Carpenter Ii

Annandale, Virginia
$44,998.93 - $74,998.14 Annually
Jan 02, 2021
Jan 16, 2021
Specialty Trades
Full Time
Job Announcement

Performs a full range of carpentry assignments using independent judgment to make decisions requiring the application of procedures and practices to specific work situations and may assist in training lower-level carpenters. Works in concert with other carpenters and trades to perform a full range of carpentry assignments for projects on county properties as required for maintenance, construction, and remodeling. Utilizes a wide range of power tools and other equipment as used in the carpentry trade. Provides customer service with courtesy, respect, and attention to detail, work cooperatively with staff, and assures that work is completed in accordance with agency procedures and established repair requirements.

Illustrative Duties

  • Constructs and installs wall partitions, door openings, system furniture, suspended ceilings, etc.;
  • Repairs roofs, walls, floors, ceilings, steps, sidewalks, thresholds, handrails, counter tops, stall partitions, flag poles, etc.;
  • Repairs or replaces doors and associated hardware as well as inspecting/installing fire extinguishers and rapid entry-boxes;
  • Assembles, installs and repairs office furniture, shelves, blinds, shades, picnic tables, benches, outdoor equipment as well as fitting and installing interior and exterior trim;
  • Performs preventive maintenance on interior and exterior overhead doors, fire doors, roofs, roof drains, gutters and downspouts;
  • Operates service vehicle and maintains inventory of materials and equipment in vehicle;
  • Prepares activity reports;
  • May serve as a team leader to Carpenter I’s and/or Maintenance Trade Helpers providing guidance/direction and instruction, appraising performance, serving on selection panels and inspecting/approving the work performed by team members.

Required Knowledge Skills and Abilities

  • Thorough knowledge of the standards, practices and equipment of the carpentry trade;
  • Thorough knowledge of applicable state and national codes;
  • Knowledge of safety regulations and procedures as well as common hazards associated with carpentry;
  • Ability to follow written and oral instructions as well as drawings, specifications and manufacturer’s manuals;
  • Ability to estimate time and materials needs;
  • Ability to maintain good interpersonal relationships;
  • Ability to train/instruct and provide guidance/direction to Carpenter I’s and Maintenance Trade Helpers;
  • Ability to perform duties in inclement weather, climb ladders and scaffolds and routinely work in dark, hot, cold, damp environments in tiring, physically demanding positions for long periods of time with possible exposure to hazardous materials ie. asbestos.

Employment Standards

Any combination of education and experience equivalent to: High school diploma or a G.E.D. 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.

Possession of a valid Motor Vehicle Operator’s License.

The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check, a check of the Child Protective Services Registry, and a driver's license check to the satisfaction of the employer.

  • Previous supervisory experience.
  • Previous carpentry experience with historic structures.
Ability to lift 50 pounds. Ability to work outdoors, sometimes in inclement weather. All duties performed with or without reasonable accommodations.

Panel interview and may include exercise.

Fairfax County Government prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetics, political affiliation, or status as a veteran in the recruitment, selection, and hiring of its workforce.

Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 703-324-4900 for assistance. TTY 703-222-7314. EEO/AA/TTY.