Job opening: MATERIALS EXAMINER AND IDENTIFIER (FORK LIFT OPERATOR)
Salary: $63 674 - 74 255 per year
Published at: Jan 24 2024
Employment Type: Full-time
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The primary purpose of this position is to perform work involved in the identification, examination, classification, acceptance, and disposition of complex categories of materials and equipment. The position requires the use of fork lift trucks.
- Receives, examines, verifies, and identifies complex categories of materials and equipment such as those which are toxic, radioactive, perishable, classified, high-valued equipment, precious/strategic metals, and complex electronic or mechanical equipment, assemblies, and components.
- Maintains an aggressive surveillance inspection program on stored/on-hand items.
- Receives, examines; and determines condition of a wide variety of complex items and materials to be turned in/removed. Utilizes safety and security practices and procedures following established rules and regulations and maintains a safe and clean work area.
- Monitors special programs, computerized listings, and documentation/records. Uses and maintains tools.
-Operates electric, LPG, or diesel powered fork lift trucks capable of lifting loads weighing less than 10,000 pounds as high as 168 inches
- U.S. Citizenship Required
- Males must be registered for Selective Service, see www.sss.gov
- This posn is subject to provisions of the DoD Priority Placement Program
- Employee may be required to work other than normal duty hours, to include evenings, weekends and/or holidays
- Shift work and/or emergency overtime may be required
- Disclosure of Political Appointments
- An appropriate, valid driver's license is required for the position.
- As required, may train and/or guide lower grade employees.
- This is a designated drug testing position. Incumbent is subject to random testing for drug use.
- Must be able to obtain drug and maintain proper security clearance.
In order to qualify, you must meet the quality level of experience requirements described in the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualification Standards Handbook X-118C.
QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants will be rated in accordance with the OPM Qualification Standard Handbook X-118C for the WG-6900 Warehousing and Stock Handling Group. Although a specific length of time and experience is not required for most blue-collar positions, you must meet any screen-out element listed, and show through experience and training that you possess the quality level of knowledge and skill necessary to perform the duties of the position at the level for which you are applying. Qualification requirements emphasis is on the quality of experience, not necessarily the length of time.
The screen out element for this position is the ability to do the work of a MATERIALS EXAMINER AND IDENTIFIER (FORK LIFT OPERATOR) without more than normal supervision.
JOB ELEMENTS: Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the following areas:
1. Knowledge of a wide range of materials, complete equipment items, technical components, parts, and commodities.
2. Knowledge of warehousing or property reutilization and disposal procedures and plans, computerized listings/programs, and demilitarization procedures.
3. Knowledge of safety and security practices and procedures. Ability to disassemble equipment where necessary and identify and process many items requiring special handling, such as strategic and precious metals, hazardous materials, and electronic equipment, by performing chemical tests, employing appropriate safety procedures, and testing electronic equipment.
4. Knowledge of procedures, supply catalogs, technical manuals, and equipment drawings required for product and equipment verification. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
5. Skill in using measuring devices, such as depth, thread, and wire gauges and calipers, to determine adherence to contract specification. Skill in operating one or more electric, diesel, gasoline, or LPG fork lift trucks with a capacity of less than 10,000 pounds and a lift reach of up to 168 inches to move, stack, unstack, load, and unload materials in and about warehouses, storage areas, loading docks, and vehicles.
6. Skill in using a wide variety of tools, such as hammers, wrenches, screwdrivers, and cutting torches, to disassemble equipment as necessary for component identification, serviceability determination, and demilitarization. Ability to interpret and apply technical manuals, drawings, blueprints, operating manuals, and complex equipment and subjective materials specifications when examining, identifying, verifying, and moving incoming and outgoing materials, such as aircraft engine assemblies, computers, and transmitter and radio assemblies, at point of warehouse receipt or shipment.
PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE: Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid and or part-time work. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week.
VOLUNTEER WORK EXPERIENCE: Refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service Programs (i.e., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student and social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge and skills that can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
PHYSICAL EFFORT: The work requires moderate to heavy lifting when moving material by hand or handtruck; walking and standing for prolonged periods of time; and bending, stooping, and pushing and pulling heavy material along conveyor lines. Moderate physical effort is required to operate hand and foot controls while driving, turning, or starting the fork lift trucks and raising, lowering, and tilting loads being moved.
WORKING CONDITIONS: Work is performed inside a warehouse environment and outside in containment areas on year-round basis. Subject to cuts, bruises, abrasions, inside and scrapes in moving or handling materials and equipment, shifting loads, to hazards Subject involved in working in proximity to moving equipment such as forklifts, cranes, trucks, and conveyor lines. When handling hazardous materials, protective equipment is provided.
- Address JB Elmendorf-Richardson
8517 20th Street
JB Elmendorf-Richardson, AK 99506
- Name: Total Force Service Center
- Phone: 1-800-525-0102
- Email: [email protected]