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Rigging Worker

Company: Defense Logistics Agency
Location: Albany
Posted on: August 14, 2019

Job Description:

Rigging Worker Department of Defense Defense Logistics AgencyOverview - ##### Open & closing dates 07/19/2019 to 07/29/2019 - ##### Service Competitive - ##### Pay scale & grade WG 8 - ##### Salary $22.30 to $26.02 per hour - ##### Appointment type Term - Term NTE 4 Years - ##### Work schedule Full-TimeLocation 1 vacancy in the following location: - Albany, GA 1 vacancy Relocation expenses reimbursed No Telework eligible No- Duties Summary See below for important information regarding this job. Learn more about this agency Responsibilities - Works as a member on teams for special projects that involve heavy, unbalanced, and irregular machinery. - Follows instructions to block and brace machinery. - Blocks or braces loads on or in rail-cars and trucks. - Secures a variety of heavy material (e.g., spools of wire, pipes, hoses, steel beams, plant equipment, chains, furniture, boxed items), and electronic components and parts. - Cuts blocks, wedges and parts for wooded bracing to proper size and angle, fitting and installing securely. Makes, fits, and installs wooden bracing to secure odd-shaped boxes arid crates. - Selects and attaches proper tag lines, cables, slings, chains, to various types of crane equipment for the purpose of lifting, positioning, and moving heavy objects from one place to another without damaging the material. - Greases and maintains rigging equipment; performing necessary repairs and adjustments. Travel Required Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position. Supervisory status No Promotion Potential None - #### Job family (Series) 5210 Rigging- Requirements Conditions of Employment - Must be a U.S. citizen - Tour of Duty: Set Schedule - Security Requirements: Non Sensitive - Appointment is subject to the completion of a favorable suitability or fitness determination, where reciprocity cannot be applied; unfavorably adjudicated background checks will be grounds for removal. - Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA): Non-Exempt - Selective Service Requirement: Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service. - Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized - Bargaining Unit Status: Yes - Pre-Employment Physical: Required - Term Appointment: May be converted to permanent (See Next Steps section) Qualifications To qualify for a Rigging Worker, your qualifications must include: Applicants will be rated in accordance with the Office of Personnel Management Qualification Standard for Trades and Labor Occupations. Although a specific length of time and experience is not required, 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 at the level for which you are applying. Emphasis is placed on how you gained the quality of experience, not necessarily the length of time and you have the required ability or potential to perform the job. Applicants who do not meet the screen-out element (SOE) will be eliminated from further competition. 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. Education Additional information PHYSICAL EFFORT: The employee frequently lifts, holds, and carries moderately heavy objects, such as cables, chains, and shackles. Work involves constant reaching, bending, turning, and movement of hands, feet and arms. The work requires climbing on and off of vehicles. Vehicle operations result in frequent jerks and jolts which expose employees to bruises, cuts and strains. Employee must frequently lift cartons/equipment weighing up to 20 pounds and occasionally up to 50 pounds. Heavier loads will require assistance. Work requires frequent physical exertion when installing weight handling gear. WORKING CONDITIONS: Work is primarily performed in a physical distribution depot environment. Most rigging work will be performed outdoors. Other work may be performed in enclosed warehouses/buildings or outdoor staging/storage areas. The employee is exposed to prevailing weather conditions and air temperatures may vary from 20 to 100 degrees Fahrenheit. Assignments may be performed in work areas that are noisy with heavy mobile equipment (crane) and MHE traffic. Rigging assignments involve exposure to serious injuries resulting from swinging loads, falling objects, and broken cables/slings. The employee is also subject to cuts, bruises, burns, back strains, broken bones, and other injuries. Rigging assignments involve possibility of serious injuries resulting from swinging loads, falling objects, and broken cables/slings. MILITARY SPOUSE PREFERENCE: In order to receive this preference you must choose to apply using the 'Priority Placement Program, DoD Military Spouse Preference (MSP)' eligibility. If you are claiming military spouse preference and are determined to be among the Best Qualified for the position, you will be referred to the hiring manager as a priority applicant. For Important General Applicant Information and Definitions go to: ****************************************************************** Reemployed Annuitants: This position does not meet criteria for appointment of Reemployed Annuitants. The DoD criteria for hiring Reemployed Annuitants can be found at: ******************************************************************************** INFORMATION FOR VETERANS is available at: ************************************************** As of 23 December 2016, Military retirees seeking to enter federal service in the Department of Defense now require a waiver if they would be appointed within 180 days following their official date of retirement. DRUG-FREE WORKPLACE: The Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) has established a Drug-Free Federal Workplace Policy. All applicants tentatively selected for DLA employment in a testing designated position are subject to urinalysis to screen for illegal drug use prior to appointment. Applicants who refuse to be tested will be denied employment with DLA for a period of six months. This policy extends to random testing for the use of illegal drugs by employees who occupy testing designated positions defined as sensitive in Section 7(d) of Executive Order 12564. The Defense Logistics Agency's Drug Free Workplace Plan's drug testing panel includes testing for the following illegal substances: marijuana, cocaine, opiates (codeine/morphine), 6-Acetylmorphine (heroin), phencyclidine, amphetamines (amphetamine/methamphetamine), methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA), methylenedioxyamphetamine (MDA), oxycodone, oxymorphone, hydrocodone, and hydromorphone. How You Will Be Evaluated You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above. The assessments for this job will measure the following Job Elements/Competencies: - Ability to do the work of a Rigging Worker without more than normal supervision (Screen Out Element) - Knowledge of Equipment Assembly, Installation, Repair, etc. - Technical Practices (theoretical, precise, artistic) - Ability to interpret instructions and specifications, etc. (other than blueprints) - Ability to use and Maintain Tools and Equipment - Knowledge of Materials Once the application process is complete, a review of your resume and supporting documentation may be completed and compared against your responses to the assessment questionnaire to determine if you are qualified