CARPENTER

Job Description

 

Perform all aspects of carpentry work required in the maintenance and construction of plant production facilities, office buildings, and equipment in various locations including Alaska.

Essential Functions

  1. Set up and operate wood working tools and all common had tools to cut, form, and finish material for the construction or demolition of an assigned project.
  2. Erect or dismantle structures.
  3. Repair or refinish walls or structures.
  4. Install wood or metal parts.
  5. Install glass or replace broken glass.
  6. Erect or dismantle roofing or siding.
  7. Prepare irregular scaffolding as needed to complet projects safely
  8. Crage machinry for shipment
  9. May work as part of a mechanics team in semin-annual overhaul programs or special projects.
  10. Touch-up or do incidental painting after structure repairs.
  11. Operates various types of lift equipment.
  12. Understand and able to implemet safe work procedures.

Additional Responsibilities

  1. Performs other similar or related duties as requested or assigned.
  2. May participate and train with First Responder HazMat team.

Requirements

 

High School Diploma/GED or equivalent.  Basic carpentry with some mechanical experience preferred.

Education:

One year certificate from college or technical school; or three to six months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Experience:

Three to six months related experience or training.  Familiarity with hydraulics, pnuematics, conveyors and bagging machines preferred.

Special Training/Skills:  Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.  Ability to write routine reports and correspondence; and ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization. Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume; and able to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry. Ability to operate a variety of hand tools to include the following: welding machines, cutting torches, and power tools including but not limited to: pipe or tube cutters, power drills, power saws, pullers, wrenches, screw drivers, sockets, ratchets, grinders, pry bars, hammers, punches, measuring devices, and chisels.

Work Environment:    While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to wet and/or humid conditions and moving mechanical parts. The employee is frequently exposed to outside weather conditions and vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; extreme cold and risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Physical Demands:    While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to sit and taste or smell. The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 70 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. The employee must also be able to work 13 hour shifts regularly with occasional extended shifts not to exceed 18 hours.

Mental Activities:       Mental Activities While performing duties of this job the employee will frequently engage in teamwork.  The employee will occasionally be required to use interpersonal and customer service skills.  The employee will occasionally need to speak and read English.