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    U.S. Army Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command
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Summary Please limit your resume to 5 pages. If more than 5 pages are submitted, only the first 5 pages will be reviewed to determine your eligibility/qualifications. About the Position: Serve as the Rail Inspector (Yardmaster) with responsibility for the control of railway transport and railroad facility conditions. Responsibilities Serve as the Contracting Officers Representative (COR) with responsibility for establishing and maintaining the official position on all rail maintenance related support contracts. Develop and execute rail maintenance annual work plans and objectives. Perform preventative maintenance and safety inspections as required by regulation. Make recommendations on actions to correct deficiencies or direct a track operational closure. Utilize a working knowledge of standard basic on the ground hand tool rail maintenance as well as repair procedures using rail mounted heavy duty equipment. Maintain log of rail activities and prepares required movement reports. Review and analyze rail data and make recommendations to improve processes and overall rail operations. Document all inbound and outbound rail movement by utilizing computer programs. Route car and load specifications to commercial carrier employee for input into commercial system. Requirements Conditions of Employment Qualifications Who May Apply: Only applicants who meet one of the employment authority categories below are eligible to apply for this job. You will be asked to identify which category or categories you meet, and to provide documents which prove you meet the category or categories you selected. See Proof of Eligibility for an extensive list of document requirements for all employment authorities. Priority Placement Program, DoD Military Reserve (MR) and National Guard (NG) Technician Eligible In order to qualify, you must meet the experience requirements described below. 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. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application. Additional information about transcripts is in this document. 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 an without more than normal supervision. Perform the majority of the duties to move trains, to including spotting, removing, switching, coupling/uncoupling and weighing of cars, and inspection of rail for minor deficiencies. - Failure to meet this Screen Out Element will result in an ineligible rating. PHYSICAL EFFORT: Work requires considerable standing and walking while outside checking yard operations and performing visual inspections of tracks. Some light lifting is required. WORKING CONDITIONS: Inside work is done in a moderately lighted and heated building. Outside work involves exposure to all weather extremes, and to loud noise, dust, fumes, and exhaust. Work involves proximity to moving trains and mechanical equipment. Work assignments involve a thorough knowledge of hazardous material handling and related activities. Incumbent is required to successfully complete a variety of hazardous material classes. There is a possibility of exposure to hazardous chemicals and fumes from spills and/or leaks. Incumbent may be required to wear protective clothing (e.g., rubber boots, safety shoes, headgear, coveralls, goggles, aprons, gloves, respirator, etc.). You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas: Ability to Drive Safely (Motor Vehicles) Ability To Inspect Ability To Interpret Instructions, Specifications, etc. (related to mobile equipment operation) Ability To Operate Safely (Non-Motor Vehicle) Operation of Motor Vehicles Reliability and Dependability as a Rail Inspector (Yardmaster) Work Practices (includes keeping things neat, clean, and in order) 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. Direct deposit of pay is required. This position requires you to submit a Public Financial Disclosure Report (OGE 278) or a Confidential Financial Disclosure Report (OGE450) upon entry, and annually thereafter. Selection is subject to restrictions resulting from Department of Defense referral system for displaced employees. This is a(n) Logistics Career Field position. Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement. Salary includes applicable locality pay or Local Market Supplement. 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.

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