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MATERIALS EXAMINER AND IDENTIFIER – Davis Monthan AFB, Arizona
Air Combat Command, Department of the Air Force
Job ID: 174452Start Date: 12/04/2019End Date: 12/10/2019
In order to qualify, you must meet the general experience requirements described in the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualification Standards Handbook X-118C. QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants will be rated in accordance with the OPM Qualification Standard Handbook X-118C for the WG-6900 Warehousing and Stock Handling Group. Although a specific length of time and experience is not required for most blue-collar positions, you must meet any screen-out element 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 you are applying. Qualification requirements emphasis is on the quality of experience, not necessarily the length of time. The screen out element for this position is ability to do the work of a MATERIALS EXAMINER AND IDENTIFIER without more than normal supervision. Physical Effort: The work requires moderate to heavy lifting when moving material by hand or handtruck; walking and standing for prolonged periods of time; and bending, stooping, and pushing and pulling heavy material along conveyor lines. The materials handling work may require working on hard surfaces and lifting and carrying weights up to 40 pounds. May handle heavier items with weight lifting equipment or with assistance from other workers. Working Conditions: Work is performed inside in a warehouse environment and outside in containment areas on year-round basis. Subject to cuts, bruises, abrasions, scrapes, falls from ladders, falling material, injury from equipment in moving or handling materials and equipment, and hazards involved in working in proximity to moving equipment such as fork lifts, trucks, cranes, and conveyor lines. For materials handling duties, employee may be subject to hot, damp, cold, drafty, or poorly lighted areas; exposed to dust, dirt, grease, solvents, and high noise areas in a mechanical work area; or radiation, toxics, explosive hazardous, or chemical fumes while working hazardous materials area. May be required to wear protective clothing such as hard hats, steel-toed shoes, rubber gloves, masks, and rubber aprons. When handling hazardous materials, protective equipment is provided. JOB ELEMENTS: Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the following areas:
1. Knowledge of a wide range of materials, complete equipment items, technical components, parts, and commodities.
2. Knowledge of warehousing or property reutilization and disposal procedures and plans, computerized listings/programs, and demilitarization procedures.
3. Knowledge of safety and security practices and procedures.
4. Knowledge of warehousing methods, procedures, and techniques; item identification, codes, warehouse plans, and storage areas and inventory procedures.
5. Knowledge of receiving, storing, issuing, and shipping functions relative to the assigned commodities or segment of the warehouse to determine storage locations based on type and size of item, shelf-life, and security requirements.
6. Knowledge of procedures, supply catalogs, technical manuals, and equipment drawings required for product and equipment verification.
7. Skill in using measuring devices, such as depth, thread, and wire gauges and calipers, to determine adherence to
8. Skill in using a wide variety of tools, such as hammers, wrenches, screwdrivers, and cutting torches, to disassemble equipment as necessary for component identification, serviceability determination, and demilitarization.
9. Ability to interpret and apply technical manuals, drawings, blueprints, and complex equipment and subjective materials specifications when examining, identifying, and verifying incoming and outgoing materials, such as aircraft engine assemblies, computers, and transmitter and radio assemblies, at point of warehouse receipt or shipment.
10. Ability to disassemble equipment where necessary and identify and process many items requiring special handling, such as strategic and precious metals, hazardous materials, and electronic equipment, by performing chemical tests, employing appropriate safety procedures, and testing electronic equipment. 11. Ability to screen documents and find missing data; use automated equipment such as optical readers, scanners, and computer keyboards to enter and extract data; and operate mechanized equipment including utility vehicles, mobile stock selectors, and electromechanical automated equipment.
12. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE: Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid and or part-time work. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week. 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.
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