Requisition Number: 13001B
Job Title: CARPENTER - GENERAL MAINTENANCE WORKER
City: FORT KNOX
State: KY

CARPENTER - GENERAL MAINTENANCE WORKER

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Description/Job Summary

This is an AbilityOne contract which requires most work hours must be performed by a Team Member with Significant Disabilities. Due to the program requirements, this requisition needs to be filled by a person that meets the AbilityOne criteria.

Global Connections to Employment (GCE), a nonprofit that provides job training and employment opportunities fo individuals with significant disabilities.  We exist to provide opportunities so people can experience meaningful employment.  Our organization’s Mission is “Helping People throughout Life’s Journey,” and what better way to do so than through employment which leads to independence and self-sufficiency. 

We collaborate with partners who share a sense of responsibility for improving the world we live in. From a business perspective, we see opportunity in employees who have positive attitudes and are enthusiastic not only about performing their jobs, but more importantly, meeting the expectations of our customers.  We continue to learn, innovate, work hard, respect and value the relationships we have in numerous communities in the US. 

Overview

The General Maintenance Worker is responsible for safely performing maintenance duties as assigned by the lead worker. Knowledge and willingness to learn all aspects of the job is a requirement of the position. Must be approved to work as applicable to State and/or Federal requirements. This occupation is assigned tasks that require mainly physical abilities and effort involving general maintenance and repair of equipment and buildings requiring practical skill and knowledge (but not proficiency) in such trades as painting, carpentry, plumbing, masonry, and electrical work. 

Requirements

  • Must have a minimum of one (1) year of related experience specific to the job description. 

  • Must have the ability to read, write, and speak English. 

  • Must possess a valid driver’s license in the state they reside, have a satisfactory driving record, and be insurable under the corporate policy. 

  • Must meet eligibility requirements for work assignment on the specific contract(s). 

  • Must be able to pass organization screening requirements, including state or federal background screenings as appropriate. 

  • Global Connections to Employment is a federal contractor and will follow the federal mandate that team members being hired must have received, be willing to receive the COVID-19 vaccine or have an approved exemption by date of hire to obtain/maintain employment on this federal installation.

Physical Requirements

  • May travel to and from various locations and buildings throughout the year and in various weather conditions. Will be required to follow Emergency Operations Work Assignment per customer requirements. Schedules are subject to change. May require working early morning, mid-morning, afternoon, and/or evening hours and weekends and holidays. 

  • While performing the duties of this job, the team member is regularly required to bend, crouch, walk, climb stairs and ladders, reach above head, sit (to drive) and lift up to 40 pounds. Will occasionally be required to lift or move up to 50 pounds. 

  • The mental demands, physical demands, and environmental factors described here represent those that a team member must meet to perform the job's essential functions successfully. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

To Apply:
Interested applicants please visit our Career Center @ www.gce.org and complete our on-line applications. Our toll free number is (866) 236-3981.

GCE is putting our employee health and safety first by following guidance from local health departments and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommendations on preventing the spread of COVID-19.

Global Connections to Employment, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Drug Free Workplace Employer, DRUG TESTING REQUIRED.

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Equal Employment/Affirmative Action employer including Vets and Disabled. For more information, view the EEO is the Law Poster and Pay Transparency Statement. For reasonable accommodation, please email us at LCIEmployment@bhcpns.org.