#TP102109 Temporary Scene Technician/Carpenter

Position available through UCSD Temporary Employment Services (TES). Employment through TES is an excellent way to gain valuable UCSD experience and get your foot in the door for career positions. TES employment includes medical coverage, paid vacation & sick time, paid holidays, as well as training and development opportunities!


Under supervision, Performs skilled journeyman tasks in constructing and repairing structural components and equipment; builds, repairs, and installs counters, cabinets, partitions, floors, doors, building framework, installs ceiling and flooring components. Fabricate and install infection control containments and barriers.

  • Journey level skill and knowledge in the carpentry and cabinet making trade, including, but not limited to, framing, finish carpentry, cabinet making, laminate work, interior and exterior walls, and door and window repair and installation.

  • Experience in painting using related equipment and materials. Knowledge of how to prepare a surface to be painted, such as sanding, scraping, wire brushing, using stripping compounds, and patching compounds. Knowledge of proper application of various wood finishes.

  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in the preparation and installation of drywall and plaster surfaces.

  • Proven knowledge of electricity principles, test/detection instrument, hand/power tools, wood finishing, alternating/direct current, wiring, painting, masonry, construction & plumbing.

  • Proven skill to perform woodworking using power and hand tools (but not limited to the table saw, miter saw, circular saw, jigsaw, band saw, drill press, router, power sander, airless spray gun, industrial woodworking equipment) and measuring devices used in performance of assigned tasks.

  • Thorough knowledge of construction materials used in the carpentry trade. Skill to safely use hand and power tools for minor plumbing, metalwork, and electrical work.

  • Demonstrated ability to read and interpret blueprints, sketches, and diagrams, color charts, and finish schedules.

  • Ability to maintain accurate records relating to jobs as they are planned, performed and completed.

  • Knowledge of safety practices applicable to workshops and construction environments.

  • A background check is required.

  • Physical ability to perform all job functions and duties.

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