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Laborer (ELIGIBLE FOR SIGN ON BONUS)

Employer
Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research
Location
Frederick, MD
Start date
Nov 7, 2022
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Laborer (ELIGIBLE FOR SIGN ON BONUS)

Job ID: req3130
Employee Type: nonexempt full-time
Division: Facilities, Maintenance & Engineering
Facility: Frederick: Ft Detrick
Location: PO Box B, Frederick, MD 21702 USA

The Frederick National Laboratory is a Federally Funded Research and Development Center (FFRDC) sponsored by the National Cancer Institute (NCI) and operated by Leidos Biomedical Research, Inc.  The lab addresses some of the most urgent and intractable problems in the biomedical sciences in cancer and AIDS, drug development and first-in-human clinical trials, applications of nanotechnology in medicine, and rapid response to emerging threats of infectious diseases.

Accountability, Compassion, Collaboration, Dedication, Integrity and Versatility; it's the FNL way.

FOR A LIMITED TIME – We are offering a one-time $1,200.00 Sign-On bonus, less applicable taxes for the successful candidate hired for this position! (Candidate must pass background check and onboarding requirements including pre-employment physical and drug screening).

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

The Facilities Maintenance and Engineering (FME) mission is to support the NCI at Frederick in their mission to cure cancer and AIDS. FME is responsible for the physical campus - its research laboratory space, administrative space, the infrastructure that supports the buildings, and the landscape that surrounds them. In addition, we are responsible for managing, planning, designing, and construction management of renovations at the FNLCR.

KEY ROLES/RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Loading and moving heavy equipment, assistance with set up of equipment and handling of other industrial and laboratory items
  • Operating a forklift, trucks 10,000 GVWR, vertical lifts, jib rigs, snow blower, garden tractor, and utility tractor, small hand tools
  • Transporting, delivery and set up of equipment & supplies to offsite and onsite facilities
  • Assembling shelving and office furniture
  • Maneuvering and transporting materials and equipment weighing in excess of 500lbs on a frequent basis with the assistance of forklift and various other similar equipment
  • 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
  • Logging delivery activity and status both digitally and handwritten
  • Ability to communicate and work as a team effectively
  • Potential for exposure to biological, chemical, animal allergens and other laboratory-related hazards

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 requirement, 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 no more than three (3) demerit points in the previous twelve (12) months or five (5) demerit points in the preceding thirty-six (36) months per 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
  • Basic computer skills
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATION

Candidates with these desired skills will be given preferential consideration:  

  • Experience in safety practices in the trade, industrial construction/support equipment
  • One (1) year of forklift experience
  • Experience working for sustained periods of time performing manual labor
  • Awareness of general provisions of hazardous materials in transportation

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

Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) | Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran (M/F/D/V) | Drug Free Workplace (DFW)

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Company

A rewarding career with global impact

Whether you’re an expert in your field or just starting out, we have a career opportunity for you. We’re always looking for people to join us in fulfilling the mission of the Frederick National Laboratory: discovery, innovation, and success in the biomedical sciences.

Our team of 2,400+ scientists, technicians, administrators, and support staff work at the forefront of basic, translational, and preclinical science, with a focus on cancer, AIDS, and other infectious diseases.

We collaborate with colleagues across the National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, and others throughout the National Institutes of Health. We also engage with extramural investigators in academia, government and industry.

Your path to joining our team begins with the desire to work for the only national laboratory dedicated to biomedical research. Our employees share a common desire to help make a difference in cancer research and public health concerns. As you search for a career that fits your education, skills, and abilities, explore the core values that guide us and emphasize work-life balance.

Discover why joining the Frederick National Laboratory team could be the most important career step you take

 

 

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Website
Phone
301-846-1000
Location
8560 Progress Drive
Frederick
MD
21701
US
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