Layout, construct, erect, install, remodel, or repair structures and fixtures made of wood, such as concrete forms; building frameworks, including partitions, joists, studding, and rafters; and wood stairways, and window and door frames. May also install cabinets, siding, drywall or insulation.
Job Functions and Responsibilities
Layout, constructs, and repairs a wide variety of woodwork such as: office furniture, floors, plant equipment, etc.
Work on difficult projects, which require skillful and accurate work using woodworking machines such as: band saw, planer, jointer, shaper, etc.
Judgment necessary in proper performance of duties and maintaining quality standards.
Study specifications in blueprints, sketches, or building plans to prepare project layout and determine dimensions and materials required.
Measure and mark cutting lines on materials, shape or cut materials to specified dimensions, using hand tools, machines, or power saws.
Follow established safety rules and regulations and maintain a safe and clean environment.
Install structures or fixtures, such as windows, frames, floorings, trim, or hardware, using carpenters' hand or power tools.
Verify trueness of structure, using plumb bob and level.
Build or repair cabinets, doors, frameworks, floors, or other wooden fixtures used in buildings, using woodworking machines, carpenter's hand tools, or power tools.
Assemble and fasten materials to make frameworks or props, using hand tools and wood screws, nails, dowel pins, or glue.
Remove damaged or defective parts or sections of structures and repair or replace.
Inspect ceiling or floor tile, wall coverings, siding, glass, or woodwork to detect broken or damaged structures.
General maintenance on doors, floors, windows, siding, roofing and structures, which may include painting, plumbing, and sheetrock.
Build various test fixtures based on engineer/technician specifications.
Basic computer skills
Strong time management skills
Attention to detail
Effective communication skills
Complex measuring and mathematics skills
Must use proper PPE approved clothing or devices
Exposed to varying degrees of dirt, dust, noise, and hot or cold temperatures as work may be performed outdoors.
No travel required
All tools and equipment provided by Northrop Grumman
Physical and Mental Demands
Lift up to 50 pounds
Performing physical activities that require considerable use of your arms and legs and moving your whole body, such as climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, and handling of materials.
Considerable amount of time standing and walking, up to 50% of time.
Journeyman Carpenter certification and completion of apprenticeship program
4-5 years prior related carpentry experience following completion of apprentice program
Advanced math and measuring skills
Use of a variety of measuring instruments
Use of common carpentry equipment, including nail guns, screw guns, saws, etc.
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