Sallyport
  • Sydney, AUS
  • Required Clearance - Secret
  • Construction

Location:

Sydney, Australia

 

FLSA status:

Full Time, Exempt

 

Clearance level:

Secret

 

Summary of essential job functions:

Michael Baker Global Services is seeking a Journeyman Carpenter to support its ongoing construction projects in Sydney, Australia. Carpenters are one of the most versatile construction occupations, with workers usually doing many different tasks. Hand-to-eye coordination, mathematical skills, project management abilities, strength and stamina are important attributes for a journeyman carpenter.

 

Roles and responsibilities:

  • Prepare the layout of the project.
  • Ability to estimate height, width, length, and other proportions.
  • Work with blueprints or instructions from supervisors.
  • Measure and mark cutting lines on materials, using ruler, pencil, chalk, and marking gauge.
  • Follow established safety rules and regulations and maintain a safe and clean environment.
  • Verify trueness of structure, using plumb bob and level.
  • Shape or cut materials to specified measurements, using hand tools, machines, or power saw
  • Study specifications in blueprints, sketches or building plans to prepare project layout and determine dimensions and materials required.
  • Build or repair cabinets, doors, frameworks, floors, and other wooden fixtures used in buildings, using woodworking machines, carpenter's hand tools, and power tools.
  • Erect scaffolding and ladders for assembling structures above ground level.
  • Remove damaged or defective parts or sections of structures and repair or replace, using hand tools.
  • Install structures and fixtures, such as windows, frames, floorings, and trim, or hardware, using carpenter's hand and power tools.
  • Construct forms and chutes for pouring concrete.
  • Fill cracks and other defects in plaster or plasterboard and sand patch, using patching plaster, trowel, and sanding tool.
  • Construct light-gauge and load-bearing steel framing for interior partitions and exterior framing.

 

Desired knowledge, skills and abilities:

  • Independence - Job requires developing one's own ways of doing things, guiding oneself with little or no supervision, and depending on oneself to get things done.
  • Attention to Detail - Job requires being careful about detail and thorough in completing work tasks.
  • Innovation - Job requires creativity and alternative thinking to develop new ideas for and answers to work-related problems.
  • Persistence - Job requires persistence in the face of obstacles.
  • Cooperation - Job requires being pleasant with others on the job and displaying a good-natured, cooperative attitude.
  • Concern for Others - Job requires being sensitive to others' needs and feelings and being understanding and helpful on the job.
  • Self-Control - Job requires maintaining composure, keeping emotions in check, controlling anger, and avoiding aggressive behavior, even in very difficult situations.
  • Achievement/Effort - Job requires establishing and maintaining personally challenging achievement goals and exerting effort toward mastering tasks.

 

Minimum qualifications and education requirements:

  • Experience: Minimum of 5 to 7-years total construction experience, 3-years working as an apprentice under a Journeyman Carpenter.
  • Must be willing to deploy to project sites worldwide to complete construction projects.
  • Must have an active Secret clearance.

 

Preferred qualifications:

  • A high school diploma is preferred.
  • Successful completion of a Carpentry Apprenticeship Program is preferred, but not mandatory. Work experience will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis in lieu of completing a formal Apprenticeship Program.

 

Physical requirements and working conditions:

  • Must be able to lift tool, materials, equipment in excess of 50lbs.
  • Must be able to work from all types of ladders and perform work at various heights.
  • Wear personal protective equipment as required by OSHA and EM-385.

 

Sallyport is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

 

About us:

Sallyport is a global provider of a full spectrum of security and mission support solutions tailored to enable global security and stability operations.  With over 2,500 employees, Sallyport offers a comprehensive range of global protective, security and mission support solutions to US Government, foreign allied governments, and a wide range of private and commercial clients. 

Sallyport's mission is to consistently deliver high quality services with full integrity and focus on performance excellence to every client on every mission.

 

Know your Customer | Know your People | Know your Business | Know your Math | No Complacency

"Failure is not an option."

 

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