USACE Memphis District:
We are seeking motivated individuals to work in Operations Division
PUBLIC NOTICE FOR POSITIONS FILLED UNDER DIRECT HIRE AUTHORITY (DHA) FOR:
Certain Competitive Service Positions covered by Section 9905
Opening and Closing Dates: 11/15/2021 – 11/19/2021
Position Title: Crane Operator
Full Performance Level: XF-12
Duty Location: Official Duty Station is the Ensley Engineer Yard, position requires TDY travel
and mandatory overtime.
Hourly Salary Range: $29.05 – $33.91
Work Schedule: Full-Time
Appointment Type: Permanent
Travel Requirement: Temporary Duty Travel is over 50% of the time
Who May Apply: U.S. Citizens
Responsibilities/Duties: Incumbent serves as Crane Operator & may be the shift operator of a
floating mechanical bank grader (186 ft. boom, 15-yard bucket) which is the primary piece of
operating equipment of a field party engaged in grading of river bank (above and below water)
preparatory to laying concrete mattress. Also, may be the shift operator of the Whirley mat
loading crane which is the primary piece of operating equipment of the Mat Loading unit. May
also be asked to run any other cranes associated with the Revetment units. May be subject to
working day or night shifts.
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 workdays 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
Qualifications Requirements: Qualified by a USACE qualifying official on Class 1 LHE Crawler
Type Crane with 100-ton rating capacity OR Possess a Crane Operator License/Certification
number from a Nationally accredited Crane Operator Testing Organization and have
successfully passed both written and practical examinations, as well as a specialty examination
in Lattice boom Crawler Cranes (LBC). Documentation of operator’s License/ Certifications
number must be submitted to the GDA for verification.
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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.
Pursuant to EO 14043, all Federal employees, regardless of duty location or work
arrangement, must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by November 22, 2021, or before
entrance on duty if after November 22, subject to exceptions as required by law.
• If selected, the agency will provide information regarding what documentation is
needed and how to request any legally required exceptions from this requirement.
• Proof of vaccination will be required. To ensure compliance with this mandate, review
the vaccination requirements, to include timelines for receiving required doses, at the
How to Apply: Please provide your current resume & crane license/certification, must be
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 Crane Operator,
Revetment Branch, XF-5725-12
3) Application packages will be accepted through 11:59pm CT on 11/19/2021
Application packages that are received after the closing date, or do not contain resume will
not be considered