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Sr. Carpenter I, Fs Construction Services

The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville, TN

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Sr. Carpenter I, Fs Construction Services

Regular, Full-time - MR07

Performs general commercial construction work, including but not limited to, layout, repair, and maintenance of buildings and structures. Under general direction, Senior Carpenters perform the most difficult work and are responsible for the technical guidance and training of carpenters assigned to a crew or project.

    Performs basic masonry including block, brick, precast, stone, and tile.Receives work projects within assigned area of responsibility; assists in the supervision of a work crew by assigning duties and reviewing work for compliance with instructions.Assists in checking completed work for adherence to blueprints, specifications, dimensions, and instructions.Must have the knowledge to build forms for concrete pours; experienced in pouring and all phases of finishing concreteOperates and maintains stationary woodworking equipment including table saws, band saws, boring machines, planers, jointer's and sharpers.Operates power hand tools including, jig saws, reciprocating saws, drills hammer drills, drivers, impact drivers, and screw guns.Operates personnel lifts ( platform or boom ) and forklifts if needed for projects.    Assists with walkthroughs to see if a job is completed correctly.Provides technical assistance and guidance.

Required Qualifications:

Valid Tennessee Driver’s License

High School Education; 6 years of experience or trade school and experience (Experience may substitute for education on a year-for-year basis)

Skilled in the safe operation of power tools. Skilled in all aspects of blueprint reading, measurements, and symbols.  Ability to supervise others. Knowledge of building codes and regulations. Knowledge of general carpentry technology and fundamental principles of structural layouts, dimensions, and components.  Ability to read and interpret oral and written instructions. Ability to develop and maintain cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.

Applicant must have knowledge of safe work practices, be in good physical health, and able to perform moderately strenuous work activities.  Also, applicant should have the ability to read blueprints and shop drawings.

Job: Crafts
Primary Location: US-Tennessee-knoxville
Organization: Fs Construction
Schedule: Full-time
Job Posting: Aug 2, 2021, 9:04:18 AM


Working at The University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Founded in 1794, the University of Tennessee is one of the nation’s oldest and most storied public universities. Based in Knoxville, Tennessee’s flagship land-grant institution includes the statewide Institute of Agriculture and the Space Institute in Tullahoma. The university embodies excellence in teaching, discovery, scholarship, research, creative activity, outreach, and engagement. Known as the Volunteers, we lead with a spirit of selflessness, empathy, and courage, and strive to be champions for diversity, equity, and inclusion

UT Knoxville is a Research 1 university with 11 academic colleges and more than 900 programs of study. With an enrollment of more than 30,000 students, our academic programs are repeatedly ranked top in their class. The university co-manages Oak Ridge National Laboratory, the country’s most prominent national lab, driving innovation in advanced manufacturing and materials, national security, and more. We are closely connected with our communities through outreach and extension efforts across Tennessee and through partnerships with non-profits, corporations, and industries—regionally, nationally, and around the globe.

The city of Knoxville is nestled in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains. The modern, thriving community is surrounded by gorgeous lakes and hundreds of miles of walking, hiking, and biking trails. Situated along the banks of the Tennessee River, our beautiful features an eclectic music scene, internationally recognized festivals, unique restaurants, and a robust offering of diverse cultural activities. Knoxville is located within a day’s drive of Atlanta, Nashville, Asheville, Charlotte, Louisville, Cincinnati, Memphis, Chicago, and Washington D.C.

Knoxville and the surrounding counties have a population of more than 850,000 people. The region houses many leading corporations and organizations, including Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Pilot/Flying J, the Tennessee Valley Authority, and Regal Cinemas, along with HGTV, Food Network, and other networks owned by Discovery Inc.

As a member of the UT family, you will be surrounded by top-notch faculty, staff, and students from around the world. You will be part of a diverse campus community that is passionate about changing the world and cheering for the Vols on game day.

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