Laborer (req2084)

Posted: 8/26/2021
Location: Frederick, MD
Employee Type: nonexempt full-time
Job ID: req2084

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

The Facilities Maintenance and Engineering (FME) Directorate is responsible for laboratory space, administrative space, infrastructure, campus landscape, planning, and design, and construction management at Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research.

KEY ROLES/RESPONSIBILITIESThe Laborer will be responsible for:

  • Performing a variety of manual labor tasks relating to work in the construction trades, and transportation of material and scientific equipment
  • Moving heavy equipment, rearranging, stacking boxes and other industrial items
  • Operating a forklift, large trucks, vertical lifts, jib rigs, snow blower, garden tractor, and utility tractor
  • Transporting equipment & supplies to offsite facilities
  • Assembling shelving and office furniture
  • Lifting and transporting materials and equipment weighing up to 50 pounds on a frequent basis
  • Transporting materials and equipment in excess of 50 pounds on a frequent basis
  • Removing debris and snow
  • Performing tasks indoors and out-of-doors, occasionally in environments that are dusty, noisy, or which could have work hazards
  • This position is subject to 24-hour call in (rotating schedule) for emergency repairs

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

To be considered for this position, you must minimally meet the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • In addition to the education requirements, a minimum of one (1) year of related labor experience
  • MD class C driver's license required
  • Must have and maintain a valid State Driver's License issued by the state in which the incumbent/candidate resides for each class of vehicle to be operated on company business
  • Must have and maintain a valid State Driver's License issued by the state in which the candidate resides.Must have no more than 3 demerit points in the previous twelve (12) months or five (5) demerit points in the preceding thirty-six (36) months as determined by the Leidos Biomed Use of Government Owned or Leased Vehicles Policy
  • Ability to perform physical duties including-lifting and carrying up to 50lbs
  • Duties include walking, standing, climbing stairs, bending, stooping, and working in confined areas, potential exposure to particulates, vapors or noisy environment
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Candidates with these desired skills will be given preferential consideration:

  • Experience in safety practices in the trade, industrial construction/support equipment
  • One year of construction experience
  • Experience working for sustained periods of time performing manual labor
  • Operation of a forklift, hand trucks and pallet jack

JOB HAZARDS

  • This position is subject to working with or have potential for exposure to animal(s) and/or animal material(s)
  • This position is subject to working in or have the potential to exposure to high noise levels for extended periods of time requiring medical clearance
  • This position may require continuous or intermittent exposure to and exertion in environmental conditions such as working outdoors, temperature extremes, humidity extremes. etc. as part of the job