Carpenter (99351)

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Department - To Be Determined

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Employees at this level perform skilled work in the trade of carpenter. They work under the direction of a designated supervisor.

A Carpenter typically:

  • reads work orders or receive instructions from supervisors to determine work requirements;
  • is familiar and in compliance with prevailing codes and with current procedures and techniques in carpentry trade;
  • completes rough and finish carpentry work along with remodeling and repair projects;
  • constructs and/or repairs furniture, fixtures (whiteboards, screens, etc.), walls, wall coverings (i.e. paneling, cork, etc.), ceilings, flooring, partitions, and trim work, railing, and casters;
  • creates work orders and/or determines the materials needed for the job and orders parts and materials;
  • installs and maintains signage, shelving, cabinets and countertops, windows, doors and related hardware, screens, glass panes, and window treatments;
  • performs asbestos abatement activities; builds containment areas for ACM removal and abatement;
  • builds concrete forms;
  • builds scaffolding;
  • mills wood trim for casings, baseboards, picture frames, etc.;
  • installs/maintains keys, locks and closures;
  • cleans work areas cleans and maintains equipment;
  • assists in the training and/or supervision of apprentices;
  • performs other related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:
1. high school graduation or equivalent;

2. successful completion of a recognized carpenter apprenticeship program or four (4) years of full-time journey-level carpenter experience (the trade for this purpose shall include work normally performed by carpenters, millworkers, floor layers, and any other classifications encompassed within the scope of work included in these trade categories);

3. as required by position to be filled, current license/certification consistent with vehicles, machinery and equipment that is routinely used in the general occupational area

For more information about this classification:

Carpenter positions are benefits-eligible civil service positions. Most positions are full-time (40 hours per week, 12 months per year). The minimum salary is $36.04 per hour.

There may not be current vacancies in this classification.

Application Procedures:
To apply, submit a Civil Service application at and an exam request form for Carpenter. Documents such as college transcripts (unofficial are accepted), resumes, driver's license, professional licenses, and certifications should be uploaded to the application by the time you submit an exam request, as these documents may be required for your exam.

Do not apply if you are a current employee working in this classification. Current employees may request to be added to the Transfer List.

Please monitor your email (including spam or junk mail) for testing and other correspondence from [email protected] and [email protected].

For further information regarding application procedures, contact Staff Human Resources at 217-333-2137 or [email protected].

The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. Other pre-employment assessments may be required, depending on the classification of Civil Service employment.

The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For more information, visit To learn more about the University's commitment to diversity, please visit

College Name or Administrative Unit: Staff Human Resources
Category: 4-Crafts and Trades
Title: Carpenter (99351)
Open Date: 07/09/2018
Close Date: 07/16/2018
Organization Name: Staff Human Resources Operations





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Posted: 7/10/2018
Application Due: 7/18/2018
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