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Building Maintenance

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High school graduate or equivalent or graduate from a vocational school

Experience in journeyman level carpentry in the general repair and maintenance of buildings and fixtures or completion of a recognized apprenticeship in the trade. Considerable knowledge of the standard practices, methods, tools, equipment, materials, and safety of the trade. Should know the qualities of various woods.


Should have the ability to work from blueprints or sketches and to understand and follow oral and written instructions.

Primary Responsibilities:

Skilled carpentry work of the journeyman level in the construction, maintenance and repair of structures, equipment and articles of wood.

General carpentry in the alteration, repair and maintenance of buildings, floors, roofs, stairways, partitions, doors, windows, screens, scaffolding forms, wood fixtures, and furniture; builds cabinets of various sizes and designs, builds tables, doors, shelves, bookcases, and related articles from wood; does skilled bench work in the carpentry shop operating rip saws, band saws, and other hand and power tools; hangs doors and windows, lays linoleum and tile floors. Other duties as assigned. Must practice proper safety procedures, use personal protective devices and attend frequent safety and job training sessions. Responsible for personal safety and the safety of others; must exercise due caution and practice safe work habits at all times.

Other Information:

Texas Law requires a 60 day waiting period before new state employees are eligible to enroll in health insurance.

It is the policy of Sul Ross State University to provide equal employment opportunity for all persons in accordance with their individual, job related qualifications and without consideration of race, creed, color, sex, religion, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status and ancestry. Equal employment opportunities shall be afforded in all personnel actions or decisions including, but not necessarily limited to, recruitment, hiring, training, upgrading, promotion, demotion, termination and salary. Retaliation is prohibited against a person who opposes a discriminatory practice, files a charge, testifies, assists or participates in an investigative proceeding or hearing.

About SRSU:

Sul Ross State University, located in Alpine, Texas (, is in the Scenic Davis Mountains of West Texas, is a member of the Texas State University System, is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award Associate, Bachelor’s, and Master’s degrees, and has an enrollment of approximately 2,000 students of campus in Alpine, Texas. At an elevation of 4,480 feet, and on the periphery of the Chihuahuan Desert, Alpine enjoys mild winters and cool summers. Davis Mountain State Park, Fort Davis National Historic Site, Big Bend National Park, and Guadalupe National Park are all within one to three hours driving distance from Alpine. More information is available regarding Sul Ross State University and position openings See our website.




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Posted: 2/12/2021
Application Due: 5/13/2021
Work Type: Full Time