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Crane Operator – Texarkana, Texas
Army Tank-Automotive and Armament Command (TACOM), Department of the Army
Job ID: 434576Start Date: 04/06/2021End Date: 04/19/2021
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. Current Department of Army Civilian EmployeesInteragency Career Transition Assistance PlanMilitary Spouses, under Executive Order (E.O.) 13473Priority Placement Program, DoD Military Spouse Preference (MSP) Eligible 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 Crane Operator without more than normal supervision. I have the ability to perform the common Crane Operator tasks including Operating gasoline or diesel powered crawler or truck type cranes; Moving equipment into location; Loading and unloading equipment; Stacking materials; Cleaning and cutting draining ditches; Performing normal operator maintenance such as adjusting cable within the boom; Operating shovel on all types of terrain and at work sites; and Utilizing tools such as wrenches, bars, hammers, and pliers. I work under normal supervision of a work leader or journey-level employee who observes tasks in progress and upon completion to make sure they are properly performed. – 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) and Ability to Operate Safely (Non-Motor Vehicle)Ability To Interpret Instructions, Specifications, etc. (related to mobile equipment operation)Operation of Motor VehiclesReliability and dependability as a Crane OperatorWork Practices (includes keeping things neat, clean, and in order) Physical Requirements: Work requires technical control changes to maneuver the crane and bulldozers and load around obstructions and to position the load at the desired location. Work-requires heavy effort in pushing, pulling, and depressing various levers, clutches, and brakes. Incumbent is subject to strain caused by vibrations of the crane and from the jerking and jolting motions while lifting and moving loads. Work occasionally requires moving objects by hand (up to 50 pounds) such as lifting hooks and cables, changing rigging, setting outriggers, etc. Working Conditions: Exposed to possibility of injury from overturning because operator must frequently work near or at lifting capacity. Must work in extremely congested areas. Works outdoors in partially enclosed cabs in all types of weather. Exposed to unpleasant noise, heat, and fumes produced by engines.
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