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DHA Announcement - Motor Vehicle Operator, Revetment Section

Opening and Closing Dates: 2/24/2020 - 2/28/2020

Memphis District
Published Feb. 24, 2020
Memphis District’s Clearing and Snagging Unit works on the river bank near West Memphis, Arkansas, Oct. 10. As the first step of Revetment Operations, crew members clear the river banks of trees and debris to make way for the Bank Grading Unit and the Matt Sinking Unit. The work’s accomplished using a barge mounted dragline, bulldozers, and backhoes. Revetment Operations normally run from July to November each year. (USACE Photo/Brenda Beasley)

Memphis District’s Clearing and Snagging Unit works on the river bank near West Memphis, Arkansas, Oct. 10. As the first step of Revetment Operations, crew members clear the river banks of trees and debris to make way for the Bank Grading Unit and the Matt Sinking Unit. The work’s accomplished using a barge mounted dragline, bulldozers, and backhoes. Revetment Operations normally run from July to November each year. (USACE Photo/Brenda Beasley)

Responsibilities/Duties: Operates truck tractor with tandem drive and fifth wheel attached to low-boy trailer, or other type trailers, on mat casting fields and adjacent areas and on public highways, levees, unimproved roads and woods trails. Insures the proper positioning and securing of loads; checking and servicing of equipment; observation of all safety rules and regulations, and the preparation of trip tickets, when required. Performs the following typical assignments:  Hauls 30 ton stacks of concrete mattress from loading to unloading site. Positions trailer for loading by crane, transports mat over muddy and boggy roads, in musty and foggy atmospheres, and in areas congested with equipment, objects and workmen. Positions unit for easy unloading by crane. Hauls heavy equipment and supplies such as bulldozers, cranes, tractors, hauling rigs, materials, supplies, and concrete mat.   

Schedule: During the Revetment season, typically June through December, all Revetment employees, including this position, travel in various locations along the Mississippi River.  The employees work 12 work days on & have 2 days off.  Employees will be on TDY & will lodge in hotels within the vicinity of the work area.  During the work season this position works typically a 10 hour shift.  During the non-Revetment season, the crew works at Ensley Engineer Yard, Memphis, TN, on either a 5-day/8-hour or 4-day/10-hr.  Can be assigned to work on Hired Labor projects.

Qualifications Requirements: 

Must possess and maintain a Class A CDL license with a hazardous materials (HAZMAT Endorsement).    

Conditions of Employment:

  • Must meet suitability for Federal employment
  • Will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship
  • Male applicants born after December 31, 1959 must complete a Pre-employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration
  • Personnel security investigation required
  • Reasonable accommodation is available to qualified employees with disabilities
  • Drug Test and Physical Required
  • Two year probationary period is required.

How to Apply:  Please provide your current resume & CDL, must be readable [preferably .pdf]

  1. Via Email: to: Kevin.W.Williams@usace.army.mil, and copy Lauren.L.Beasley@usace.army.mil.
  2. Please ensure your email has the following subject line: Direct Hire of Motor Vehicle Operator, Revetment Branch, XF-5703-08
  3. Application packages will be accepted through 11:59pm CT on 2/28/2020

Application packages that are received after the closing date, or do not contain resume & license will not be considered.

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