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Engineering Equipment Operator

Company: Department Of The Interior
Location: Yosemite National Park
Posted on: June 1, 2021

Job Description:

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This position is located in the Roads and Trails branch of the Facilities Management Division in Yosemite National Park.

These are Career/Career-Conditional Full-time appointment.

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* Operates gasoline or diesel powered engineering and construction equipment with wheeled or crawler type traction, such as road graders, tractors with bulldozer or angle dozer blades, front-end loaders, excavators, backhoes, wheel loader, trench diggers, and large industrial tractors with pan or scraper attachments. * Operates motor grader up to and including the Caterpillar 16/160 or John Deer 772 (or equivalent), with up to 16-foot blade. * Operates dozer up to and including a Caterpillar D-9 (or equivalent). Dozers may have straight, angle or multiple way blades and rippers. * Operates a variety of industrial type wheel or track loaders (e.g., Caterpillar 988 size) and backhoes (e.g., Case 580 size (or equivalent) with a 1/2 cubic yard to 6 cubic yard buckets. * Operates up to 14 cubic yard straight dump trucks or truck tractor with belly or side dump trailers for the purpose of moving dirt, blacktop and coarse materials for roadway and shoulder, hauling riprap, barriers and logs.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

Supervisory status


Promotion Potential


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5716 Engineering Equipment Operating

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Conditions of Employment

* U.S. Citizenship required. * Appointment subject to background investigation and favorable adjudication. * Meet Selective Service Registration Act requirement for males * Selectee will be required to participate in the Direct Deposit Electronics Funds Transfer Program. * You will be required to submit to a drug test and receive a negative drug test result prior to appointment. In addition, this position is subject to random testing for illegal drug use. * You will be required to operate a government (or private) motor vehicle as part of your official duties; a valid driver's license is required. You will be required to submit a Motor Vehicle Operator's License and Driving Record. You must also submit (within a State sealed envelope or submitted directly by the State authorities), and at your own expense, all certified driving records from all States that disclose all valid driver's licenses, whether current or past, possessed by you. * You must possess and maintain a current Class A Type Commercial Driver's License with Tanker and Air Brake endorsements. * You may be required to complete training and operate a four-wheel drive vehicle. * You will be required to wear a uniform and comply with the National Park Service uniform standards. A uniform allowance will be provided. * You may be required to work on-call, evenings, weekends, holidays, overtime and shift work. * Occupancy of government quarters is required. * If you are a new employee or supervisor in the Federal government, you will be required to complete a one-year probationary period. * You may be required to travel overnight away from home occasionally to attend trainings or meetings. You must obtain a government charge card for travel purposes. * Government Charge Card: You may be required to complete training and obtain/maintain a government charge card with travel and/or purchase authority. * Applicants must be at least (1)18 years old or (2) at least 16 years old and: (a) Have graduated from high school or been awarded a certificate equivalent to graduating from high school; or (b) Have completed a formal vocational training program; or * (c) Have received a statement from school authorities agreeing with their preference for employment rather than continuing their education; or (d) Be currently enrolled in a secondary school and either work only during school vacation periods or work part-time during the school year under a formal student employment program.


??????This position has a Selective Placement Factor that will be used to screen out ineligible candidates. The selective placement factor is: Must possess and maintain a current Class A Type Commercial Driver's License with Tanker and Air Brake endorsements. Note: You must submit a copy of your valid Class "A" Commercial Driver's License with your application to be considered for this position.

To qualify for this position, you must have sufficient knowledge and ability in the following job-related factors:

* Ability to do the work of the position without more than normal supervision(SCREEN OUT) * Ability to Drive Safely (motor and non-motor vehicles- CDL)(SCREEN OUT) * Operation of Motor Vehicles * Work Practices * Ability to Interpret Instructions, Specifications, etc. * Ability to Operate Safely * Reliability and Dependability as an Engineering Equipment Operator

If your knowledge and ability in the SCREEN OUT factor above is not sufficient, you will receive no further consideration. In preparing your application, describe in detail the experience and training which you have had that specifically prepared you for this job and to perform the duties described for this job. Experience should be clearly described and documented in your resume. The qualifications reviewer will not assume performance of such duties by Job Titles alone. Address your knowledge, skills and/or abilities in the areas shown in the job-related factors.

Volunteer Experience: 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.


There is no substitution of education for experience for Wage Grade (WG) positions.

Keywords: Department Of The Interior, Merced , Engineering Equipment Operator, Other , Yosemite National Park, California

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