Apprentice Tradesman

Jonesboro, AR
Sep 07, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Student Affairs Maintenance

Proposed Salary Range

Closing: 9/17/17

Type of Employment: Staff

Employment Status: Full time (29-40 Hrs)

Location: ASU-Jonesboro

Position Summary:

The Apprentice Tradesman assists a certified or licensed skilled tradesman in all phases of work associated with a particular trade and is responsible for learning the duties in an apprentice training program. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency policy.

Duties & Responsibilities:

The Apprentice Tradesman will be trained in the performance and assistance of skilled trades duties under the supervision of a Skilled Tradesman including installation of electrical wiring, electrical fixtures and computer cable lines, assembly, installation and repairing of air, gas and waste disposal systems according to specifications and plumbing codes, building and repairing of wooden structures or their structural parts, an acetylene gas and electrical arc welding on equipment in need of repairs, brick laying and masonry duties, and a variety of interior and exterior painting task

Assist the Skilled Trade's worker with contacting customers and providing information and schedules for ongoing work if possible or provide courtesy tag when customer is not available

Perform other duties as assigned.


Knowledge of basic measuring tools, equipment, and materials used in the various skilled trades.

Ability to perform manual labor under various working conditions, use hand and power tools in various working conditions, understand and follow oral and written instructions, and communicate information and ideas in various environments.

Skill in the use, operation, and care of tools and machinery.

General Days/Hours:

8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Availability to work after hours, weekends, or holidays as requested


Candidate must possess a valid Drivers License.

Minimum Qualifications:

Completion of sufficient education or training to read and write.

Two (2) years of experience in a chosen trade field.

Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management.

Other job related Education and/or Experience may be substituted for all or part of these basic requirements, except for certification or licensure requirements, upon approval or the qualifications review committee.

Arkansas State University is a public, multi-campus higher education system with enrollment in excess of 22,000 students. Approximately 14,000 students attend the Jonesboro campus where the student body is diverse. The campus has a renewed focus on international student recruitment and capital campaign development. Jonesboro has a population of approximately 67,000 and is located 70 miles northwest of Memphis (

EEO Statement: It is the policy of Arkansas State University to provide equal employment opportunity to all qualified persons; to prohibit discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, ancestry, religion, gender, age, disability, genetic information, national origin, status as a veteran or other status protected by law; and to promote the full realization of equal employment opportunity through a positive continuing program of affirmative action.


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