Facilities Operations - Firing Range - Federal Position
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POST DATE 9/4/2016
END DATE 12/19/2016
Federal Government-Private Recruitment- Avantgarde
JOB DESCRIPTIONTHIS IS A FEDERAL JOB WITH PRIVATE RECRUITMENT BYAVANTGARDE. AG IS CONDUCTING PRELIMINARY SOURCING FOR USCP FOR THIS POSITION TO ENSURE THE CANDIDATE POOL IS ROBUST. ALL "FINAL" CANDIDATES SOURCED AND RECOMMENDED BY AVANTGARDE WILL NEED TO SUBMIT A COMPREHENSIVE APPLICATION PACKAGE TO USCP ONCE THE POSITION IS PUBLICLY "POSTED" ON USA JOBS.
This position is located in the Physical Skills Division, Training Services Bureau (PSD/TSB), U.S. Capitol Police (USCP). The incumbent serves as the Facility Specialist for the USCP Firing Range located at the Rayburn House Office Building Garage, 50 Independence Avenue SW, Washington, DC. Under the general direction of the Director, Training Services Bureau, manages routine and emergency maintenance of the Rayburn Small Arms Firing Range fixed facility assets and equipment through coordination with thevarious contractors and the Architect of the Capitol (AOC). Ensures that semi-skilled technical, repair, cleaning and maintenance work required on the firing range facility is performed, either through individual effort, AOC or through outside contractors.
The position ensures the safe operations of the firing range, range safety inspections and cleaning, range operations support, and that all range target systems and the facility are maintained and functioning properly prior to scheduled training events. The incumbent will be required to enter the USCP Police Medical Monitoring Program.
DUTIES BROKEN DOWN BY RESPONSIBILITIES:
FIRING RANGE DAILY OPERATIONS 50%
Coordinates daily cleaning, operations and maintenance activities on the firing range. Ensures range is properly cleaned to include brass removal from casings and debris and lead removal per prescribed procedures. Inspects the facility on a daily basis ensuring that recommended cleaning and maintenance protocols are followed. Inspects door panels for wear and tear. Inspects the GranTrap(tm) bullet trap, designed for bullet capture and containment. Ensures that rubber is up to standard and effectively capturing bullets within the shooting area, as designed. Identifies problems and makes minor repairs to equipment or physical assets. Coordinates more extensive maintenance and repairs with the Architect of the Capitol or with outside contractors.
In consultation and coordination with firing range leadership, plays an integral and active role in addressing issues that affect firing range facility operations and performance. Identifies opportunities for improvement in the areas of facility and fixed equipment maintenance and range safety. Assists firing range management and instructors by monitoring facility conditions to: 1) address those situations that would have a negative effect on the mission, 2) prevent injuries and 3) ensure maintenance and repair issues are addressed timely to avoid incurring additional costs.
Sets up, operates and maintains all range equipment, targets, personal protective equipment and specialized equipment in accordance with operating manual instructions. Manages the firing range recycling and hazardous material handling and disposal programs to include completing necessary paperwork and arranging for temporary storage and pick-up.
Participates in range operational and safety meetings and the design, coordination and management of firing range construction projects. Maintains data and various records and files and prepares reports related to performance criteria.
FIRING RANGE FACILITY POLICIES AND PROCESSES 20%
Reviews existing range policies related to facility and equipment operations to ensure actions taken are in accordance with guidelines and in compliance with standard operating procedures. Identifies the need for and participates in the development of additional guidance and procedures.
COORDINATION OF MAINTENANCE AND CLEANING SCHEDULES 20%
Schedules and coordinates preventive maintenance on facility systems and equipment including: ceiling systems, target systems, reclining Gran Trap(tm) bullet trap, range ventilation system, target control system and software, durapanels, ceiling baffles, sound insulation, lead and brass removal, audiovisual, lighting and public address system.
Receives and evaluates repair requests from line and staff personnel to determine if repairs can be personally completed, performed by AOC, or through a contractor. Initiates requests for contractor services through the appropriate approval channels and through USCP contracting. Keeps abreast of firing range facility and equipment warranties and operating manuals to ensure facility assets and equipment are operating optimally, creating a healthy and safe environment. Works with multiple parties to organize and coordinate schedules for maintenance inspections and maintenance work to avoid interference with training activities.
FIRING RANGE INVENTORY MANAGEMENT 10%
Manages personal protective equipment, targets, and a variety of hand and shop tools and equipment. Maintains a small inventory of commonly used repair parts. Inventories items stored and issued and maintains storeroom records. Receives items and checks for proper quantity and description and completes asset management paperwork, reports, and other documentation according to USCP property management policies and procedures.
OTHER SIGNIFICANT FACTS
This position is classified as a Management Official (FLSA exempt) because of the need to determine and/or influence Departmental policy as it relates to range facility and operations issues. Required to wear ear protection as well as personal protective equipment when on the range. This position is in the USCP Medical Monitoring Program for risk of exposure to lead and noise. Position is considered emergency essential for the Physical Skills Division, Training Services Bureau (PSD/TSB). Due to the nature of the work of a law enforcement agency, occasionally civilian employees may be called upon to support emergency operations and perform duties that vary significantly from the primary duties of their positions. Duty hours are subject to change to accommodate the needs of the department; occasional additional duty may be required.
IDEAL PROFILE - CANDIDATE FOR US CAPITAL POLICE - FACILITY OPERATIONS SPECIALIST (FIRING RANGE)
Prior military or law enforcement expertise managing a range, preferably indoor ranges
Currently Lead-certified or knowledgeable of how to effectively remove lead (e.g. proper lead disposal techniques, safety, use of chemicals, eyewear, cleaning materials, how those chemicals interact with other materials.
Expertise to implement Standard Operating Procedures - develop and recommend changes to procedures
Experience with environmental and hazardous material for managing firing range.
Expertise in scheduling maintenance and coordinate the events and personnel around range shut downs
Experience developing relationship with internal staff who have impact on the usage of the range.
Experience to manage outsourced contractors who perform the facility maintenance (_although this position does not have a federal workforce that reports to them, there is a contractor workforce that the position has some responsibilities providing operations oversight as a Contracting Office Technical Representative - COTR_)
Knowledge of Meggitt Target system is a plus
Knowledge or exposure working on a dynamic range
Ability to understand modernized range software and capable of running diagnostics, prior to even having to contact the contractor
Knowledge of Range Ventilation systems
Ability to go into confined spaces
Ability to lift cleaning bags
Ability to climb a ladder the GrandTrap system
Ability to stand for long periods of time
Certification and Training
Lead Management and OSHA Compliance for Indoor Shooting Ranges
Training with the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) for firing range safety