An established Prime Federal Contractor is seeking skilled trades talent for ongoing support of its Client, NAVFAC Washington, at various locations. The following position is one of many assignments for this Client.
Carpenter - Indian Head
This assignment requires a Secret Clearance. Candidates MUST have an active Secret Clearance
All information for work orders, assets, specifications, and condition assessments is captured in the NAVFAC’s MAXIMO - therefore, candidates must be able to learn and utilize this software platform.
Emergency/On-Call: may be required to respond to job related emergencies, within 1 hour of notification.
• Journey level knowledge and skill to independently construct, install, repair, and modify wood and wood substitute structures and items requiring close tolerance fit and structural soundness, such as, building frames, rafters, concrete forms, walls, staircases, and door and window frames.
• Knowledge and skill in construction techniques and skill in the operation of general and precision carpentry and woodworking machinery and equipment (such as, such as routers, band and scroll saws, and drill presses); and, skill to produce finished products with precise fits, accurate dimensions, and acceptable appearance.
• Ability to perform the work accurately, considering spacing, fit, and structural soundness and finished appearance are essential.
• Skill to interpret complex instructions, sketches, blueprints, and building codes; and skill to measure and layout footings for structural foundations and construct concrete forms and related structures. Skill in the use of advanced shop mathematics to plan, compute, and lay out more complex and exact projects with features such as arcs, tangents, and circles. Ability to determine the proper grade, size, and type of lumber or wood substitute material required for the job. Skill in operating and using power and hand tools and other woodworking equipment such as, portable drills, clippers, joiners, shavers, tenoners, sanders, routers, power activated nailers, combustion type saws, screw fasteners, drill presses, and table saws. Ability to mill heavy lumber, cut bevels, rabbets, chamfers, grooves, and compound miter joints, and apply plastic laminates to wood and other surfaces on counter tops, desk tops, etc.
The work is performed in a shop and at the job site. The work may involve standing for extended periods, considerable bending, kneeling, stooping and climbing on ladders/scaffolding and rooftops. The work also requires strenuous physical exertion when handling heavy and bulky materials such as, plywood, framing members, and other building and construction materials. The work may involve lifting and moving materials up to 40 lbs, unassisted, and occasionally lifting or moving heavier items with the assistance of lifting devices or other workers.
The work may involve exposure to moderate or high noise levels from operating machinery, sawdust in the air, glue fumes, and hazards associated with woodworking and related power equipment (e.g. saws). May be exposed to weather conditions and the hazards of working on and around scaffolds and ladders. The work may subject incumbent to cuts, bruises, and contusions and may be performed in confined areas such as crawl spaces and attics which may be dusty and dirty. Injuries may occur in lifting heavy pieces of lumber or equipment; cuts and bruises in using hand tools and equipment; more serious injuries in operating power tools. Personal protective equipment such as protective clothing, helmets, goggles, respirators, etc. may be required to be worn.