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    Summary

    THIS IS A NATIONAL GUARD TITLE 32 EXCEPTED SERVICE POSITION.

    This National Guard position is for a MOTOR VEHICLE OPERATOR (TITLE 32), Position Description Number D1907000 and is part of the IL USPFO, National Guard.

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    Responsibilities

    As a MOTOR VEHICLE OPERATOR (TITLE 32), WG-5703-6/7/8, you will transport supplies and equipment intra and inter state using a variety of wheeled vehicles to haul cargo and fuel, transport passengers or to tow or recover equipment. Vehicles are driven in restricted traffic environments on Government installations, and over public roads and highways, or under cross-country conditions.

    Major Duties - This is NOT an all-inclusive list:

    • Ability to verify that vehicle's auxiliary pumping system has correct grade or mixture of fuel pumped, that the receiving equipment is grounded and fuel tanks are not overfilled.
    • Ensure all cargo is secured to prevent shifting or falling in transit and to minimize the possibility of vehicle sway.
    • Ability to select the safest, most direct and legally allowed route to be followed and identify alternative routes to be used in the event of an emergency.
    • Operate electric, gasoline or diesel-powered forklift trucks.
    • Perform a variety of servicing and operator preventive maintenance work on assigned vehicles.
    • Record type and quantity of fuel delivered.
    • Ensure shipping and accounting documents are with the shipment and reflect actual condition, quantities and type of material, including manual turn in and issue documents.
    • Complete log books, maintenance records, reports and other transportation documents for accurate accounting.
    • Identify, inspect, and segregate equipment or material as it is received for obvious damage and needed repairs.
    • Perform warehouse work, as required, to include issuing, receiving and inventorying equipment, supplies and materials; loading and unloading of trucks; storing and pulling warehouse stock; packing and unpacking material; and repairing or replacing items on equipment.
    • Operate primarily straight-in-line trucks and/or truck tractors with semi-trailers which typically have an approximate gross vehicle weight (GVW) of more than 32,000 pounds.
    • Extremely knowledgeable about turning the vehicles, in evaluating the condition and load limits, in scheduling weigh points, and in accessing traffic conditions and hazards, locally and over long-distance routes in unfamiliar geographic areas.
    • Couple and uncouple the truck tractor and semi-trailer, or truck and trailer, and connects and disconnects the air brakes and electrical lines.
    • Maneuver vehicles within close tolerances when driving and backing over uneven ground, in narrow or congested areas, between buildings and other vehicles, between parked aircraft and when positioning vehicles at loading docks.
    • Operate vehicles on interstate highways, winding roads, and steep grades and manipulates the dual braking system to prevent the semi-trailer or trailer from jackknifing.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    8

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/598709900. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.