: Staff PositionsDepartment:
: Buildings & GroundsLocations:
: Valhalla, NYPosted:
: Jan 4, 2022Closes:
: Open Until FilledType:
: Full-timeRef. No.:
: SMMC1422Position ID:
About Westchester Community College:
Westchester Community College was founded in 1946 as the New York State Institute of Applied Arts and Sciences in White Plains. In 1957, the County of Westchester bought the 360-acre John Hartford estate in Valhalla and designated 218 acres for the community college. Westchester Community College is more than just the county's largest educational institution. It is a living, breathing part of Westchester that goes beyond the influence of a typical college and affects the lives of all who enter its doors.
Under general supervision, the Sr. Maintenance Mechanic I (Carpenter) performs a wide variety of journeyman level carpentry maintenance and construction work, including the lay out of jobs sufficiently complex to require advance planning, and the maintenance of necessary supplies and records. Work is performed with considerable independence but usually results from written or oral instructions. The Sr. Maintenance Mechanic I (Carpenter) may work as part of a crew or as a lead worker on specific projects and may supervise a number of lower level maintenance and labor employees. Performs routine and emergency repairs and maintenance, both scheduled and in response to emergency situations, as required.
The journeyman is fully proficient in the skills and practices of the trade, with the full knowledge of the principles, tools and techniques used to perform work. The journeyman has responsibility for determining methods and devices best suited to complete projects, making estimates of material and staffing requirements, assisting in planning repairs and alterations, and preparing rough plans and sketches. Work at this level may be completed with little or no check during progress or on completion. Supervisor may check overall work to see that it meets trade standards. Does related work as required.
The successful candidate must possess:
- A high school or equivalency diploma and four years experience in the trade. OR
- 4 years of full time experience under a journeyman carpenter which provided training equivalent to that given in an apprenticeship program.
- Possession of a valid New York State Driver's License.
Depending on work assignment, the incumbent may be required to possess a CDL license. Depending on work assignment, the incumbent must also meet standards of OSHA regulation 1910.134 Respiratory Protection, and will be required to meet Federal, State and local standards with respect to health and safety.
The successful candidate must also have a thorough knowledge of the tools, techniques and terminology associated with the carpentry trade; thorough knowledge of the accident and safety precautions of the trade; physical strength and agility; and physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.
SALARY & BENEFITS: The starting salary is $55,823 plus excellent benefits.
Applicants must apply online by submitting a letter expressing interest in this position, a resume/CV, and contact information for three professional references. You must be legally eligible to work in the United States at the time of hire. Please login to: https://sunywcc.interviewexchange.com/login.jsp in order to check/edit your profile or to upload additional documents. The review of candidates will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Westchester Community College provides accessible, high quality and affordable education to meet the needs of our diverse community. We are committed to student success, academic excellence, workforce development, economic development and lifelong learning.
The College will provide equal opportunity in all of its employment practices to all persons without unlawful discrimination on the basis of political affiliation, age, race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, genetic information, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, parental status, pregnancy, arrest or conviction record, membership in any reserve component of the armed forces, or use or non-use of lawful products off College premises during nonworking hours, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law.