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Marine Equipment Repairer/Operator (Dual Rate) (Direct Hire Authority)

Company: US Army Corps of Engineers
Location: Portland
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

Summary This is a Direct Hire Authority (DHA) solicitation utilizing the DHA for 5 U.S.C. 9905, dated 10/15/2021 to recruit and appoint qualified candidates to positions in the competitive service. Responsibilities You will work under the general supervision of the engineer on watch. You will oil and grease all machinery. You will monitor all machinery on regular rounds. You will check bilges and operate bilge pumps. You will operate manifold switch oil level from one tank to another. You will assist in making repairs to diesel engines. You will conduct routine maintenance of diesel propulsion system, pumping and auxiliary systems ventilation controls auxiliary engines, automatic control consoles, sanitary and lubrication systems. Requirements Conditions of Employment Qualifications Who May Apply: The Public 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 Marine Equipment Repairer/Operator (Dual Rate) (Direct Hire Authority) without more than normal supervision. You must possess a current United States Coast Guard (USCG) Merchant Mariner Credentials (MMC) with a Qualified Member of the Engine Department (QMED) with Oiler's Rating or higher -AND- a current Transportation Worker Identification Card (TWIC). Failure to meet this Screen Out Element will result in an ineligible rating. Working Conditions: Exposed to extremes of weather conditions, heat, and noise. There is danger of slippery decks and drowning. Must wear appropriate safety gear and protective clothing as required, and comply with sound safety practices. May be exposed to hot pipes, escaping steam and the effects of acids, solvents, and paint. Physical Effort: Work requires moderate physical effort. Lifts and carries equipment and supplies normally up to 45 pounds. and occasionally over 45 pounds. Work requires prolonged standing, walking and climbing, all of which can cause exertion of the lower back. The employee must maintain good lower back physical condition. Incumbent must have color and depth perception and be ale to see by low visibility conditions in order to perform duties. Education 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. Appointment is subject to the completion of a favorable suitability or fitness determination, as determined by a background investigation. Direct deposit of pay is required. This is a Career Program (CP) 29 - Installation Management position. 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. Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement. You MUST UPLOAD your USCG Credentials or you may be rated ineligible. 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. Management may promote to the full performance grade without any further competition. The following incentives may be authorized to a highly qualified candidate: Recruitment, Relocation, and/or Advanced Leave Accrual. If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application.

Keywords: US Army Corps of Engineers, Portland , Marine Equipment Repairer/Operator (Dual Rate) (Direct Hire Authority), Other , Portland, Oregon

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