Engineering Equipment Operator


U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior

Plush, OR - Sep 10, 2022 via USAJobs

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This position is a Engineering Equipment Operator, WG- 5716-10 working in Plush, Oregon for the Hart Mountain National Antelope Refuge.

This position is also open to the public under announcement R1-22-11634555-AF-DE.

You must apply to each announcement separately if you wish to be considered under both recruitment methods.

By the closing date of this announcement, you must meet the requirements of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Handbook X118C, Job Qualification System for Trades and Labor Occupation.

http://www.opm.gov/qualifications/x-118c/ Although no specific amount of experience, education or training is required, applicants must meet a minimum level of ability in relation to the position and the Assessment Questionnaire in order to be rated qualified for consideration.

To be qualified candidates must meet any screen out element(s) listed at an "acceptable" level, and must achieve an average rating of at least "acceptable" on all of the elements.

Only education, training, or experience acquired before the closing date will be considered.

SCREEN-OUT ELEMENT: Your qualifications will first be evaluated against the prescribed screen out element, which usually appears as question 1 in the on-line questionnaire.

Those applicants who appear to possess at least the minimal acceptable qualification requirement are considered for further rating; those who do not are rated ineligible and are eliminated.

The potential eligibles are then rated against the remainder of the Job Elements.

The screen out element for this position is: ABILITY TO DO THE WORK OF AN ENGINEERING EQUIPMENT OPERATOR WITHOUT MORE THAN NORMAL SUPERVISION (SCREEN-OUT): Without more than normal supervision a WG-10 is expected to operate one or more types of heavy equipment to push, pull, pile or load materials such as sand, gravel, earth, coal, or refuse.

I am able to adjust the attachments for proper level, angle, or depth, according to the work to be done and the type of equipment used.

I have a basic knowledge of the nature of the soil and features of terrain to determine the proper approach according to the condition of the surface and subsurface.

I am able to move the equipment about in confined areas.

I am able to perform this work without more than normal supervision.

Job Elements Operation of Motor Vehicles Ability to Drive Safely Knowledge of Equipment Assembly, Installation, Repair, etc.

Ability To Interpret Instructions, Specification, etc.

(includes blueprinting reading) 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.



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