EXPERIENCE: A minimum of three (3) years' experience working as a journey-level carpenter is required. Must have experience working with wood, metal framing, gypsum board, as well as carpentry tools such as table saws, miter saws, drills, etc.
JOB KNOWLEDGE: The inclubent is required to have a thorough understanding of building systems and framing. In addition should have a general ability to make repairs of all kinds. Should be able to use appropriate materials and methods for repairs and construction of walls, ceilings, flooring, and cabnetry.
English level III (Good working knowledge) Written/Speaking/Reading is required. In order to translate local technical information, contract documents, and correspondences from the local language into English for the Facility Manager.
Portuguese level III (Good knowledge) Written/Speaking/Reading is required. In order to communicate with local contractors and other LE Staff.
SKILLS AND ABILITIES: The incumbent shall have the skills and abilities in the following areas: carpentry shop tool operation, wall framing using metal studs and gypsum board, acoustic ceiling tile installation and grid repair, gypsum board and wood patching and repairing, and carpet tile installation. Additional abilities include responding to emergency situations in an efficient and timely manner to effect immediate repairs; work in various advers conditions including confined spaces, on ladders at various heights, and in temperature extremes, indoors or outdoors to complete work assignments; communicate orally and in writing with co-workers. Must also be computer literate and able to do work on Microsoft Office suite, as well as learn new systems such as OBO's maintenance managment system.
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY (EEO): The U.S. Mission provides equal opportunity and fair and equitable treatment in employment to all people without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, political affiliation, marital status, or sexual orientation.