Masonry Helper

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
May 18, 2022
Closes
May 20, 2022
Hours
Full Time
Duties

This position is located in the Architect of the Capitol, Facility Manager, Supreme Court Buildings & Grounds, Operations and Maintenance Division, Maintenance Branch-Night. The Masonry Helper will assist journey-level masons in various stages of projects pertaining to maintenance, repair or construction of a variety of structures and surfaces of brick, block, stone, marble and other related materials.

A valid current DC or State Driver's License is necessary for the position.

THIS POSITION IS ESSENTIAL.

EMPLOYEE IS REQUIRED TO REPORT TO WORK DURING EMERGENCIES AND INCLEMENT WEATHER SITUATIONS.

TOUR OF DUTY FOR THIS POSITION IS SUNDAY-THURSDAY WITH CORE HOURS OF 9:00 PM-5:30 AM WITH THE OPTION OF AN ALTERNATE WORK SCHEDULE OF (4) 10-HOUR DAYS FROM 8:00 PM-6:30 AM. (Duty Hour May Change Due to Operational Needs of Management)

ROTATING SHIFT WORK MAY ALSO BE REQUIRED AT MANAGEMENT'S DISCRETION.

Duties include:

-Assisting masons in the care, maintenance and repair of the interior and exterior marble of the buildings and grounds.

-Carries materials and tools to the work site

-Helps lay out the materials and apparatuses, including erecting scaffolding and carrying equipment for core boring through stone and many other types of constructed walls and floors.

-Assists with cutting, raking, and cleaning surfaces by hand or using high pressure washers

-Mixing mortar and laying brick and concrete block

-Assists in the demolition of walls and staircases and the removal of damaged portions of walls, partitions, or other similar structures in preparation for repair of damage.

-Obtains on-the-job training on how to perform decorative repairs on marble and other stone structures.

May perform other duties as assigned.

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • You must be a U.S. Citizen.
  • You must be able to pass a drug test.
  • Your resume and question responses must demonstrate the job-related KSAs.


"To be employed by the Architect of the Capitol in a paid position, an individual must meet one of the categories below:
  • A citizen of the United States;
  • A person who is lawfully admitted for permanent residence and is seeking citizenship as outlined in 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3)(B);
  • A person who is admitted as a refugee under 8 U.S.C. 1157 or is granted asylum under 8 U.S.C. 1158 and has filed a declaration of intention to become a lawful permanent resident and then a citizen when eligible;
  • A person who owes allegiance to the United States (nationals of American Samoa, Swains Island, and the Northern Mariana Islands, and nationals who meet other requirements described in 8 U.S.C. 1408); or
  • A person who is currently an officer or employee of the Government of the United States."


Qualifications

You must meet all eligibility and qualifications requirements by the closing date of the job announcement.

You must meet the selective placement factor required for this position which includes:

-Appropriate Level of Supervision

Education

There are no educational requirements for this position.

Additional information

Welcome Veterans. The Veterans Employment Opportunities Act of 1998 (VEOA) gives veterans' preference rights in the legislative branch to certain veterans as applied by the Congressional Accountability Act. Veterans' preference is applied on this vacancy announcement. If you are a veteran and have been separated under honorable conditions, you must submit a copy of your DD-214 or other proof of eligibility; SF-15, if applicable; and Department of Veterans Affairs documentation of disability, if applicable. For more information, please visit http://www.opm.gov/veterans/html/vetguide.asp#6 .

If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, you must certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System. If you are exempt from registration under Selective Service Law, you must provide appropriate proof of exemption. Please visit the Selective Service System website for more information.

DRUG TESTING: The Architect of the Capitol (AOC) is a Drug Free Workplace. As part of the AOC's suitability assessment, a candidate tentatively selected for a position is required to submit to screening for illegal drug use. Satisfactory completion of a drug test is a condition of employment with the Agency. A candidate must test negative prior to being eligible for appointment into a position. We will schedule, provide, and cover the cost for the drug test.

The selectee(s) under the vacancy announcement for this position is subject to a criminal record check by the U.S. Capitol Police and satisfactory adjudication to be eligible for employment at the Architect of the Capitol.

The Architect of the Capitol is an E-VERIFY Participant. E-VERIFY is an Internet-based system that compares information from an employee's Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, to data from U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and Social Security Administration records to confirm employment authorization in the United States. If you are selected for this position, the documentation that you present for purposes of completing the DHS Form I-9 will be verified through the DHS "E-VERIFY" electronic system. For more information on E-Verify, please visit http://www.dhs.gov/files/programs/gc_1185221678150.shtm

The Architect of the Capitol is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, age, national origin, genetic information, sexual orientation, and/or disability.
This agency provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the agency. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be on a case-by-case basis.

Moving expenses are not authorized.

Relocation expenses are not authorized.

Probationary Period- Selectee(s) is subject to the completion of a one-year trial/probationary period, regardless of whether or not a trial/probationary period has been completed previously with the Architect of the Capitol or another Federal agency.

This vacancy announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies in any of the jurisdictions of the Architect of the Capitol.

All application materials become the property of the Architect of the Capitol.