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Carpenter Full-time

at Commonwealth of PA in Pennsylvania (Published at 21-04-2020)

THE POSITION

Clarks Summit State Hospital has an excellent opportunity for a motivated full-time Carpenter who will be responsible for performing skilled carpentry tasks in accordance with standard practices of the trade.
IMPORTANT: YOU MUST APPLY TO THIS VACANCY POSTING, MEET ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS, COMPLETE THE SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONS AND RECEIVE A SCORE. YOUR SCORE IS ONLY VALID FOR THIS SPECIFIC VACANCY. ONCE THIS POSITION IS FILLED, YOUR SCORE IS NO LONGER VALID.

  • Full-time employment.
  • Work Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM; 30 minute lunch
  • Rotating weekend and holiday schedule; 12 worker rotation for working weekends and on-call holidays
  • Benefits include health insurance with prescription, vision and dental plans; a retirement plan; paid vacation, holidays, and sick time.
  • Based upon the nature of the duties in the position description, the individual selected for this position may be required to annually disclose specific personal and business financial information in accordance with Management Directive 205.10 regarding Financial Disclosures Required by the Public Official and Employee Ethics Act.

DESCRIPTION OF WORK

This is skilled work in maintenance and repair of buildings throughout the facility. Work involves exercising independent judgment in determining materials and work methods to be used.
Repair roofs, flashing, insulation, overhead doors, windows, bed rails, chairs, rockers, potty chairs, wheelchairs, tables, desks, night stands, lockers, and wardrobes.
Repair and install doors, related hardware, locks, screens, drapery rods, toilet partitions, hand rails, signs, insulation, etc.
Construct scaffolding, cabinets, shelving, bookcases, walls, etc.; form, pour, and finish concrete.
Paint and refinish furniture; paint/stain building exterior and interior walls, ceilings, floors, etc.; apply wallpaper to wall surfaces. Prepare surfaces to be painted; apply surfacing when required. Mix and match paint and stains using proper proportions of pigment, base, and thinner.
Estimate and requisition materials. Transport materials and equipment to job site(s).
Cut glass and use such power tools as circular saws, sabre saws, table saws, routers, and band saws, electric drills and hammers, grinders, belt sanders, planers and jointers, as well as all hand tools normally used by this trade (hammers, chisels, rulers, wrenches, brushes, scrapers, trowels, etc.).
Completely remodel walls, ceilings, and floors in new and existing buildings.
Document all required forms, including Maintenance Work Orders, requisitions, etc., completing accurately and in a timely manner.
May have to work in inclement weather situations to complete assignments.
Complete all work in a neat and professional manner, using proper tools and materials for each assignment. During the course of work, observe all necessary safety precautions to protect patients, staff, and visitors. All work areas are to be cleaned, with materials stacked and secured at the end of the day, and returned to original condition upon completion of assignment. Report any problems or deficiencies in the physical plant or equipment to immediate supervisor.
Perform related work as required. Act as lead worker over helpers performing basic assignments. Ability to lead a small group of semi-skilled workers.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE, TRAINING & ELIGIBILITY

Qualifications:

  • Must meet PA residency requirement ? For more information on ways to meet PA residency requirements, follow the link and click on Residency.
  • Minimum Experience and Training Requirements: Four years of experience in the carpentry trade, or completion of an approved apprenticeship; OR any equivalent combination of experience and training.
  • Must be able to perform essential job functions

Legal Requirements:
  • This position falls under the provisions of the Older Adults Protective Services Act. Under the Act, a conditional offer of employment will require submission and approval of satisfactory criminal history reports, including but not limited to, PA State Police and FBI clearance.
  • You must pass a background investigation.
  • A conditional offer of employment will require satisfactory completion of a medical examination.

Veterans: Pennsylvania law (51 Pa. C.S. ยง7103) provides employment preference for qualified veterans for appointment to many state and local government jobs. To learn more about employment preferences for veterans, go to www.employment.pa.gov/Additional%20Info/Pages/default.aspx and click the Veterans' Preference tab or contact us at ra-cs-vetpreference@pa.gov.
Telecommunications Relay Service (TRS): 711 (hearing and speech disabilities or other individuals)
The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania is proud to be an equal opportunity employer supporting workplace diversity.

EXAMINATION INFORMATION

  • Score valid for this specific posting only
  • Score based on information reported on application and supplemental questions
  • Provide complete and accurate information or:
    • score may be lower than deserved
    • application processing may be delayed
    • disqualification may result
  • May only test once under this announcement
  • Email notice of test results provided



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