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    This position is located within a National Forest. The position is established on a Forest unit in support of road systems and other program areas. Incumbent operates and maintains engineering equipment.

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    Incumbent operates one or more types of heavy equipment, such as graders, tractors with bulldozer or angledozer blades, front-end loaders, backhoes, trench diggers, and large industrial tractors with pan or scraper attachments. Work is generally done on flat or rolling terrain with simple terrain problems, such as forest roads and compounds.

    Incumbent maintains ditches, road shoulders, and beds and firelines and clears brush, tree stumps and rocks.

    Reviews the work to be performed and adjusts equipment attachments for a set level, angle, or depth, according to the type of equipment used.

    Ensures equipment is maintained in good working condition.

    NOTE: The work involves operating trucks over 26000 GVW with trailers, on public roads (belly dumps, dump trucks with loaders, transports with lowboys hauling graders, etc. Incumbent must possess and maintain a valid state driver’s license and a Commercial Driver’s License (CDL). Applicants for and employees of positions in which they are required to have a CDL to perform their duties are subject to random alcohol and drug testing.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Position(s) may involve work away the official duty location to remote worksites within commuting distance (49 miles) and may also require overnight travel and/or camping per work assignment.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/511029600. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.