Crane Operator

  • NAS Lemoore Public Works
  • Naval Air Station Lemoore, Avenger Avenue, Lemoore, CA, USA
  • Jan 14, 2019
Full time Construction Engineering General Labor Transportation Machining

Job Description

You will serve as a CRANE OPERATOR in the PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT of NAVFAC SOUTHWEST. Responsibilities •You will operate gasoline, diesel, or electric powered cranes to lift, move, and position heavy loads. •You will use load charts to determine crane's lifting capacity in relation to the position of the boom and to compensate for variations in a crane's lifting capacity. •You will make lifting capacity judgements during continual position changes and within extreme congested areas. •You will store, stack, and palletize items with a crane based on consideration of use, size, shape, weight, quantity, and safety to others. Supervisory status No Promotion Potential 11 Job family (Series) 5725 Crane Operating Similar jobs Boom Crane Operators Crane Operators Operators, Boom Crane Operators, Crane Crane Operator Opening at NAS Lemoore 3 Requirements Conditions of Employment •Must be a US Citizen. •Must be determined suitable for federal employment. •Must participate in the direct deposit pay program. •New employees to the Department of the Navy will be required to successfully pass the EVerify employment verification check. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, visit •Successful completion of a pre-employment drug test (including marijuana) is required. A tentative offer of employment will be rescinded if you fail to report to the drug test appointment or pass the test. You will be subject to random testing. •Within the Department of Defense (DoD), the appointment of retired military members within 180 days immediately following retirement date to a civilian position is subject to the provisions of 5 United States Code 3326. •This is a bargaining unit position. •You will be required to successfully complete a pre-appointment physical examination •You will be required to obtain and maintain an interim and/or final security clearance prior to entrance on duty. Failure to obtain and maintain the required level of clearance may result in the withdrawal of a job offer or removal. •You will be required to wear personal protective equipment such as helmets, gloves, coveralls, glasses, goggles, respirators and safety shoes continuously for the duration of the work shift. •You will be required to obtain and maintain a current valid United States driver?s license. •Requires successful completion of all required Navy Crane Center (NCC) courses. •May require certification for moving/loading ammunition. •Must obtain and maintainnecessary authorization(s), certifications, and/or licenses to operate assigned crane(s) and any other construction equipment to which assigned. •May be required to work overtime, shift work or call back. Crane Operator Opening at NAS Lemoore 4 Qualifications Although a specific length of time and experience is not required for most trade and labor occupations, you must 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 quality of experience, not necessarily the length of time. This position has a selective placement factor that will be used to screen out ineligible candidates. The selective placement factor is: Commercial Driver's License (CDL) Class A is required. PLEASE PROVIDE A COPY TO OF YOUR LICENSE TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION. IF YOU DO NOT PROVIDE A COPY OF YOUR LICENSE YOU WILL BE RATED INELIGIBLE. Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the job elements and screen out listed below. This job has a screen-out element which will be used to determine minimum eligibility for this job. Applicants who do not receive a minimum of two points on the screen-out element(s) will be found ineligible. The Screen-out Element for this position is: Ability to do the work of a Crane Operator without more than normal supervision performing the following duties: Operates boom cranes to load, unload, move and position material with restricted maneuver ability requiring critical accuracy; 2) Operates the crane's controls while making difficult clearance judgments, watching load/boom movements; 3) Works from hand, radio or other approved types of signals for crane operations. Applicants must meet the requirements of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Job Qualification Handbook for Trades and Labor Occupations. Additional qualification information can be found at: Education Additional information This position is covered by the Department of Defense Priority Placement Program. Additional vacancies may be filled by this announcement. Crane Operator Opening at NAS Lemoore 5 A forty hour workweek is typical for this position. Recruitment incentives may or may not be authorized to eligible new hires. A relocation incentive is generally a single payment intended to offset some of the relocation costs experienced by the selectee. A relocation incentive may be authorized. A tentative offer of employment will be rescinded if the selectee fails to meet the preemployment requirements, including failure to report to any of the