This position performs journeyman-level carpentry work, maintenance and repair, and preventive maintenance throughout the Dayton VA Medical Center and is located within the Engineering Service under the supervision of the Building Mechanical Maintenance Supervisor.
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Incumbent performs the following major duties and has the following responsibilities:
Selects, installs and repairs doors and door accessories, windows, and structural members;
Installs suspended ceilings, paneling, resilient floor covering, rubber base shelving, shingles and carpeting;
Constructs/installs counter tops, cabinets and items of a special nature which cannot be purchased
Repairs and restores furniture by reproducing parts;
Reproduces building parts made of wood, such as cornice, antique moldings, windows, etc;
Uses and sets up power and hand tools to cut, tool, and resurface wood and wood substitutes;
Regularly sharpens and maintains tools of the trade such as saws jointers, surface and mortise machines;
Reads, interprets, and applies blueprints and specifications of a complicated nature.
Work Schedule: Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Compressed/Flexible Schedule: N/A
Position Description Title/PD#: /Carpenter/PD# 15580A
Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not authorized
HelpRequirements Conditions of Employment
You must be a U.S. Citizen to apply for this job
Designated and/or random drug testing may be required
Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959
You may be required to serve a probationary period
Subject to a background/security investigation
Pre-employment physical required
Selected applicants will be required to complete an online onboarding process
To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 10/12/2018.
EXPERIENCE: A specific length of training and experience is not required, but you must show evidence of training or experience of sufficient scope and quality of your ability to do the work of this position. Evidence which demonstrates you possess the knowledge, skills, and ability to perform the duties of this position must be supported by detailed descriptions of such on your resume. Applicants will be rated in accordance with the OPM Qualification Standard Handbook X-118C.
SCREEN-OUT ELEMENT: Your qualifications will first be evaluated against the prescribed screen out element, which usually appears as question 1 in the on-line questionnaire. Those applicants who appear to possess at least the minimal acceptable qualification requirement are considered for further rating; those who do not are rated ineligible and are eliminated. The potential eligibles are then rated against the remainder of the Job Elements:
Interpret Instructions, Specifications (includes blueprint reading)
Measurement and Layout
Without more than normal supervision
Ability to work without more than normal supervision (1 - Screen-Out Element)
Knowledge of materials (82-A)
Ability to use and maintain tools and equipment (81)
Ability to perform measurements and layouts (80-A)
Knowledge Technical Practices, theoretical, precise, artistic) and use of accepted trade methods and techniques to coordinate the accomplishment of jobs (25-E)
Knowledge of reading and interpreting blueprints and specifications of a complicated nature (75-A)
Ability to operate and maintain motor vehicle.
Knowledge of advanced shop math.
Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religions; spiritual; community; student; social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
Note: A full year of work is considered to be 35-40 hours of work per week. Part-time experience will be credited on the basis of time actually spent in appropriate activities. Applicants wishing to receive credit for such experience must indicate clearly the nature of their duties and responsibilities in each position and the number of hours a week spent in such employment.
Physical Requirements/Working Conditions: Must be able to stoop, bend and stand for long periods of time; climb and work on ladders, scaffolding and roof tops. Must have sufficient strength to lift paneling, plywood sheets, doors, beams, etc. Some work in this position requires much overhead arm movement. The incumbent is required daily to work strenuously and occasionally may lift and carry items of up to 40 pounds or more unassisted and lift or move heavier items with the assistance of lifting devices or other workers.
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