Mason III (11460, Grade 20)

Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission
Upper Marlboro, MD
Dec 01, 2021
Dec 04, 2021
Accountant, IT
Specialty Trades
Full Time
Description THIS IS A RE-ADVERTISEMENT. PREVIOUS APPLICANTS NEED NOT RE-APPLY.The Maryland National Capital Park & Planning Commission is an award winning organization with over 5,000 employees that administers over 52,000 acres of stream valley parks, large regional parks, neighborhood parks and park-schools, recreation areas and facilities in Prince George's and Montgomery Counties. The Department of Parks & Recreation has the overall responsibility for planning, supervising and coordinating all park/recreation facilities and services throughout Prince George's County. The Maintenance & Development Division (M&D) is the largest Division within the Department and provides high quality maintenance and maintenance support services for all of the parks and recreation facilities within Prince George's County and its customers. We have six major work areas: Fleet Management, Buildings & Structures (Trade Shops), Horticulture & Forestry, Major Maintenance & Inspection, Critical Projects (Heavy Equipment/Road & Grounds, ADA, Aquatics and Sustainability) and the Administrative section. Examples of Important Duties The Masonry unit falls under the operational supervision of the Building & Structures section, which provides construction, routine and emergency repair, renovations and alterations and preventive maintenance to over 430 park buildings and structures. Reporting directly to the Sr. Trades Shop supervisor, the incumbent would lead, coordinate and monitor the work of other Masons, Trades Trainees and Park/General Maintenance Workers. The incumbent provides day-to-day leadership for the crews and ensures projects completion, works with supervisors to review plans, blueprints and engineered drawings, fabricate, construct, maintain, renovate and repair a variety of structures and surfaces of Commission buildings, structures and property. Masonry's mission is to be responsible for the masonry layout of buildings, brick walls, glass blocks, footers and foundations, retaining walls and masonry throughout our Prince George's County park system. Applies extensive knowledge of standard masonry practices and methods, and fire and building codes. Performs analysis and makes full range of calculations. Interacts with staff and patrons inside and outside the organization to exchange information, coordinate, instruct, guide, advise and obtain agreement or compliance. Performs other duties as assigned. The incumbent will plan and carry out the work in conformance with these parameters, established policies, procedures and accepted practices of the field of work, and resolves commonly encountered problems by selecting and applying, or adapting and adjusting, the applicable guides. consistently replace existing structures with higher quality, more efficient systems and products, conduct preventive maintenance on properties that require it, by reviewing our facilities and structures periodically to determine what needs to be done and working with your supervisor to define the priorities/schedule; troubleshoot masonry problems, as well as renovation or new structure work. As Lead Masonry you will also participate in the repair of Historical buildings by matching door and window trims, ensuring that the products/techniques used previously are the same used to complete a project today. Additionally, for most projects, you would need to review construction plans or meet with other trade shop professionals (such as HVAC, Plumbing or Electrical) to determine the accuracy of carpentry standards, material/supply needs and to provide work schedules and carpentry project completion timetables. As projects progress, you would also track man hour and material usage, as well as ensuring that the jobs are done properly according to project blueprints or County Building Codes. A strong working knowledge of ADA Compliance Codes, OSHA regulations and Prince George's County building codes is a must. The ability to coordinate the work of others effectively and to work without direct supervision is also very important, along with the ability to function in a team environment. As Lead Carpenter, the incumbent will also have a broad knowledge of building products and a range of experiences in both Commercial and Residential carpentry. The incumbent will assist the Trade Shop supervisor with employee performance evaluations and manage shop projects, in the absence of supervisor. A firm, supportive supervisory style is also needed. (Work Hours are 6:00 am - 2:45 pm Minimum Qualifications High School diploma or Certificate of General Educational Development (GED).Completion of an approved masonry apprentice program or four (4) years of progressively responsible experience.Four (4) years of experience at the journey level, including two (2) years of experience directing the activities of other skilled Masons.An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted, which together total 8 years.Valid driver's license in accordance with both State and Commission rules and regulations. Driver's licenses must be unencumbered by restrictions, revocations, suspensions, or points that could limit the employee's ability to drive Commission vehicles or perform driving duties required of their position.Depending on area of assignment, a valid Commercial Driver's License (CDL) with appropriate endorsements may be required.Pass Commission medical examination. Supplemental Information Person(s) hired for this position must provide proof of being fully vaccinated for COVID-19 (with limited religious or medical exceptions). PDN-94d4c4b2-3727-4c28-a776-787c9c2b23e4

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