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  • Posted: Nov 20, 2023
    Deadline: Dec 20, 2023
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    DEPARTMENT: Planning – IDIQ (SEHP)

    POSITION REPORT TO: Foreman, Carpenter


    Lays building materials, such as brick, structural tile, concrete/cinder, glass, gypsum, and terra cotta block to construct or repair walls, partitions, arches, sewers, and other structures.


    • Reports to and receives assignments, instructions, and direction from the Foreman.
    • Reads and interprets instructions and documentation and plans work activities.
    • Measures distance from reference points and marks guidelines on working surface to lay out work.
    • Spreads soft bed (layer) of mortar that serves as base and binder for block, using the trowel.
    • Applies mortar to the end of the block and position the block in the mortar bed.
    • Taps block with the trowel to level, align, and embed in mortar, allowing the specified thickness of the joint.
    • Removes excess mortar from the face of the block, using the trowel.
    • Finishes mortar between brick/block with a pointing tool or trowel.
    • Breaks bricks/blocks to fit spaces too small for whole brick/block, using the edge of a trowel or brick hammer.
    • Determines vertical and horizontal alignment of courses, using plumb bob, gauge line, and level.
    • Fastens brick or terra cotta veneer to the face of structures, with tie wires embedded in mortar between bricks, or in anchor holes in veneer brick.
    • May weld metal parts to steel structural members.
    • May apply plaster to walls and ceiling, using the trowel, to complete repair work.
    • Maintain a positive work atmosphere by acting and communicating in a manner to get along with customers, co-workers, and supervisors.
    • Pours in place and finishes concrete according to industry standards and approved AHA.
    • Sets, mortars, and grouts various types of tiles.
    • Moves materials and equipment to work locations and sets up work site.
    • Completes records, maintains tools and equipment, and performs various clean-up/housekeeping activities.
    • Responsible for maintaining a safe, clean, sanitary, healthy, presentable, and professional atmosphere, free of dust, clutter, and trash in all working facilities and areas.
    • Responsible for proper utilization and safeguarding of all government and contractor-provided property (e.g., including government facilities, equipment, and tools).
    • Responsible for the precise execution of Company time reporting procedures and accurate completion of timesheets.
    • Responsible to perform all assigned duties as safely and efficiently as possible to maintain a safe work environment.
    • Observes and follows all safety rules and procedures, including wearing required personal protective equipment.
    • Performs other duties and activities as directed.


    • General knowledge of materials, methods, and tools involved in the masonry trade.
    • Must have an excellent understanding of all safety directives and policies regarding the maintenance of masonry equipment.
    • 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.
    • Ability to read and interpret blueprints, diagrams, schematics, and written reference material, and follow engineering drawings, specifications, and instructions.
    • Ability to perform mathematical calculations, diagnose and resolve problems, and use hand and power tools.
    • Able and willing to work periods of long hours to meet mission and project requirements.
    • Must be able to perform physical activities such as, but not limited to, bending, standing, climbing, or walking.
    • Must be proficient with Microsoft programs such as Outlook, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.
    • Must speak, read, and understand the English Language.
    • Must pass overseas medical screening and be in good health.
    • Must have a valid Professional Driver’s License


    • Any masonry certification/s is highly desired.


    • Must be at least High School, Vocational or Technical course Graduate.


    • Must have at least three (3) years of experience in the masonry field and formwork/concrete construction labor work experience.

    Basic terms of the job offer.

    • Assignment Duration: 12 months. Renewal subject to performance and project status.
    • Base Monthly Salary: 48 hours per week minimum work requirement: $510.00 (based on 48 hr. work week requirement)
    • Working schedule: 48 hours per week (8 hours per day/6 days a week)
    • Payroll period: Monthly. Amount give take home.
    • Overtime: Work more than 8 hours per day or work performed on a rest day and/or holiday,

    will be paid as overtime at the base salary rate.

    • Accommodations: Housing, transportation, meals in-country, and laundry facilities are provided
    • Sick Leave: Employee will accrue 2.67 hours of sick leave for each full month of service, beginning with the completion of the first full month of Foreign Service employment.
    • Annual leave Up to 21 days paid at the end of each 12-month contract.
    • Travel will be provided by the employer to the employee’s home country.
    • Project Holidays: 10 paid holidays. New Year’s Day, Martin Luther King Jr.’s Birthday, President’s Day, Philippine Independence Day, USA Independence Day, Labor Day, Columbus Day, Veteran’s Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day

    Other requirements

    • Your Passport must be valid for at least 12 months, with at least 6 total blank visa pages remaining.
    • Your driver’s license must be valid for at least 6 months (unless processing for a CDL-required position, which will require 12 months remaining).
    • Updated covid vaccination certificate
    • Medical exam report at a date to be advised.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV to: using the position as subject of email.

    Interested and qualified? Go to Africa Talent Contours Limited on to apply

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