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Materials handler – Rock Island, Illinois
Army Tank-Automotive and Armament Command (TACOM), Department of the Army
Job ID: 123208Start Date: 07/19/2019End Date: 08/01/2019
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) Materials handler~ without more than normal supervision. The work of the position normally includes: counting, receiving, verifying, unloading, loading, storing, issuing and delivering supplies and Hazardous Materials in a warehouse environment; use automated equipment to develop computerized inventory data and access materials; perform standard packing of tools, parts and materials for storage or shipment of the items; operate up to 10,000 pound forklift truck in loading, unloading and storing of items in a warehouse. – Failure to meet this Screen out Element will result in an ineligible rating. 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.Dexterity and SafetyKnowledge of MaterialsTechnical Practices (theoretical, precise, artistic)Work Practices (includes keeping things neat, clean, and in order) PHYSICAL EFFORT: Employee exerts light to moderate physical effort while performing operations such as coupling and uncoupling equipment. Performs work on hard surfaces and in work areas that require incumbent to stand, stoop, bend and work in tiring and uncomfortable positions. Physical effort is required in operating hand and foot controls while driving the forklift to turn, start, and stop the vehicle and while raising, lowering, and tilting the loads. Warehousing duties require frequent lifting, carrying, and moving, with assistance, items weighting up to 70-75 pounds. Motor vehicles operation activities are similar to forklift operation, with the added requirement to load and unload storage tanks from supplier to local storage sites/tanks and finally to customer storage tanks. WORKING CONDITIONS: Some work is done inside in areas that are well lighted, heated, and ventilated. Work may also be done outside or in areas that are drafty and poorly lighted. Work done outside occurs in all kinds of weather conditions or where protection is usually limited to building extensions, etc. Employee must follow safety regulations and use safety equipment and precautions to avoid danger from fumes, flames, and explosions or to avoid slippage or falling from equipment. Materiel handling work is performed in close quarters of warehouses and on ramps or platforms. Employee is exposed to dust, dirt, or injury from falling stock, handling materials, mechanical equipment, and potential paint, acid, oil, gasoline, and propane spills. When working with packing foam or various types of preservatives, may be exposed to noxious fumes, skin irritants, and flammable chemicals. May be required to wear specialized protective devices in addition to basic protective equipment (e.g., hard hats, safety glasses and shoes, ear plugs).
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