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Job Title:Heavy Mobile Equipment Operator

Department:Department of Defense

Agency:Defense Logistics Agency

Job Announcement Number:DLADist-13-948715-DE

This position is closed and no longer accepting online applications through USAJOBS.

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$20.02 to $23.38 / Per Hour

OPEN PERIOD:

Friday, August 23, 2013 to Monday, September 02, 2013

SERIES & GRADE:

WG-5701-09

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Term NTE 4 years

DUTY LOCATIONS:

12 vacancies in the following location:
Texarkana, TX United StatesView Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

United States Citizens

JOB SUMMARY:

America's Logistics Combat Support Agency

The Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) is a U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) agency. DLA provides worldwide logistics support for the missions of the Military Departments and the Unified Combatant Commands under conditions of peace and war. It also provides logistics support to other DoD Components and certain Federal agencies, foreign governments, international organizations, and others as authorized.

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • See Conditions of Employment for requirements related to this position

DUTIES:

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As a Heavy Mobile Equipment Operator, you will be responsible for the following duties:

 

·         Performs a variety of skilled and semi-skilled tasks related engineering equipment operation, carpentry or maintenance mechanic work.

·         Performs duties in support of HAZMAT/hazardous waste accumulation and disposal.

·         Operates various types of equipment to assist in the maintenance and repair of the depot roads and parking areas.

 

Physical Effort:

Work involves constant reaching, bending, turning, and movement of hands, feet and arms. The work is frequently in awkward and strained positions and requires climbing on and off of vehicles. Vehicle operations result in frequent jerks and jolts which exposes employees to bruises, cuts and strains. Employee is required to lift up to 70 pounds. If the item is heavier, assistance is requested or equipment is used.

Working Conditions:

The work is typically outside and is subject to intense heat, cold, humidity, dirt, dust. grease, and fumes. The temperature of bare metal during the summer months can cause serious burns to exposed skin. During rainy weather, vehicles are often bogged down in mud and become slick, exposing the employee to falls and broken bones. Care must be taken when opening vehicles in storage because of snakes or other critters which may be found inside. SAFETY AND HEALTH REQUIREMENTS: Employee is required to wear safety clothing and equipment appropriate for the job and work area where assigned, as directed by the supervisor. Types of protective clothing and equipment include, but are not limited to the following: eye, respiratory, foot protection and protective clothing (gloves, apron, coveralls, etc.). Other types may be required as deemed necessary by authorized management officials. Employee will be required to wear approved hearing protective devices and an audio metric test will be conducted, as necessary, when working near or around noise hazardous areas, machinery, or equipment.


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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To qualify for a Heavy Mobile Equipment Operator, your resume must support:


Applicants will be rated in accordance with the Office of Personnel Management Qualification Standard for Trades and Labor Occupations. Although a specific length of time and experience is not required, 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 at the level for which you are applying. Emphasis is placed on how you gained the quality of experience, not necessarily the length of time, and you have the required ability or potential to perform the job. Applicants who do not meet the screen-out element (SOE) will be eliminated from further competition.


Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency (knowledge, skills, and abilities) in the following areas:

·         Ability To Do The Work of Heavy Mobile Equipment Operator Without More Than Normal Supervision (SOE)

·         Ability to Safely Operate Motor Vehicles

·         Work Practices (includes keeping things neat, clean, and in order)

·         Ability To Interpret Instructions, Specifications, etc. (related to mobile equipment operation)

·         Ability to Drive Vehicles Safely 


CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
Permanent Change of Station (PCS) Expenses: Not Authorized
Relocation (Government Home Sale) Expenses: Not Authorized
Work Schedule: Full Time
Tour of Duty: Set Schedule
Overtime Work: Occasionally
Temporary Duty (TDY) Travel: Occasionally
Security Requirements: Non-Sensitive
Drug Testing Designated Position: Yes
Fair Labor Standards Act: Non-Exempt
Bargaining Unit Position: Yes
Emergency Essential: No
Pre-Employment Physical: Required

For an explanation of the conditions of employment, please review the definitions at: 
http://www.hr.dla.mil/downloads/ApplicationInfo/GenAppInfoDef.pdf

 

NOTE: The employee must be able to obtain and maintain a Class-A Commercial Drivers License.

 

NOTE: This position is being filled as Term not-to-exceed (NTE) four years.

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

We will review your résumé and supporting documents, to ensure you meet the basic qualification requirements. We will evaluate each applicant who meets the basic qualifications on the information provided and evaluate your relevant personal, educational, and work experiences as it relates to fundamental competencies, identified in the Qualifications section above, required for this position. Based on the results of this evaluation, you will be placed in one of the following quality categories:

Best-Qualified:  This highest category will be used for those candidates who possess the type and quality of experience that substantially exceeds the minimum qualifications of the position, including all selective placement factors and appropriate quality ranking factor(s), as determined by the job analysis.

 

Highly-Qualified:  This higher category will be used for those candidates who possess the type and quality of experience that exceed the minimum qualifications of the position, as determined by the job analysis.

