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1. The following is a screen-out for the Maintenance Worker WG-4749-05 position. Select from answers A through D below the response that best describes your experience and certification to do the work of the position without more than normal supervision. If you do not meet the requirements of this screen-out, you will be considered ineligible.
Your responses to this questionnaire, in conjunction with other portions of your completed application, will be evaluated to determine your qualifications. Please carefully follow all instructions before submitting your responses. You must select only ONE response for each item. If you change a response, be certain to erase (unclick) the incorrect response before you submit the application. Once you have submitted your application, items with more than one response or that are left blank will not receive credit. PLEASE NOTE: Any skill that you indicate that you have experience with in the following occupational questionnaire must be specifically documented in your resume.
2. Performed tread repair, level surfaces, remove roots and rocks and install drainage structures.
3. Installed and cleaned water bars. Selected proper location, angle and slope in installation. Selected appropriate materials for a specific location and install according to accepted trail practices.
4. Selected location for and install foot log bridges. Selected tree, fall, hew, and shape for installation. Install sound footings, handrails, and apply surfacing. Utilize cabling when necessary for safety purposes and to secure logs.
5. Utilized a chainsaw and/or crosscut saw for felling, bucking, and limbing trees. Assessed the cuts and limbing needed prior to falling the tree, direct removal after falling.
6. Removed uprooted stubs utilizing chainsaw, winch, or block and tackle apparatus.
7. Assessed damage to trails; carry out the needed repairs.
8. Installed turnpiking in low lying trail areas. Assessed site for need, select materials and complete installation.
9. Installed sign posts and signs in backcountry locations, carrying equipment and signs considerable distances.
10. Used jackhammer to reestablish trail tread in rock cliff areas. Installed safety cabling as necessary.
11. Loaded and utilized pack stock in transporting supplies, materials, and personnel to remote jobsites.
12. Hiking long distances in mountainous terrain up to 15 miles a day.
13. Backpacked/camped in primitive wilderness areas using minimum impact techniques for three or more nights in a row.
14. Carried personal gear and equipment, signs, tools posts, or a combination of, up to 15 miles in a day.
15. Worked for long periods of time in a stooped position, cleaning water bars, cutting brush, and performing other arduous manual labor.
16. Performed heavy labor while tied into safety harnesses on steep slopes and on heights.
17. Performed all of the above under less than ideal weather conditions and in areas of mountainous terrain and unstable footing.
18. Walked uphill on rugged, mountainous terrain at a rate of 3 miles per hour.
19. Used levels and squares to fit items.
20. Used tape measures.
21. Carried heavy loads such as logs, rocks, tree limbs and a variety of other materials over uneven surfaces up to 50 pounds.
22. Pushed wheelbarrows full of concrete, dirt or gravel over rough and sometimes steep terrain.
23. Dug and graded ditches and trenches using a pick and shovel.
24. Utilized chainsaws, jack hammers, weed eaters, scythes, and other tools for long periods of time (up to 8 hours), in a continuous and repetitive motion.
25. Maintained tools by sharpening blades and chains, performing routine servicing on power tools such as chainsaws and weed eaters.
26. Utilized a wide range of hand tools used for trail maintenance: Pulaski's, picks, shovels, rakes, hoes, digging and pry bars, scythes, posthole diggers, sledge hammers, etc.
27. Used chainsaws for falling live timber and cutting downed timber across trails, removing limbs, and cutting in areas of unstable footing. Adjust chains, idle, etc.
28. Used crosscut saws for falling live timber, cutting downed timber across trails, removing limbs, and cutting in areas of unstable footing.
29. Utilized power and/or winches for moving large stumps, trees and other obstructions. Connect cables, pulleys, and hooks in safe manner.
30. Utilized jackhammers/drills for breaking and drilling rock and leveling surfaces.
31. Operated a crew cab, pickup truck, all terrain vehicles, and manual transmission.
32. Constructed rock retaining walls, both wet and dry. Select materials, construct adequate footings, and place materials to assure sound construction. Install log cribbing, anchoring into slopes, and stacking for sound construction.
33. Used packing techniques including weight distribution in packs, identifying and packing backcountry gear and tools needed for specific jobs, and properly securing tools.
34. Drove safely on a variety of road conditions and in areas of heavy congestion.
35. Used personal protective equipment required in trail construction such as hearing, eye, tool guards, safety ropes, etc.
36. Conducted work in accordance with accepted safety standards.
37. Applied basic first aid.
38. Used proper lifting techniques so as to avoid injury.