Job description

Job location: Charlottesville, VA

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2020-10-23
Req: R0019544

We have an exciting opportunity for a Carpenter in our Health System Physical Plant group, who supports Facilities Management's goal of providing consistent, cost-effective, and reliable carpentry and maintenance to the University community. The incumbent performs work of moderate difficulty with responsibilities for constructing, erecting, installing, and repairing structures of wood, plywood, wallboards, sheet metal, and other building materials. The Carpenter also performs other miscellaneous duties such as lock installation and repair, replacing glass and ceiling and floor tiles, and other building trade-related duties.

Duties Include:

  • Provide framing, door, window, and hardware repairs. Repair, install, and finish millwork, casework, or other wood products.
  • Construct partition systems. Form, pour, and finish concrete when necessary.
  • Perform other miscellaneous duties as assigned by the supervisor, such as snow and ice removal and replacing ceiling and floor tiles.
  • Attend safety meetings, classes, and training seminars as directed by the supervisor to keep informed of safety issues and safe working practices.
  • Inform customers of job status, reasons for and duration of expected delays, as well as refer customers to the supervisor when appropriate.
  • Perform all work in accordance with safety rules and procedures, such as OSHA, federal, state, and local regulations.
  • In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned.

Position Compensation Range: $ 20.20 - $24.00 Hourly


  • Education: High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Experience: A minimum of four years of experience in carpentry and woodworking. Experience working in a Medical Center/Hospital setting and experience in reading blueprints is preferred.
  • Licensure: Valid Driver's license.

For this position, the selected candidate will need to complete the required background checks, including a health screen prior to the start date of the position.

Physical Demands:

The employee must be able to variously sit, stand, walk, climb stairs and ladders, crawl, stoop, bend, squat, lift, pull, and use both hands-on repetitive tasks (including overhead tasks). The employee must have normal vision and hearing (correctable), and for some areas of employment, color vision and sense of smell.


Application Process for External Applicants: Please apply through Workday and search for ‘Carpenter’. Fully complete the online application, attaching the following required documents:

  • Resume
  • Contact for three professional references (name, email address, and telephone number).

Application Process for Internal UVA Applicants: Please apply through your Workday Home page, search “Find Jobs”, and search for ‘Carpenter” and complete the application, attaching the following required documents:

  • Resume
  • Contact for three professional references (name, email address, and telephone number).

** Note: multiple documents can be uploaded in the CV/Resume box. Applications that are incomplete or missing required documents will not receive full consideration.

This position is open until filled.

Questions regarding the application process should be directed to Eirine Vlavianos, Recruiter at

The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician’s Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.




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Posted: 10/24/2020
Application Due: 12/23/2020
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