Carpenter Job in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma – Department of Veterans Affairs



The United States government is a massive employer, and is always looking for qualified candidates to fill a wide variety of open employment positions in locations across the country. Below you’ll find a Qualification Summary for an active, open job listing from the Department of Veterans Affairs. The opening is for a Carpenter in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Feel free to browse this and any other job listings and reach out to us with any questions!

Carpenter – Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs
Job ID: 27179
Start Date: 12/24/2018
End Date: 01/02/2019

Qualification Summary
PHYSICAL EFFORT AND WORK CONDITIONS: The incumbent must be able to lift and carry heavy objects (occasionally in excess of 75 pounds) and hold them in awkward positions while they are being installed or removed. Incumbent must be able to work for prolonged periods while kneeling, crouching, stooping and or standing awkward positions and to climb and work from ladders, manlifts, scaffolding and roofs. Working conditions are not always favorable. Some work is performed in a shop area with good lighting, temperature control and ventilation, but is often necessary for work to be performed in abnormally hot, cold, wet and/or poorly ventilated locations, in poorly lighted conditions, in high places where ladders and scaffolds must be used, etc. Incumbent is occasionally exposed to potentially hazardous conditions such as exposed high voltage wires, unprotected electrical and mechanical equipment, hot pipes and equipment, chemical fumes and liquids, dust, head-knocking and trip objects. The incumbent must be able to climb ladders, roof, work on scaffolds, work in crawl spaces and at dangerous elevations. Various protective devices such as hard hats, gloves, safety shoes, safety glasses and/or respirator masks must be worn on some jobs. Incumbent must have knowledge and ability to work in hospital, healthcare and industrial environments in a manner as not to endanger occupants or structure. Endangerment could be in form of chemical, housekeeping, physical hazards, barriers to egress, or medical condition of patients. The incumbent must keep up to date on rules, regulations, product information and health care practices, such as “Universal Precautions, Material and Safety Data Sheets”, bum permits, lock out and tag out procedures, etc. Applicants will be rated in accordance with the OPM Federal Wage System Qualifications. For this position, the job element method is used to match what you, the applicant, can do against what the work calls for. Your knowledge, skills and abilities will be compared to the knowledge, skills and abilities (called job elements) needed for success. Your qualifications will first be evaluated against the prescribed screen out element (WG-2 and higher only; screen-outs are not applicable to WG-1). Applicants who appear to meet the screen out element are considered for further rating; those who do not are rated ineligible and are eliminated from consideration. The potential eligibles are rated against the remainder of the job elements. While a specific length of training and experience is not required, your responses to the questionnaire must be supported by detailed descriptions of your experience on your resume. You will be rated on the following Job Elements as part of the assessment questionnaire for this position:
Interpret Instructions, Specifications (other than blueprint reading)MaterialsTechnical PracticesUse and Maintain Tools and EquipmentWithout more than normal supervision IMPORTANT: A full year of work is considered to be 35-40 hours of work per week. All experience listed on your resume must include the month and year start/end dates. 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. 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; religious; 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.

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