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U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Marine Equipment Repairer Operator Dual Rate (Direct hire Authority) in Portland, Oregon


About the Position: This position is aboard a hopper dredge. The Portland District's hopper dredges Yaquina and Essayons, work to ensure a safe "highway" for ships and other vessels. The hopper dredge is a specialized sea-going vessel designed to dredge and transport dredged material from ocean bars, fast flowing rivers and isolated harbors to open-water disposal areas.



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Who May Apply: US Citizens 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. You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas: Appropriate United States Coast Guard Credentials (Screen Out) 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.



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