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    This position is located in Smithsonian Institution’s Office of Smithsonian Facilities (SF), Office of Facilities Management and Reliability (OFMR).  The incumbent for this position serves under the general supervision of the General Maintenance Operations Work Supervisor.  The employee is responsible for operating a variety of engineering equipment in support of Maintenance Branch operations.

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    • Operates heavy equipment in conjunction with the construction, maintenance and repair operations; digs trenches for water, sewer, electric and gas lines.
    • Loads and unloads supplies and equipment to move crates containing large animals.
    • Operates equipment close to buildings, trees, drop-offs, rocks, etc.
    • Adjusts attachments to equipment generally without stopping power units, this machinery includes, but is not limited to, forklifts, wheeled tractors (up to 3,000 pounds draw pull capacity), truck cranes (motor driven 6,000 pounds), backhoe, power sweepers, two-ton road rollers, front end loaders, bobcat, automotive vehicles (1/4 to 8 tons), etc.
    • Moves earth on mountainous terrain and steep slopes, rocky or soft ground, forests, and other surfaces with rough features. 

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/556893500. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.