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Mobile Equipment Metal Mechanic (Forklift Operator) – Fort Greely, Alaska
U.S. Army Sustainment Command, Department of the Army
Job ID: 339377Start Date: 10/07/2020End Date: 10/20/2020
Who May Apply: Only applicants who meet one of the employment authority categories below are eligible to apply for this job. You will be asked to identify which category or categories you meet, and to provide documents which prove you meet the category or categories you selected. See Proof of Eligibility for an extensive list of document requirements for all employment authorities. 30 Percent or More Disabled VeteransCurrent Department of Army Civilian EmployeesCurrent Permanent Department of Defense (DOD) Civilian Employee (non-Army)Domestic Defense Industrial Base/Major Range and Test Facilities Base Civilian Personnel WorkforceInteragency Career Transition Assistance PlanLand Management Workforce Flexibility ActMilitary Spouses, under Executive Order (E.O.) 13473Non-Department of Defense (DoD) TransferPeople with Disabilities, Schedule APriority Placement Program, DoD Military Spouse Preference (MSP) EligibleReinstatementVeterans 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): Ability to do the work of an Mobile Equipment Metal Mechanic (Forklift Operator) without more than normal supervision. Perform common Mobile Equipment Metal Mechanic (FLO) tasks including performing work consisting of completing fabrication and welding repairs to damaged equipment, and assisting mechanics conducting minor/routine repairs or services to equipment and vehicles. Use electric, acetylene and/or inert gas shielded welding processes. Use templates, jigs, blueprints and other guides to repair, modify or fabricate metal items for all types of equipment, including repair of light or intricately made mechanical parts, manufacture parts and items of equipment from raw stock of different kinds of metals and metal alloys and other materials. – 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 Interpret Instructions, Specification, etc. (includes blueprint reading)Ability to Use Hand Tools, Power Tools, etc., for Metal WorkDexterity (Assembly Disassembly Reassembly etc)Knowledge of Equipment, Structure, Materials, etc. (includes constructing repair, and forging)Layout and Pattern Development (includes Geometric Projection and Triangulation) Physical Effort: Required to stand, stoop, bend, reach and frequently required to handle objects weighing up to 10 pounds and occasionally objects weighing as much as 40 pounds; however, hoists, lifts, and other workers are available to assist with heavier items. Working Conditions: Work is performed inside and occasionally outside. When outside, works in weather typical to the geographic area, which includes hazardous sub-zero (in excess of -40 degrees Fahrenheit) temperatures and wind chill conditions. May be required to work in mud and wet or icy areas. Exposed to dirt, dust, grease, odors, smoke, gases, and high noise levels. Sanding, grinding or welding duties require the wearing of goggles, respirator, welding mask, apron or gloves, shoes, or other equipment as required. Subject to the hazards of burns from hot metal chips, dust in the lungs, cuts, bruises, injuries to hands from use of machine and hand tools, and to strains from infrequent lifting or swinging of somewhat heavy items.
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