Posted 1 week ago
Fairfax County Government
Under general supervision, performs a variety of carpentry and other related duties in field operations. Builds barricades, concrete forms for storm drainage, structure retaining walls, stairs and other general carpentry tasks. Makes repairs to roofs, walls, floors, steps and handrails. Builds structures from engineering specification drawings. Estimates materials for projects. Researches resources needed for projects, communicates to contractors regarding projects, works as lead on special/directive work orders, works as lead on some projects in house. Assists crew in field work. Performs bi-weekly tool and lumber inventories. Performs related duties as required.
Note: This position is designated as emergency personnel and requires the incumbent to be available for snow, flood, and other designated emergency situations to include overtime and 24 hour on-call as necessary.
Any combination of education and experience equivalent to High school diploma or a GED issued by a state department of education, and completion of an acceptable apprentice-level training program; plus three years of progressively responsible experience in the carpentry trade. Four years of experience in the carpentry trade may be substituted for the apprentice-level training program.
CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES REQUIRED:
Valid driver's license.
NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check and driving record check to the satisfaction of the employer.
All newly hired employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (two weeks after the last required dose) as a condition of employment or obtain approval of a medical or religious exemption prior to their start date. Proof of an exemption or vaccination status will be required during the pre-employment onboarding process. New employees who obtain an exemption from the vaccine mandate for medical or sincerely held religious beliefs may be subject to a weekly testing requirement. Vaccinated employees and employees with a medical or religious exemption will complete the attestation online on their first day of employment or shortly thereafter.
Possession of a valid Class "B" or higher Commercial Driver's License (CDL) with Department of Transportation (DOT) medical card. Knowledge of equipment, materials, methods, practices, and tools used in the trade. knowledge of common hazards and necessary safety precautions. Skill in the use of tools, equipment, and material pertinent in the trade to perform journey level carpentry work. Ability to lead a maintenance crew in performance of carpentry and other projects. The ability to operate rubber-tired equipment including a forklift, skid loader, backhoe, etc.
Hard hat, eye protection, hearing protection, safety footwear, long pants, sleeved shirt and personal fall arrest harness. Candidate must be physically and mentally capable of performing confined space entry operations via 21" manholes with vertical descent using integral or portable ladders further requiring use of all applicable protective equipment and documentation. Ability to pass pre-employment physicals. With or without reasonable accommodation performs duties to include pushing, pulling, lifting, bending, stooping, walking, climbing in and out of catch basins and manholes (with assistance, includes removal and replacement of manhole covers weighing up to 90 pounds). All duties performed with or without reasonable accommodations.
Panel interview and may include exercise.
Full benefits and a flexible work/home life.
Fairfax County was home to many of America’s earliest statesmen, including George Washington of Mount Vernon and George Mason of Gunston Hall. It is one of the premier centers of technology in the United States. Located just west of the nation’s capital, Fairfax County is the most populous jurisdiction in the Commonwealth of Virginia. It has a large, diverse and dynamic economy, and is home for eight Fortune 500 companies, more than 400 international owned firms, and the largest concentration of technology jobs of any major U.S. market. Minority-, women-, and veteran-owned businesses make significant contributions to the economy and add diversity to the business community.
The County offers residents an excellent environment in which to raise and educate their children. The Fairfax County Public School System and area private schools offer parents numerous education options. Fairfax County is also a leader in higher education, where five major colleges and universities, including the main campus of George Mason University, are located. Northern Virginia Community College – the largest community college in the Commonwealth of Virginia – has two campuses in Fairfax County. The community has a wealth of cultural and recreational resources that provide abundant opportunities for children to learn and grow.
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