Accent Controls, Inc. (ACI) is seeking non-exempt, regular full-time Heavy Equipment Operators, supporting the Logistics Readiness of the Army Reserve Equipment and Facilities for the 99th Regional Support Command (RSC) managed by the Directorate of Logistics (DOL), located in Fort Devens, Massachusetts.The services provided under this task order include material maintenance, supply services, ammunition services, transportation, and associated logistics analysis and management functions.
The non-exempt job classification description below is covered under The McNamara-O'Hara Service Contract Act (SCA) with Wage Determinations (WDs). SCA positions furnish services in the U.S. through the employment of service employees. Service employees are compensated per the prevailing wage rates and fringe benefits that are set by the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) Wage and Hour Division's WDs. 29 CFR Part 541 and 29 CFR 4.163(f)
23440 Heavy Equipment Operator
Operates heavy equipment such as cranes, clamshells, power shovels, motor graders, heavy loaders, carryalls, bulldozers, rollers, scrapers, and large industrial tractors with pan or scrapper attachments. Equipment is used to excavate, load or move dirt, gravel or other materials. Operator may read and interpret grade and slope stakes and simple plans. May grease, adjust and make emergency repairs to equipment.
Work involves operating wheel-mounted tractors and towed or attached equipment. The work performed typically includes transporting materials and equipment, loading, unloading strapping, chaining or binding and securing equipment loads. Examples of the towed and attached equipment include carts, sweepers, trailers, tow bars, tactical vehicle equipment, reserve center equipment, maintenance tools and generation equipment. Backhoes, and front- end loading devices and other heavy equipment. Involves the operation of gasoline- or diesel- powered engineering and construction equipment with wheeled or crawler type traction. Jobs covered are those involving the operation of equipment such as graders, tractors with bulldozer or angle dozer blades, front-end loaders, backhoes, trench diggers, and large industrial tractors with pan or scraper attachments. Performs other duties as assigned.
Performs preventive maintenance checks and services. Takes oil samples in accordance with Army Oil Analysis Program (AOAP) procedures. Properly prepares and posts required documentation for AOAP and dispatching equipment. Prepares oil samples for shipment. May be required to operate equipment on and off the installation on public roads at highway speeds loaded or unloaded.
This also involves equipment operations non-vehicular including but not limited to Small engine, electric, gas and diesel operated generators, generated light sets, and load banks.
The standard indicated in the PWS/SOW is that each piece of equipment be operated five (5) miles per month and each piece of generated equipment operated one (1) hour per month.
Warehousing duties are performed in accordance with well-established warehousing procedures, subject to occasional spot-check in progress and general review of complete work. If required to operate a forklift incumbent receives instructions concerning where to go and what items are to be moved, loaded, and unloaded, etc. The incumbent works independently with the supervisor available to resolve problems and to review work performance.
Job Requirements
Equipment operators must have a valid drivers U.S. State issued CLASS A Commercial Drivers License. With 5 years verifiable experience operating like equipment. A person with less than five years experience will not be able to complete this service requirement.
Duties of this position require a valid State Commercial Drivers License (CDL) to operate vehicles with appropriate endorsements.
Must be skilled in handling vehicle controls to start, stop, and drive motor vehicles and equipment. Must have knowledge of the safety rules and regulations for moving vehicles.
Must have knowledge of Army Regulations, technical bulletins, pamphlets, and guidance concerning the Army Oil Analysis Program to bring vehicles and equipment to correct operating levels and to take proper oil samples.
Subject to working out-of-doors during periods of inclement weather. Is exposed to serious injuries while operating vehicles over public roads and on the installation. Works on concrete floors and in drafty areas. May be exposed to fumes, fluids, dirt, battery acids, etc., resulting in bruises, cuts, burns, and skin irritation Wearing of hearing protection and other safety equipment is required during all periods of exposure to hazardous conditions.
High School Diploma or General Education Diploma (GED) equivalent
In situations where job classifications are subject to modification, due to mission, or any specific federal or state regulation, or agreement, ACI will reserve the right to change, modify or revise the employment terms and conditions.
ACI maintains a drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment and random substance abuse testing and background verification checks. ACI provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, gender, gender and/or race/ethnic identification, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, ACI complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. ACI participates in E-Verify.

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