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Maintenance Worker – Grand Forks, North Dakota
Agricultural Research Service, Department of Agriculture
Job ID: 521123Start Date: 10/12/2021End Date: 11/02/2021
In order to qualify for this position you must meet the following by the closing date of the vacancy announcement:
11/01/2021 Qualifications will be determined under the Job Element Rating System X-118C, Qualifications Standard Handbook. While a specific length of time and experience is not required for most Wage Grade positions, you must show through experience and training that you possess the best qualified level of knowledge and skill necessary to perform the duties of this position. Qualification requirements emphasize the quality of experience, not necessarily the length. The responses to the questionnaire and your resume should be in significant detail to provide the person rating your application with a good understanding of your ability to do the job, technical knowledge, work, and training experience, etc. (For example You must have the ability to perform the duties of a, Maintenance Worker without more than normal supervision (Screen Out). Applicants who do not meet the SCREEN OUT ELEMENT will not be given further consideration. Physical Effort
The work requires close hand and eye coordination. Considerable physical effort is used when working on parts or systems that are in hard-to-reach places. Many of incumbent’s duties require moderate to heavy physical labor in lifting, carrying, and positioning heavy components. The work requires active walking, climbing, and bending, and prolonged periods of actively working on concrete floors and in muddy or otherwise slick areas. The incumbent must frequently carry and set up parts and equipment weighing up to 100 pounds using equipment or hand trucks for safe handling. The incumbent may perform repairs and installations from ladders, scaffolding, platforms, and other confined and/or hard-to-reach places both indoors and outdoors. The incumbent may work overtime hours as required. Working Conditions
Work is performed both indoors and outdoors. The incumbent is subjected to dangers associated with exposure to dust, dirt, mud, noxious or toxic fumes, grease, and other hazards. Some of the work is done in outside environments where incumbent is exposed to winds, high humidity, rainfall, and extremes in temperatures which may range from greater than 90 degrees Fahrenheit in the summer to below 0 degrees Fahrenheit in the winter. Work is sometimes done in cramped and in other difficult-to-access areas. The incumbent is subject to the possibility of electric shock, burns, infections, cuts, bruises, broken bones, and other injuries. The incumbent may need to wear protective clothing and respirators. The incumbent must follow prescribed safety practices and use safety equipment such as personal protective equipment, hard hats, and safety-toed shoes to avoid injury and possible hazards in the work areas.
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