum Qualifications (Screen Out Element) : Ability to do the work of a(n) Engineering Equipment Operator without more than normal supervision. . I have the ability to operate several types of diesel powered heavy equipment of varying sizes and weight including front end loaders, motor graders, bulldozers and excavators for rough and fine grading, dig dewatering ditches and load dump trucks Grade surfaces, compacts soils and meets specifications on flat or rolling terrain. Perform daily preventative maintenance and fill out repair orders to be accomplished but the mechanics. Failure to meet this Screen out Element will result in an ineligible rating.

PHYSICAL EFFORT: Heavy physical effort is used in constantly reaching, bending, turning, and moving hands, arms, feet and legs to handle different sets of controls to operate the equipment and attachments. Subject to constant vibration of the equipment. Occasionally required to lift or move objects weighing 50 pounds or more when changing attachments, rigging, etc.

WORKING CONDITIONS: Works outside, subject to heat and cold weather conditions and hazards of heaving moving equipment including abrasions, sprains, bruises, etc., plus the possibility of the equipment overturning or being thrown from the equipment when operating on very steep inclines with the equipment at sharp angles. In addition, operates equipment over and adjacent to water areas and shorelines with the additional hazards included. Exposed to continuous noise of sufficient volume so as to require hearing protection. Work is performed irregular and night hours as governed by dredging operations.

Education

This job does not have an education qualification requirement.

Additional information

    This announcement uses the Certain Personnel of the DoD Workforce direct hire authority to recruit and appoint qualified candidates to certain positions in the competitive service.
  • Male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration.
  • You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship.
  • Two year trial/probationary period may be required.
  • Direct Deposit of Pay is required.
  • Selection is subject to restrictions resulting from Department of Defense referral system for displaced employees.
  • This is a Career Program (CP) 18 - Engineers and Scientists position.
  • Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement.
  • Salary includes applicable locality pay or Local Market Supplement.
  • 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.
  • This is a developmental position to the WG-11. Promotion to the full performance level is not guaranteed. You may be eligible for non-competitive promotion to the target position upon meeting time-in-grade restrictions and the following requirements and manager may select at any grade below the full performance level.
  • 1) Incumbent demonstrates ability to perform at target grade level;
  • (2) Higher level work exists at target grade level;
  • (3) Increased responsibilities are assigned
  • (4) Supervisor recommends promotion;
  • (5) Incumbent completes all required training and conditions of employment, and;
  • (6) Incumbent completes all regulatory requirements for career ladder promotions


How You Will Be Evaluated

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

Please submit all information in PDF or Word format and ensure your email has the following subject line: Engineering Equipment Operator email to CENAO-RECRUIT@usace.army.mil ,

As vacancies occur, the Human Resources Office will review your resume to ensure you meet the hiring eligibility and qualification requirements listed in this flyer. You will be rated based on the information provided in your resume, along with your supporting documentation.

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.

Veterans and Military Spouses will be considered along with all other candidates.

If selected, you may be required to provide additional supporting documentation.

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Other

Drug test required
Yes

Position sensitivity and risk
Non-sensitive (NS)/Low Risk

Trust determination process
Suitability/Fitness

Required Documents

Your complete application includes your resume and other documents which prove your qualifications and 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
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.

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