Temporary Summer Worker, Carpenter Shop
Possesses comprehensive knowledge of every facet of the carpentry trade. With minimal oversight, the journey level carpenter performs minor and major repairs; remodels, refurbishes and renovates rooms and structures inside and out; and undertakes all types of workshop related tasks.
Temporary Summer Worker, Carpenter Shop
Job ID: 2021-12528
# of Openings: 1
Category: Building Trades and Technicians
Carpenter (3 month temporary assignment)
- Observes University safety regulations at all times by wearing appropriate PPE (personal protective equipment) and performs tasks in the safest manner possible whether alone or in a group setting.
- Ensures proper care and safe use of University vehicles, tools and equipment.
- Produces consistent, professional quality results in all aspects of rough and finish carpentry, including framing, insulating and sheetrock installation; mounting windows, doors, and associated hardware; fabricating Formica tops and backsplashes; fence installation and repair; stair, deck and railing construction; setting cabinets and countertops; laying flooring of all types, fitting acoustical ceiling tiles and hanging grid-work; etc.
- Makes precise, well-crafted cabinetry, furniture, and intricate woodwork of all types.
- Interprets blueprints, drawings and sketches quickly and accurately for new construction, renovations, remodeling, cabinetry, furniture and millwork.
- Performs maintenance and cleanup of job sites, company vehicles, storage areas and work shop.
- Communicates clearly and effectively with coworkers and supervisors, both verbally and in writing.
- Cooperates with or assists other facilities’ personnel to complete multi-trade projects.
- Provides support for all campus special events, including annual reunion set-ups and take-downs.
- Works overtime during the week or on weekends to complete time sensitive work.
- Commits to being an “essential” employee who is required to come to work for any weather related emergency whenever needed.
- Performs all other duties as assigned.
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required to perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.
- Is a seasoned professional (five years beyond apprenticeship or equivalent) who is dedicated to providing outstanding customer service to the University community.
- Possesses a friendly, positive attitude with the ability to work independently or as part of a team.
- Has the skills to handle any carpentry related issues in order to complete a given project. This extends from the planning stages to testing and checkout inspection.
- Can quickly interpret blueprints/layouts, develop material lists and perform any mathematical calculations needed.
- Has a working knowledge of applicable building codes.
- Has basic computer literacy and the ability to work with computerized maintenance management software (CMMS) to receive work orders and provide documentation.
- Is able to work proficiently with all types of hand and power tools, such as saws, planers, joiners, shapers, routers, nail guns, laser levels, etc.
- Handle investigations of difficult work problems, is able to evaluate alternative solutions and make sound recommendations to supervisory team.
- Is a self-starter who can identify and take on difficult tasks effectively.
- Possesses a valid driver’s license and a good driving record.
- Passes a comprehensive background check.
- Is able to meet the physical demands of the job as set forth below.
- Stand or walk up to two hours at one time throughout a six to eight workday.
- Sit for less than two hours during an eight hour workday.
- Operate a motor vehicle or heavy equipment (such as a fork lift or high reach) occasionally (less the 33% of the work day).
- Lift up to 50 pounds in a full range of motions from floor to overhead and lift up to 100 pounds to waist height.
- Use hands for simple grasping, pushing or pulling frequently (34 to 66% of the workday).
- Bend, squat, kneel, lie down, crawl, knee stand, dig, use hammer drills, push or pull with forces up to 100 pounds occasionally (up to 33% of the workday).
- Work outdoors in a variety of temperatures and environmental conditions.
- Possess ability to work at heights, with physical agility and a full range of motion, and ability to maintain balance.
- High School Diploma or equivalent.