 

Qualified:  This lowest category will be used for those candidates that meet the minimum qualifications of the position and are proficient in some, but not all, of the requirements of the position.  Candidates may require extensive training and/or orientation in order to satisfactorily perform the duties of the position.

 

Names of the candidates in the Best-Qualified category will be sent first to the hiring manager for employment consideration. Applicants in other categories will be referred in accordance with category rating procedures.

Veterans’ Preference: If you are entitled to veterans’ preference, you should indicate the type of veterans’ preference you are claiming on your résumé. Your veterans’ preference entitlement will be verified by the employing agency. If you are entitled to veterans’ preference and qualified for the position, your name will be placed above non-preference candidates on a list sent to the hiring manager for employment consideration. Qualified veterans' preference eligibles with a service-connected disability of 10% or more will be listed at the top of the highest quality category depending on the position and grade level of the job. For information on entitlement see http://www.fedshirevets.gov/job/vetpref/index.aspx.

All Veterans: You are required to submit a DD Form 214, Military Discharge (Member Copy 4).  Veterans claiming 10 Point Preference in addition to your DD 214, you are required to submit a completed SF-15 and, supporting documents outlined on the SF-15.  http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/SF15.pdf


BENEFITS:

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For information regarding Federal benefits, please see:  http://www.usajobs.gov/ResourceCenter/Index/Interactive/Benefits

OTHER INFORMATION:

Please review the General information and Definitions at:  http://www.hr.dla.mil/downloads/ApplicationInfo/GenAppInfoDef.pdf

ICTAP (INTERAGENCY CAREER TRANSITION ASSISTANCE PLAN): Information for surplus or displaced Federal employees may be found at http://www.hr.dla.mil/downloads/ApplicationInfo/GenAppInfoDef.pdf. Information for required documentation can be found at http://www.hr.dla.mil/downloads/ApplicationInfo/DE_SupportingDocumentation.pdf.

 

MILITARY SPOUSE PREFERENCE: Information for required documentation to claim Military Spouse Preference may be found at http://www.hr.dla.mil/downloads/ApplicationInfo/DE_SupportingDocumentation.pdf.


SELECTIVE SERVICE: MALE APPLICANTS BORN AFTER 12/31/1959 must certify prior to job offer that they have registered with the Selective Service System, or are exempt from having to do so under Selective Service law. 

 



HOW TO APPLY:

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To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes: 
- Completed Resume – (Required) For more information click on "How To Prepare A Resume"

- Completed Questionnaire – (Required)
- Other supporting documentation as required.  Please see the required documents section to determine if there are other documents you are required to submit.

To preview the questionnaire, please go to View Assessment Questions

The completed Application Package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on Monday, September 02, 2013.

To begin the process, click the Apply Online button to create an account or log into your existing USAJOBS account. Follow the prompts to complete the occupational questionnaire. Please ensure you click the Submit My Answers button at the end of the process. 

If you upload your documents using Application Manager, do not fax the same documents. To verify uploaded documents have been processed, please wait at least one hour. You can verify that your uploaded documents are attached to your application by checking the Details tab of your Application Manager account https://applicationmanager.gov/ for this vacancy announcement. Your documents will display under the Details tab in the Document area.

If you have completed the application process online and were unable to upload your supporting documents, complete this cover page http://staffing.opm.gov/pdf/usascover.pdf using the following Vacancy ID  948715 and fax your documents to 1-478-757-3144.

Note: To check the status of your application or return to a previous or incomplete application, log into your USAJOBS account, select Application Status, and click on the more information link under the application status for this position.  If you are unable to apply online please follow the directions located at:  http://www.hr.dla.mil/downloads/ApplicationInfo/HowToApply.pdf



REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

The documents you are required to submit vary based on what authority you are using to apply (i.e., applying as a veteran, applying as a current permanent Federal employee).  Please review the following to see if there are any documents you need to provide: 
http://www.hr.dla.mil/downloads/ApplicationInfo/DE_SupportingDocumentation.pdf

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

Lindsey Underkoffler
Phone: (717)770-6206
TDD: 800-654-5984
Email: LINDSEY.UNDERKOFFLER@DLA.MIL
Agency Information:
DLA Human Resources Services New Cumberland
2001 Mission Drive Suite 3
New Cumberland, PA
17070-5042
USA

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

Once you successfully complete the application process, you will receive a notification of receipt.  Your application package will be reviewed to ensure you meet the basic eligibility and qualifications requirements, and you will receive a notification. A review will be made of your online questionnaire and the documentation you submitted to support your responses.  A list of qualified applicants will be created and sent to the selecting official, and you will receive a notification of referral.  The selecting official may choose to conduct interviews, and once the selection is made, you will receive a notification of the decision.  If interviews are conducted, DLA uses a technique called Behavior Based Interviewing (BBI). Be sure to check your USA Jobs account for your notification updates.

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Job Announcement Number:

DLADist-13-948715-DE

Control Number:

350233800