Engineering Equipment Operator Work Leader, WL-5716-08

Department Of Homeland Security Buzzards Bay, MA
* Duties

Help Duties Summary

Apply for this exciting position to support the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) missions of safeguarding our Nation's maritime interests in the heartland, in the ports, at sea, and around the globe.

For over two centuries the USCG has protected the maritime economy and the environment, we defend our maritime borders, and we save those in peril. This history has forged our character and purpose as America's Maritime Guardian - Always Ready for all hazards and all threats.

The vacancy is being concurrently advertised under merit promotion procedures for status applicants under announcement 18-1986-NE-SL-M. APPLICANTS WISHING TO BE CONSIDERED UNDER BOTH DELEGATED EXAMINING AND MERIT PROMOTION PROCEDURES MUST APPLY TO BOTH VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENTS. NOTE: YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS DELEGATED EXAMINING VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT WILL ONLY ALLOW CONSIDERATION FOR THIS ANNOUNCEMENT. WE CANNOT ELECTRONICALLY OR MANUALLY MOVE YOUR APPLICATION TO THE CONCURRENTLY ADVERTISED MERIT PROMOTION ANNOUNCEMENT. PLEASE ENSURE YOU ARE APPLYING UNDER THE CORRECT ANNOUNCEMENT.

This position is located in the Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Coast Guard, Base Cape Cod, Buzzards Bay, MA.

Any offers of employment made pursuant to this announcement will be consistent with all applicable authorities, including Presidential Memoranda, Executive Orders, interpretive U.S. Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) guidance, and Office of Management and Budget plans and policies concerning hiring. These authorities are subject to change.

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Responsibilities

You will be responsible for utilizing the knowledge and application of engineering equipment operator trade practices. The majority of time is spent as a working leadman.

Being a Coast Guard civilian makes you a valuable member for the Coast Guard team.

Typical work assignments include:

* Assigning all work received from the shop supervisor to team members and providing necessary instructions and guidance.

* Operating one or more type of heavy equipment such as grader backhoe, front-end loader, street sweeper, road magnet, trench digger to push, pull, pile or load materials such as sand, gravel, earth or refuse in connection with road maintenance, land clearing and snow removal.

* Excavating, digging trenches, loading dump trucks with refuse; plowing snow.

* Coordinating and Managing the operation and movement of equipment with a gross combined weight rating of 26,001 lbs or more.

* Adjusting the attachments on heavy equipment for proper level, angle, or depth according to work to be done and the type of equipment used.

Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status

No

Promotion Potential

08

Who May Apply This job is open to… U.S. Citizens. Subject position(s) will be filled through delegated examining procedures.

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* Job family (Series)

5716 Engineering Equipment Operating

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* Requirements

Help Requirements Conditions of Employment

* U.S. Citizenship is required.

* The position requires a CDL Class A driver's license.

* The applicant is subject to pre-appointment and random drug testing.

* Applicant is required to meet the physical requirements of the position.

* Males born after 12/31/1959 must be registered for Selective Service.

All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of the announcement.

Qualifications

Applicants will be evaluated on their ability to perform the duties of the position rather than the length of experience. Eligibility will be determined by the relevance, scope, and quality of all experience and training, regardless of where or how acquired.

Applicants will be rated and ranked based on their knowledge of the following job elements:

* Ability to Lead or Supervise (SCREEN-OUT ELEMENT)

* Operation of Motor Vehicles

* Work Practices (includes keeping things neat, clean and in order)

* Ability to Interpret Instructions Specifications, etc. (related to mobile equipment operation)

* Ability to Drive Safely (Motor Vehicles)

* Ability to Operate Safely (Non-Motor Vehicle)

* Reliability and Dependability as an Engineering Equipment Operator Work Leader

National Service Experience (i.e., volunteer experience): 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). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

Education

This position does not have a positive education requirement. If you are including education on your resume, report only attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. See Required Documents section for detail.

FOREIGN EDUCATION: Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet Federal qualification requirements if you can show that your foreign education is comparable to education received in accredited educational institutions in the United States. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence with your application. See Recognition of Foreign Qualifications click here

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