scheduled appointments. If you are unable to apply online and request information about the Alternate Application process, please contact the Department of Navy's Employment Information Center. Federal annuitant information: The selection of an annuitant is subject to the Department of Defense and Department of the Navy policy on the employment of annuitants. Policy information may be found at: ICTAP Applicants: To be considered well-qualified and exercise selection priority as an ICTAP candidate for this vacancy, displaced Federal employees must satisfy all qualification requirements for the position and receive a rating in the highly qualified category or higher. For more information about ICTAP eligibility please review the following link: Physical effort: Physical effort is involved in pushing, pulling, and depressing various levers, clutches, brakes, etc., to make control changes in maneuvering the crane and load around obstructions, to stay within lifting capacity, and to position the load at the desired location. May require moderate lifting to handle rigging equipment such as slings, cradles, spreaders, etc., or general material that may be in process. Lifting assistance is available for heavier weights. Working Conditions: Equipment is operated outdoors during periods of extreme heat or cold from a cab that is generally open on one side for clear vision and ventilation. Operator is exposed to noise, dust, dirt, and fumes, and is exposed to dangers from swinging crane loads, overturning, and cable breakage. How You Will Be Evaluated You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above. Crane Operator Opening at NAS Lemoore 6 In order to qualify for this position, your resume must provide sufficient experience and/or education, knowledge, skills, and abilities, to perform the duties of the specific position for which you are being considered. Your resume is the key means we have for evaluating your skills, knowledge, and abilities, as they relate to this position. Therefore, we encourage you to be clear and specific when describing your experience. When the application process is complete, we will review your resume to ensure you meet the hiring eligibility and qualification requirements listed in this announcement. You will be rated based on the information provided in your resume and responses to the Occupational Questionnaire, along with your supporting documentation to determine your ability to demonstrate the following job elements: ABILITY TO DO THE WORK OF THE POSITION WITHOUT MORE THAN NORMAL SUPERVISION ABILITY TO INTERPRET INSTRUCTIONS, SPECIFICATIONS, ETC. (RELATED TO MOBILE EQUIPMENT OPERATION) OPERATION OF MOTOR VEHICLES WORK PRACTICES (INCLUDES KEEPING THINGS NEAT, CLEAN AND IN ORDER) You will be evaluated and rated under Category Rating selection procedures. Additional points are not added for veterans' preference; however, preference is still applied. Applicants eligible for veteran's preference will receive selection priority over non-veterans. If you meet the qualification requirements, your application will be placed in one of three categories: Best Qualified- Candidates in this category possess exceptional skills and experience to exceed well above the minimum requirements for announced position. Highly Qualified-Candidates in this category possess good skills and experience above the minimum requirements for announced position. Qualified- Candidates in this category meet the minimum experience requirements for announced position. If selected, you may be required to provide supporting documentation. If after reviewing your resume and supporting documentation, a determination is made that you inflated your qualifications and/or experience, your score may be adjusted to more accurately reflect your abilities or you may be found ineligible/not qualified. Crane Operator Opening at NAS Lemoore 7 Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating or consideration for employment. All qualifications requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (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. Background checks and security clearance Security clearance Not Applicable Drug test required Yes Required Documents YOU ARE REQUIRED TO DOCUMENT IN YOUR APPLICATION PACKAGE EVIDENCE THAT SUPPORTS YOUR ELIGIBILITY AND QUALIFICATION CLAIMS. You are required to upload the applicable documents with your application package. These documents will assist the staffing specialist in determining your eligibility and qualifications. DOES THIS POSITION REQUIRE A LICENSE OR CERTIFICATE? You must submit a copy of your license or certificate in your application package. ARE YOU QUALIFYING BASED ON EDUCATION or A COMBINATION OF EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE? You must submit a copy of your college transcript or an appropriate course listing. 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. Applicants can verify accreditation at the following website: All education claimed by applicants will be verified by the appointing agency accordingly. If selected, an official/sealed transcript will be required prior to appointment. 



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