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Revetment Worker

Company: Department of Defense
Location: Vicksburg
Posted on: June 13, 2021

Job Description:

  • Duties




About the Position: This position is assigned to the Mat Sinking Unit with the responsibility operating specially designed pneumatic tying tool to fasten side sections of concrete mattress sections together.

NOTE: The duty location of this position will be wherever the Mat Sinking Unit is located.

NOTE: This is a temporary position NTE 8 months.

NOTE: The position is being advertised externally under announcement number MWGR211225668677D.

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  • Use a specifically designed pneumatic tying tool to fasten side sections of concrete mattress sections together.
  • Operate a semi-automatic tying tool to accomplish your duties. Judgment will be used in determining positioning of the tool prior to inserting wire and activating the tool.
  • Fasten end sections of concrete mattress together with end twist wires,U-bolts, or saddles.
  • Use hand tools such as a hand twist wrench and/or socket-type wrench.
  • Clean deck of floating plant.
  • Replenish hardware supplies such as wires, nuts and U-bolts.
  • Prepare plant for tow by hauling winch cables to various deck fittings.

Travel Required

50% or less - You may be expected to travel at least 50% of the time

Supervisory status


Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

3502 Laboring

  • Requirements



Conditions of Employment

  • Appointment may be subject to a suitability or fitness determination, as determined by a completed background investigation.
  • Successfully complete and pass a pre-employment physical as well as an annual physical.
  • This position requires work in inclement weather conditions.
  • This position requires heavy lifting in excess of 40 pounds.


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.

  • Current Department of Army Civilian Employees
  • Current Permanent Department of Defense (DOD) Civilian Employee (non-Army)
  • Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan
  • Land Management Workforce Flexibility Act
  • Military Spouses, under Executive Order (E.O.) 13473
  • Non-Department of Defense (DoD) Transfer
  • Priority Placement Program, DoD Military Spouse Preference (MSP) Eligible
  • Reinstatement
  • Veterans Recruitment Appointment (VRA)

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(n) REVETMENT WORKER without more than normal supervision. Duties include: Operating small machines or equipment, cleaning machine parts, equipment or tools, and judging proper positioning of tools - Failure to meet this Screen Out Element will result in an ineligible rating.

  • Ability To Do The Work Of The Position Without More Than Normal Supervision Screen Out
  • Ability to Interpret Instructions, Specification, etc. (includes blueprint reading)
  • Ability To Use and Maintain Tools and Equipment
  • Dexterity and Safety
  • Work Practices (includes keeping things neat, clean and in order)
  • Physical Efforts: Work frequently requires lifting, bending, and moving objects weighing in excess of 40 lbs. Constantly standing and walking is required
  • Working Conditions: Works outside under all weather conditions, subject to dust, continuous noise and extremes in heat or cold. Requires continuous walking and frequent stooping and bending. Is subject to hazards of falling overboard, breaking cables, and working near moving cranes and equipment handling heavy loads. Is required to frequently handle the tying tool and pneumatic line that together with a supply of tying wires weigh in excess of 40 pounds.


Keywords: Department of Defense, Jackson , Revetment Worker, Other , Vicksburg, Mississippi

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