PAE, Inc Carpenter in United States

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Job Description

This is a trades position primarily based at the Baghdad Service Center in Baghdad, Iraq and will be a part of the Light Construction Crew (LCC).

The Carpenter performs the carpentry duties necessary to maintain in good repair building woodwork and equipment such as bins, counters, benches, partitions, doors, floors, stairs, casings, and trim made of wood.

The Carpenter will:

  • Responsible for maintaining a safe workplace and ensuring that safety is the highest priority in the workplace.

  • Comply with all Environmental Health & Safety and Quality Assurance requirements and goals. Provide information and materials to these divisions as necessary to ensure adequate and legal documentation.

  • Be responsible for the planning and laying out of work from blueprints, drawings, models, or verbal instructions, using a variety of carpenter's hand tools, portable power tools and standard measuring instruments

  • Make standard shop computations relating to dimensions of work

  • Select materials necessary for the work

  • Cut, shape, and assemble wooden articles or set up and operate a variety of woodworking machines, such as power saws, jointers, and mortisers to surface, cut, or shape lumber or to fabricate parts for wood products

  • Prepare and submit detailed reports on carpentry projects for the LCC Supervisor

  • Performs other duties and activities as directed


  • Must have a high school diploma (or GED).

  • United States Citizenship is required for this position

  • Requires an active DOD or DOS Secret security clearance and maintain eligibility for the duration of the contract

  • Requires a State License or Certification from home state or equivalent combination of verifiable education and experience.

  • A minimum of three years compatible carpentry experience at the Journeyman level, in an overseas environment is required.

  • Must be capable of independently completing trim, window installations, framing, and finishing

  • Previous experience working with PAE preferred

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

  • Strongly preferred is extensive experience with air cooled chillers with screw compressors

  • Knowledge of ALL principles and processes involved in supporting Carpentry functions at an overseas facility is required

  • Must have knowledge of principles and processes for providing excellent customer services

  • Requires the 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 is required

  • Must have excellent organizational and time management skills

  • Requires advanced knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel

  • The ability to become an active and functioning member of a team is required

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

  • Professional English communication skills, both oral and written are required

  • Must favorably complete a drug screen and physical examination

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.

In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA), should you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a currently open position with PAE, please call Recruiting at (703) 656-6064 or email with "Disability Assistance" in the subject line.

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