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    About the Position:
    This position is with the United States Army Corps Engineers, Mobile District,

    Black Water & Tombigbee Alabama-Coosa Project, in Tuscaloosa, Alabama

    .  The Black Warrior - Tombigbee and Alabama River Waterways Project is one of the largest Corps of Engineers' operations projects in the nation. The Project encompasses 758 miles of navigable waterway, nine locks and dams, two hydropower plants, four natural resource management offices and 62 Corps operated recreation areas.  Project operations have far-reaching effects on marine transportation, industry, mining, energy supply, hydropower, natural resources, recreational opportunities, and the environment. 

    Located along the banks of the Black Warrior River in west-central Alabama, Tuscaloosa is the fifth-largest city in Alabama. The city is also home to the first Mercedes Benz automotive assembly plant in North America. As home of the University of Alabama, the area offers a number of excellent attractions. Tuscaloosa also presents a number of outlets for water-related activities.  Fishing, boating and swimming are some of the most prized activities here. With its many restaurants, hotels, museums, and live music and theater venues – Tuscaloosa is sure to leave a lasting impression.

    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.

    • Current Civilian Employee with the Department of the Army
    • Current Permanent Department of Defense (DOD) - Civilian Employee (non-Army)
    • Current Permanent Federal Civilian Employee (non-DOD)
    • Former Federal Employee, eligible for reinstatement
    • Eligible due to Interagency Career Transition Program (ICTAP)
    • Eligible under Veterans' Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA)
    • Priority Placement Program, Program S (Military Spouse)  registrants referred through the Automated Stopper and Referral System (ASARS) for this position

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    -Assists Engineers in making repairs to main engines, small motors, generators, electrical systems, cranes, hydraulic lines, etc.

    -Perform preventative maintenance on all types of machinery.

    -Changes oil, fluids, and filters on various types of machinery including main engines and generators.

    -Inspects machinery to assure that it is running properly and is not overheating

    -Occasionally handles lines, towing cables and rigging

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Travel is dependent upon position description and availability of funding.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    Status Candidates (Merit Promotion and VEOA Eligibles)

    Questions? This job is open to 2 groups.

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