Air Force Materiel Command ENGINEERING EQUIPMENT OPERATOR (ROAD CONSTRUCTION WORKER) in Edwards AFB, California

Job Overview

Job Overview
Summary

A BOLD SPIRIT. A PROUD HISTORY. Ad Inexplorata. It means "Toward The Unexplored." This motto defines the very spirit and history of Edwards Air Force Base, CA. It is where Capt. "Chuck" Yeager became the first human to break the sound barrier, where tomorrow's ambitious aviation breakthroughs continue to become reality and where talented civilian professionals experience truly unique careers.

Why work at Edwards AFB? Visit the following link to learn more about the Air Force Test Center mission.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j1AZcIbSfg

HOURLY WAGE IS: $ 26.41 TO $ 30.76

WHO MAY APPLY: Click here for more information on eligibility categories and the documentation requirements. You MUST have one or more listed eligibilities to be considered. Eligibility claims must be supported with required documentation submitted within each application package to be considered. Transfer and Reinstatement eligibles must provide their most current SF-50, AND SF-50 reflecting the highest grade held if different from your latest SF-50. Air Force is not responsible for erroneous eligibilities you list or fail to list

Air Force Employee (Current Permanent Competitive Service Career/Career-Conditional Employee and Current Permanent AF DCIPS Employees with Reinstatement Rights to the Competitive Service) Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP) Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) 30% Disabled Veterans Employment of People with Disabilities, Schedule A, click here for additional information DoD Transfer (Army, Navy, DFAS, etc.--Excluding Air Force) Non-DoD Transfer (OPM, VA, Dept of Labor, etc.) Reinstatement Veterans' Recruitment Appointment (VRA) Appointment of Certain Military Spouse (EO 13473) Executive Order (EO) 12721 Non-Appropriated Fund Instrumentality/Army & Air Force Exchange Servie (NAFI/AAFES) Other Appointment Eligibilities (TSA, FAA, Postal, etc.) Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service. For additional information, click here.

Duties

DUTIES: As an Engineering Equipment Operator (Road Construction Worker), WG-5716-10, 412 Civil Engineer SQ, you will perform functions such as cutting, moving, digging, grading, and rolling earth, sand, stone, and other materials and construct, maintain, and repair rigid and flexible pavements, roads, and runways, and operate boon cranes. You will also:

  • Operate one or more types of heavy equipment to excavate, backfill, grade, or level earth to rough specifications on such projects as breaking new ground for trails, roads, airfields, or other construction sites.

  • Operate boom cranes in a variety of outdoor areas where maneuverability is not limited and precise load placement is not critical.

  • Plan the position of the crane to provide for maximum freedom of movement and the greatest possible lifting capacity.

  • Maintain, repair, and construct flexible roads, pavement, parking areas, airdromes, bike paths, or similar surfaces of asphalt.

  • Maintain, repair, and construct rigid pavement or similar cement and concrete surfaces.

Supervisory Status

No

Promotion Potential

10

Travel Required
  • Not Required
Relocation Authorized
  • No
Who May Apply
This job is open to…

Status Candidates (Merit Promotion and VEOA Eligibles)

Questions? This job is open to 2 groups.

Job Requirements

Job Requirements
Key Requirements
  • U.S. Citizenship Required
  • PCS expenses if authorized will be paid IAW JTR and Air Force Regulations
  • Must be registered for Selective Service, see Legal & Regulatory Guidance
  • This posn is subject to provisions of the DoD Priority Placement Program
Qualifications

EXPERIENCE: Applicants will be rated in accordance with the OPM Qualification Standard Handbook X-118C; for additional information click here. Although a specific length of time and experience is not required for most trade and labor occupations, you must meet any screen-out element(s) listed, and show through experience and training that you possess the quality level of knowledge and skill necessary to perform the duties of the position at the level for which applying. Qualification requirements emphasis is on the quality of experience, not necessarily the length of time.

SCREEN OUT ELEMENT: Your qualifications will first be evaluated against the prescribed screen out element. To meet basic eligibility you must receive at least 2 points on the Screen Out Element indicated below and must have an average of 2 points on all elements listed. Your application will be further evaluated to determine if you meet best qualified cut-off for referral to the selecting official. Only experience obtained by the closing date of this announcement will be considered.

*APPROVED JOB ELEMENTS:* Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skill and ability in the following job element areas as reported on your résumé: 1. MUST HAVE THE FOLLOWING ABILITY TO BE RATED ELIGIBLE FOR THE POSITION (SCREEN OUT ELEMENT). ABILITY TO DO THE WORK OF THE POSITIONS WITHOUT MORE THAN NORMAL SUPERVISION. 2. OPERATION OF MOTOR VEHICLES 3. WORK PRACTICES (INCLUDES KEEPING THINGS NEAT, CLEAN, AND IN ORDER. 4. ABILITY TO INTERPRET INSTRUCTINS, SPECIFICATIONS, ETC. (RELATED TO MOBILE EQUIPMENT OPERATION) 5. ABILITY TO DRIVE SAFELY (MOTOR VEHICLES) 6. ABILITY TO OPERATE SAFELY (NON-MOTOR VEHICLE. 7. RELIABILITY AND DEPENDABILITY AS AN ENGINEERING EQUIPMENT OPERATOR.

PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE: Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid work on the same basis as for paid experience. Part-time experience will be credited on the basis of time actually spent in appropriate activities. To receive credit for such experience you must indicate clearly the nature of the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the number of hours per week spent in such employment.

VOLUNTEER WORK EXPERIENCE: Refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service Programs (i.e., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student and social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge and skills that can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

Only experience obtained by the closing date of this announcement will be considered.

ADDITIONAL CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:

  1. The incumbent must, as a condition of employment, possess and maintain a valid California Commercial Driver's License. Must be able to obtain a valid government motor vehicle operator's license and a California Class Commercial Driver's License within 60 days of entering on duty to operate general and special purpose vehicles both on and off the installation.
  2. Shift work may be required.
  3. The employee may be required to work other than normal duty hours, which may include evenings, weekends, and/or holidays.
  4. Emergency overtime may be required.
  5. May be required to train/guide lower-graded (or other trades) military/civilian employees.
  6. This is a drug testing designated position. The incumbent is subject to random testing for drug use.
  7. The employee will be classified as Mission Essential.
  8. Must obtain and maintain a current Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Certification.
  9. May be required to participate in mobility exercises.
  10. Position may require the employee to operate a forklift up to 15,000 pound capacity to move heavy power support equipment.
  11. May work with or around hazardous materials and/or hazardous working.
  12. Flight line Driving/Testing is required.

DRUG TESTING:

THIS POSITION HAS BEEN DESIGNATED FOR DRUG TESTING. IF YOU ARE SELECTED FOR THIS POSITION YOU MAY BE SUBJECT TO URINALYSIS TESTING PRIOR TO APPOINTMENT AND YOU WILL BE SUBJECT TO RANDOM URINALYSIS TESTING AS A CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT. ADDITIONAL CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:

SECURITY CLEARANCE: Incumbent must be able to obtain and maintain a SECRET level security clearance as a condition of employment. PHYSICAL EFFORT: Heavy physical effort is used by the operator in constantly reaching, bending, turning, and moving hands, arms, feet, and legs to handle different sets of controls, levers, clutches, and brakes to operate the equipment and attachments. Considerable strain is caused by the constant vibration of the equipment and the jerking and jolting from operating over rough surfaces. Work becomes increasingly strenuous because of the larger type of equipment handled and the requirement for more frequent adjustments under adverse operating conditions. The employee frequently lifts, carries, and handles items weighing up to 40 pounds. When performing cement work, employee is frequently required to perform heavy lifting up to 100 pounds. Exerts considerable physical effort while using pickax or air hammer to remove damaged pavement. Work requires frequent stooping, stretching, bending, kneeling, and working in tiring, uncomfortable positions for long periods. In addition, work involves frequent movement and maneuvering of large, heavy equipment using hoists, holders, and pulleys, attaching and disconnecting tow bars, as required.

WORKING CONDITIONS: The employee works outside in all kinds of weather frequently exposed to dust and dirt. Works near moving parts of equipment and machinery. Employee is regularly exposed to the possibility of cuts, scrapes, and bruises, falls, falling material, or injury from equipment. May be exposed to grease, fumes, solvents, high noise, vibrations, and exposure to critical injuries from the possibility of the equipment overturning. The exposure to injury, overturning, noise, and vibration is increased when operating larger and more complicated equipment in more difficult circumstances. May be required to wear protective clothing such as hard hats, steel-toed shoes, gloves, masks, and aprons.

Security Clearance

Secret

Additional Information

Additional Information
What To Expect Next

Once your application package is received an acknowledgement email will be sent. If you provided an email address, you will receive an email message acknowledging receipt of your application. Your application package will be used to determine your eligibility and qualifications for consideration. If you are determined to be ineligible or not qualified, your application will receive no further consideration. To check the status of your application or return to a previous or incomplete application, log into your USAJOBS account, select My Applications, and click on the more information link under the application status for this position. If you do not provide an email address, you are responsible for checking status updates and notifications in USAJOBS. Hard copy notifications will not be sent to you.

BENEFITS

The Department of Defense offers an excellent benefits program. In addition to your take-home pay, click here for an overview of benefits currently offered to Federal employees.

Direct Deposit: All federal employees are required to have direct deposit.

Other Information

Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP): For information on how to apply as an ICTAP eligible click here. To be well-qualified and exercise selection priority for this vacancy, displaced Federal employees must be rated at 80 or above on the rating criteria for this position.

Employed Annuitants (Reemployed Annuitants): Applicants in receipt of an annuity based on civilian employment in the Federal Service are subject to the DoD Policy on The Employment of Annuitants. Click here for more information.

Incentives: Recruitment and/or retention incentives may or may not be used.

Current Federal Civilian employees may apply for temporary and term positions and if selected, a break in service of more than three (3) calendar days may be required prior to appointment to the position.

90-Day Register: This announcement may result in a 90-day register that may be used to fill like vacancies for 90 days after the closing date. Applicants may be referred for consideration as vacancies occur.

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/476360000. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.

Open & closing dates: 2017-08-08 to 2017-08-21

Salary: $55,118 to $64,196 / per year

Pay scale & grade: WG 10

Series: 5716 Engineering Equipment Operating

Appointment type: Multiple Appointment Types

Work schedule: Multiple Schedules

Job announcement number: 6Z-HILL-1994300-009169-RBj

Control number: 476360000