Carpenter

at US Navy

Job Detail


Salary

-

Experience

No experience required

Schedule Type

Full Time

Location

7700 Crittenden St, Philadelphia, PA 19118, USA

Duration

Permanent

Expires

03/24/2019, 06:34 PM


Description

The Military builds many temporary and permanent structures each year. Lumber, plywood, plasterboard, and concrete and masonry (bricks, stone and concrete blocks) are the basic building materials for many of these projects. Construction specialists build and repair buildings, bridges, foundations, dams, and bunkers. They work with engineers and other building specialists as part of military construction teams. WORK ENVIRONMENT Construction specialists work indoors and outdoors on construction sites. MILITARY TRAINING Job training consists of instruction, including practice with carpentry and masonry tools. Further training occurs on the job and through advanced courses. Course content typically includes: Building construction Masonry construction methods Types and uses of construction joints and braces Interpretation of blueprints and drawings How to mix and set concrete, mortar, and plaster Cabinetmaking