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Job #: R-00096151
Location: Port Hueneme, CA
Category: SCA Carpenter
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: Public Trust
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Civil

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Job Description:

This is a temporary, seasonal position from October through December 2022. This position may be filled by a Leidos’ teaming partner.

Leidos is seeking a temporary Woodworker in support of the United States Antarctic Program (USAP). This position will perform crate building and the blocking and bracing of cargo in preparation for its shipment to Antarctica. Tasking is based on an employee’s prior work experience and USAP schedule requirements.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Perform crate building, blocking, and bracing utilizing a variety of materials and tools.

  • Track material usage and update departmental inventory records.

  • Coordinate materials and support from other departments.

  • Perform tasks requiring repeated heavy lifting, pushing, pulling, hauling, standing, walking, kneeling, stooping and squatting.

  • Provide accurate and thorough documentation of hours worked, tasking performed, materials used, and processes involved.

  • Advise immediate Supervisor of job progress and material/labor requirements.

  • Accomplish tasking utilizing design drawings and specifications.

  • Follow established Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), suggest revisions as needed.

  • Perform tasking outdoors in environmentally challenging conditions including wind, rain, and extreme cold weather.

  • Routinely utilize independent judgment and discretion to identify potential issues and solve problems.

  • Proactively identify any unsafe conditions, hazards, or Code violations and communicate them effectively.

  • Work directly with other departments to plan and complete tasking.

  • Comply with all ASC Environmental, Safety and Health (ESH), Waste Management and Quality Assurance requirements.

  • Participate in Work Center Safety Program and ASC safety objectives.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum four years of documented experience in the woodworking or carpentry trade, including blocking, bracing, rough framing, and finish carpentry.

  • Ability to read and interpret design drawings, specifications, and diagrams.

  • Must be willing and able to lift and move items, parts, assemblies and equipment up to the safety regulation maximum.

  • Must be willing and able to perform physical activities including heavy lifting, climbing in and out of equipment, crawling, and working outdoors and in the elements.

  • High School Diploma or the equivalent.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in construction and/or maintenance of commercial and/or industrial facilities.

This job position and contract may fall under the Service Contract Act (SCA), a federal law which provides for U.S. Department of Labor prescribed minimum prevailing rate of pay and certain fringe benefit levels. Where appropriate, Company-provided benefit plans such as comprehensive leave, holiday, medical, dental, life, accident, disability coverages, retirement plan contributions, and other health and welfare benefits and payments are utilized to meet these obligations.

The targeted rate for this position is $30-45 per hour.

Pay Range:

Pay Range - -

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.

About Leidos

Leidos is a Fortune 500® technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, civil, and health markets. The company’s 44,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $13.7 billion for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2021. For more information, visit

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.

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