Apprentice Upholster

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Jun 18, 2018
Closes
Jun 18, 2018
Hours
Full Time
TRAVEL REQUIRED:

Not required


RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
Relocation expenses reimbursed No


KEY REQUIREMENTS:
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• 2 years of current experience working in the upholstery trade
• Must possess willingness to take on new opportunities and openness to change. Ability to understand and apply workplace policies, practices, rules and established procedures, as well as exercise sound judgement and discretion required.
• Ability to apply safe and effective techniques for cleaning and conditioning leather and fabric furniture
• Ability to develop all skills necessary for the upholstery trade to include removing covers, tying springs, build up furniture from a bare frame, pack cushions, etc.
• Ability to develop an eye and a feel to upholster furniture with professionalism
• Safely use tools related to the upholstery trade to include hammers, scissors, staple guns, basic power tools and cleaning equipment
• Safely and accurately use an electronic foam cutter to make foam cushions for furniture
• Efficiently perform assigned duties in expected time frames.
• Must follow lead of senior shop personnel and adhere to shop policy, processes, procedures, criteria, and protocol.
• Must be able to accurately read measuring devices to include rulers and tape measures and have basic math skills.
• Attend, retain, and implement related training.
• Capable and willing to work various shifts, extended hours, or weekends to fulfill the U.S. House of Representative’s needs.
• Must be able to meet minimum physical requirements to include physical demands listed below:
   - Employees must frequently lift and/or move 50 pounds at a minimum.
   - Capable of learning to operate heavy equipment (e.g., forklift, pallet jack, etc.) as required.
   - Frequent standing, bending, crouching, lifting, twisting and grasping.
• Must maintain personal appearance and hygiene in a professional, neat, and clean manner to include hair, mustaches, and beards.
• Must keep work area neat and uncluttered.
• Capable of learning House campus layout and work in a team/shop environment.
• Capable of learning applicable policies, standards, laws and regulations affecting the House, CAO, L&S, and the Upholstery Shop.
• Have a general working knowledge of various automated systems and software programs used by the Upholstery Shop.

• 2 years of current experience working in the upholstery trade
• Must possess willingness to take on new opportunities and openness to change. Ability to understand and apply workplace policies, practices, rules and established procedures, as well as exercise sound judgement and discretion required.
• Ability to apply safe and effective techniques for cleaning and conditioning leather and fabric furniture
• Ability to develop all skills necessary for the upholstery trade to include removing covers, tying springs, build up furniture from a bare frame, pack cushions, etc.
• Ability to develop an eye and a feel to upholster furniture with professionalism
• Safely use tools related to the upholstery trade to include hammers, scissors, staple guns, basic power tools and cleaning equipment
• Safely and accurately use an electronic foam cutter to make foam cushions for furniture
• Efficiently perform assigned duties in expected time frames.
• Must follow lead of senior shop personnel and adhere to shop policy, processes, procedures, criteria, and protocol.
• Must be able to accurately read measuring devices to include rulers and tape measures and have basic math skills.
• Attend, retain, and implement related training.
• Capable and willing to work various shifts, extended hours, or weekends to fulfill the U.S. House of Representative’s needs.
• Must be able to meet minimum physical requirements to include physical demands listed below:
   - Employees must frequently lift and/or move 50 pounds at a minimum.
   - Capable of learning to operate heavy equipment (e.g., forklift, pallet jack, etc.) as required.
   - Frequent standing, bending, crouching, lifting, twisting and grasping.
• Must maintain personal appearance and hygiene in a professional, neat, and clean manner to include hair, mustaches, and beards.
• Must keep work area neat and uncluttered.
• Capable of learning House campus layout and work in a team/shop environment.
• Capable of learning applicable policies, standards, laws and regulations affecting the House, CAO, L&S, and the Upholstery Shop.
• Have a general working knowledge of various automated systems and software programs used by the Upholstery Shop.

Hiring for this position is governed by the Veteran's Employment Opportunities Act. Applicants seeking veterans’ preference consideration should contact a CAO Human Resources representative at CAOHumanResources@mail.house.gov for further information.

Continued employment is contingent upon satisfactorily completing a criminal history records check (or other applicable security clearance) and a pre-employment drug-test (pre-identified position only).

Title 1 of the Ethics in Government Act of 1978, as amended (5 U.S. C app§ 101 et seq.) requires certain House employees, to file Financial Disclosure Statements, for information please visit http://clerk.house.gov/public_disc/financial.aspx. 

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You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

Highly qualified candidates will be evaluated based on a structured interview.

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