Seeking Winchman in Memphis, Tennessee – Department of the Army


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Winchman – Memphis, Tennessee
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Department of the Army
Job ID: 1883
Start Date: 04/30/2018
End Date: 10/30/2018

Qualification Summary
Who May Apply: US Citizens 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 a(n) Winchman~ without more than normal supervision. Safely operate non motor vehicle equipment such as electric or diesel powered winch ; Use common mechanic tools as directed for minor adjustments and repairs; Interpret instructions (oral, sound, visual, written) or specifications for mobile 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 SupervisionAbility to Drive Safely (Motor Vehicles) and Ability to Operate Safely (Non-Motor Vehicle)Ability To Interpret Instructions, Specifications, etc. (related to mobile equipment operation)Work Practices (includes keeping things neat, clean, and in order) Physical Effort: To operate the winches, operators push, pull, and depress the various hand and foot controls, requiring continuous reaching, bending, and moving of hands, arms, feet, and legs. At the same time, they must bend and twist their bodies to observe the cables and barges and their clearance over and around other objects. They work in a seated or standing position and must keep their balance during starting and stopping motions of the winch drums. Working Conditions: Work outdoors under a winch canopy. Ventilation is adequate, but heat or cold may be uncomfortable while working outdoors. Exposed to the possibility of cuts and bruises while working with wire rope and cable. Exposed to possible unpleasant noise, dust, dirt, or fumes from the work area. Subject to changing weather conditions; dangers attending moving machinery; abnormal noises; and danger of broken cables.

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