Company Overview

For 30 years, clients in the private and public sectors have relied upon SOS International LLC (SOSi) for critical operations in the world’s most challenging environments. SOSi is privately held, was founded by its current ownership in 1989, maintains corporate headquarters in Reston, VA, and specializes in providing logistics, construction, training, intelligence, and information technology solutions to the defense, diplomatic, intelligence and law enforcement communities.

All interested individuals will receive consideration and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or protected veteran status. SOSi takes affirmative action in support of its policy to advance diversity and inclusion of individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

4-190412-8822: Carpenter - OCONUS
LocationOverseas - Iraq
Open Date4/12/2019
SOS International LLC (SOSi) is seeking a Carpenter for our current contract located on Camp Taji in Iraq.


Provide essential carpentry and locksmith functions
Provides guidance to staff and ensures projects are completed in a timely manner
Supervises and coordinates activities of staff engaged in building, repairing, or modifying wooden structures
Serves as the Subject Matter Expert for all phases of carpentry
Performs framing, drywall, tape and bed for multiple structures on site
Performs mill work, case work and trim
Performs preventative maintenance to include painting and finishing
Installs, repairs, rebuilds, and also services mechanical or electrical locking devices, using hand tools special equipment
Disassembles locks, padlocks, safe locks plus door locks plus repairs or replaces worn tumblers, springs and other parts
Inserts new or repaired tumblers into lock to change combination
Cuts new or duplicate keys, using keycutting machine
Moves lock pick in cylinder to open door locks without keys
Opens safe locks by drilling
Provides a record of changed company locks/keys to Supervisor
Identifies potential problems or areas for improvement and provide solutions
Performs other duties as assigned by management

Must have five years of experience as a Carpenter
Demonstrated knowledge and skills in carpentry
Ability to speak, read, and write English at a professional level
Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs such as Word and Excel




Living and working conditions at assignment location could be remote and uncomfortable
Long hours, exposure to weather and hazardous conditions
Personnel should be aware of moving on short notice and under adverse conditions


The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.