Materials Examiner and Identifier (Munitions) Job in Fort Sam Houston, Texas – Department of the Army



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Materials Examiner and Identifier (Munitions) – Fort Sam Houston, Texas
U.S. Army Sustainment Command, Department of the Army
Job ID: 595173
Start Date: 05/24/2022
End Date: 06/14/2022

Qualification Summary
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)Interagency Career Transition Assistance PlanMilitary Spouses, under Executive Order (E.O.) 13473Non-Department of Defense (DoD) TransferPriority Placement Program, DoD Military Spouse Preference (MSP) EligibleReinstatement
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 Materials Examiner and Identifier (Munitions) without more than normal supervision. This includes the ability to perform the most difficult and complex duties as an ammunition inspector, perform maintenance, repair and warehousing of ammunition and explosives. You must be skilled in receiving shipments of ammunitions/explosives, storing, warehouse, and transport of ammunitions and explosives by following the proper techniques and procedures, and assessing the condition of munitions and explosive material in order to determine proper disposition. 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.Dexterity and SafetyKnowledge of MaterialsTechnical Practices (theoretical, precise, artistic)Work Practices (includes keeping things neat, clean, and in order) Physical Effort: Works on hard surfaces and in work areas that require standing, stooping, bending, and working in tiring and uncomfortable positions. May lift and carry items weighing between 45 and 60 pounds. May handle heavier items with weight lifting equipment or with assistance from other workers. Work requires light to moderate physical effort in reaching, bending, turning, or moving hands, arms, feet, and legs to operate hand and foot controls while driving, raising, lowering, and tilting fork lift trucks. Subject to possible strain caused by vibration of fork lift trucks. Occasionally may be required to make limited emergency repairs on vehicles, such as changing a flat tire. Working Conditions: Performs work inside in unheated bunkers (igloos) or outside, exposed to all weather conditions. The work is dirty and dusty. Frequently exposed to the possibility of cuts, scrapes and bruises; falls from vehicles; and injury from material handling equipment. Incumbent is exposed to hazardous agents and unstable materials. Works with and in close proximity to unusually hazardous materials. Must exercise extreme care to prevent fires, explosions, etc. that could result in serious injury, dismemberment, and/or loss of life to self and/or other workers. Subject to hazards resulting from operation of industrial and production equipment, from assembly operations, or from working around powered conveyors, etc., where accidents could result in serious injury. Performs duties in warm, well-lighted rooms, as well as outside harsh, sometimes extreme conditions or in buildings with little or no light and heat. May be required to wear protective clothing such as hard hats, steel toed shoes, rubber gloves, masks, and rubber aprons. Drives motor vehicles in all types of traffic and weather conditions.

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