This position is located with the Bureau of Indian Affairs, Navajo Region, Division of Transportation, Branch of Road Maintenance in Fort Defiance, Arizona and Navajo, Arizona.
The incumbent provides a variety of general equipment operator leader duties maintaining BIA system roads, bridges, transit and transportation facilities.
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Lead others by assisting, providing instructions, training, or answering questions regarding work procedures and directives.
Operates machinery to repair and restoration of earth roads, graveled roads, paved roads and bridges.
Operates an assortment of power and pneumatic tools including diesel-powered air compressor, and air-powered tools.
Performs routine preventative maintenance and emergency service on equipment.
Attend meetings and training as required.
Strictly adheres to the Agency Safety Program, Continuity of Operations Plan and Spill Prevention and Counter Measures Plan.
Keep field records on equipment maintenance and operation.
Performs a variety of general labor duties in the preservation, repair and restoration of earth roads, graveled roads, paved roads and bridges.
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
4741 General Equipment Operating
Conditions of Employment
U.S. Citizenship Required
Indian Preference applies
You will be required to have federal payments made by Direct Deposit
You may be required to successfully complete a probationary/trial period
A background security investigation will be required for all new hires. Appointment will be subject to the applicant's successful completion of a background security investigation and favorable adjudication.
If you are a male applicant born after 12/31/1959 and are required to register under the Military Selective Service Act, the Defense Authorization Act of 1986 requires that you be registered or you are not eligible for appointment in this agency.
Incumbent is required to operate a government motor vehicle, must possess a valid driver's license, and have a safe driving record within the 4 year period immediately preceding submittal of GSA Form 3607.
This position is subject to both pre-employment and random drug testing as a condition of employment. Applicants will not be appointed to the position if a verified positive drug test is received.
Candidates for this position will be evaluated under the Federal Wage System Qualifications. Applicants will be rated on the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the duties of the position. Each of the job elements must be addressed on the assessment questionnaire in order for the applicant to be rated for this position. Your resume must reflect the answers to your assessment questionnaire.
Ability To Lead Or Supervise (Screen-out Element)
Technical Practices (theoretical, precise, artistic)
Knowledge of Equipment Assembly, Installation, Repair, etc.
Use of Measuring Instruments
Ability to Interpret Instructions, Specifications, etc. (includes blueprinting reading)
Knowledge of Materials
Ability to Use and Maintain Tools and Equipment
WL-06: Ability to lead three or more other workers such as: Other General Equipment Operators, Mobile Equipment Servicer and Laborers specific road maintenance activities, developing monthly work schedules to distribute workload, inspect work in progress, train or instruct subordinate staff, and report to supervisor on status and progress of work. Additional examples include: working independently in a wide range of maintenance activities such as, channel maintenance; cattle guard clean-out and repair; culvert cleaning and replacement; curb, gutter and sidewalk maintenance; delineator maintenance; fence maintenance; guardrail maintenance; brush and tree removal; debris removal; repair spalling on concrete jersey barriers and approach slags; clean and/or replace expansion joints on bridge decks; trenching and excavation; etc. Perform routine preventative maintenance and emergency service on machinery, vehicles and power tools.
Physical Demands: Applicants must demonstrate that they are fully capable of performing strenuous work. Position requires average or above average strength, ability, and muscular endurance to perform assigned duties. Frequently carries, lifts, and supports items weighing up to 100 pounds and occasionally objects weighing approximately 150 pounds.
Working Conditions: The work is predominately outdoors and will expose the incumbent to all kinds of weather, on all kinds of terrain and works under hazardous/dangerous conditions with proper training requirements in place. Operator must adhere to proper dress standards.
All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement.
Merit Promotion candidates must also meet time-in-grade requirements by the announcement closing date.
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