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Company: Department of Veterans Affairs
Location: Saint Cloud
Posted on: June 3, 2021

Job Description:

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This position is for a Journeyman Carpenter in the Carpentry Unit, Maintenance and Repair Section, Facilities Management Service of this Medical Center.

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Major duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Installs new carpet, windows, steel studs, drywall, thermo-fiber sound barrier, replaces panes, and removes and replaces insect screens and awnings. Repairs and installs hinges, frames, trim or casings, locks, and other hardware for doors.
  • Patches and lays new linoleum, asphalt, and rubber tile flooring. Erects partitions and prepares them for plastering and installs acoustical tile and suspended ceilings.
  • Repairs and renews asphalt, rubber membrane roofs, built-up, corrugated steel, and aluminum roofs. Installs signs, mirrors, pictures, bulletin boards, and blackboards.
  • Fabricates forms for concrete work; such as steps, walls, slabs, sidewalks, curbs, etc.
  • Replaces rubber tires, wheels, and bearings on laundry carts, food carts, and other hand trucks.
  • Operates power-driven woodworking machines; such as jointer, mortiser, shaper, router, and saws for the fabrication of moldings, cornices, handrails, frames, jambs, casings, etc.
  • Repairs and maintains all kinds of hand carts, wheelchairs, and geriatric chairs.
  • Performs other miscellaneous related duties as may be properly assigned

Work Schedule: Monday-Friday: 8:00a.m.-4:30p.m.

Position Description Title/PD#:Carpenter/PD#90180A

Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not authorized

Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status


Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

4607 Carpentry

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Conditions of Employment

  • You must be a U.S. Citizen to apply for this job
  • 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
  • Must possess a valid state Driver's License.


To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 06/01/2021.

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 Federal Wage System Qualification Standards.

SCREEN-OUT ELEMENT: Your qualifications will first be evaluated against the prescribed screen out element, Ability to do the work of the position without more than normal supervision as a Carpenter-Locksmith. Experience at this level may include: Reading, interpreting, and applying building plans, specifications, blueprints, sketches, and building codes of all types; able to execute carpentry assignments completely and with a high degree of quality; responsible for project layout and work to project completion. (Your experience must be detailed in your resume to receive full credit.) 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:

  • Equipment Assembly, Installation, Repair
  • Interpret Instructions, Specifications (includes blueprint reading)
  • Materials
  • Measurement and Layout
  • Technical Practices
  • Use and Maintain Tools and Equipment

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: Work requires considerable standing, stooping, and bending. Incumbent works on ladders scaffolding and platforms for overhead work. Occasionally works from the bucket of a lift truck. Occasionally lifts heavy objects that weigh 50 pounds or more.

Work is performed both inside and outside. Occasionally works outside during inclement weather. Works on scaffolding and high ladders or rooftops. ls subject to cuts from hand and power tools, and there is always a danger from flying splinters and chips. Is subject to dust, vapors, and excessive noise.


This job does not have an education qualification requirement.

Keywords: Department of Veterans Affairs, Saint Cloud , Carpenter, Other , Saint Cloud, Minnesota

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