Company: Department of Veterans Affairs
Location: Saint Cloud
Posted on: June 3, 2021
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
- Performs other miscellaneous related duties as may be properly
Work Schedule: Monday-Friday: 8:00a.m.-4:30p.m.
Position Description Title/PD#:Carpenter/PD#90180A
Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not authorized
- Building Carpenters
Conditions of Employment
- You must be a U.S. Citizen to apply for this job
- Selective Service Registration is required for males born after
- 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
- 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,
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
- 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
Keywords: Department of Veterans Affairs, Saint Cloud , Carpenter, Other , Saint Cloud, Minnesota
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