Job opening: Engineering Equipment Operator Leader
Salary: $30 - 35 per hour
Published at: Dec 07 2023
Employment Type: Full-time
Please limit your resume to 5 pages. If more than 5 pages are submitted, only the first 5 pages will be reviewed to determine your eligibility/qualifications.
About the Position: This position is located with the Directorate of Plans, Training, Mobilization and Security - Range Branch, Operations on Fort Campbell, KY. Fort Campbell lies on the Kentucky/Tennessee border between Hopkinsville, KY & Clarksville, TN about 45 miles NW of Nashville.
Serve as working leader of 4 or more employees in accomplishing trades and labor work.
Operate a variety of construction/engineering and maintenance equipment to maintain facilities such as roads, fields, trails, range towers, support to buildings, maneuver areas, training areas, fire breaks, and administrative complexes.
Perform as a tractor vehicle operator of conventional field-type tractors.
Operate other types of equipment for which qualified and licensed other than those listed.
Perform duties as an Engineering Equipment Operator on a variety of equipment such as bulldozers, dump trucks, front end loaders pickup trucks, brush mowers, front-end loader and knuckle boom loader.
- Appointment may be subject to a suitability or fitness determination, as determined by a completed background investigation.
- This is a drug testing designated position; required to sign a DA Form 5019-R, Condition of Employment for certain civilian positions identified as critical under the Drug Abuse Testing Program.
- A pre-employment physical is required; and, additional follow-up physical exams are required every two (2) years.
- Requires the incumbent to observe established safe working procedures; and, wear appropriate protective clothing and/or equipment to minimize or eliminate hazardous conditions.
- Must be able to obtain and maintain a forklift certification/license IAW current DoD and OSHA standards and guidelines.
- Required to attain and maintain a level 1a Erosion and Sedimentation Control Certification within 12 months of employment.
- Required to successfully pass S-130 (Firefighter Training), S-190 (Wildland Fire Behavior), and S212 (Wildland and Firefighter Chainsaw) within 12 months of employment.
- Designated inclement weather essential, incumbent may be required to perform duties exposed to extreme weather.
- May be required to work nonstandard duty hours (e.g., shifts, weekends, holidays, overtime-both scheduled and unscheduled, and, is subject to recall 24 hours a day, seven days a week in case of emergency.
- Required to have or be able to obtain and maintain a valid government Class A Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) within 6 months of employment with no manual transmission restrictions.
Permanent change of station (PCS) costs may be authorized.
Recruitment and relocation incentives may be authorized.
Student loan repayment may be authorized.
Salary negotiations for those candidates who are new to Federal service may be authorized.
Who May Apply: Only applicants who meet one of the employment authority categories below are eligible to apply for this job. You will be asked to identify which category or categories you meet, and to provide documents which prove you meet the category or categories you selected. See Proof of Eligibility for an extensive list of document requirements for all employment authorities.
30 Percent or More Disabled VeteransCurrent Department of Army Civilian EmployeesCurrent Department of Defense (DOD) Civilian Employee (non-Army)Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS) Interchange AgreementInteragency Career Transition Assistance PlanLand Management Workforce Flexibility ActMilitary Spouses, under Executive Order (E.O.) 13473Non-Appropriated Fund Instrumentality (NAFI)Non-Department of Defense (DoD) TransferPriority Placement Program, DoD Military Reserve (MR) and National Guard (NG) Technician EligiblePriority Placement Program, DoD Military Spouse Preference (MSP) EligiblePriority Placement Program, DoD MR and NG Preference Eligible Tech Receiving Disability RetirementPriority Placement Program, DoD Retained Grade Preference EligibleVeterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) of 1998
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.
There is no specific length of training or experience required. However, you must be able to demonstrate, through experience shown in your written application materials that you possess the sufficient knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the work of this position without more than normal supervision.
Minimum Qualifications (Screen Out Element): Ability to do the work of an Engineering Equipment Operator Leader without more than normal supervision. Distributing of work, relaying instructions received from supervisor to other workers; inspecting the work of others to confirm deadlines and work standards are being met; ensuring that needed charts, plans, materials, and tools are available to accomplish daily tasks; working alongside other employee to set the pace of work; operating various engineering and heavy mobile equipment. - Failure to meet this Screen Out Element will result in an ineligible rating.
Ability To Do The Work Of The Position Without More Than Normal SupervisionAbility to Drive Safely (Motor Vehicles) and Ability to Operate Safely (Non-Motor Vehicle)Ability To Interpret Instructions, Specifications, etc. (related to mobile equipment operation)Ability To Lead or SuperviseOperation of Motor VehiclesReliability and Dependability as a Engineering Equipment OperatorWork Practices (includes keeping things neat, clean, and in order)
Physical Effort: Heavy physical effort is used by the operator in constantly reaching, bending, turning, and moving hands, arms, feet, and legs. Frequent adjustment is required often under adverse operating conditions. Considerable strain caused by the constant vibration of the equipment. Frequently lifts, carries and sets up tools, equipment and parts that weigh up to 80 pounds. Is assisted when carrying heavier equipment for long distances.
Working Conditions: Operator is exposed to all types of weather conditions while loading or unloading equipment or delivering equipment to job site. Operator is subject to smoke, noise, dust, and fumes from motor and exhaust and continuous jerks and jolts. During suppression work, operator is subjected to hazardous conditions. Occasionally works within surface danger zones on firing ranges, such as impact areas, and this work may involve exposure to high explosive ammunition. Also works in prescribe burning and suppression operations to include working on the fire line. When work is performed in accordance with Environmental Differential Pay regulations, the employee will receive EDP for those periods of time. The incumbent is required to wear personal protective equipment, in accordance with established SOP's.
- Address DL-APF-W0U4AA US ARMY GARRISON FT CAMPBELL HQ
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Fort Campbell, KY 42223
- Name: Army Applicant Help Desk