About the Position: You will provide Pipefitter Leader (MVO) services in support of the U.S. Military Academy's (USMA) Directorate of Public Works (DPW) at West Point, New York. The Directorate is responsible for the management and oversight of all activities related to maintaining 16,000 acres of property, buildings, and roadways.
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As a Pipefitter Leader (MVO) for the United States Military Academy at West Point, NY, you will perform a variety of tasks to maintain the safety and beauty of this historic installation. Some of the duties you will perform include:
Passes on to other workers instructions received from supervisor, and starts works(e.g., by assigning the immediate tasks to be performed by individual members of the group led). Insures that needed plans, blueprints, material, and tools are available, and that needed stock is obtained from supply locations. Sees to it that there is enough work to
keep everyone in work busy. Checks work in progress and when finished, checks for compliance with supervisors instructions on work sequence, procedures, methods, and deadlines. Urges or advises other employees to follow supervisors instructions and to meet deadlines demonstrates proper work methods. Answers workers questions regarding procedures, policies, written instructions and other directives,(e.g., technical orders) obtains needed information or decisions from the supervisor on problems that come up during the work. Provides information to supervisor on status and progress of work, causes of delays, and overall work operations and problems (e.g., additional on-the-job training requirements for individual employees). Assures that safety and housekeeping rules are followed (e.g., assures that machine capacities are not exceeded and that tools are properly used).
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HelpRequirements Conditions of Employment
Appointment is subject to a suitability or fitness determination, as determined by a completed background investigation.
Must obtain and maintain a valid state Driver's License.
Required to wear appropriate safety gear and protective devices.
Who May Apply: US Citizens
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 a(n) Pipefitter Leader (MVO) without more than normal supervision. Failure to meet this Screen out Element will result in an ineligible rating.
To meet the basic eligibility, you must receive at least two points on the screen-out element indicated above and must have an average of two points on all the job elements listed below. Your application will be further evaluated to determine if you meet the best qualified cut-off for referral to the selecting official.
Ability to Interpret Instructions, Specification, etc. (includes blueprint reading)
Ability To Lead or Supervise
Ability To Use and Maintain Tools and Equipment
Knowledge of Equipment Assembly, Installation, Repair, etc.
Measurement and Layout
Technical Practices (theoretical, precise, artistic)
Physical Efforts: Incumbent makes repairs and installations from ladders, scaffolding, and platforms, and where the systems and equipment worked on are in hard-to-reach places. This requires incumbent stand stoop, bend, kneel, climb and work in tiring and uncomfortable positions. Incumbent frequently handles, lifts, carries, and sets up parts and equipment that weigh up to 45 pounds. Weights exceeding 45 pounds will be accomplished with team efforts or material handling equipment.
Working Conditions: The work is done inside and outside, and is usually dirty, dusty, and greasy. The incumbent is sometimes required to make installations and repairs in areas where bad smelling fumes are present. There is frequent exposure to the possibility of uncomfortable heat conditions. Incumbent is frequently exposed to the possibility of strains, cuts, scrapes, bruises, burns, and infections. Incumbent is occasionally exposed to the possibility of broken bones. Required to wear appropriate safety gear and protective devices.
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