RIGGER LEADER

U.S. Navy - Agency Wide | Philadelphia, PA

Posted Date 7/31/2020
Description You will serve as a RIGGER LEADER in the DEPARTMENT OF NAVY to include work sites of Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard, Puget Sound Naval Shipyard, Norfolk Naval Shipyard, Trident Refit Facility (TRF-KB),TRF Bangor, and Portsmouth Naval Shipyard.

Applicants will only be considered for positions within their own UIC. For example: if you are within UIC 4523A, you will only be considered for positions within 4523A.

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.

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: THE ABILITY TO LEAD OR SUPERVISE

Including passing on instructions from supervisors; getting work started; setting the pace; demonstrating proper work methods; seeing that plans, materials, and tools are available; answering questions of workers on procedures, policies, instructions, or other directives; checking work in progress; assuring that safety and housekeeping rules are followed; reporting to supervisors on status of work; and/or answering questions of supervisors on overall work operations and problems.

Including planning, lay out, assembly, repair and installation of weight handling gear and various standing and running rigging; cutting, splicing, assembling, repairing, and installing a variety of complex standing and running rigging used to support, secure, or operate items such as mechanized stagings, antennas, and boat davits; I eliminate or control hazards such as damaged cables, connecting fittings or equipment to avoid any safety hazards and am responsible for the safety of equipment and material handled, and for the safety of workers near the rigged object.

Including demonstrating proper work methods; seeing that plans, materials, and tools are available; assuring that safety and housekeeping rules are followed; and or reporting to supervisors on status of work.

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: https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/federal-wage-system-qualifications/#url=List-of-Approved-Job-Elements

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.

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