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Railroad Maintenance Vehicle Operator – Southport, North Carolina
U.S. Army Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command, Department of the Army
Job ID: 64891Start Date: 03/13/2019End Date: 03/27/2019
Who May Apply:
Current Department of Army Civilian EmployeesCurrent Permanent Department of Defense (DOD) Civilian Employee (non-Army)Interagency Career Transition Assistance PlanPriority Placement Program (PPP), Program S (Military Spouse) registrantReinstatementVeterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) of 1998 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 for WG-5 level): Ability to do the work of a Railroad Maintenance Vehicle Operator~ without more than normal supervision. I have the ability to perform some routine railroad maintenance and repairs to include driving railroad motorcars and vehicles to haul maintenance supplies, personnel and equipment to work site. I can attach railroad trailers; properly distribute weight of heavy tools, supplies and cargo for removal at destination points. Load, unload and operate railroad equipment. Perform vehicle maintenance tasks such as checking railroad vehicles for battery fluid levels, fuel, oil and air leaks. . – Failure to meet this Screen out Element will result in an ineligible rating. Minimum Qualifications (Screen Out Element for WG-7 level): Ability to do the work of a Railroad Maintenance Vehicle Operator- without more than normal supervision. I have the ability to perform some tasks including rail alignment of straight sections of track; tie replacement, and ballast maintenance. I can operate a tie inserter to remove or insert ties. Maintain switch stand operation, lubrication and adjustment. Perform general vehicle maintenance tasks such as; checking and adding fuel, water, oil, and lubricants; changing belts, hoses, or filters; and checking for leaks. – 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 Supervision (Screen-out Element)Ability to Drive Safely (Motor Vehicles)Ability To Interpret Instructions, Specifications, etc. (related to mobile equipment operation)Ability To Operate Safely (Non-Motor Vehicle)Operation of Motor VehiclesReliability and Dependability as a Motor Vehicle OperatorWork Practices (includes keeping things neat, clean, and in order) PHYSICAL EFFORT: Operator applies continuous physical effort in manipulating equipment controls with hands and feet and stretching and moving to maintain vision and observe work being accomplished. Subject to machine movement which may include jolting, jarring, lifting, lowering, and vibrating movements. Will be required to typically lift and move heavy items weighing over 50 pounds and exert efforts in moving and positioning rail components. WORKING CONDITIONS: Works in open or closed cabs or operators platforms. However, operator works outside and is exposed to a wide range of weather and temperature conditions; high noise levels; fumes and dust; and vibration from equipment operation. Any unusual environmental working condition that may arise will be compensated for under an appropriate category of the environmental pay regulation.
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