Mason Supervisor

Washington, D.C
Jan 16, 2022
Jan 19, 2022
Full Time

Tour of duty for this position is: Monday - Friday 6:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

The incumbent is an Emergency Essential Employee required to report to work during inclement weather and other emergencies.

Work schedule may require some occasionally mandatory overtime on holidays AND weekends.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

Manages the Branch's budget and workload planning and materials requisitions.

Approves performance requirements for subordinates and ensures a mutual understanding of the performance standards.

Resolves complaints and grievances as delegated by higher level supervisors. Provides leadership to ensure support for equal employment opportunity (EEO) goals and requirements.

Provides AOC and Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) safety rules and regulations to ensure that work progresses in a safe manner and to initiate or take corrective action on unsafe conditions in managed areas.

Maintains computerized work orders, logbooks, material inventories, cost estimates, material take offs, inventory sheets, blueprints, and drawings. Requisitions supplies, materials, and tools.

Identifies the types of stone used and differentiates among the grades and finishes to ascertain the country of origin or the quarry of origin. Uses this information to document materials used and their origin for display purposes.

Oversees the cutting, polishing, cleaning, and matching of a wide variety of stone used. These include types of marble, granite, and limestone.

Masonry Responsibilities:

Cuts and lays tile to ensure proper fit. Ensures color, texture, and size match existing materials. Sets, polishes, and repairs terrazzo.

Uses hand and power tools such as brick and skill saw to cut and shape brick. Uses ax, chisel, hammer, and pick to cut and shape stone. Uses other tools of the masonry trade such as caulking guns, cement mixers, chisels, drills, electric hammers, electric masonry saws, floats, grinders, Hilti masonry gun, jack hammers, level, napping hammer, plumb bob, pressure washers, square, terrazzo finishing machines, rakes, shovels, and trowels to maintain and repair columns, doorways, walls, and stone cornices throughout the Senate Office Buildings.

Mixes mortar and applies to bricks or blocks and lays to form overlapping joints. Cuts brick or blocks to size with brick hammer, brick or skill saw.

Repairs and maintains stone and brick joints by cleaning, cutting, raking, and repointing with mortar and caulking compound.

Performs other related duties as assigned.


Conditions of Employment

  • You must be able to pass a drug test.
  • Your resume and question responses must demonstrate job-related elements.

"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."


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

You must meet the following SCREEN-OUT(S) required for this position.
  • Supervise masonry workers and performs masonry tasks as a working supervisor.

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 .

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 who is not currently an AOC employee 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

The Architect of the Capitol is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information 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 made on a case-by-case basis.

Moving expenses are not authorized.

Relocation expenses are not authorized.

Probationary Period - A newly appointed selectee 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.

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