This position is part of the Bureau of Land Management in Fairbanks, Alaska. Information about locations within Alaska can be found at: State of Alaska .
This announcement is being advertised concurrently under DE-10817483-20-LT which is open to all qualified persons. You must apply to each announcement separately if you wish to be considered under both recruitment methods.
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Provides aviation fueling handling and fuel quality control for all fixed and temporary sites under the jurisdiction of the Alaska Fire Service (AFS).
Assists with the installation of portable aviation and other fuel handling facilities for BLM and AFS operations as well as other federal and state agencies at their request.
Ensures all portable fuel -handling sites are installed according to guidance and have all required equipment.
Rebuilds and performance test pumps, filters, meters, kits, hoses, storage tanks, containment dikes, etc.
Operates all vehicles in support fleet to include 3 ton and all aviation refueling trucks.
Assists in sampling and testing of all aviation fuels to assure that clean, dry "on specification" fuel of the appropriate type is supplied to user aircraft.
Assists with training for BLM, AFS, and other agency personnel utilizing BLM fueling facilities.
Responds to any incident where there is a leak or failure in any fuel containment device provided by this unit.
75% or less - you may be expected to travel for this position.
5413 Fuel Distribution System Operating
Conditions of Employment
U.S. Citizenship required
Security Clearance/Background Investigation is required.
You cannot hold an active real estate license: nor can you have an interest or hold stocks in firms with interest in Federal Lands.
May require completion of a one year probationary period.
Direct Deposit Required.
You must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of the announcement.
Must possess or the ability to obtain a Class A or B commercial driver license with both Tanker and Hazmat endorsements and a DOT Medical Card.
Must be able to obtain a 40-hr HAZWOPER training certification and annual refresher.
Must be able to obtain Army Hazardous Waste Subject Matter Expert Training
Must pass a pre-employment physical and urinalysis drug test
Must be able to work in extreme environmental conditions with primitive working conditions.
Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Job Qualifications System for Trades and Labor Occupations will be used in determining applicants' qualifications. There is no specific length of training or experience required; however, you must be able to demonstrate through experience shown in your written resume that you have the ability to independently do the work of the position, as defined below, without more than normal supervision.
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). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. You must be rated at least at the acceptable level in these elements to receive further consideration.
To qualify for this position, you must have sufficient knowledge and ability in the following job-related factors:
Ability To Do The Work Of The Position Without More Than Normal Supervision (SCREEN OUT)
Ability To Interpret Instructions, Specifications, etc. (other than blueprints)
Dexterity and Safety
Knowledge of Equipment Assembly, Installation Repair, etc.
Operation of equipment, machinery, etc.
Technical Practices (theoretical precise, artistic)
Use of Measuring Instruments
If your knowledge and ability in the SCREEN OUT factor above is not sufficient, you will receive no further consideration. In preparing your application, describe in detail the experience and training which you have had that specifically prepared you for this job and to perform the duties described for this job. Experience should be clearly described and documented in your resume. The qualifications reviewer will not assume performance of such duties by Job Titles alone. Address your knowledge, skills and/or abilities in the areas shown in the job-related factors.
IN DESCRIBING YOUR EXPERIENCE, PLEASE BE CLEAR AND SPECIFIC. WE MAY NOT MAKE ASSUMPTIONS REGARDING YOUR EXPERIENCE. If your resume does not support your questionnaire answers, we will not allow credit for your response(s).
Physical Demands: Performs work on hard surfaces and in work areas that require standing, stooping, bending, and working in tiring and uncomfortable positions. May require working at a rapid pace for long periods of time. Frequently lifts and carries supplies, materials, and equipment that weighs up to 70 pounds. Moderate physical effort and coordination is needed in operating the various equipment essential to the job.
Working Conditions: Work is done indoors and outdoors. Indoor work would take place in hot, cold, damp, drafty, or poorly lighted conditions. Work in outdoor areas, such as open docks, storage yards, and airport ramps, is subject to adverse weather conditions. The work may be dirty, dusty, greasy, and odorous. Frequently exposed to the possibility of cuts, scrapes and bruises, falls from heights, fumes from fuels, burns from fuels, or injuries from fuel handling equipment. If participating as a flight crew member, there is frequent exposure to hazardous materials (bulk fuel) is an enclosed area during the time of the flight.
There is no substitution of education for experience for Wage Grade (WG) positions.
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