PAE, Inc Carpenter in Multiple Locations, Iraq

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The Carpenter is a trades position located at one of four locations in Iraq. The Carpenter maintains and repairs building woodwork and equipment, and assists other positions in preparation for assigned projects. This position will report to the Carpentry Supervisor. The duties and responsibilities listed below are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all inclusive.


 Maintain and repair building woodwork and equipment – bins, cribs, counters, benches, partitions, doors, floors, stairs, casings and trim.

 Plan and lay out work from blueprints, drawings, models or verbal instructions.

 Use a variety of carpenter’s hand tools, portable power tools, and standard measuring instruments.

 Make standard shop computations relating to work dimensions and select required materials.

 Performs minor furniture repair.

 Assist in relocating staff by delivering and installing office and residential furniture, taping and masking rooms to be painted, and painting walls during surge requirements.


 Minimum Acceptable Experience Level: Two (2) years’ experience as a Journeyman Carpenter.

 Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

 Education: A high school diploma or GED and a Carpenter Vocational Diploma or completed an Apprentice program with a Journeyman Certificate.

 Licenses and Certifications: Valid drivers’ license from Home of Record and valid truck driver’s license from Home of Record.

 Security Vetting: Already possess a Moderate Risk Public Trust (MRPT) or be able to obtain a favorable MRPT certification prior to being hired is required for the position. Must maintain eligibility at the required certification level for the duration of the contract.

 Language Skills: Strong, professional, oral and written English communication skills.

 Citizenship: US Citizenship is not required.

 Medical: Favorable passage of a drug screen and physical examination.


 Previous out of home country experience is highly desirable and previous work experience in harsh environmental conditions is a plus.

 Experience working with PAE.


 Knowledge of principles and processes involved in supporting carpentry functions at an overseas facility.

 Experience providing excellent customer services.

 Ability to work in a fast-paced environment that requires handling multiple tasks at a given time and rapidly adapting to changing priorities and schedules.

 Cross-cultural sensitivity with an international perspective.

 Excellent organizational and time management skills.

 Expert computer skills, specifically in Microsoft Word and Excel.

 Ability to become an active and functioning member of a team.

 Must have the ability to be innovative and be an agent for change.

 Expert communication skills to facilitate and disseminate information.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

PAE is a drug-free workplace.

An Equal Opportunity Employer. PAE’s hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.

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PAE is a leading provider of enduring support for the essential missions of the U.S. government, its allied partners and international organizations. With over 60 years of experience, PAE supports the execution of complex and critical missions by providing global logistics and stability operations, technical services and national security solutions to customers around the world. PAE has a workforce of approximately 15,000 people in over 60 countries on all seven continents and is headquartered in Arlington, VA.

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