About the Employer :
Our Client supports U.S. national security and foreign policy objectives by delivering support solutions for defense, diplomacy, and international development.
Our broad international expertise and over 60 years of working in remote, dangerous and austere environments allows us to provide expertly conceived and professionally executed services to meet the complex demands of today's world .
Job Description :
Our Client is looking to hire a Carpenter to perform carpentry duties to maintain building woodwork and associated equipment in good repair.
Primary responsibilities include :
Performs general maintenance and repair of existing structures.
Interpret Work Orders and Service Order Requests for manufacturing / repairing carpentry items.
Plan and lay out work from blueprints, drawings, models, and verbal instructions by making standard shop computations, selecting necessary materials, and using a variety of carpenter hand tools, portable power tools, and standard measuring instruments.
Responsible for the upkeep of workshop tools and machinery to include sharpening of saws using hand file or power tools.
Manufacture wooden structures, decks, steps, etc. according to specifications.
Prepare bracing and blocking for shipment of equipment and materials.
Keep assigned area clean in accordance with requirements.
Perform other qualified duties as assigned
Knowledge & Skills
Ability to interpret blueprints and use basic math skills to calculate accurate measurements and supplies needed.
Knowledge of storage and preservation of building materials
Proper operation of basic power tools.
Ability to interact professionally with customers and trades people.
Ability to read, write, and speak English preferred.
Additional knowledge and skills will vary by contract or assignment.
Experience & Education
High School Diploma or equivalent preferred.
Minimum three (3) years of experience in carpentry including rough framing, finish carpentry, metal stud framing, and / or drywall hanging.
Well-rounded training usually acquired through formal apprenticeship or trade school.
FN : One (1) year trade school certification
Additional requirements will vary by contract or assignment.
Physical Requirements / Working Environment
Living and working conditions at assignment location could be remote and uncomfortable
Long hours, exposure to weather and hazardous conditions
Personnel should be aware of moving on short notice and under adverse conditions
Ability to travel domestically and internationally
An Equal Opportunity Employer : Our Client is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. Our Client is proud to be an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.
U.S. citizenship is required for most positions.