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The primary purpose of this position is to support unilateral airdrop and airland training missions by preparing, rigging, recovering, and inspecting airdrop training loads.
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Aerial delivery personnel will prepare, rig, inspect, load and recover all unilateral airdrop training loads
Duties include packing 15ft extraction packages, 26ft Hi velocity and G-12 low velocity parachutes as well as operating 10 ton overhead crane and floor winches.
Personnel will be required to place and remove airdrop equipment in the drying tower.
Aerial delivery personnel perform as a drop zone and load team member/chief based on requirements and personnel availability.
Personnel are required to be trained on a variety of motor vehicles including K-loaders, 5-ton tractors, forklifts, ATVs, snowmobiles, SUSVs.
Must utilize safety practices and procedures and follow established safety rules and regulations to maintain a safe work environment.
Must maintain a clean work environment.
HelpRequirements Conditions of Employment
U.S. Citizenship Required.
Males must be registered for Selective Service, see www.sss.gov.
Must be able to obtain and maintain a SECRET clearance.
PCS expenses WILL NOT be paid.
This posn is subject to provisions of the DoD Priority Placement Program.
Position is subject to random and pre-employment drug testing.
Work requires assignment to rotating shifts as mission's workload dictates.
Employee must maintain current certifications.
Disclosure of Political Appointments.
The work requires the employee to drive a motor vehicle. An appropriate, valid driver's license is required for the position.
A pre-employment physical is required.
QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants will be rated in accordance with the OPM Qualification Standard Handbook X-118C for the WG-5200 Miscellaneous Occupations Family. Although a specific length of time and experience is not required for most blue-collar positions, you must meet any screen-out element listed, and show through experience and training that you possess the quality level of knowledge and skill necessary to perform the duties of the position at the level for which you are applying. Qualification requirements emphasis is on the quality of experience, not necessarily the length of time.
The screen out element for this position is the ability to perform the work of a Rigging Worker without more than normal supervision.
JOB ELEMENTS: Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the following areas:
1.Ability to follow specific oral, written, and technical publications.
2.Ability to follow established safety standards and procedures.
3.Ability to use hand and electric tools and required equipment to perform assigned duties.
4.Ability to lift, pull, push and move items up to and including 70 pounds.
PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE: Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid and or part-time work. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week.
VOLUNTEER WORK EXPERIENCE: Refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service Programs (i.e., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student and social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge and skills that can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment.You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
PHYSICAL EFFORT: Personnel regularly lift objects weighing over 35lbs without assistance. Anything over 35lbs should require assistance from another worker or usage of handling equipment.
WORKING CONDITIONS: Work is both indoors and outdoors in all types of weather. Members are subject to possible cuts and burns while handling wire and fiber ropes. They are exposed to cuts, bruises, and broken bones from falls while climbing and attaching rigging to the load and while signaling the crane operator from platforms and other structures. They are frequently exposed to serious injury from swinging loads, breaking slings, and falling objects. Various protective devices such as hard hats,
safety shoes, and gloves are used to minimize these conditions. They are exposed to greater possibility of injury from swinging loads while working in confined areas.
This job does not have an education qualification requirement.
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