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Maintenance Worker – Forest City, Pennsylvania
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Department of the Army
Job ID: 27976Start Date: 12/31/2018End Date: 01/10/2019
Who May Apply: US Citizens 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) Maintenance Worker, WG-4749-07 position by performing task such as operating four-wheel, field-type tractors such as front-end loaders, snow plows, and commercial mowing equipment; repairing wood/wood substitute items such as scaffolds, panels, pallets, dry wall, and/or roof decking;
repairing tractors, mowers, and trucks; cutting timber; preparing interior and exterior surfaces for painting; and sweeping and cleaning buildings; and
grouting stone masonry. I am skilled in repairing wood/wood substitute items such as scaffolds, panels, pallets, dry wall, and/or roof decking; repairing
tractors, mowers, and trucks; cutting timber; preparing interior and exterior surfaces for painting; and sweeping and cleaning buildings; and grouting
stone masonry without more than normal supervision. Failure to meet this Screen out Element will result in an ineligible rating. To meet the basic eligibility, you must receive at least two points on the screen-out element indicated above and must have an average of two points on all the job elements listed below. Your application will be further evaluated to determine if you meet the best qualified cut-off for referral to the selecting official. You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas:
Ability To Do The Work Of The Position Without More Than Normal SupervisionAbility to Interpret Instructions, Specification, etc. (includes blueprint reading)Ability To Use and Maintain Tools and EquipmentKnowledge of Equipment Assembly, Installation, Repair, etc.Knowledge of MaterialsTechnical Practices (theoretical, precise, artistic)Use of Measuring Instruments? PHYSICAL EFFORT: This position requires constant arm and leg movement and reaching, bending and turning to operate hand and foot controls when driving tractor or motor vehicle. Exerts extra effort to maintain balance and position at controls of tractor and exerts extra effort to turn the larger and heavier vehicles and to operate the additional controls of heavier motor vehicles. Stands, stoops, bends, kneels, climbs and works in tiring and uncomfortable positions. Works on scaffolds and ladders, which requires work overhead or in stretched, cramped, or awkward positions. Exerts very heavy physical effort frequently lifting and moving objects weighing over 50 pounds, pushing heavy loads and operating heavy hand-held equipment. WORKING CONDITIONS:
This position requires working outdoors in all weather conditions, including periods of extreme heat and cold and inclement weather. Subject to injury from lifting and handling heavy materials and equipment, discomfort from noise and vibration of equipment, and hazards associated with operating vehicles and equipment, applying pesticides, and performing duties in the vicinity of flood control projects (dirt, fumes, cuts, bruises, falls, broken bones and drowning).
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