Army Installation Management Command Engineering Equipment Operator in Fort Riley, Kansas
Summary About the Position: The Engineering Equipment Operator position is located with the Directorate of Public Works, Operations & Maintenance Division at Fort Riley, KS. Responsibilities Operate a variety of vehicles such as 5, 8 and 20-ton dump truck and a 1-ton truck for hauling personnel, articles, and materials on and off post on public roads and highways. Drive a dump truck on or off post to haul trash, debris, dirt, gravel, and other materials. Operate a 12,000-pound street sweeper, tractor mounted front end street sweeper, and a 5-ton, 1000-gallon street flusher in the maintenance of on-post streets. Operate a 2.5-cubic yard diesel driven bucket loader to load sand, dirt, or gravel for transporting by dump truck. Operate a dump truck with front mounted snow plow and with rear mounted sand and salt spreader and other special purpose vehicles such as trailer mounted air compressor, vacuum leaf picker, tractor mower, fuel truck, etc. Perform preventive maintenance and servicing of all equipment assigned. Use safety practices and procedures by following established safety rules and regulations. Requirements Conditions of Employment Qualifications Who May Apply: Only applicants who meet one of the employment authority categories below are eligible to apply for this job. You will be asked to identify which category or categories you meet, and to provide documents which prove you meet the category or categories you selected. See Proof of Eligibility for an extensive list of document requirements for all employment authorities. Current Department of Army Civilian EmployeesCurrent Permanent Department of Defense (DOD) Civilian Employee (non-Army)Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS) Interchange AgreementExecutive Order (E.O.) 12721Interagency Career Transition Assistance PlanLand Management Workforce Flexibility ActMilitary Spouses, under Executive Order (E.O.) 13473Non-Appropriated Fund Instrumentality (NAFI)Non-Department of Defense (DoD) TransferOffice of Personnel Management (OPM) Interchange Agreement EligiblePriority Placement Program, DoD Military Spouse Preference (MSP) EligibleReinstatementVeterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) of 1998 Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. There is no specific length of training or experience required. However, you must be able to demonstrate, through experience shown in your written application materials that you possess the sufficient knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the work of this position without more than normal supervision. Minimum Qualifications (Screen Out Element): Ability to do the work of an Engineering Equipment Operator without more than normal supervision. The ability to perform common operation of a variety of vehicles and equipment to include motor graders, backhoes, bulldozers and semi-tractor trailers to move various types of materials and equipment. Perform minor repairs and routine maintenance on equipment. - Failure to meet this Screen Out Element will result in an ineligible rating. Ability To Do The Work Of The Position Without More Than Normal Supervision (Screen-out Element)Ability to Drive Safely (Motor Vehicles) and Ability to Operate Safely (Non-Motor Vehicle)Ability To Interpret Instructions, Specifications, etc. (related to mobile equipment operation)Operation of Motor VehiclesReliability and Dependability as a Engineering Equipment OperatorWork Practices (includes keeping things neat, clean, and in order) Physical Effort: Constantly reaching, bending turning, and moving hands, arms, feet and legs to handle different sets of controls to operate equipment and attachments. Constant vibration of the equipment and the jerking and jolting from operating over rough surfaces. Work in awkward or strained positions. Occasionally may be required to left, carry, or move objects weighing up to 100 pounds. Working Conditions: Work is performed in all types of weather. Work can be performed on hills, slopes, grades or rolling surfaces. Exposed to noise, vibration, dust, dirt, and fumes from the motor exhaust. Safety glasses, goggles, hard hats, safety shoes or boots, and earplugs or earmuffs will be used. Education Additional Information Male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration. You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship. Two year trial/probationary period may be required. Direct deposit of pay is required. This is a Career Program (CP) 18 - Engineers and Scientists position. You may claim military spouse preference (MSP). If a MSP applicant is determined best qualified and selected, placement must be at the full performance level for priority consideration. Selection is subject to restrictions resulting from Department of Defense referral system for displaced employees. If you have retired from federal service and you are interested in employment as a reemployed annuitant, see the information in the Reemployed Annuitant information sheet. Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement Salary includes applicable locality pay or Local Market Supplement. If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application. Due to COVID-19, the agency is currently in an expanded telework posture. If selected, you may be expected to temporarily telework, even if your home is located outside the local commuting area. Once employees are permitted to return to the office, you will be expected to report to the duty station listed on this announcement within a designated time frame identified by the organization. At that time, you may be eligible to request to continue to telework one or more days a pay period depending upon the terms of the agency's telework policy. Information may be requested regarding the vaccination status of selectees for the purposes of implementing workplace safety protocols. For more information, visit https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/faq/vaccinations/.