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  • Carpenter

    Job Locations US-CA-San Diego
    Posted Date 1 month ago(1 month ago)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Skilled Trades
  • Overview

    The Carpenter works alone or as a member of a work crew, either in a shop situation or at a work site, and applies the full range of carpentry skills and techniques in repairing, constructing, remodeling, and maintaining a variety of wooden structures.

    • Family housing, administrative and office buildings, technical and shop structures, and related facilities.



    Plans and lays out work in accordance with drawings, sketches, blueprints, and own knowledge of construction or needed repairs.

    Fabricates and installs frame s or casings for windows, doors, transoms, and ventilators; shelves, counters, plywood duct-work, bulletin boards, cabinets, bookcases, and related features having built-in characteristics.

    Construction, maintenance, remodeling and repair to a variety of wooden structures.

    Based on general instructions, plans and lays out complete projects.

    Building construction: repairs, makes alterations, lays or erects sills, beams, studs, corner post, ridgepoles, trusses, framing.

    Builds and installs window frames, doors, outside trims, inside trims, inside walls, laths, sheathing, floors, ceilings and stairs.

    Installs hardware

    Selects the best-suited wood/wood substitutes for the project based on strength, appearance, cost and durability.

    Fabricates and repairs various wood articles such as benches, tables, lockers, and cases. Repairs furniture, repairs wharfs, docks, camels, dolphins and other waterfront properties. Builds concrete forms, pouring chutes, scaffold. Builds boxes and crates for storage and shipping purposes.

    Uses tools and power equipment such as handsaws, power saws, planes, squares, tapes, and miter boxes.

    Sets up, adapts and adjust tools in order to cut bevels, rabbets, chamfers, dados, grooves and miter joints, laminate, and bend, and fine surface materials. Sharpens saws, saw blades and accessories.


    Operations – The Carpenter shall work alone or with other workers to perform simple or complex tasks while following appropriate and safe procedures, and shall have a good familiarity of NAVFAC SW Safety and Health Requirements.


    Processing – The Carpenter shall receive assignment from the workload manager in the form of oral or written instruction (work order) to perform a variety carpenter related tasks.


    Housekeeping – The Carpenter shall ensure all designated working areas are maintained in an orderly manner and continuously maintained free of trash and debris. At the end of each day, the general work areas shall be swept, supplies, materials, tools, and equipment shall be pick-up and stored, and the municipal trash containers will be emptied.


    Technical Support – The Carpenter shall receive work assignments through oral instructions provided by the workload manager. Specific assignments of work are provided with detailed instructions on all but the repetitive tasks. Work is checked during progress and upon completion for compliance with instructions, adherence to established practices and standards, and overall acceptability of work. A journeyman-level employee normally checks daily assignments. A Government employee gives advice on unusual problems and checks to see if completed work meets the requirement.


    Meetings/Conferences – The Carpenter shall participate in meetings with contractors, agencies, clients, and team members when required to do so.


    Briefings – The Carpenter shall participate in briefings when required to do so.


    Updates – The Carpenter shall provide monthly status report that summarizes the work efforts and accomplishments performed.


    Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) – The Carpenter shall comply with all PPE requirements of the Navy.


    The Carpenter must be knowledgeable and skilled in the carpentry trade. Advanced mathematics is required to compute complex features such as arcs, tangents and circles. Ability is required to adjust, adapt, and sharpen tools and equipment. Employee must be able to read, interpret and apply building specifications, blueprints and building codes. The employee must be able to recognize and select proper materials from a variety of wood products.


    All Candidates must have/be:

    a) Valid California State "C" driver’s license.
    b) Strong communication skills in the English language, both written and oral.
    c) U.S. citizenship or resident alien. Proof of US Citizenship or resident alien card will be required.

    d) OSHA 10 - General Industry or Construction Certified before starting work.

    e) Ability to perform regular and recurring field inspections, investigations, or surveys in which there is a considerable amount of walking, stooping, bending, and climbing.
    f) Ability to perform work in an office setting, with occasional visits to construction sites. Work involves moderate risks of discomforts that require adherence to safety precautions.
    g) Ability to acquire a Common Access Card (CAC).



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