Blacksmith

City Of Chicago, IL Chicago , IL 60602

Posted 2 weeks ago

  • Successful completion of a US Department of Labor registered blacksmith apprenticeship training program and journeyman status; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience
  • A valid State of Illinois driver's license is required

Education & Employment Verification - Please be advised that if you are selected to be hired you must provide, upon request, adequate information regarding your educational and employment history as it relates to the qualifications of the position for which you are applying. If you received your degree internationally, all international transcripts/diploma must be accompanied by a Foreign Credential Evaluation. If the City of Chicago cannot verify this information, any offer extended to you will be withdrawn and you will not be hired.

NOTE: You must provide your transcripts or diploma, professional license, or training certificates at time of processing.

NOTE: You must also provide your valid U.S. driver's license at time of processing

NOTE: To be considered for this position you must provide information about your educational background and your work experience. You must include job titles, dates of employment, and specific job duties. (If you are a current City employee, Acting Up cannot be considered.) If you fail to provide this information at the time you submit your application, it will be incomplete and you will not be considered for this position. There are three ways to provide the information: 1) you may attach a resume; 2) you may paste a resume; or 3) you can complete the online resume fields

Selection Requirement:

This position does not require a test or interview. Applicants who successfully apply for the position, meet the minimum qualifications, and possess the qualifications best suited to fulfill the responsibilities of the position will be hired in seniority or lottery/random order.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Substantial lifting (up to 50 pounds) is required

  • Ability to stand and walk for extended or continuous periods of time

  • Ability to quickly bend, stretch, twist, or reach out with one's body, arms, and/or legs

  • Ability to climb staircases, ladders, and/or step stools

  • Ability to operate applicable hand tools, power tools, and equipment

Preference will be given to candidates possessing the following:

  • Welding certification

  • Previous fabrication experience

  • Previous experience reading blueprints

  • Previous experience using grinders, chisels and cutters

  • Previous rigging/crane experience

  • Previous experience using a work order system such as M5 or a related system

VETERANS PREFERENCE NOTE: The City of Chicago offers Veterans Preference to both current, active military personnel AND military personnel who have served in the Armed Forces of the United States and have received an honorable or general discharge. Eligible candidates must have at least six months of active duty documented. In order to receive the veterans preference, candidates need to indicate whether or not they are a veteran by answering "yes" or "no" to the question on the online application that asks, "Are you currently serving on active duty for at least six months in the Armed Forces of the United States OR have you served in the Armed Forces of the United States on active duty for at least six months and received an honorable or general discharge?" In addition, you must attach documentation to verify your military service. For veterans, you must attach a copy of your DD214 (Member Copy-4) to your online application which includes character of service status OR a letter from the United States Veterans Administration on official stationary stating dates of service and character of service. For active military personnel, you must attach a letter from your Commanding Officer on official stationary verifying your active duty, length of service, and character of service in the Armed Forces of the United States AND a copy of your military ID to your online application. Failure to answer the question and attach the required documentation will result in you not being considered for the Veterans Preference.

Evaluation: Your initial evaluation will be based on information provided on the application form and documents submitted with the application. Applications must be submitted by the individual applicant. No second party applicants will be accepted.

Residency Requirement: An employee must be an actual resident of the City of Chicago. Proof of residency will be required at the time of employment.

If you would like to request a reasonable accommodation due to disability or pregnancy in order to participate in the application process, please contact the City of Chicago, Department of Human Resources, at 312-744-4976 (voice) or 312-744-5035 (TTY). Please be prepared to provide information in support of your reasonable accommodation request.

ALL REFERENCES TO POLITICAL SPONSORSHIP OR RECOMMENDATION MUST BE OMITTED FROM ANY AND ALL APPLICATION MATERIALS SUBMITTED FOR CITY EMPLOYMENT.

The City of Chicago is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Military Friendly Employer.

City of Chicago Department of Human Resources

Rahm Emanuel, Mayor Soo Choi, Commissioner

Please note, all positions with the City of Chicago close promptly at 11:59pm Central Standard Time (C.S.T.) Applications for this position will be accepted until 11:59p.m. CST on March 25, 2019. No exceptions will be made.

Mar 11, 2019, 12:01:00 AM


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Blacksmith

City Of Chicago, IL