for this job. The rating you receive is based on your responses to the assessment questionnaire. The score is a measure of the degree to which your background matches the job elements/competencies required for this position. If your resume and/or supporting documentation is reviewed and a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and or experience, you may lose consideration for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating. Background checks and security clearance Security clearance Other Drug test required No- Required Documents To apply for this position you must provide a complete Application Package. Each Application Package MUST include: - Your Resume listing work schedule, hours worked per week, dates of employment and duties performed. If multiple resumes are submitted by an applicant, only the last resume submitted will be reviewed for the qualifications and referred for selection consideration if eligible. - Applicable documents to support the eligibility(s) for which you are applying. Please review the following link for a listing of the additional documents you will need to provide: Supporting Documents. If you are claiming Military Spouse Preference, you must submit the following supporting documents with your application package: Marriage Certificate or License; Signed Self-Certification Checklist (must be certified within 30 days); Veterans' Preference documentation (e.g., DD-214, VA Letter, Statement of Service, if applicable); Transcripts (if applicable). These documents must provide acceptable information to verify: Residency within the commuting area of your sponsor's permanent duty station (PDS); proof of marriage to the active duty sponsor; proof of military member's active duty status; and other documentation required by the vacancy announcement to which you are applying. NOTE: Previous federal employees must also submit the following additional documentation: SF-50s (e.g., LWOP, highest grade held, overseas appointments, etc.), SF-75 information, and documentation of performance rating of record (dated within the last 12 months). If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements: Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.- Benefits A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Learn more about federal benefits. Review our benefits Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.- How to Apply To apply for this position, you must complete the online application and submit the documentation specified in the Required Documents section below. The complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on the closing date to receive consideration. - To begin, click Apply Online to access an online application. Follow the prompts to select your USAJOBS resume and/or other supporting documents. You will need to be logged into your USAJOBS account or you may need to create a new account. - You will be taken to an online application. Complete the online application, verify the required documentation, and submit the application. - You will receive an email notification when your application has been received for the announcement. - To verify the status of your application, log into your USAJOBS account, ************************************* select the Application Status link and then select the More Information link for this position. The Application Status page will display the status of your application, the documentation received and processed, and your responses submitted to the online application. Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan process. To preview the questionnaire, please go to ********************************************************* Agency contact information Jessica Ertel Phone ************ Email *********************** Address DLA Distribution Albany 814 Radford Blvd Bldg 1221 Albany, GA 31704 US Learn more about this agency Next steps This position is being filled as Term not-to-exceed (NTE) 4 years. For current permanent DLA employees eligible as a Promotion/Reassignment, this position will be filled as a Temporary Promotion or Reassignment NTE 4 years, and may be extended up to a total of five years or converted to a permanent promotion without further competition. For all others, if selected, this would be a Term/Time-Limited Appointment NTE 4 years, and not more than six years. The selected applicant will be required to sign a written agreement acknowledging the conditions of this temporary assignment and that they may be released from this position upon management discretion. Once you successfully complete the application process, you will receive a notification of receipt. Your application package will be reviewed to ensure you meet the basic eligibility and qualifications requirements, and you will receive a notification. A review may be completed of your online questionnaire and the documentation you submitted to support your responses. Applicants that are found among the most highly qualified may be referred to the hiring official for consideration, and you will receive a notification of referral. The selecting official may choose to conduct interviews, and as part of the selection process, applicants may be required to complete additional supplemental documents. Once the selection is made, you will receive a notification of the decision. If interviews are conducted, DLA uses a technique called Behavior Based Interviewing (BBI). Be sure to check your USA Jobs account for your notification updates.- Fair & Transparent The Federal hiring process is setup to be fair and transparent. Please read the following guidance. Equal Employment Opportunity Policy The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor. - Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) for federal employees & job applicants Reasonable Accommodation Policy Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process should follow the instructions in the job opportunity announcement. For any part of the remaining hiring process, applicants should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis. A reasonable accommodation is any change to a job, the work environment, or the way things are usually done that enables an individual with a disability to apply for a job, perform job duties or receive equal access to job benefits. Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodations when: - An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an equal opportunity to apply for a job. - An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace. - An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to receive equal access to benefits, such as details, training, and office-sponsored events. You can request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the application or hiring process or while on the job. Requests are considered on a case-by-case basis. Learn more about disability employment and reasonable accommodations or how to contact an agency. Legal and regulatory guidance - Financial suitability - Social security number request - Privacy Act - Signature and false statements - Selective Service - New employee probationary period This job originated on ***************. For the full announcement and to apply, visit ********************************************* Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at *************** will be considered.

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