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    Summary

    Operates heavy engineering equipment and performs major, routine, or emergency road and ground maintenance and construction. Position involves operation of both heavy road construction and snow removal equipment in mountain terrain under extremely adverse and hazardous conditions. Candidates must have current Class A Commercial Driver License (CDL).

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    Responsibilities

    Operates gasoline and diesel powered road equipment required for construction, clearing, and/or rehabilitation of roadways. P. Road maintenance or construction projects consist of clearing rock excavation, shaping and crowning, mowing vegetation, and finish grading to within one-tenth foot of engineer's plans and specifications. Operates various heavy equipment including motor patrols, track dozer to 270 HP rating (D-8 size), tractors, front-end loaders to 4 cubic yards capacity, earth compactors (both sheep foot and pneumatic), dump truck, tractor trailer to 35-ton load capacity, and under various circumstances may operate other road construction equipment. Work also includes installation, repair or modification of cattle guards, concrete and CMP culverts, erection of wooden bridges, and construction of concrete abutments.

    Performs snow removal on high mountain roadways which provide access to critical navigational facilities. Performs duties during severe weather, under extremely critical hazardous conditions. Operates large (19-ton, length-32', width-8'6", height -12) rotary snow removal equipment with dual diesel engines to 325 HP; various road patrols and tract equipment (to D-8 size) over narrow gravel or snow covered mountainous roads. Equipment, such as large patrols and rotary snow plows are equipped with both front and rear steering to negotiate turns and switchbacks on narrow mountainous roads. Due to visibility limitations of less than 100 feet, and to preclude rock falls or avalanches of snow, a high degree of operator skill is required.

    Performs routine maintenance on all equipment such as motor oil changes, hose replacements, transmission oil changes, belt changes, and parts lubrication.

    Responsible for placement and maintenance of snow marker poles and emergency equipment, piles, clothing, and avalanche supplies.

    Performs other duties as assigned.

    SUPERVISION RECEIVED

    FW-10: Works under close supervision of the Facility Maintenance Supervisor or Road Crew Foreman who assigns itineraries and makes overall work assignments with periodic instructions as deemed necessary. Work is reviewed on a continuing basis. Task such as snow removal on high mountain access roads is performed under direct supervision. Completed work is reviewed by FMP Supervisor or Road Crew Foreman to assure satisfactory completion and compliance with instructions and safety regulations.

    FW-11: Works under the general supervision of the Facility Maintenance Supervisor or Road Crew Foreman who assigns itineraries and makes overall work assignments with periodic instructions as deemed necessary. Most work, such as snow removal on high, mountain access roads, is performed without direct supervision. Completed work is occasionally reviewed to assure satisfactory completion and compliance with instructions and safety regulations.

    Travel Required

    76% or greater - The job may require 76% or more travel.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    NA

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/549258200. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.