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U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Dam Equipment Repairer in South El Monte, California

Summary About the Position: The incumbent will maintain and repair a variety of equipment at the 11 Flood control dams within the Los Angeles District and the Baseyard. Responsibilities Maintain and repair a variety of equipment at multiple flood control dams. Perform maintenance and repairs on heavy automotive engineering equipment. Operate a dam and dam equipment during heavy rains and floods. Conduct troubleshooting to identify and repair equipment malfunctions. Perform heavy rigging for lifting heavy equipment to perform maintenance and repair. Requirements Conditions of Employment Qualifications 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. Current Department of Army Civilian Employees Current Department of Defense (DOD) Civilian Employee (non-Army) Domestic Defense Industrial Base/Major Range and Test Facilities Base Civilian Personnel Workforce Executive Order (E.O.) 12721 Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan Land Management Workforce Flexibility Act Military Spouses, under Executive Order (E.O.) 13473 Non-Department of Defense (DoD) Transfer Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Interchange Agreement Eligible People with Disabilities, Schedule A Postal Service/Peace Corps and Other Unique Authorities Priority Placement Program, DoD Military Reserve (MR) and National Guard (NG) Technician Eligible Priority Placement Program, DoD Military Spouse Preference (MSP) Eligible Priority Placement Program, DoD MR and NG Preference Eligible Tech Receiving Disability Retirement Priority Placement Program, DoD Retained Grade Preference Eligible Reinstatement Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) of 1998 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 Dam Equipment Repairer without more than normal supervision. I can maintain and service heavy automotive equipment and dam equipment. I can repair and maintain mechanical, electric and hydraulic systems with clear guidance and information. I can operate a dam and dam equipment under normal conditions. I work under close supervision of a work leader or journey-level employee who observes tasks in progress and upon completion to make sure they are properly performed. - 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 Supervision (Screen-out Element) Ability to Interpret Instructions, Specification, etc. (includes blueprint reading) Ability To Use and Maintain Tools and Equipment Knowledge of Equipment Assembly, Installation, Repair, etc. Knowledge of Materials Technical Practices (theoretical, precise, artistic) Trouble Shooting PHYSICAL EFFORT - Work is completed in tiring and uncomfortable positions for long periods of time. Requires frequent walking, standing, bending, reaching, climbing, crouching and straining in awkward positions. Heavy physical effort is used to reach, pull, push, turn, and move requiring coordination of hands, arms, feet, and legs to operate controls for all types of equipment. Frequently lifts up to 75 pounds unassisted and moves heavier items with jacks, cranes, or hoists. WORKING CONDITIONS - A substantial amount of work is performed inside and outside in all kinds of weather. Employee is exposed to a variety of pests and insects with the possibility of bites. Employee is subject to unpleasant odors, blowing dust, high noise levels, and vibrations. Employee is subject to overturning equipment, electric shocks, and strain from lifting, broken bones, cuts, bruises, and falls from ladders. Work is sometimes in close quarters and near moving machinery and occasionally in high traffic areas. Required to operate vehicles in all types of traffic and weather on public roads, being exposed to the danger of serious accidents. Education FOREIGN EDUCATION: If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show the education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S. education program; or full credit has been given for the courses at a U.S. accredited college or university. For further information, visit: Additional Information Male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration. You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship. One year trial/probationary period may be required. Direct deposit of pay is required. Selection is subject to restrictions resulting from Department of Defense referral system for displaced employees. If you have retired from federal service and you are interested in employment as a reemployed annuitant, see the information in the Reemployed Annuitant information sheet. This is a(n) Engineers and Scientists (Construction) Career Field position. Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement. Salary includes applicable locality pay or Local Market Supplement. Payment of Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs is not authorized, based on a determination that a PCS move is not in the Government interest.