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    Summary

    The Bureau of Land Management is looking for temporary employees to work as Engineering Equipment Operators.

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    Responsibilities

    An Engineering Equipment Operator (WG-8) operates a variety of heavy equipment such as water tenders, dozers, lowboys, etc. on fire lines for the purpose of suppressing wildfires. Maintains and repairs heavy equipment used in firefighting operations. The equipment is operated on flat or rolling terrain with simple terrain problems. Other duties include operating the equipment in reclaiming burned areas when not assigned to fire suppression operations.

    An Engineering Equipment Operator (WG-10) operates a variety of heavy equipment such as water tenders, dozers, lowboys, etc. on fire lines for the purpose of suppressing wildfires. Maintains and repairs heavy equipment used in firefighting operations. The equipment is operated close to trees, drop-offs, rocks or other obstructions in steep terrian. Other duties include operating the equipment in reclaiming burned areas when not assigned to fire suppression operations.

    Cut-off Date:  The following locations will begin to consider applicants prior to the closing date of the announcement.  You must apply on or before the date indicated below to receive first consideration.  Thereafter, applications may be considered as needed, during the open period of the announcement:

    12/18/2018
    Arizona Strip District (St. George, UT) 
    Bakersfield, CA
    Onyx, CA
    Boise, ID
    Burley, ID
    Idaho Falls, ID
    Shoshone, ID
    Twin Falls, ID
    Battle Mountain, NV
    Winnemucca, NV

    During the application process, you may select up to SEVEN (7) locations from the list of available locations in this announcement.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Occasional travel is required.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    10

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/516408100. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.